Centuries of Cretan Herbs: Cuttlefish with Fennel and Spinach

Bring the delicious flavors of Cretan cuisine to your very own kitchen


| February/March 2002


Fennel   

Wild fennel grows all over the island of Crete, and has an aromatic licorice taste. Cretan cooks use fennel to flavor all kinds of dishes, from stews to seafood. It is also used on its own, in patties or traditional savory pies.

Cuttlefish with Fennel and Spinach 

Serves 6



•2 pounds cuttlefish
•1 cup olive oil
•1 small onion, finely sliced
•3 cups water
•1 cup chopped fresh fennel
•2 cups chopped fresh spinach
•2 spring onions
•1 medium tomato, cubed
•Salt and pepper, to taste
•Juice of 1 large lemon
 

1.Clean and rinse the cuttlefish well.
2.In a large, heavy-bottomed pot, heat the olive oil. Stir-fry the sliced onion for 1 to 2 minutes.
3.Add the cuttlefish and brown on both sides.
4.Add the water, cover, and simmer for at least 40 to 45 minutes.
5.Add the fennel, spinach, spring onions, tomato, salt, and pepper. If required, add a little water.
6. Cover the pot and continue cooking on low until the greens are soft. Pour the lemon juice over the top. Remove from the heat.
7.Stir well, and let the meal rest for 10 to 15 minutes before serving.

Click here for the main article, Centuries of Cretan Herbs.








mother earth news fair 2018 schedule

MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR

Next: June 2-3, 2018
Frederick, MD

Sit in on dozens of practical workshops from the leading authorities on natural health, organic gardening, real food and more!

LEARN MORE









Subscribe today and save 58%

Subscribe to Mother Earth Living !

Mother Earth LivingWelcome to Mother Earth Living, the authority on green lifestyle and design. Each issue of Mother Earth Living features advice to create naturally healthy and nontoxic homes for yourself and your loved ones. With Mother Earth Living by your side, you’ll discover all the best and latest information you want on choosing natural remedies and practicing preventive medicine; cooking with a nutritious and whole-food focus; creating a nontoxic home; and gardening for food, wellness and enjoyment. Subscribe to Mother Earth Living today to get inspired on the art of living wisely and living well.

Save Money & a Few Trees!

Pay now with a credit card and take advantage of our earth-friendly automatic renewal savings plan. You’ll save an additional $5 and get six issues of Mother Earth Living for just $19.95! (Offer valid only in the U.S.)

Or, choose Bill Me and pay just $24.95.




Facebook Pinterest Instagram YouTube Twitter


Copyright 2018, All Rights Reserved
Ogden Publications, Inc., 1503 SW 42nd St., Topeka, Kansas 66609-1265