Let’s Take a Minute and Talk Tzatziki

Still, searching for “restaurants near me”? There’s a good reason why you should pick Greek! Besides being tasty, Greek food is known for being healthy. At Ya Mas, we incorporate traditional Greek cuisine with a modern twist. Today, we’re talking about one of our staple sides: Tzatziki! 

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The History of Tzatziki

While it appears in many cuisines, Tzatziki is a traditional Greek dish. Derived from the Persian word zhazh, meaning “herb mixture”, Tzatziki is often made with Greek yogurt, herbs, lemon juice, and olive oil and garlic. 

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The Ingredients

Our Tzatziki is full of delicious flavors! Here are some of our favorite ingredients:

  • Dill is native to the Mediterranean region, and it is used extensively in Greek cuisine. Dill is nutrient-rich with Vitamins A and C, and folate, iron, copper. Did you know? Dill regulates diabetes! This is thanks to Eugenol, which alleviates blood sugar levels in the body!
  • Mint is another native plant to the Mediterranean region. This herb has a wide range of health benefits, including aiding digestion, improving brain function, and treating cold symptoms. Did you know? Mint plays a part in Greek mythology! According to legend, a nymph named Menthe was turned into a plant (mint) by Pluto’s jealous lover.
  • Cucumbers are high in nutrition! They have magnesium, iron, and potassium and are a great source of hydration! 

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Restaurants Near Me – Eat at Ya Mas!

Try our Tzatziki today! We deliver the finest in Greek food, imported spirits and wines. We guarantee fresh and authentic Greek cuisine while providing a real farm-to-table experience.

Hungry? Come eat with us! Ya Mas is located at 125 Bridge Street in Pelham.

We look forward to seeing you!