The ingredients that are combined in this salad are so different... on one side is the juicy flavor of the cucumber, on another side the fresh flavor of the spearmint and on another side the soft and creamy flavor of the yogurt.
Although the ingredients are so different... when these flavors and textures are fused in a salad, an indescribable flavor is obtained. The only thing that we can say is that you have to prepare it and try it to have this great experience.
The origin of this salad appears to come from Mesopotamia, where a salsa was prepared known as “Tzatziki” and it was accompanied with bread. Such salsa has also been found in distinct cultures and countries. Such has been the impact, the variations and the adaptations through the ones that salsa has gone through, that now the world enjoys it in the form of a salad and here we are going to show you how the Mexicans enjoy it.
– The cucumber and yogurt salad is a perfect accompaniment of a roasted fish. We also recommend it as first course of any meal.
About the Recipe
For the beginners this salad is a very good start.
The yogurt that is used in this salad must be natural and unsweetened. We recommend the Greek yogurt because it will give a fantastic creaminess to the dish.
In the salad spearmint is used but mint could also be used. It doesn’t matter the herb that is used but preferably use it fresh.