Seafood

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 14th, 2008

We’re back from our short get away. I want to thank you for leaving your lovely comments and have read all of them but need some time to reply and to visit you all. Hope to do this during the weekend. This year we decided not to visit any island but went by car to […]

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Continue reading about Shrimp Risotto with tomato and Greek saffron

Ivy on Αυγούστου 5th, 2008

I am not really sure of the name of the fish as I have found it in a dictionary as dusky grouper.InGreek there is only one name for it: Rofos and then looking it out in the internet I saw that there are a few types of groupers: Red Grouper, Dusky grouper, Golden grouper etc., […]

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Continue reading about Rofos sto Alati (Whole Grouper in Salt)

Ivy on Ιουλίου 25th, 2008

As quick and easy as my dish is, I shall also make a quick post as we are leaving for a few days. We are going to Sparta to our relatives and shall be back next week. Yesterday, morning we left for the Lake without preparing anything for lunch, so on our way back we […]

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Continue reading about Penne with seafood medley

Ivy on Ιουλίου 21st, 2008

  If you want to increase the amount of omega-3 fat in your diet, the best way is to eat more fish such as salmon, trout and mackerel. Eating broiled, baked or steamed fish two to three times a week is a good way of increasing the omega-3 fat in your diet. Last Tuesday I […]

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Continue reading about Healthy Marinated Salmon and Dill & Lime Pesto

Ivy on Ιουλίου 8th, 2008

Cypriot cuisine has been influenced through the centuries by the many conquerors.   The most important influence though, came by the ancient Greeks. Since ancient Greeks came to the island, until nowadays, Greek language and Greek civilization and culture are dominant on the island. Most of the Cypriot recipes are similar to the Greek ones […]

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Continue reading about Psari Magioneza (Fish with Mayonnaise) and Fish Soup

Ivy on Μαΐου 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 […]

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Continue reading about Gavros Marinatos (Marinated anchovies)

Ivy on Απριλίου 2nd, 2008

At the beginning of Greek Orthodox Lent, Kathara Deftera or Clean Monday, I prepared several dishes and told you that I was going to post them during this period of lent. However, due to all the events and other things popping up I have delayed. Shall try and post the other recipes within the next […]

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Continue reading about Htapodi Salata (Octopus Salad)

Ivy on Μαρτίου 23rd, 2008

Bakaliaros (Cod) is another Greek traditional dish which has become synonymous to the 25th of March, which is the Annunciation of Virgin Mary and on that day we also celebrate the Revolution against the Turks in 1821. The Annunciation in Greek is called Evangelismos and those named Evangelos or Evangelia celebrate their name day. My […]

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Continue reading about Bakaliaros with Skordalia (Cod and garlic dip)

Ivy on Νοεμβρίου 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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Continue reading about Gavros tiganitos (fried Anchovies)


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