Find Out What Greek Seafood You Should Be Trying Out When Sailing The Greek Islands
Unsurprisingly, the Greek Islands have some of the best Greek seafood in the world. With miles of coast all around them, the islanders have a veritable smorgasbord of incredible fishy options to choose from. When creating their delicious masterpieces, many creations have risen to popularity. We can’t tell you about all of them, but here are some of our favourite fish dishes. Which you can enjoy on your luxury yacht charter around the Greek Islands.
Midia (Mussels) Saganaki
Served in Psarotavernas, which are tavernas specializing in fish. A traditional Greek delicacy of mussels served in a still warm frying pan. Made with a variety of different ingredients, depending on the taverna and the island. Fragrant and light, it is the perfect seafood appetizer for anyone who loves a good mussel dish. It is a great way to start off your holiday around the Greek Islands.
An assortment of Greek vegetables, mixed with locally caught Mediterranean crab. This colourful and healthy plate of food includes feta cheese and red wine vinaigrette. It is a delicious alternative to a quick and dirty deep fried lunch. Found all over the islands, these local favourites are delectable. They offer an energizing way to keep going on your busy day of exploring.
As you sail through the Med on your luxury yacht. You will pass over some of this dishes main ingredients: Greek lobster. Set upon a bed of fresh pasta. Considered one of the best Greek seafood dishes that the Mediterranean offers. Unfortunately though it is also one of the most expensive dishes. It is not hard to find in a traditional Psarotaverna, you should definitely try it. Don’t miss this dish while in Greece, the flavours are incredible.
Translated is, crispy fried calamari, this simple yet delicious dish is the perfect comfort food. Calamari with a thicker, lighter batter than other types of calamari. Seasoned with paprika to give it that little extra kick. The best part of this dish, however, is that it is easy to make at home. So you can spice up your evenings with Greek magic whenever you’re missing life on the Glaros.
Soaked in salt water for around 48 hours to absorb its natural flavours. Bakaliaros skordalia is essentially a re-imagining of the cod fritter served a garlic potato puree. Popular in Greece all year round, this dish is a stunning and delightful example of traditional Greek seafood.
Want to try all of these incredible Greek fish dishes? Then join us on a luxury yacht charter around the Greek Islands with Deep Blue Yachting and see how many you can sink your teeth into. Contact Us.
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