skordalia

Pronunciation: [skor-dahl-YAH]

A Greek sauce or dip made with puréed baked potatoes, garlic, lemon juice, olive oil, vinegar, parsley and sometimes breadcrumbs or ground nuts. Skordalia is served with various dishes including grilled meats, poultry and fish, soups and as a dip for raw vegetables and/or bread.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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