taramosalata

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A plate of taramosalata garnished with cucumber, olives and tomato.

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From Greek ταραμοσαλάτα (taramosaláta), from ταραμάς (taramás, cod roe) (from Turkish tarama) + σαλάτα (saláta, salad) (from Italian insalata, cognate to English salad).[1]

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taramosalata (uncountable)

  1. a Greek and Turkish dish of fish roe (carp or cod), lemon juice, breadcrumbs, onion, garlic, and olive oil; often served as a meze or with pitta bread

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  1. ^ "taramasalata." The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2008.