Lavraki Plaki (pronounced Lav-RHA-kee plah-KEE) is a Greek recipe for sea bass baked in the oven, with olive oil, tomatoes and onions.
Thrapsala (Illex coindetti or shortfin squid) are of the same family as calamari but much more cheaper, at least here in Greece, but equally delicious.
“Gavros” (anchovies) is one of the relatively cheap fish and that is why in Greece it is called “the fish of the poor”. Fish like anchovies, sardines etc., also known as “foam fish” are a good source of Omega 3 fatty acids, which are known for their anti-inflammatory effects as well as their ability …
Gavros Plaki (baked anchovies) is one of the relatively cheap fish and that is why it is called “fish of the poor”.
During the season it is fished in abundance it ranges around 4 – 5 Euros a kilo and when the catch is not good, around the period when there is full moon, it reaches maximum 10 Euros a kilo.
This Greek Herby Shrimp Risotto is a wonderful and gluten-free dish made with shrimps and herbs, but with a tasty Greek feta twist.
Greek Orthodox Easter is just around the corner. For those who want to fast during the last weeks, I have compiled a list with over 100 Lenten Recipes (most of which are also vegan).
Battered Bakaliaros (salted cod), in Greek “μπακαλιάρος”, is the traditional food we eat in Greece on the 25th of March.