Potato and Fish Roe Purée

Taramasalata

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Preparation info

  • Serves:

    10–12

    • Difficulty

      Easy

    • Ready in

      30 min

Appears in

My Big Fat Greek Cookbook: Classic Mediterranean Soul Food Recipes

My Big Fat Greek Cookbook

By Christos Sourligas and Evdokia Antginas

Published 2019

  • About

So salty, but so tasty! Taramasalata is the most authentic of Greek dips. When we were young, my mom would make this on Clean Monday (Ash Monday, the first day of the Great Fast) because fish roe is technically not meat. It was accompanied by luscious, hot-out-of-the-oven lagana (unleavened flat bread). My siblings and I would scoop up heaps of tarama with the bread, leaving no scraps for our folks. We were a feisty bunch, knowingly aware there would be little or no fun food f