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Loukaniko Lemonato

Lukániko (Greek: λουκάνικο) is the common Greek word for pork sausage, but in English it refers specifically to Greek sausages flavored with orange peel, fennel seed, and various other dried herbs and seeds, and sometimes smoked over aromatic woods. Greek sausages are also often flavoured with greens, especially leeks.

Lukaniko is often served as a mezze, sliced and fried, sometimes with saganaki. It is also cooked into a variety of dishes.

Pigs were the principal meat-yielding animals in traditional Greek farm economy, as they were easy to feed with scraps and leftovers, and sausage was an important way of preserving their meat.

The name 'lukaniko' is derived from ancient Roman cuisine's lucanica[1] (from Lucania regiono of South Italy) and has been used in Greek since at least the 4th century.[2]

See also[edit]

  • Lucanica or luganega, an Italian sausage with a related name
  • Lukanka, a Bulgarian sausage with a related name
  • Longaniza, any of a variety of sausages from Spain, Latin America, and the Philippines with a related name
  • Soujouk, a spicy, dry, lean sausage found in former Ottoman countries
  • List of smoked foods

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Γ. Μπαμπινιώτης, Λεξικό της Νέας Ελληνικής Γλώσσας, 1998
  2. ^ Andrew Dalby, Siren Feasts, 1996, p. 181

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New Times Broward-Palm Beach

New Times Broward-Palm Beach
Wed, 10 Feb 2016 05:41:15 -0800

If that doesn't impress you, maybe you're just coming for authentic food like moussaka, souvlaki, and loukaniko. It could very well be the most Greek you could possibly get in Broward County without actually being Greek. Or maybe you just need a new ...

Matrix24

Matrix24
Mon, 18 Jan 2016 22:07:27 -0800

Λουκάνικο Ψητό με Μουστάρδα και Μέλι. loukaniko. Υλικά 1 χωριάτικο λουκάνικο 2 κουταλιές της σούπας μουστάρδα 1 κουταλιά της σούπας μέλι. Μείγμα μπαχαρικών για κρέας ή κοκκινοπίπερα. Οδηγίες. Τοποθετούμε το λουκάνικο,ολόκληρο, σε μικρό ταψί ή ...

Mancunian Matters

Mancunian Matters
Wed, 27 Jan 2016 11:07:30 -0800

Next up on the food front was the mixed grill or Diafora Scaras, which consisted of a skewer of chicken, one of lamb, a minced lamb kebab, Loukaniko (spicy Greek) sausage and lamb chops and a choice of rice, chips or salad. Side note: This is why it ...

Linenet News (Δελτίο Τύπου) (Ιστολόγιο)

Linenet News (Δελτίο Τύπου) (Ιστολόγιο)
Thu, 04 Feb 2016 00:48:45 -0800

Όταν το κεφτεδάκι είναι φτιαγμένο με λουκάνικο, τότε μια παγωμένη μπύρα είναι αυτό που του ταιριάζει. Υλικά. 50 γρ. βούτυρο; 70 γρ. ελαιόλαδο; 1 κρεμμύδι ψιλοκομμένο; 90 γρ. αλεύρι; 375 ml γάλα ζεστό; 125 ml ζωμό από κοτόπουλο; 150 γρ. λουκάνικο ...

Linenet News (Δελτίο Τύπου) (Ιστολόγιο)

Linenet News (Δελτίο Τύπου) (Ιστολόγιο)
Mon, 25 Jan 2016 23:18:45 -0800

Μπορεί να ζυμαρικά να είναι η εύκολη λύση για το μεσημεριανό της ημέρας, αλλά αν έχεις κέφι και όρεξη μπορείς να δημιουργήσεις ένα πιάτο στο οποίο κανείς δεν θα μπορέσει να αντισταθεί! Αυτή η συνταγή με ζυμαρικά, λουκάνικο και μανιτάρια θα έχει σίγουρη ...

CBS Local

CBS Local
Mon, 21 Dec 2015 06:26:15 -0800

There are traditional meze platters with all of your Greek favorites, like stuffed grape leaves, spinach pie, and loukaniko sausage; to some modern day dishes, like a burger piled high with feta and cucumbers. There's a flight of Greek inspired tacos ...

TheNewsTribune.com

TheNewsTribune.com
Fri, 02 Oct 2015 14:47:27 -0700

Find gyro sandwiches ($6); calamari with skordalia sauce ($6); Greek fries ($4), Greek salad ($4); pork souvlaki ($5); loukaniko sausage ($4) and fresh-fried loukoumathes ($3). The pastry case at the rear of the dining tent holds more than a dozen ...

Eater

Eater
Fri, 17 Jul 2015 08:32:39 -0700

He'll weave in the Eastern European flavors of beet soup with horseradish or cured mackerel with crème fraiche and pickles among goat loin with Carolina Gold rice and rhubarb chutney or a beautiful confit chicken leg sidled up to loukaniko, a Greek ...
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