Dakos or Koukouvaya

The dakos, also known as koukouvaya, is a delicious Cretan salad, made with tomatoes, feta and paximadia, which is consumed in mezze or in salad at the beginning of the meal.

servings4 servings preparation time15 min.difficultyvery easypricecheap

Ingredients

Utensils

  • 1 salade bowl or serving plate
  • 1 bowl

Origin

Crète
Crète

Making

1

Wash the tomatoes and cut them in small cubes.

Note
Note

If you want to serve in a few hours, you put in a bowl the paximadia with the tomatoes so that they become softer. If you want to serve immediately, dip the paximadia under water to speed up the process and put them in a bowl with the tomatoes.

2

Cut the feta into small pieces. Add the pieces to the bowl.

3

Put olive oil, olives and capers. Add some salt. At the end, put some oregano.

Tip
Tip

Put the salad in the fridge for some minutes and serve it fresh !

And now, all you have to do is enjoy this delicious salad. Enjoy your meal !

Dakos, paximadia dans une salade crétoise

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