Meze & Salads
Black-Eyed Bean Salad
Fizon or as it is known in Turkey, Piyaz, is a refreshing salad made with black-eyed beans, red onions, garnished with hard-boiled eggs, olives, and fresh herbs. This healthy, wholesome salad doused in a lemon juice and extra virgin olive oil dressing is aromatic with ground cumin and elevates any meal.
Turkish Chopped Tomato & Cucumber Salad
“Salata a la Turka” similar to the Turkish shepherd’s salad or the Israeli chopped salad appears at summer-time tables on the island of Rhodes. This colourful salad is at its best especially in the summer when the tomatoes are ripe, juicy and at their peak and cucumbers crunchy. This simple salad makes a healthy and delicious accompaniment to grilled meat or chicken with lots of warm flatbread to scoop up the tangy lemon and olive oil dressing.
Potato Salad Rhodes Island Style
This tasty citrusy-flavoured potato salad, redolent with fragrant herbs and tossed with black olives, capers and quartered hard-boiled eggs, makes a fabulous accompaniment to grills or roasts.
Greek Country Salad
This salad is packed with juicy sun-drenched tomatoes, sweet red onion
and crunchy cucumber (olives and feta are mandatory).Other ingredients depend on one’s preference and availability of fresh pickings.