Make your own taramasalata with this simple recipe. Smoked cod’s roe, garlic and lemon juice give this Greek-style dip plenty of flavour
- (30g/1oz)1 slice stale white bread, crusts removed
- 6 tablespoons milk
- 125g (4oz) smoked cod’s roe
- 1 peeled and crushed clove of garlic
- 1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
- Seasoning to taste
Tear slice of stale white bread into a bowl. Add milk and leave for 10 mins or until it absorbs the milk.
Remove the membrane from smoked cod’s roe and put in a food processor with garlic. Whizz to mix.
Add softened bread, fresh parsley, olive oil, lemon juice and seasoning to taste.
Serve on toasted baguette, or with radishes and hard-boiled quail’s eggs, or halved Chantenay carrots, or carrot and celery sticks, for dipping.
Top tip for making Taramasalata
Variations: For a thinner consistency dip, add more milk or water.