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Fish roe dip

Fish roe dip is a delicacy that most people in Greece remember on Clean Monday (The beginning of 40 days of fasting before Easter) and generally whoever fasts remembers fish roe dip.

I personally love all dips/sauces/spreads but the truth with roe fish dip is that it is pretty unique in flavor. So there aren’t many things to do with this dip besides diving in with freshly baked bread.  As with all spreads all I need is a spoon and I am fine.

This dip can be made with bread or potatoes. I personally use both because I think that it tastes better and has a finer texture. Have you ever tried fish rye dip?

Since there’s only 10 days until Easter and everybody is fasting i thought it would be appropriate enough to share this recipe with you!

Happy Easter my friends!


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Fish roe dip

Total Time: 25 minutes

Fish roe dip is an ideal delicacy especially if you are fasting. Along with freshly baked bread is a delicious and filing snack.


  • 280gr white fish roe
  • 500gr white bread without the crust
  • 5 large potatoes, boiled
  • 2 small onions
  • Juice from 5 lemons
  • Olive oil


  • Soak bread in water for about 5 minutes. Squeeze very well and add it in your blender along with the onions. Blend until smooth and creamy.
  • In a bowl add the fish roe, half of the lemon juice and ½ cup olive oil. Blend with a hand blender until smooth.
  • In a big bowl add potatoes and blend with your hand blender or mash them until creamy and smooth.
  • Add fish roe, bread mixture and mix very well.
  • Gradually add the rest of the lemon juice and one cup of olive oil.
  • Taste and adjust lemon juice/ olive oil according to taste.




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