Re: [gardeners] Gyros?

Margaret Lauterbach (
Wed, 24 Jan 2001 08:38:43 -0700

Thanks, Penny.

At 03:16 AM 1/24/01 -0500, you wrote:

>Ah, Margaret -- I double-checked the spelling, and the recipe sits in
>my fabulous small Greek cook book which I got from my two great
>Greek cooking teachers, many moons ago....
>Tzadziki is a yogurt sauce which is prepared a few hours or days
>ahead of time, containing plain yogurt, shredded cucumber, lemon
>juice, vinegar, salt, and fresh garlic. I always add a dollup of light
>sour cream, to give it body.  If you would like the proportions, just
>Oh yes -- I always add dill. Some do, some don't. I think it's essential.
Sour cream gives yogurt "body"?  I always thought they were nearly the 
same, texture-wise.  But I'm violently allergic to sour cream. Margaret L