Fish mayonnaise, is a cold dish that typically consists of boiled fish, vegetables and mayonnaise.
This Greek tuna fish has rather dark flesh and apart from the back bone the rest is boneless. The marinade makes it tender and delicious.
Gavros Marinatos (marinated anchovies) are like sushi. Actually the fish is not totally raw as by marinating them into an acidic liquid, such as vinegar or lemon juice, it’s like cooking them and serving with with extra virgin olive oil, garlic and oregano makes an amazing appetizer.
Taramosalata, is a wonderful Greek dip made with red or white fish roe of the cod or carp fish, served as an appetizer.
One of my favorite dishes in the whole world is Greek style octopus salad, or “htapodi salata”, which combined with boiled potatoes, green onion, parsley and extra virgin olive oil is fabulous served as a side or main dish.
Battered Bakaliaros (salted cod), in Greek “μπακαλιάρος”, is the traditional food we eat in Greece on the 25th of March.
If you ever visit Greece, you must definitely try gavros tiganitos (fried fresh anchovies). They have nothing to do with those awful tinned anchovies.
Htapodi (octopus) is one of the most delicious Greek seafood dishes. This dish is cooked in a tomato sauce and then in the sauce we cook the pasta.
Kalamari or Calamari is the culinary name for squid and is very popular in Greece, as it is a delicacy found on the menu of almost all the Greek restaurants.
Octopus in Greek Htapodi (χταπόδι), pronounced Hta-POH-dhi, is a Greek word. “Okto” meaning eight and “pous” is the ancient word for foot. Having eight feet (tentacles).