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octopus stew

Octopus Stew

Octopus is one of those sea-foods, which frightens a lot of people and I must admit I do not cook it very often. However when prepared well octopus tastes amazing! This recipe is my Greek aunt’s one (who is not really famous for cooking in our family…). Bear in mind, that octopus needs a long […]

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Greek Style Fisherman Soup

We used to make this type of soup in the summers in Greece growing up. It is a poor soup nothing fancy but very flavorful and healthy. It features all ingredients and their pure taste as they are not covered by intense spices or sauces. Ingredients Fish Soup 800g – 1kg of Fresh whole fish […]

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Calamari Stew

Ingredients 3-4 cleaned calamari or squid, tubes sliced into rings and tentacles roughly chopped Olive oil 1 Chopped onion 1 Chopped fennel bulb 3 Garlic cloves 2 Tbsp Tomato paste 1/4 Cup Ouzo 1 Cup red wine 2 Cans of crushed tomatoes (800g or 28oz) Salt and pepper to taste Red chilli flakes 1/2 Cup […]

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Swordfish on Gratinated Potatoes

Ingredients 2 Swordfish steaks (ca. 1 – 1.5 cm thick) 2 Potatoes 10 Cherry tomatoes 2 Tablespoons of pitted Olives (preferably Taggiasca*, but other pitted olives will do just fine) Salt & Pepper to taste 1/2 Tablespoon Capers 2 Teaspoons of Oregano Olive Oil Preparation Preheat oven to 180°C (375°F) Sprinkle some Olive oil on […]

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Seared Tuna on Avocado Salad & Rice

Seared Tuna on Avocado Salad & Rice

Ingredients 2 Tuna Steaks (sushi grade) 2 Ripe Avocados 1/2 – 1 cup of sesame seeds 1 1/2 Cups of rice (Japanese or other short grain rice) 2 Tablespoons chopped dill (plus extra for garnish) 1 Tablespoon of rice vinegar or other white vinegar 3/4 Tablespoon of sugar 1/2 Teaspoon of salt Salt & Pepper […]

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Asian Style Crab

Asian Style Crab

Crabs are prepared and eaten as a dish in several different ways all over the world. Some species are eaten whole, including the shell, such as soft-shell crab; with other species just the claws and/or legs are eaten. The latter is particularly common for larger crabs, such as the snow crab. Mostly in East Asian […]

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