Ivy on Νοεμβρίου 13th, 2007

  This Salmon recipe with sweet and sour flavours, surrounded with fruit and vegetables is incredibly delicious, plus easy to make, not to mention very healthy. Glykoxinos Solomos (Sweet and Sour Salmon en papillote) Preparation time: 5 minutes” Baking time: 30 minutes” Serves:  4 – 5 Ingredients: 3 salmon fillets red and yellow bell peppers, […]


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In Greek, htapodi is octopus and makaronaki kofto is a small pasta, like ditali.  It  is cooked in a tomato sauce and then in the sauce we cook the pasta.    It is a Lenten recipe, so during Lent no cheese is added on top. It’s one of the most favourite and filling dishes during Lent. […]


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Ivy on Νοεμβρίου 2nd, 2007

  If you get fresh kalamari, which we usually do in Greece, you will have to clean it first.  Frozen kalamari are usually cleaned. To clean the kalamari, remove the part where the head and the tentacles are and cut head off and keep just the tentacles making sure not to break the ink sac […]


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Ivy on Νοεμβρίου 2nd, 2007

Octopuses have no bones but a lot of hard muscles which have to be tenderized.  The first thing fishermen do in Greece when they catch an octopus is to keep beating it on rocks or on the shore, if there are no rocks, for about 40 – 50 times.   All the fibres break apart and […]


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