What does souvlaki mean in Greek?

The word souvlaki is a diminutive of the Medieval Greek souvla (σούβλα meaning “skewer”) itself borrowed from Latin subula.

What’s the difference between gyro and souvlaki?

Souvlaki – cooked on a skewer

Back then the dish was known as kandaulos. The main difference between a gyros and a souvlaki is the way the meat is cooked. Where gyros are cooked as vertical cones of meat, the souvlaki meat is cooked horizontally, on skewers that are rotated on a grill.

How do you say baklava in Greek?

6. Baklava. Bak-lau-wa.

How is gyro pronounced?

How do New Yorkers pronounce gyro?

Gyros” [jahy-roh]

Locals have added their NYC flair to the pronunciation of the Greek dish which is actually pronounced as “yee-roh”.

How do you pronounce tzatziki in Greek?