Category: Seafood

Linguini with shrimps, clams and squid

Linguini with shrimps, clams and squid

| 6 June 2015

A fantastic summer dish with linguini, and frozen shrimps, clams and squid. I used the black linguini that contains cuttlefish ink and they are simply extraordinary. They come in 250gr packets, and I am ashamed to say, it is just about enough for two people. We just cannot have enough of it! Of course you […]

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Shrimp Saganaki

Shrimp Saganaki

| 9 September 2014

Shrimp Saganaki is served as an appetizer, and is accompanied by ouzo or wine. It is easy to prepare and if you like nibbling seafood with a glass of wine, this will be your dish! Saganaki is the special small pan with two handles that is used for preparing small portions of ‘mezedes’ – that’s […]

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Fried Squid

Fried Squid

| 21 October 2013

Fried squid always reminds me of a small restaurant (taverna) by the sea, a nice tomato salad and chilled white wine or ouzo. However, this dish is always a firm favorite and can be served for lunch, dinner or simply a snack with wine to be shared with your friends on a leisurely evening.   […]

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Cod in Tomato Sauce with Potatoes

Cod in Tomato Sauce with Potatoes

| 2 September 2013

This is a very light, summer dish. You can use either fresh or salted cod. If the fish is salted, you should soak it in water for at least 24 hours, changing the water often so that the salt is washed out. A good idea is to stand the fish on a rack, so that […]

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Lobster with linguini in tomato sauce

Lobster with linguini in tomato sauce

| 26 August 2013

Lobster, shrimp, langoustine, mussels! Those beautiful ‘fruits of the sea’ can be cooked in many ways and they are always tasty! Today, they are cooked in mildly spicy tomato sauce and served with linguini. Divine! As lobster is quite expensive, I added the shrimp, mussels and langoustine, so that you can feed the whole family! […]

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Octopus in tomato sauce with pasta

Octopus in tomato sauce with pasta

| 29 July 2013

Octopus is very popular in Greece and is cooked in many different ways. Perhaps everybody has seen the octopus hanging from a wire in front of a taverna by the seaside. It is usually roasted on coals and is accompanied by wine or ouzo! Today we will cook it in a spicy tomato sauce, and […]

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Grilled Sea Bream

Grilled Sea Bream

| 22 July 2013

Sea bream is one of the most popular fish in Greece. It is fished in the Mediterranean Sea or it is raised in fisheries. Either way, sea breams are very tasty fish, with firm white flesh and not too many bones. There are many ways to cook the sea bream, but grilling with a plain […]

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Squid balls

Squid balls

| 1 July 2013

This is an unusual recipe using minced squid, and it is very tasty. These little squid balls can be eaten as a snack and they make a full meal if accompanied by French fries and a huge salad.           Ingredients ½ kilo squids (cleaned) 1 egg 2 tablespoonfuls parsley finely chopped […]

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Codfish croquettes

Codfish croquettes

| 15 April 2013

Codfish croquettes are very light and tasty and can be eaten as a snack or for lunch with french fries and a salad. It is a very good way to make finicky children eat fish. They’ll never guess what that lovely croquette contains. My mom used to fool my sister for years. Every time we […]

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Trout with almonds (Trout amandine)

Trout with almonds (Trout amandine)

| 8 April 2013

Trout is a very tasty fish and there are many ways you can enjoy it. Trout with almonds, is a very quick and easy way to cook the fish, and  exceptionally good. You can use the fish whole, or you can fillet it. Of course you can ask your fishmonger to clean and fillet them. […]

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