aegean kakavia (beautiful fish stew)


aegean kakavia (beautiful fish stew)

What’s great about this recipe is that you can use whatever fish you like. Sea bass, wrasse, pickerel, pollock, bream and red mullet all work well


Stew » Party Food & Cocktails » Greek recipes

Recipe Language : English


Ingredients:

• olive oil
• 2 onions, peeled and roughly chopped
• 4 sticks of celery, trimmed and roughly chopped
• 5 cloves of garlic, peeled and roughly chopped
• 3 beef tomatoes, roughly chopped
• 500g potatoes, peeled and cut into 3–4cm chunks
• 3 fresh bay leaves
• 1 litre vegetable stock, preferably organic
• sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
• 700g fresh fish fillets (see introduction), scaled and pin-boned
• juice of 1 lemon
• a small bunch of fresh flat-leaf parsley, roughly chopped
• a small bunch of fresh dill, roughly chopped
• Greek extra virgin olive oil
• a loaf of rustic bread, to serve .


main courses | serves 4
What’s great about this recipe is that you can use whatever fish you like. Sea bass, wrasse, pickerel, pollock, bream and red mullet all work well. You could even use lobster if you have it and feel like splashing out! Just talk to your fishmonger and get him to recommend a few of his freshest fish. Greek fishermen make this out at sea, using whatever they’ve hauled into their boat that day, and cooking it in seawater. That’s how I learnt to make this. Because their water is ready-salted they don't need any seasoning at all to achieve a perfectly delicious stew. Genius! Try to use a mixture of fish, so you get all sorts of different flavours and colours in this wonderful stew.

Heat a good lug of olive oil in a large pan on a medium heat. Add the onions and celery and cook for 5 minutes, then add the garlic and cook for another 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until soft but not coloured.

Add the tomatoes, potatoes and bay leaves and pour in the stock. Season lovingly with salt and pepper and bring it all to the boil. Reduce to a low heat and simmer for 15 minutes. At this point, add your fish fillets and bring back to the boil, then reduce to a medium low heat and simmer for a further 15 minutes, until the potatoes are tender and the fish is cooked through and flakes apart. Stir in the lemon juice and herbs, drizzle with extra virgin olive oil, then have a quick taste to make sure you've got a good balance of acidity, freshness and seasoning and serve with chunks of rustic bread.

• from Jamie does...

Recipe Details

Recipe Name : aegean kakavia (beautiful fish stew)
Recipe Chef Name : Jamie Oliver
Recipe Course : Party Food & Cocktails
Recipe Type : Stew
Recipe Cuisine : Greek recipes
Recipe Diet :

Next Recipe Back to previous page Back to Restaurant Guide


Suggested Recipes

quesadillas with guacamole
One minute berry ice cream
Farfalle with carbonara and spring peas
southern indian rice and seafood soup
Sausages and green lentils with tomato salsa (salsicce con lenticchie verdi e salsa di pomodoro)
roquefort salad with warm croutons and lardons
crostini (small toasted bread)
Amazing lamb rack
Baked eggs
gorgeous rosemary prune skewers
Tartare de saumon
blackberry tart (torta di more)
Slow-roasted spiced pork loin with black-eyed beans and tomatoes
Red grape pizza with honey, rosemary and pecorino
posh japanese-inspired beef carpaccio
Beautiful home-made crab cakes with a hot blackened salsa
Pizza dough
Appleberry pie
grilled flatbreads with rosemary oil
moroccan style broad bean salad with yoghurt and crunchy bits
Awesome spinach and ricotta cannelloni
leek and potato soup (usa version - imperial)
aegean kakavia (beautiful fish stew)
Asparagus frittata
antipasti of mozzarella, chilli, and lemon crostini
carrots
hamilton squash
Apple sponge pudding
Tuna carpaccio - japanese style
My favourite paella
A basic recipe for fresh egg pasta
Tarte aux girolles -
cool mexican bean wraps
Fraîcheur de King crabe
Steak 2 sauces
Best tiramisu
Green veggies with flavoured butter
Aioli
asian-inspired turkey salad and pancakes
spring vegetable stew (vignole)
Dos de bar aux truffes

Reviews : » Write Review » Read Reviews (0)
My Favourites » Add To Favourites » View My Favourites

Selected Restaurant

Restaurant in VALE FORMOSO , Portugal

Henrique Leis
Restaurant in VALE FORMOSO , Portugal
A house all in wood, with a very welcoming environment, refined, comfortable and rich in decorative elements.
More...
List your Restaurant for FREE...


Recommended Wines

Wines from Hungary

Kékfrankos
Wines from Hungary
2007 Kékfrankos Cabernet Rosé The 2007 Kékfrankos Cabernet Rosé is a fresh, fruity wine with a nice, intense bouquet.
More...
More Wines...
List your Vineyard for FREE...


Food Products

Fruit, Fruit Products

fuji apple
Type: Apple Style: Fresh Product Type: Pome Fruit Variety: Fuji Cultivation Type: Common Color: Red Maturity: >90% Grade: A, B, C and mixed Place of Ori...
More...
More Products...
List your Food Product for FREE...


Recipe Of The Day

Hachis Parmentier aux légumes
Hachis Parmentier aux légumes
More...
More Recipes...
List your Recipe for FREE...

Home
Restaurants
Vineyards
Wines
Recipes
Events
Food Products
France  •  Austria  •  Belgium  •  Germany  •  Ireland  •  Italy  •  Liechtenstein  •  Luxembourg  •  Netherlands  •  Portugal  •  Russia  •  Spain  •  Switzerland  •  United Kingdom
Amsterdam Antwerp Barcelona Belfast Berlin Bologna Bordeaux Bremen Bristol Bruxelles
Dublin Florence Frankfurt Geneve Hamburg Lisbon London Luxembourg Lyon Madrid
Milano Manchester München Paris Porto Reims Roma Sevilla Torino Wien
Onlince Since 2009
gourmet@restaurants-guide4u.com
© 2008 restaurants-guide 4u.com. All rights reserved