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Greek Tzatziki

During our Greek summer holiday this year, we became serial connoisseurs of Tzatziki. Each time we lunched or dined in a taverna, we’d order this delicious meze dish and it became a bit of an in-joke as to what rating we’d give it. Of course, they were all delicious. A month on, still trying to recreate the holiday culinary memories, we’ve been trying to perfect our own version. Using dill and grating the cucumber is definitely the answer. After looking at lots of recipes and talking to the Greek locals, here it is, served in one of our Marina Casa fish dishes.

To serve 4 as a meze

4 cm chunk of cucumber, 8 heaped tbsp of good Greek yoghurt, 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, juice of half a lemon, 2 cloves of grated garlic, heaped tbsp of finely chopped dill, seasoning.

Method
Grate cucumber and squeeze away any excess water. Combine with yoghurt, oil, lemon, garlic and dill. Season to taste. Drizzle with a little olive oil and garnish with dill.

We’re up for a Trouva retail award!

We took a trip to Clerkenwell this week for the Trouva Summer Retail party.  A great night was had by all hanging out in the home of the Trouva community, with drinks, delicious canapes and meeting the dynamic team who gave some inspiring talks on the future of retail for both online and bricks and mortar stores.

Oh, and did we mention that we were nominated for an award as one of the most engaged boutiques?  We were absolutely thrilled to receive this amazing accolade amongst a 300-strong community of independent stores like us. 

Trouva is the home of independent boutiques online where you can discover design-led homeware and lifestyle products which we’re very proud to be part of.  Take a peak at our #Trouva boutique page www.trouva.com/boutique/ivory-and-pitch-in-po108uj

 

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