Grilled sardines are a common menu item at many Greek restaurants, called “tsipourakika”, served as an appetizer.
Lavraki (Dicentrarchus labrax or seabass) is one of the fish we love and I cook very often and this is a very easy way to prepare it.
Revithokeftedes me Garides are Chickpea Patties with Shrimps. During Greek Orthodox fasting period seafood is allowed to be eaten, so I decided to incorporate some shrimps in the patties.
Garides Saganaki is an appetizer made with shrimps and tomato sauce. Saganaki takes its name from a frying pan with two handles called “sagani”.
Kalamaria (pr. kah-lah-MAHR-ghia), is a very popular dish in Greece and Cyprus, especially during Lent when seafood is allowed to be eaten.
Although we can eat all sorts of delicious food during Lent I find it difficult to cook dried legumes or just vegetables on Sundays as Ι have always connected Sunday cooking with meat dishes.
Ginger salmon and spice rubbed salmon are two recipes I recently made, both with excellent flavours. They are so simple to throw together, yet they taste like eating salmon in an expensive restaurant.
This Linguine with Calamari dish is delicious and full of Greek flavours.
Risotto is one of our favourite dishes which our children love and always fight about who is going to get more shrimps.
I am not really sure of the name of the fish as I have found it in a dictionary as dusky grouper.In Greek there is only one name for it: Rofos and then looking it out in the internet I saw that there are a few types of groupers: Red Grouper, Dusky grouper, Golden grouper …
If you want to increase the amount of omega-3 fat in your diet, the best way is to eat more fish such as salmon, trout and mackerel. Eating broiled, baked or steamed fish two to three times a week is a good way of increasing the omega-3 fat in your diet. Last Tuesday I went …