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17.12.2018 in Gastronomy

Sardines     Sardines (Sardina Pilchardus) ORIGIN AND TRAITS Despite age, gender, nationality or preferences, there’s usually a point in people’s lives when the question about the principles of healthy eating arises. Thinking about the foods that can be incorporated into a balanced diet plan, there is no doubt that among the first things that come to mind is fish. Low in calories, yet high in nutrients, fish finds itself in the middle of the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid and is advised to be consumed 1-3 times per week. The Mediterranean Sea boasts a wide range of quality fish, among which…

Sardeles Pastes – a Lesvos Delicacy

06.11.2016 in Gastronomy

Sardeles Pastes – A Lesvos Delicacy “The snack of choice with ouzo is Sardeles Pastes. These are the sardines that have been caught that morning, salted on the boat and served that night. To eat them, the skin is removed and they are seasoned with oil, lemon or whatever your host prefers to season with (though some eat them totally unseasoned).”  – Matt Barrett Sardeles Pastes are found mostly in Lesvos, mainly because the sardines from the Gulf of Kaloni are considered the best in Greece, if not the world. During the summer months the sardines are caught in the…