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Taramosalata

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Ingredients
  Cod roe 1⁄2 Pound, smoked (225 Gram)
  Garlic clove 1 Small
  White bread slices 2 Small
  Milk 2 Tablespoon
  Oil 6 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Pepper To Taste, freshly milled
  Parsley 1 Teaspoon, finely chopped
  Finely chopped parsley 1 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Remove the skin of cod's roe and scoop out the flesh using teaspoon.
2) Keep in a mixing basin.
3) Peel garlic and finely chop.
4) Trim the bread crust.

MAKING
5) Blend Taramasalata in an electric blender until smooth.
6) Add seasoning and parsley.
7) Mix cod's roe with garlic and beat the mixture with a wooden spoon until blended.
8) If you prefer milder garlic flavour, rub the inside of the serving pot with whole crushed garlic.
9) In a bowl add milk and soak bread for 2-3 minutes.
10) Squeeze out the bread and add to cod's roe. Blend.
11) Add one tablespoon of oil at a time and mix.
12) Alternate with little lemon juice.
13) Sprinkle pepper and add chopped parsley. Beat together.
14) Fill into small covered pot and chill.

SERVING
15) The spread can be used on canapes, or use to stuff celery stalks.
16) Alternately, pass with hot toast and butter.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Blending
Ingredient: 
Fish
Preparation Time: 
35 Minutes

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