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psari

ψάρι

Attributed to the Perrone-Phrixos Group, Greek, Fish Plate, 340/320 B.C. 5/13/17 #artinstitutechi #ceramics

Fish in general, plural ψάρια. Greeks have been mad about it since ancient times (read James Davidson's book Courtesans and Fishcakes to read just how mad they were). If you see (kat) written next to a fish on the menu, it means it's frozen.

φρέσκα ψάρια (freska psaria): fresh fish

μικτό τηγανισμένο ψάρι (mikto tiganismeno psari): mixed fried fish

ψάρι πλακί στο φούρνο (psari plaki sto fourno): baked fish with tomatoes and other vegetables; a favourite way of preparing grivadi.

ψάρι στιφάδο (psari stifado): fish stew

ψάρι σχάρας (psari scharas): grilled fish

ψημένα ψάρια (psimena psaria): baked fish

τηγανητά ψάρια (tiganita psaria): fried fish

ωμό ψάρι (omo psari): raw fish

Text © Dana Facaros

Image by Sharon Mollerus