This simple stew represents a typical way of preparing fish throughout northern Peru.
Oxtail create a wonderfully rich flavor, which, when paired with tender meat and light puff pastry makes the perfect winter dish.
Okra is very popular on Crete. Like most Cretans, Christoforos Veneris, whose recipe this is, dries his okra in the sun before cooking it.
One-pot meals like this—made on Crete with both domesticated rabbit and wild hare—are basic to the island's cuisine.