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Dips

Avocado Tahini Dip

Jul 6th, 2010 | By | Category: Dips, Recipes

A great dip for the hot season is this Avocado and Tahini dip. It goes well with BBQ food but is also a fabulous bread spread. The Avocado Tahini Dip is the Mediterranean version of the Guacamole. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit [...]



Hummus with beetroot

Jun 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Dips, Recipes

Hummus? Again chick peas? Yes, but again a new version. This time I have mixed some of my favorite ingredients to a mezze or dip. Beet root, chickpeas, garlic and Tahini. The result is a Hummus with beet root which dies not only have a great color but also a fantastic taste. The hummus gets [...]



Tzatziki, Tsaziki, Tζατζίκι – Cacık

Jun 7th, 2010 | By | Category: Dips, Recipes

The weather is getting warmer and it is time to come up with some light dishes. Besides that I discovered that I had left out one of the Greek classics. The Tzaziki. Many of you will say now “well that just sounds like the Turkish Cacik!” And I would agree. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this [...]



Spinach Dip

Mar 26th, 2010 | By | Category: Dips, Recipes

I thought of making a soup when I bought the fresh spinach. But then I changed my mind and turned it into a dip. The creamy spinach with some shallots and sherry tastes great, the Greek yogurt gives it the right touch of acidity. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it [...]



Green olive paste

Mar 3rd, 2010 | By | Category: Dips, Recipes

Olive paste allways comes in handy. I spread it on crackers but also use it with pasta dishes or vegetable dishes. It allways adds a nice touch to the meal. Here I present a green olive paste. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit [...]



Taramosalata (Tαραμοσαλάτα)

Jun 10th, 2009 | By | Category: Dips, Fish, Recipes, Starters

The Taramosalata is, besides the Tsatziki, the most classical Greek Mezze. Interestingly enough you can find this dish as well in Turky a lot. This salad is mainly made out of fish roe from cod or carp, Onion and Olive Oil. Potatoes or bread are sometimes added to the dip. Taramosalata is eaten with bread [...]



Parsley Salad-Μαϊντανοσαλάτα

May 11th, 2009 | By | Category: Dips, Recipes, Salads and Dressings

In Greece often dishes are considered a salad that in the rest of the world would be considered a dip. The same occurs with this salad. It falls under the category “Mezze” and served with a slice of bread. It goes great with Tsipouro, Ouzo or a glass of wine. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this [...]



Greek Eggplant Salad – Μελιντζανοσαλάτα

May 3rd, 2009 | By | Category: Dips, Recipes, Salads and Dressings

The Greek Eggplant Salad – Melintsanosalata – is very similar to the Baba Ganoush. The only difference is the use of Tahini, that is not used at all in the Greek Eggplant Salad. Besides that you can prepare the salad very creatively. I am describing here the basic recipe which you can expand according to [...]