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word Meze (singular) Mezethes (plural) translates to 'appetiser' or 'starter'
although in Greece, these words underestimate the true nature of the Meze.
serving of these tasty morsels of food with alcohol dates back to Ancient Greece
when people realised that drinking on an empty stomach wasn't a great idea.
Mezethes are now served everywhere throughout Greece, both in public eating
places and at home and are an intrinsic part of Greek culture and their approach
to food and society.
can be as simple or as complicated as you like ranging from a bowl of olives to
a table set with a selection of dips, little skewers of grilled meats and other
titbits such as deep-fried fish, baby croquettes and tiny phyllo pastries.
Whatever they are, it must be remembered that the object is to whet the appetite
before the main meal, so care should be taken to serve a variety of flavours and
is a small selection of Meze recipes. Why not double or treble the recipes
and serve them at parties.
Veg CD HD ACC Greek 10mins
Veg HT HD Greek 30mins
Veg HT HD PFC Greek 45mins
Veg HT HD PFC Greek 45mins plus chilling
HT HD PFC Greek 50mins plus chilling
Veg HT HD PFC Greek 50mins