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toniiv

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Skordalia is a traditional Greek dip that is usually eaten with other foods (its too garlicky and strong to be eaten alone like melitzanosalata). It's made with mashed up garlic and blended with potato or bread. I've had it a couple times at restaurants, but I usually don't see people eating it at home. I want to try out a recipe because it's super simple and adds a lot of flavor. What should I pair it with? What is it traditionally paired with in Greece? And are there any more modern combinations that you've tried out and liked?
 

Vangelis

Active member
I think it goes well with fish. My parents used to grill fish and make skordalia to go with it. Not sure if it's commonly done that way in Greek cuisine.
 

tomipark

Active member
I sometimes eat it with paidakia or any grilled meat, its really preference but I would say any grilled meat/seafood would work
 

k_tsoukalas

Moderator
I love to eat it with the following:

- Seafood (it's a great condiment for fish)
- Served as a dip and I love it with breadsticks
- To me, it goes great with pork
- It's delicious as a part of the plate - works really well next to Horta!

I personally like the creamier versions of skordalia - these are typically made with bread. The mashed potato version doesn't really serve as well as a dip.
 

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This village salad is probably one of the most popular salads in Greece. Many Greeks will start their lunches and dinners with the salad and it is considered to be very healthy, especially when you use local ingredients. All you need to do is chop up the following ingredients and toss it in a salad bowl.

- 3 tomatoes
-Half a red onion
-Half a green pepper
-1 block feta cheese
-2 large spoonfuls of olives
-2 large spoonfuls of olive oil
-2 teaspoons of oregano
-1 teaspoon of salt

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I’m so excited! This is the first day that I’ve been able to get outside and start grilling. I made some chicken, pork chops, and beef tenderloin seasoned with lemon and oregano. Is anyone else grilling this summer? 😎

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My husband has a gluten allergy and it’s been pretty difficult traveling and eating gluten free. There have been many cases where people tell us that something is gluten free and it’s actually not, and he ends up having an allergic reaction. Is anyone gluten free and has traveled around Greece? How difficult was it and can you share a bit about your experience?
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