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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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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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Salmon Tartar on Avocado Salad

Tartare is a preparation of finely chopped raw fish optionally with seasonings and sauces. A popular legend is that the dish is named after the nomadic Tatar people of the Central Asian steppes… Ingredients Tartar 300g Sushi/Sashimi grade Salmon 1 Table Spoon Pink Pepper Ingredients Avocado Salad 3 Ripe Avocados Juice of 1/2 – 1 […]

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Scallop with Saffron & Butter Sauce

Scallop with Saffron & Butter Sauce

An expensive but delicious shellfish with a delicate taste, available in a range of sizes. Scallops have two fan-shaped shells which contain rounds of firm white flesh, sometimes with the edible cream and orange coral (or roe) attached. For the Scallop 4 large fresh scallops A few threads of Saffron 4 – 5 cherry tomatoes […]

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Pasta with Sea Urchins

Pasta with Sea Urchins

This dish is perfect for being prepared on the beach especially when you fetch the sea urchins yourself!!! For the Pasta Sea urchins (as many as you can fetch) 500g Pasta Olive Oil Lemon Garlic optional Salt & pepper to taste Preparation Clean sea urchins Boil pasta to al dente in salted water In a […]

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