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This is another favourite appetizer or even a main dish of the traditional Greek cuisine. It is basically rice with or without minced meat, rolled by Vine leaves. The vine leaves give a special unique taste. This can be consumed over a period of days, and some people prefer eating them after they are at least a days old. The main ingredients are minced meat, vine leaves, rice, parsley, olive oil, and for the optional egg and lemon sauce: olive oil, butter, lemons, egg yolk, salt, pepper. The sauce is optional, and if eaten without the sauce, Greeks usually eat it with a complement of yogurt. The dish can be vegetarian when there is no minced meat in the filling, and it tastes just as good!! You will find ntolmadakia (dolmades) in many Greek restaurants.