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Greek Village Salad - authentic
From: Hello everybody! My name is Lina, and I'm Greek.

The reason why I write this very moment, is because I want to clear the name of the "greek salad".

I have read your recipe, and more or less it's the same thing that you usually find in foreign countries (when I say foreign, I mean not Greece), when they think that they serve greek salad.

If anybody is interested in the real recipe, here it is:

  • Tomatoes
  • Cucumber
  • 1 onion
  • Feta cheese (see the other version of Greek Salad for a way of making vegan 'feta')
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Oregano
  • Salt

That's it.
Nothing more, nothing less.
No letuce, no vinegar, no lemon, no garlic, no pepper, no capsicum, no tofu, no nothing else.

Occasionaly you might see it served with 2-3 black olives, but this is just for the decoration.

That's it, I don't know if anybody will read this ever, but I just had to defend the salad from the torture that it suffers in recipes and restaurants everywhere else, but Greece.

By the way, you may call it greek, but we call it village salad.

Bye bye!!!