Rafael Sandoval, from the Coque restaurant, in Madrid, has received the National Gastronomy Award for the best sommelier. The award thus turns the Sandoval brothers into the first family that accumulates the three great prizes awarded annually by the Royal Academy of Gastronomy, after Mario and Diego received in previous editions the award for best head chef and room, respectively.Read More
For me this recipe for roasted chicken sherry is the most traditional I know. So they taught us how to do it at school and if I tell you the truth since then I had not repeated it since I usually make roast chicken in a totally different way. Never ever say never, in fact home I am increasingly surprised by making old recipes that bring me many memories.
When I made the recipe for homemade black pudding at the end of August, we were delighted. So much so that taking advantage of the recipe we made a delicious dough to make soft black pudding croquettes that was also very successful at home. But the best thing about that homemade black pudding recipe was a comment that Lu left.
It is an ideal recipe for a light dinner, snow eggs are really easy to make and you will surely be surprised with the taste. The ingredients 4 hard-boiled eggs, 100 grams of foie gras, 50 grams of butter, 25 grams of flour, ¼ liter of milk, 8 slices of bread, some paprika, pepper and salt.
Within the world of Riojas we can access a wine that is very special, this is Beronia Tempranillo 2004. Belonging to the range of monovarietal wines, it has been fermented in barrels and a limited production of only 12,000 bottles has been produced. The wine is the fruit of the best Tempranillo grape resulting from the 2004 harvest, a vintage considered excellent.
These days I was pleasantly surprised by a smoked cod from Iceland, preserved in oil, packaged by Fish and Salted La Higuerita, from the fishing village of Isla Cristina, Huelva. This beautiful fishing village has salted and canned factories as famous as Usisa, which packs excellent mackerels, or canuba melba in olive oil, which it exports to the whole world.
I am surprised that, having an Asturian family, and with what I like mussels and cider, it has taken so long to prepare this recipe for mussels with cider, a quick, simple and tasty way to prepare the always delicious mollusks. It is a perfect recipe as an entree, not only because of its rich flavor, but because the aroma it gives off opens the appetite just by smelling it.
The largest canning company in Spain, Conservas Calvo, will try to amaze us with the new products that it plans to launch shortly to the Spanish market. It is a strategic plan where preserves must become synonymous with quality prepared dishes that seduce the consumer. We have already spoken Directly to the Palate about the great growth that prepared dishes and sauces have experienced due to the lifestyle of our society.
In Catalonia and in the Valencian Community we have our hands in the dough, these days we enjoy kneading, painting and decorating our Easter cake. It is an enjoyment for young and old, nobody is bitter about a candy and these, which are usually enjoyed once a year, are eagerly taken. We who are from Barcelona are used to Easter monkeys with eggs and other chocolate sculptures, increasingly innovative, but we must recognize that Valencian monkeys are a delicious tradition, but they carry the cooked egg.
How good this salad will sit in this hot summer! It has an easy preparation and we can also vary it according to our tastes. The ingredients 300 grams of arugula, 200 grams of Parmesan cheese in a piece, 8 cherry tomatoes, 5 tablespoons of virgin olive oil, 1 teaspoon of mustard, 1 teaspoon of balsamic vinegar, 1 teaspoon of honey, salt and black pepper.
I think it is not the first time that I say that breakfast is for me the most important meal of the day, so I try to always have homemade bread ready and vary the proposals. My last batch was that of these oil muffins that are prepared in a plis plas and are so good that you almost do not need to accompany them with anything.
It is the first time I prepare this recipe for Greek zucchini croquettes, whose name is unpronounceable in their original language, but I am sure it will not be the last. In addition to its delicious taste, I found it a great way to eat this cucurbitaceae. My zucchini does not convince my children too much, but since they love croquettes and in this recipe it is totally camouflaged, at first they did not realize that I was "cheating on them."
In Andalusia many dishes with almond sauce are prepared, surely an Arab heritage, which left us the taste for exotic spices and nuts, typical of oriental cuisine. In this case I have prepared one of my favorite dishes since childhood, the recipe for meatballs with almond sauce, easy to prepare and very rich.
Do you like baking and have not yet made the letter to the Kings? Then you are in luck and you do not need to look any further, Martha Stewart Cakes, with one hundred and fifty classic recipes perfect for any celebration, is your ideal gift, I assure you that you will be excited. It had been a while since I had an eye on him and when I could finally get it, it has been a huge rush, because the recipes have far exceeded my expectations.
When the heat squeezes, it may be that breakfast or a hot drink is not what you want, but surely a strawberry, avocado and cheese smoothie is irresistible. As easy and simple to prepare as healthy and nutritious, we add them to the list of proposals that we present recently with smoothies ordered according to the objective we pursue.
Let someone who enjoys a good plate of pasta raise his hand and tell how he likes it. If we do this exercise each and every one of us is very likely that the preparation that comes to mind is a traditional pasta with sauce, such as eating with a fork or with a fork and spoon (in case of spaghetti, noodles, linguine or similar).
Since we know the lactose-free topic we have at home, the diet has begun to vary. For example, for today I planned to make a chocolate cake biscuit (the typical one), but now it is impossible, so I have changed it for this cupcake sponge cake recipe that I found in the book of the Marquise de Parabere.
One of the foods we like the most is the potato. A tuber that gives a lot of play in the kitchen and that also serves as the basis for the dough of some potato and cod croquettes, as it becomes German pancakes or kartoffelpuffer. You can roast, fry, boil and much more. But if that weren't enough, today we prepare some rosemary potatoes that we invite you to try.
In the search for researchers to obtain very healthy foods, Argentine scientists belonging to CONICET (National Council of Scientific and Technical Research), have managed to develop a new milk that has 75% less cholesterol content and a great contribution of provitamin D that makes it especially beneficial for our cardiovascular health.