lunes, 28 de junio de 2010

Cream of zucchini

Crema de calabacínpeq

2 spring onions 2 leeks
Four squash
2 tablespoons butter
Water or chicken stock

Cut the onions and Calabar in pieces such as the photo. Fry the onions in butter without browning or take color. Add the zucchini with a little salt and pepper and cover the pot about 10 minutes, stirring every 2. After this time, vegetables will have already become quite tender. Then cover the squash with water or broth and let cook for about 15 minutes until the vegetable is ready. You'll just mince and adjust the salt.
What advantage!

sábado, 26 de junio de 2010

Pasta stuffed: Sacchetti Parmesan, Emmental and bacon

Making pasta at home is a snap also immensely rewarding. It takes time, but not too much skill. Anyone can do it and besides, the multitude of existing types, make it a food that you can never get tired.

Sacchetti de queso y bacon

Fresh pasta dough

1 egg per 100 grams of flour
For this recipe:
200 gr flour
2 eggs

For the filling

Emmental cheese
Parmesan Cheese
100 g bacon

Mix eggs with flour and knead until dough is very compact. With the help of a rolling pin, stretching it to obtain a dough as thin as possible, 1 mm or 2. Cut pictures of 10x10 cm and reserved on a cloth.
Grate enough cheese in equal parts of both and add finely chopped bacon. Picking up the box in his hand, put a bit of the cheese mixture and bacon in the center. Close joining two corners first and then the other two. To be closely united thrust under the skirt with the handle of a teaspoon.
If you do not be consumed at the time, should be kept in the fridge, too, in the freezer.
To taste it is fresh pasta watershed as normal, about 10 minutes in boiling water with salt and a few drops of oil if the habit.
Ah! And serve with the sauce one we like. Those in the photo are made with a golden onion in skillet followed by chicken and eggplant in small pieces and covered with cream. Minutes boiling, adding them to the Sacchetti y. .. to eat!

viernes, 18 de junio de 2010

Flute stuffed pastry

Flauta de hojaldre rellena de atún y tomate
Flute pastry stuffed with tuna and tomato sauce

A rectangle of puff pastry to 8x20cm

Something to fill as:
Tuna and tomato sauce,
ham, cheese and tomato
4 cheeses
o. .. Imagination!

Paint the rectangle of puff pastry with egg or egg yolk (only with the tip surface will be a more vivid color), and place the oven for 10 minutes at 180 º C on a baking paper to prevent sticking to the tray . Once you have uploaded, remove the pastry from the oven, cut it in half and fill it with what you like best.

miércoles, 16 de junio de 2010

Contest "To wet bread "

Today I propose a photo contest. May be submitted any person to send a photo or photos totally original main theme is bread.
From today until August 31 you can send your pictures to or through Facebook. I'll posting them in this post as they are received, no name or any reference to its author, and you votaréis the photo you like best publicly via the comments.
The winner will grant him a post in this blog that, along with your photo, you can put your favorite recipe for bread dipping. If you want to inspire a bit, here's a muse

Chicken Meatballs

300g minced chicken
2 eggs
1 / 2 teaspoon turmeric
chopped cilantro
1 teaspoon garam masala
3-4 tablespoons breadcrumbs
1 chopped onion new
1 clove garlic, minced

Mix all ingredients with a wooden spoon or hands. Make small meatballs dipped in flour and set aside on a plate.
Now, we must make the sauce where we're going to cook. I give you two ideas:

Chicken meatballs with raisins and pine nuts

8 chicken meatballs
Two onions
50g pine nuts
50g raisins
1 cup sweet wine
Olive oil

Peel and chop the onions into small cubes, sauté in oil with some salt and wait until it is well browned. Add the pine nuts and raisins and stir to get mix. Pour glass of wine and reduce wait almost dry. Then, add the meatballs and cover with water. Cook for about 15 minutes until meatballs are cooked and sauce has reduced. Serve with a bit of couscous.

albóndiga de pollo en salsa de tomate sobre arroz salteado con bayas de goji

Chicken meatballs in tomato sauce on fried rice with goji berries

8 chicken meatballs
300 g of crushed tomatoes
2 cloves garlic
Olive oil
Cooked basmati rice
30g goji berries

Sauté the garlic in the oil and add the rosemary. Add the tomatoes and with a teaspoon of sugar and a pinch of salt, cook about 10 or 15 minutes. Then distribute the meatballs in the sauce and cook over low heat another 15 minutes being careful not to stick. Serve over rice to jump in a pan with a little olive oil and goji berries.

sábado, 12 de junio de 2010

Cherries in anise

Guindas en anís

250g cherries

Glass jar with a sealable 1l.
500 ml of anisette or brandy

First we'll enter the open boat and lid in a pot with boiling water so that it completely covers. We'll let boil about 15 minutes to be sterilized. After you remove the tail to the cherries, the well will wash the secaremos and introduce into the pot without touching the inside of the finger. Finally, cover the cherries with liquor up to 1 cm from the edge of the jar and close them right. We have to wait about 3 months to eat them, but will be worthwhile both cherries and resulting liquor.
At the photo still have just over a month so that they are ready. Do not take too many!

miércoles, 9 de junio de 2010

Brazo gitano pastry cream filling


Lightweight sponge roly-poly

170 gr sugar
190 gr flour
6 eggs

Assemble the eggs with the sugar (if we do it with a mounted machine whole eggs, if we do we will hand-assemble the yolks and whites separately, dividing the sugar between them.) Then we will be adding the flour little by little over the eggs mounted sieve with a sieve or a sieve if we did, and mix with a language or a wooden spoon so enveloping and slowly so that the eggs do not fall. Place the dough on a baking sheet, resulting in a rectangle 1 cm thick. I baked at 225 º C for about 5 minutes. We'll leave tuning covering it with a clean cloth to gently and we Revenga easier rolling. Reserve in refrigerator.


125 gr sugar
70 gr flour
500 ml of milk
Skin of 1 lemon
1 / 2 vanilla branch
3 egg yolks

Boil the milk with lemon peel and vanilla. In a bowl mix sugar, flour, egg yolks, and add milk gradually. After adding the mixture into the pan and remove when it starts to boil and has thickened. Let stand book at blocking the cold cream flush with plastic wrap so they do not believe scab.

Swiss roll filled with pastry cream

Template cake
Syrup (50 g sugar + 50 ml of water, bring to boil
about 5 minutes to get the point of syrup)

With a brush or wash a surface of the cake plate, covering it well then the cream, spreading it across the surface of the cake.
Placing the cake on a baking paper, roll it carefully through the longest part of the rectangle, forming a roly-poly. Rolling is not difficult, you just have to do it bit by bit, tightening and helping the paper to wrap it well. Once wrapped the cold will let it rest about 2 or 3 hours and after that we will remove the paper, we'll take over icing sugar with a little cinnamon, and you're ready to eat.