How to pronounce Greek Cheeses in English

May 11, 2008 | Food

When you travel through Greece and the surrounding islands you will always struggle to pronounce Greek names.  It is even more difficult if you cannot even sound them out.  Here you will find a list of all the Greek Cheeses in English, Spelt in Greek and the breakdown for you to pronounce them.  We at Ellines United hope you find this article helpful and we hope that you get a chance to use and impress the Greeks with your correct pronunciation.

Name in English – Name in Greek – Pronunciation

Anevato Ανεβατό ah-neh-vah-TOH
Anthotyro Ανθότυρο ahn-THOH-tee-roh
Batzos Μπάτζος BAHD-zohss
Feta Φέτα FEHT-tah
Formaella Φορμαέλλα for-mah-EL-lah
Galotyri Γαλοτύρι ghah-loh-TEE-ree
Graviera Γραβιέρα ghrahv-YAIR-ah
Kalathaki Καλαθάκι kah-lah-THAH-kee
Kasseri Κασέρι kah-SEH-ree
Katiki Κατίκι kah-TEE-kee
Kefalograviera Κεφαλογραβιέρα keh-fah-loh-ghrav-YAIR-ah
Kefalotyri Κεφαλοτύρι keh-fah-lo-TEE-ree
Kopanisti Κοπανιστή koh-pah-nee-STEE
Ladotyri Λαδοτύρι lah-thoh-TEE-ree
Manouri Μανούρι mah-NOOR-ree
Metsovone Μετσοβόνε meht-so-VOH-neh
Myzithra Μυζήθρα mee-ZEETH-rah
Pihtogalo Πηχτόγαλο peekh-TOH-gah-lo
San Mihali Σαν Μιχάλη sahn meeh-HAH-lee
Sphela Σφέλα SFEH-lah
Touloumotyri Τουλουμοτύρι too-loo-moh-TEE-ree


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