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.
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 …