RECIPE: TOMATO BALLS
One of the famous specialties of the island, which does not contain meat as, in the past, livestock was scarce because of the volcanic soil. The lack of meat, however, pushed residents’ imagination to the creation of delicious dishes.
To prepare the recipe,
• grate ½ kilo onions,
• finely chop ½ kilo Santorini cherry tomatoes
• add mint, salt, pepper,
• add 1 teaspoon of baking powder and a little flour and mix until you create a batter.
Leave the mixture in the fridge for 4-5 hours and then take a tablespoon of the mixture and pour it in hot oil until fried.
Finally, serve the tomato balls on a plate.