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Bakaliaroswith Skordalia

16.03.2017 in Gastronomy

Bakaliaros (Battered-Fried Salted Cod) with Skordalia (Garlic Sauce) Battered Bakaliaros (salted cod), in Greek “μπακαλιάρος”, is the traditional food eaten in Greece on the 25th of March. This Greek traditional dish has become synonymous with the day that celebrates the Annunciation of Virgin Mary as well as the celebration of the Revolution against the Turks in 1821. How did we come to prepare this dish? The 25th of March is always in the period of the Great Lent when the Orthodox fast for nearly fifty days. No meat, no fish, no dairy products and sometimes no olive oil are permitted….