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Turbot in the oven

Feb 14th, 2011 | By | Category: Fish, Recipes

When I bought this terrific Turbot I did not consider that it most probably could not fit any frying pan I had at home. Thank god I found a baking tray that would accommodate the Turbot. Later I was glad for choosing this method as it turned out to be the easiest anyhow. I was [...]



Catfish on parsnip puree and oriental Bulgur

Feb 6th, 2011 | By | Category: Fish, Recipes

I figured I am not using parsnip enough which I see a lot lately at the market. I like this vegetable, but often I can’t think of what to do with it. This time was different. I wanted a sort of puree with my fish and the parsnip came in handy. The Bulgur was a [...]



Squid with spinach – Καλαμαράκια με Σπανάκι

Jan 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Fish, Recipes

Currently is probably the best time to eat fish and seafood in Greece. During the summer months when the country is flooded with tourists the quality of the fish goes down and the prices go up. The best time for squid is now in winter and the people on the islands might even have the [...]



Salmon poached in coconut milk on cabbage

Dec 25th, 2010 | By | Category: Fish, Recipes

I had discovered a version of this dish while browsing through the website of Scandi Foody but also my colleague Arthurs Tochter had published a similar recipe in German language. My version is different once more. The key ingredients to this dish is absolutely fresh fish as the fish does not get cooked, just warmed [...]



Salmon Steak with lemon risotto, spinach and curry sauce

Sep 29th, 2010 | By | Category: Fish, Recipes

A nice combination is always a piece of fish with a lemon risotto. The fish as such dies not need any additional lemon as the risotto has enough acidity. I have added some spinach this time a there was great fresh spinach at the market. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz [...]



Red porgy in the oven

Sep 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Fish, Recipes

Red porgy or Φαγρί can be found quite often here in Greece. Most of the fish is farmed but fishermen also sell it off the boat on the islands. This one was a bait too big for the oven, so it had to be cut. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz [...]



Salmon with peach and ginger

Jun 17th, 2010 | By | Category: easy and fast, Fish, Recipes

This fish dish is a true summer recipe. The peach gives the fish a fresh and juicy taste the ginger adds an Asian twist to the recipe. The ideal plate for a hot summer night. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with [...]



Bakaliaros Plaki – Μπακαλιάρος πλακί

Mar 23rd, 2010 | By | Category: Fish, Recipes

This great fish dish is another result of a cooking session in the Greek Orthodox Monastery. The Abbot had prepared Stockfish – Cod. Stockfisch is found quite frequently in the Greek cuisine though it is mostly not produced in Greece. The great advantage of Stockfish is that it can be stored easily as it is [...]



Octopus Stifado – Χταπόδι στιφάδο

Mar 13th, 2010 | By | Category: Fish, Recipes

Al classic dish of the Greek Cuisine and a must during lent. The Stifado with Octopus is one of my favourite Greek dishes. Stifado can be made with chicken, lamb, or veal but the verison with octopus is the most delicious, at least for me. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz [...]



Sushi with fresh salmon

Mar 8th, 2010 | By | Category: Fish, Recipes

Eva, whom I had met in my Yoga classes had told me about a fish dealer in the central market that sells superb salmon. He even would be so honest to tell if the salmon was not fresh enough for Sushi. I instanltly wanted to try that out and so we met in the morning [...]