Post Tagged with: "Ouzo"
This appetizer is very popular in Lesvos. It goes well with ouzo.
It might look difficult to prepare but if you have tasted it in a Greek island and it was well prepared, then it is worth trying to cook it. It is considered a very famous Greek appetizer which is very often accompanied with Ouzo drink. There are many variations of this appetizer. We suggest you the following recipe. Two tips regarding octopus. Do not add too much salt become it is salty. It does not require any extra water on cooking because it has its own juice.
Try this nice ouzo recipe. Can be easily halfed. In the cooked chicken balls of the picture we used half cream and half evaporated milk.
Instead of pouring a butter sauce on top of the sole fillets with mixed some mayonnaise with ouzo, lemon and dill.
Yuvarlak means round in Turkish. Yiouvarlakia are a kind of meatballs with sauce. The are found in Greek as well as in Turkish cuisines. In this recipe we added some ouzo to give some extra flavour in the meatballs.
One of the largest producers of ouzo today is Varvayiannis (Βαρβαγιάννης), located in the town of Plomari in the southeast portion of the island, while in the same town Pitsiladi (Πιτσιλαδή), a variety of high-quality ouzo, is also distilled. More about ouzo can be found in (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ouzo)