Ivy on Σεπτεμβρίου 24th, 2012

Okra with fish is a specialty of the Greek islands.  I remember years ago seeing a Greek cooking show making this recipe and I have been wanting to make it ever since.  The recipe used whole fish with the bones, I think it was sea bass, and that was probably what put me off as I hate […]


Continue reading about Mpamies me Mpakaliaro (Okra with Pollock fillets)

Ivy on Απριλίου 16th, 2010

Mpamies (okra) is a summer vegetable and can be very delicious if cooked properly.  When cooking fresh okra what I learned from my mother was to cut the stem around but without revealing the seeds. After cutting it carefully that part is dipped in salt, and when all of them are done, they should be […]


Continue reading about Mpamies me liastes ntomates (Braised Okra with sun-dried tomatoes)

Ivy on Αυγούστου 7th, 2008

Today as I was looking for the vegetarian recipe of okra to link it to this recipe, I realized that I had not blogged about it. There was a time that I was writing recipes here and there but did not post the same recipe simultaneously on the blog as well.  I wrote about okra […]


Continue reading about Kotopoulo me Mpamies (Chicken and okra stew with feta)

Ivy on Νοεμβρίου 1st, 2007

  Okra is a summer vegetable and in Greece they appear in the farmers” market from June to late September. Fresh okra is often maligned for being slimy, but if they are handled properly, before cooked,  these small, green pods will become delicious when cooked if you follow one of the following two procedures: First […]


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