Tzatziki





Tzatziki is as well-known in Britain, Australia and the US as gyros and souvlaki. Its a dip made from yoghurt, cucumber, garlic and olive oil. The yoghurt is derived from either sheep or cows milk

Tzatziki has two roles in Greek cuisine; it can either be a sauce served with meat dishes or a starter to eat with bread. It is always served cold, and can always be found on a plate of mixed starters (pikilia).



Tzatziki is very popular amongst both tourists and locals.

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