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Another what is question (sorry, I have lots of these)

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lucysmam Sun 21-Sep-08 19:49:18

What's tzatziki? Never heard of it before but it was mentioned in a small article I was reading earlier in some mag or other oh brought home for me

TIA smile

NotQuiteCockney Sun 21-Sep-08 19:50:41

It's a greek dip - yogurt, mint and cucumber, I think. Nice in souflaki.

lucysmam Sun 21-Sep-08 19:54:37

oooh, well they give some pretty interesting names to stuff don't they! I was expecting something much more exciting than a greek dip hmm

I assume you just pop cucumber & mint in greek yoghurt to make it?

What is, or are, souflaki?

MERLYPUSS Sun 21-Sep-08 20:12:01

Scoop the seeds out of the cue first or the yoghurt goes watery.

janeite Sun 21-Sep-08 20:14:17

It's lovely. Either buy the "Total" company's one, or make your own: the supermarket ones are all watery and horrible.

Souklaki are Greek kebabs - big chunks of meat (often lamb) on skewers and barbecued.

Hassled Sun 21-Sep-08 20:18:19

The tzatziki in Greece is laden with garlic as well as mint and cucumber - it is just lovely.

ComeOVeneer Sun 21-Sep-08 20:21:59

They give "intersting" names as it is a foreign language !!!!

lucysmam Sun 21-Sep-08 21:21:58

lol ComeOVeneer, I guess so yeah!

MERLYPUSS, thanks for the tip about cuc seeds. Wouldn't have thought of that for myself

Garlic & mint . . . I will be investing in some to try or attempting to make some out of curiosity nex weekend.

Thanks all smile

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