Dakos Recipe

dakos Dakos Recipe

This delicious salad is a traditional local dish you mustn’t miss while visiting the island of Crete! Let’s have a look at the recipe! 


1 Large round barley or wholemeal rusk (paximadi)
2 Tbsps virgin olive oil
1 large tomato cut into dices
1 tbsp feta cheese in crumbles
1 teaspoon oregano or thyme green or black olives in thin slices or caper buds


Moisten the rusk with four tbsps of water. Drizzle a tablespoon of oil on the rusk. Add the diced tomato and the second tbsp of olive oil, the cheese crumbles, the herbs, olives (or capers) and season with salt and pepper. Serve.

Bon Appetit!

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