Kakavia – the greek fishermans soup

Kakavia – the greek fishermans soup

They say that after the man discovered the fire, boiling was the first way he invented to process his food.

Originally, it began to boil the fruit that was harvested in the forests, and later the vegetables he learned to cultivate, the animals he caught or the fish he was catching

Linguini with Sardines

Linguini with Sardines

One of the first things that you think about pasta is … italy. Well, yeah you are right it is not really greek food to be honest but… who cares? Adding sardines and capers give pasta a proper meditterenean and greek flavor.

Oven baked cod in a mustard sauce

Oven baked cod in a mustard sauce

There are always recipes that can be labelled as “traditional” and there are others that can be labelled as more “modern”. Those that can be named as traditional are ones  which ussualy come from generation to generation and they were introduced to me my from my mother and my relatives.

Some others though come up naturally when you try to mix up things when it’s Sunday on your home and have some time to be creative. So how can you be creative in cooking?Well, fish is one place to start with.

Scallops with Bacon

Scallops with Bacon

Sometimes i understand that the recipes that i write over here in the blog are not exactly…”Greek” but they are part of this cooking trip that i have in the past few years. Additionally they are cooked by a Greek so there is a little bit of truth in the term “Greek recipes”.

Anyway, the following is something that i tried after getting some scallops from the famous Billinsgate fish market that exists in London.

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