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    Mezedes ~ What's YOUR Favorite?

    Fri Apr 13, 2012 7:31 pm
    Forum Host
    Mezedes or meze are the small plates of food served with ouzo, something like tapas in Spain.

    What's your favorite meze?

    Here are a few for your consideration:
    bell peppers
    taramosalata (served with home made bread)
    egg plant dip
    stuffed zucchini flowers
    stuffed vine leaves

    What are your favorites and can you recommend a recipe?
    Thu May 10, 2012 6:18 pm
    Forum Host
    Gosh - I'm a meze junkie and would be hard-pressed to pick even a few - I love them all!

    But I must say that when we go to the village in August, I do LOVE to drink really watered-down ouzo (the only time I ever drink it!) with a little plate of meze that is always offered alongside. On the plate you will usually find: a piece of bread spread with tzatziki; a cube or two of feta; some tomato and cucumber slices; a couple of olives; a couple of pieces of grilled octopus; some fried calamari; maybe a fried shrimp; some tiny fried anchovies called 'atherina'.

    Sipping the ouzo, nibbling on the meze, watching my kids swim and/or build sand castles, and watching the sun is good at the village.
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