Cretan Dakos

  • 2 servings
  • 10 mins
  • 612 kcal
  • NF VE

This is the ultimate Greek snack, which packs SO much flavour! The perfect light lunch on a hot summer's day...or to accompany some delicious retsina!

I refuse to accept that vacations are over and my social media feed still has photos of my friends having fun at various Greek beaches. So for today’s snack, I’ve prepared a good old Cretan Dakos, which packs SO much Greek flavour!

Cretan Dakos, or Krhtikos Ntakos, are the perfect healthy snack or light lunch on a hot summer's day. A little like an Italian bruschetta, they are basically a crisp bread (here a Dakos, or barley rusk) topped with tomatoes, feta, olives and capers, and drizzled in olive oil. They provide everything I want in the sun - fresh veg, salty feta and that savoury bite of caper. What's your go-to summertime staple?


Jan Nave
Jan Nave26 Sep, 22 @ 4:56pm

I’m wanting to try these when I go to Greece in a few days, but-where do you find the barley rusks here on the west coast of the USA? Thanks!

Sevi's avatar
Sevi26 Sep, 22 @ 7:35pm

@Jan Nave I’m not sure where exactly you can find these rusks on west coast, but a quick search on Amazon revealed a familiar brand. I’d give them a try. 😊

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