Category: Dips and Sauces

Baked Feta with Grape Tomatoes

Baked feta with grape tomatoes is a simple and flavorful dish that combines the creamy texture of baked feta with the sweet burst of grape tomatoes. This Greek-inspired recipe is easy to make and perfect for a quick appetizer or light lunch.

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Eggplant Dip

Eggplant dip, or melitzanosalata, is a classic Greek dip that is popular in Greek cuisine. The name “Melitzanosalata” is derived from the Greek words “melitzana,” meaning eggplant, and “salata,” meaning salad or dip. This flavorful dip is made with roasted or grilled eggplants, creating a smoky and rich taste. It is often served as an appetizer or mezze, accompanied by pita bread or as a side dish.

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Feta Dip

This feta dip, or tirokafteri, is a delightful and spicy feta dip that can be served as an appetizer or a party dip. Adjust the level of spiciness by controlling the amount of chili peppers you add. Enjoy the rich, tangy flavors of this Greek favorite!

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Even though hummus is not authentically greek, it can be found in some eateries in Greece and in many greek restaurants outside of Greece. Therefore, I decided to include it on this site.

Hummus is made with chickpeas, tahini, lemon, garlic, and olive oil. You can easily buy it at the store, but nothing compares to homemade.

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Tzatziki is a yogurt and cucumber dip that accompanies many greek dishes. The great thing about tzatziki is that it’s super easy to prepare. Just make sure you leave it in the fridge for a couple of hours to let the flavours come together.

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Fava is a wonderful creamy dip or spread made with yellow split peas (not fava beans) and onions. Santorini is famous for its amazing fava! Serve it with chopped red onion, parsley, olive oil, and lots of bread.

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Skordalia (Garlic Dip)

Skordalia (called Aliada in the Ionian islands) is a thick garlic dip or spread, preferably made with a mortar and pestle.

Skordalia can be made with a variety of ingredients, such as potatoes, walnuts, almonds, or soaked stale bread – often eaten alongside fish and/or beets.

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