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petali

πετάλι

Butterflied and barbecued grey mullet (the abundant kefalos from the Ambracian Gulf). In the old days the fish were split open, cleaned, salted, pounded and dried as a way of preserving them before refrigeration.

Properly κέφαλος πετάλι (kefalos petali).

Text © Dana Facaros

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