Recipe: Fish Roe Salad (Taramosalata)

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A well known Greek appetizer that tastes so much better when you’ve made your own and accompanied with olives, capers and a glass of ouzo


  • 4 oz. (125g) fish roe
  • half a cup of olive oil
  • 2 lemons
  • 4 slices of bread
  • 1 very small onion, finely chopped, or 2 cloves of crushed garlic
  • pepper
  • Cooking Instructions:

    1. Soak the bread well and remove the crusts
    2. Mash well and add the fish roe and onion or garlic, taking care to work the mixture until it becomes smooth
    3. Add the oil and lemon juice alternately, drop by drop, then add a little pepper to taste
    4. Serve on small plates garnished with olives or capers

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