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Boiled cabbage with fish sauce (Eliogaro) Byzantine Recipe


  • 1 kg Chinese cabbage, cooked

For the fish sauce:

  • 500 g sand smelt
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 stalk of celery, chopped
  • 1/4 cup of red wine
  • 3 garlic cloves, sliced
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 3 tbsp vinegar


  • Brown the smelt in half the olive oil with the onion, celery and garlic.
  • Douse with the wine and cool.
  • Empty into a food processor and blend with the remaining olive oil, vinegar, salt and pepper until smooth.
  • Serve with the cooked cabbage.

(serves 4)

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