Greek cuisine is a Mediterranean cuisine, sharing characteristics with the cuisines of Italy, the Balkans, Turkey, and the Levant . Contemporary Greek cookery makes wide use of olive oil, vegetables and herbs, grains and bread, wine, Fish, and various meats, including poultry, rabbit, and pork. Also important are olives, cheese, eggplant, courgette and yogurt. Greek desserts are characterized by the dominant use of nuts and honey. Some dishes use filo pastry.
For some time now I have been looking for some nice Greek recipes. Tzatziki is a greek cucumber salad. It serves a great dip for parties.
- Greek Yogurt: 1 cup
- Cucumber: 1/2 cup grated
- Garlic: 2 cloves minced
- Fresh mint leaves : 1 tsp chopped
- Olive oil: 2 tbsp
- Lime juice: 2 tbsp
- Freshly Ground pepper: 1 tsp
- Salt: as per taste
Mix all the ingredients together and let it chill in the fridge for an hour or so to let the flavors infuse.
Enjoy with different types of chips and fitters.
Enjoy with your friends and family and do let me know.
Till then happy blogging