43 SEARCH RESULTS FOR: octopus
10 January 2023
This recipe for octopus with orange and olives is always a winner. I serve it on special occasions. Most people who enjoy octopus are used to eating it grilled. But braised, as in this recipe, it’s delicious. You can pair it with green or black Greek olives. The ouzo and orange are a great flavor combination with this most beloved ...
29 May 2014
Greeks "own" octopus! Try this delicious braised octopus and eggplant recipe from the Greek wine region of Macedonia.
31 March 2012
Octopus risotto is inspired by a traditional Greek recipe for pilaf with octopus.
27 February 2012
A Greek classic, braised octopus with short pasta.
23 October 2011
4 servings as a main course 1 large red onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, chopped ½ cup/120 ml olive oil, or slightly more if desired 1 medium-size octopus (2-2 ½ pounds/1 -1.35 kilos) ½ cup ouzo 1 cup chopped plum tomatoes, or 1 can Greek whole Santorini tomatoes in their juices ½ cup fresh chopped fennel leaves, packed or ...
30 August 2022
Summer is winding down, and for me, it’s interesting to take a look back at the past couple months to see what you guys have been enjoying the most from my website. And there is a fascinating mix! From classic Greek recipes, like grilled octopus, lamb kebab, and gigantes, to modern interpretations of famous Greek dishes, like spanakopita mac and cheese and whole roasted cauliflower. Scroll down for the 10 most popular Greek recipes from my site this summer!
4 September 2020
It would be hard to imagine the Greek meze table without a few slightly charred, smoky grilled octopus tentacles. This classic Greek recipe is perfect if you’re looking for something beyond burgers to throw on the grill. A little extra virgin Greek olive oil, Greek oregano and Santorini capers finish the dish! Try it with ouzo! This recipe is adapted ...
24 June 2020
Is there a more classic Greek recipe than octopus? This timeless Greek meze conjures up the magic of a Greek summer, the Aegean islands, and the delicious flavor of the sea, softened with a drizzling of extra virgin Greek olive oil and vibrant with the flavors of Greek oregano and more!
14 February 2018
Five Reasons Why Octopus & Squid are Lenten Superfoods Did you know that octopus, squid and cuttlefish, the three main cephalapods in Greek cuisine, are a among the healthiest nonplant-based proteins we can eat? It’s no wonder they play such an important role during Greek Lent. The six weeks before Easter call for abstaining from m eat and dairy products, ...
2 December 2014
The liquid let off from cooking octopus is intensely flavored and contains lots of natural gelatin, so makes this risotto extra creamy. This is a restaurant-inspired recipe for the home cook in all of us. For a lovingly curated array of Greek ingredients to pair with this recipe, check out my online store here .