Seafood

Ivy on Φεβρουαρίου 4th, 2012

I’ve made this recipe many times each time with a few minor changes.  I’ve marinated the salmon with honey and orange, with honey and lemon, with pomegranate molasses, with petimezi (grape molasses), with Asian flavours, etc.  Salmon is one of my favourite fishes and still have a lot of recipes I have not posted. Although […]

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Continue reading about Seared Orange-Honey Crusted Salmon

Ivy on Αυγούστου 14th, 2011

    While taking a break from blogging and trying to stay away from food in order to reach my goal and loose the weight I have gained over the past four years, I almost forgot that August is my four year blog anniversary.  I still can’t believe all the wonderful things I’ve learned during […]

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Continue reading about Solomos Stiffado (salmon stew with onions) and 4 years blog anniversary

Ivy on Απριλίου 14th, 2011

We love fish recipes and most of them I keep rather simple. Fresh fish is wonderful seasoned with only salt, pepper and oregano and then grilled or broiled.  It is then served with «ladolemono» sauce. Grilled Lavraki (sea bass)  Fish is very healthy, so I try to make it for dinner at least once a […]

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Continue reading about Something fishy.. (lots of fish recipes in one post)

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 Μαΐου 19th, 2010

Although I have been blogging for almost three years, I don’t think I have ever posted a sandwich recipe before, mainly because I had so many other recipes I wanted to post. However, when I posted the menu of what I usually eat, I mentioned the Tuna Salad Sandwich and Lettuce Salad with tuna, which […]

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Continue reading about Healthy Tuna Salad Sandwich and Lettuce Tuna 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

Ivy on Φεβρουαρίου 5th, 2010

  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 […]

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Continue reading about Gavros Ladorigani (Baked anchovies with Oregano) and Potato Salad


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