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Aritis’ Fish Soup


1kg fish (preferably cod, monkfish, scorpionfish, redfish or any white fish that doesn't crumble easily)
6-8 cups of water
4 carrots
1 bunch of celery
4 potatoes
1 large onion - quartered
1 peeled tomato
Juice of 1 lemon
1/3 cup olive oil
Salt and pepper


Put the fish into the boiling water of the pot and boil for about 15 minutes.
Add salt and pepper.
Boil for about 15 minutes.
Remove the fish and keep it warm.
Drain the liquid to remove any bones.
Add the vegetables and onion in the pot with the drained fish liquid.
Add the olive oil.
Bring them to boil and then simmer for almost half an hour.
Scoop the vegetables from the broth and keep them warm.
Add the lemon juice and gently stir through.

Clio’s Fish Soup, a variation
Follow Ariti’s recipe up to step 9.
After you scoop the boiled vegetables add rice and boil the broth.
Blend a carrot, a potato, the onion, the tomato and half the celery and add to the broth.
Add the lemon juice and stir or make an avgolemono (egg and lemon sauce) and mix it to the broth.

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