Coming to Heraklion, the capital of Crete, to enjoy the sun and sea, make sure to plan degustation of the national Greek dishes. If you like meat you should definitely order gyros and moussaka.
Wrapped meat may differ. If you want to try something special, made of meat that is cooked on a turning spit, you should choose gyro. It is made of sliced meat, sauces, tomatoes, onions and other garnishes, put on a pita. You can even eat it on the go while enjoying the sights. Gyros are a popular fast food in Greece. Come to Hovoli to try this dish.
Meat casseroles are the best. Those who like meat and casseroles will enjoy the moussaka dish. It is made of aubergine, potatoes, spiced minced meat. You may come across other variants of the dish, like made with zucchini instead of eggplant. Of course, the spices used are of Greek origin and make the taste unforgettable. You may enjoy this dish at Amalia's Kitchen.