Fish

Ivy on Απριλίου 13th, 2011

During the Great Lent period which is 48 days before Easter, the Orthodox abstain from eating foods containing animals with red blood (meats, poultry, game, fish), as well and products from animals with red blood (such as milk, cheese, eggs, etc.)  Fish with backbones are not allowed but mollusks like squid, octopus, shrimps, mussels etc., […]

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Continue reading about Dolmadakia Bakaliarou (Dolmades with Cod Fillets)

Galeos (tope shark)  are found around the coast of the Mediterranean.  The genus Galeorhinus galeus is derived from the Greek words «galeos» meaning a shark and «rhinos» which means nose. Tope is closely related to the blue shark and shares many of the features of this fish.   Tope reach 1 – 2 metres length and […]

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Continue reading about Galeos Marinatos (Marinated Tope Shark Fish) and Greek Style Horiatiki Spinach Salad

Ivy on Μαρτίου 27th, 2010

Savoro, which means sour, is a sauce which my mother used to make whenever we had fried fish such as red red mullets (μπαρμπούνι), mullets (κουτσομούρα) or other fish like bogue (γόπα)etc.  The combination of vinegar and rosemary is a method they used to preserve food back when there were no refrigerators. Whenever we had fried […]

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Continue reading about Koutsomoures Savoro (Red Mullets with Savoro Sauce)

Ivy on Μαρτίου 22nd, 2010

Perch recipes are a big hit with my family especially the children and instead of frying the fish, I made this recipe wanting something tasty and healthy.   This recipe is very simple to make and is ready in no time and I am sure everyone will definitely love it. The fish is usually thicker on […]

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Continue reading about Perka Rolo (Perch Roulade)

Ivy on Φεβρουαρίου 23rd, 2010

    I’ve been cooking lots of healthy Mediterranean dishes lately and fish is in out diet at least once a week.    This dish is so easy to make with few ingredients but still it’s so delicious. One of my favourite salads I love pairing with fish, is one my mom used to make with […]

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Continue reading about Tsipoura (Gilthead Sea Bream) with Caper Vinaigrette and Pantzarosalata

I am sorry I haven’t been around lately as I’ve had this flu the past few days which kept me in bed.  Today  I am feeling a bit better but still I will make a quick post and head back to bed again. I prepared this dish a couple of weeks ago and this is […]

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Continue reading about Lavraki, stamnaggathi, Roasted Potatoes and Greek style Oregano Pesto

Ivy on Φεβρουαρίου 12th, 2009

A Caesar salad has chicken breasts, romaine lettuce and croutons dressed with parmesan cheese, lemon juice, olive oil, egg, Worcestershire sauce, anchovies, and black pepper.  Wikipedia. Continuing healthy eating I wanted to make Caesar’s salad for the first time. After reading in the internet 6 – 7 recipes I got an idea how it is […]

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Continue reading about Caesar’s Chicken Salad & Salmon Salad

Ivy on Φεβρουαρίου 10th, 2009

I’m back home and I’ve detoxicated and rested from the internet and the computer for a few days.  The trip was great and got a chance to see all my relatives.  I did not take many pictures during this trip as for some unexplained reason I was not in the mood of taking any. The […]

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Continue reading about Ginger Salmon vs Spice Rubbed Salmon

Ivy on Αυγούστου 30th, 2008

Last Tuesday when I went to the farmers’ market, I bought lavraki (sea bass) as I wanted to make a recipe I had bookmarked some days ago from Nancy Gaifallia’s blog in About.com. (Unfortunately she is no longer writing there). When I read the ingredients and the way of preparation, I knew this would be […]

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Continue reading about Lavraki me ntomates (sea bass) in parchment paper

Ivy on Αυγούστου 17th, 2008

The earth’s shadow swept past the moon late last night turning a shining full moon of August into a dim red one and finally blackening it out of view. The partial lunar eclipse occurred late in the night in Athens around 10 p.m.At about 9 p.m. my husband asked me if I wanted to go […]

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Continue reading about Eclipse over the Acropolis with a Greek Fish in parchment paper


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