Taramosalata  
   
  Ingredients
  • 4oz smoked codís roe
  • 2-4 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 4 table-spoons olive oil
  • 4 slices stale white bread, crust removed
  • juice of two lemons
  • salt if necessary

 
  Method
  1. Place the garlic in a mixing bowl and by using the end of a rolling pin, beat it into a paste. Alternatively use a blender.
  2. Add the codís roe and continue beating into a paste.
  3. Soak the bread in water and then squeeze out all the water.
  4. Add the bread to the paste and continue to beat well. Add more bread if a weaker fish taste is required.
  5. Slowly add the oil a little at a time, continuing to beat well. Add more if required.
  6. Finally, add the lemon and mix well.
  7. Serve with pitta bread.