Meze

A Bowl of Tzatziki
A Bowl of Tzatziki

Tzatziki is one of those condiments based on Yoghurt that are popular all the way from Eastern Europe, through the Middle East and Central Asia, to all across India.

The condiment by this name is the Greek take on the basic theme, and it has a counterpart in the Turkish Cacik , as well as the Iranian ‘Mast-o-khiar’. There is an Afghan sauce for grilled meat which is very similar, and India has the popular Cucumber Raita used as a ‘cool-down’ accompaniment to spicy-hot dishes.

All are easy to prepare….


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Grilled Octopus Greek Style
Grilled Octopus Greek Style

Grilled Octopus Greek Style is a simple dish featuring tentacles that have first been marinated in the Grecian style using olive oil, lemon juice, garlic and oregano. The finished result, served piping hot from the grill, makes for a terrific Meze type appetizer.

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