Category Archives: Seafood

Atherina (Mediterranean sand smelt)

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The ether of the Greek seas! Atherina, is one of the most delicious meze for tavern foodie lovers and it is described as the ether of the sea and fish! It has an ethereal, silverish appearance and its skin is …

Calamari

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Fried rings of pleasure Whoever has visited even once a Greek island must or should have tasted calamari, a highly popular appetizer at beach restaurants often served as deep-fried rings accompanied by “skordalia” (garlic puree) and a glass of ouzo. …

Octopus

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A Greek meze for connoisseurs! The octopus is a cephalopod mollusc. It has no internal or external skeleton, eight arms bearing suction cups and it’s able to squeeze itself through tight places. Creepy but delicious and nutritious, the octopus is …

Sardine

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The beauty of Lesvos Sardines are small, saltwater, silvery fishes named after Sardinia, the Italian island. They are oily-rich and soft-boned, and while in Greece they are largely enjoyed fresh, panned with olive oil, in other parts of the world …

Avgotaraho (bottarga)

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The greek caviar Avgotaraho is Greece’s answer to caviar. It’s a product of high nutritional value, mighty taste and extremely long aftertaste. The more velvety texture it has, the more nutritionally rich it is. Avgotaraho is produced from mullet caught …