Thread: Greek Food
View Single Post
  #23 (permalink)   Report Post  
Posted to
Jnospam[_1_] Jnospam[_1_] is offline
external usenet poster
Posts: 27
Default Greek Food

Dave Smith > wrote:
> traditional dishes, mostly with simple ingredients, and done well. My only
> problem with greek restaurants is the north americanized version of greek
> salad. All you need for a Greek salad is cucumber, onion, tomato, feta,
> Kalamata olives, salt and pepper, oregano or marjoram, lemon juice and
> olive oil. Chop and slice ingredients, toss them together, season them with
> salt pepper, a little oregano and then squeeze some lemon juice over it and
> drizzle some olive oil on top. You can't beat it on a hot simmer day.

Uh, so what is the north americanized version you have a problem with?
The only greek salads I've seen are the above ingredients, sometimes
served on a bed of lettuce, although the oregano is often missing, and
sometimes the lemon is replaced with vinegar.