Skordalia (Greek Garlic dip)1/2 cup mash potatoes
5 garlic cloves, crushed
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar (optional)
1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
1/2 cup walnuts
extra-virgin olive oil and cracked black pepper, to serve
Using a mortar or a food processor, crush the walnuts and garlic. In a bowl add the mash potato, the garlic and the walnuts. Beat for 10 minutes or until smooth. Add the olive oil, the lemon juice and the vinegar. Mix all the ingredients until is a paste.
Spoon skordalia into bowls. Drizzle with oil and season with cracked black pepper. You can also use as a side dish for meats, sea food and vegetables.