Fish Filet with Herbs Crust Provençal

During my childhood in Germany my mother used to make fish filet with herbs crust. She bought it deep-freezed from the supermarket. You might have seen it yourself in your local store. You will find it from different producers called “Cod Bordelaise” or “Cod Provençal”. In Germany they call it “Schlemmerfilet”. It was our favorite […]

Soutzoukakia Smyrni (Meatballs from Smyrni)

There are a lot of variations how to make meatballs. In Greece there are the classic pan-fried burger patties “Bifteki” (μπιφτέκι), round meatballs “Keftedakia” (κεφτεδάκια) which are also simply fried in a pan or cooked in tomato sauce, or “Soutzoukakia” (σουτζουκάκια), formed as small sausages.  The latter are served as grilled skewer “politika” (πολίτικα) or […]

Cuttlefish Stifado (Greek Stew with Cuttlefish and Onions)

You might know in Greek Cuisine deep-fried squids (calamari) or octopus. But cuttlefish is also a very common dish. In general they belong to the same class of seafood. The difference is first of all in size (squids are small whereas cuttlefish is large) and secondly octopus has, as the name indicates, eight arms whereas […]