Dakos

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Dakos
Koukouvagia.jpg
Alternative names
Koukouvagia, Kouloukopsomo
Place of origin
Greece
Region or state
Crete
Main ingredients
Dried bread or barley rusk, tomatoes, feta or mizithra cheese, oregano, herbs, olives
Cookbook:Dakos  Dakos

Dakos or ntakos (Greek: ντάκος), also known as koukouvagia or koukouvayia (κουκουβάγια, "owl") or –in eastern Crete– kouloukopsomo (from koulouki + psomi, pup + bread, allegedly the bread given to puppy dogs), is a Cretan meze consisting of a slice of soaked dried bread or barley rusk (paximadi) topped with chopped tomatoes and crumbled feta or mizithra cheese, olives and flavored with herbs such as dried oregano.