Ivy on September 17th, 2013

“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 to […]


Continue reading about Gavros Gemistos (Stuffed Anchovies)

Gavros (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 abbundance 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 […]


Continue reading about Filetarismenos Gavros Plaki sto Fourno (Filleted Baked Anchovies)

If you can get fresh anchovies, called gavros in Greek, forget those canned, salty ones and you will get hooked with these fresh beauties. Gavros is one of my favourite small fishes because it is not only cheap but it also tastes good and of course a good source of heart-healthy Omega 3 fatty oil […]


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Ivy on June 2nd, 2008

Yesterday when I visited Kalyn’s Blog I saw that she had posted about an American Greek Salad. When I read some of the comments, I saw that people were talking about their experience of Greek Salads, as they were expecting a salad with tomato, cucumber, feta, onion, oregano and Kalamata Olives. Some said their salad […]


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Ivy on May 15th, 2008

For those reading my blog regularly, I wrote at the beginning of May that during the days my sons were sick, my husband went to buy some fresh fish for a soup for the boys and he called me to ask if I wanted some fresh anchovies for us. I thought that it was a […]


Continue reading about Gavros Marinatos (Marinated anchovies)

Ivy on November 15th, 2007

If you ever visit Greece, you must definitely try gavros tiganitos.  There is nothing quite as good as fried fresh anchovies and some ouzo.   Although anchovies are one of the cheapest fish in Greece yet they are so tasty and so healthy.  You get Omega 3 fatty acids from the fish and Omega 9 fatty […]


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