We are wrong if we think that the Spaniards are the only ones who say goodbye to the year in a curious way. To our tradition of eating 12 grapes to the sound of the midnight bells join those of many other countries. We tell you what are the most curious ways to say goodbye to the year around the world.Read More
Steaming allows meats, even breasts that are normally dried, to have a soft and delicate texture. In addition this technique of filling chicken breasts has multiple variants with respect to the ingredients that we can put inside; bacon with dried apricots, pears with gorzonzola, spinach with mushrooms ... Chicken stuffed with prunes and nuts is just an idea What stuffing would you put?
Chocolate is a genuine product, irresistible to a large majority of people, but like everything else, adequate intake is necessary. Choosing chocolate can have negative consequences for our health. An ideal book to learn more about chocolate, its properties and its effects is, The healing power of chocolate.
I love big flocks and when they are cheap, I never resist asking them at the fish market. Today they were fine, or at least accessible and I have had the luxury of buying a large sole to make this recipe for baked sole with leek and caper crust, my alternative to the recipe for sole with lemon donkey.
In China there are currently 600 McDonald's establishments thanks to the expansion strategy carried out by this company. Now it is Burger King that has passed the counterattack and has opened its first establishment in the city of Shanghai, one of the most developed in the Asian country. The new establishment of Burger King is undoubtedly the prelude to many others that will open to start competing with the rival company McDonald's.
Days ago in the blog bookofjoe I saw this little gadget for knives called knife guard that caught my attention. It is a kind of protector for the knife blade, with a pair of side supports that allow you to press on the knife without fear of cutting yourself or doing some damage.
In politics, things can be done right, wrong or ... Spanish. Serve as an example to illustrate this affirmation of the horrific situation that swirls the so crazed anti-smoking cross, which seems to have come out of the pen of Valle-Inclán itself. It is going on for four years (as time goes by) in which the bases had been laid by hype and saucer to eradicate the delightful habit of smoking in public places, understanding as such also bars, restaurants and coffee shops.
Mackerel is a fish that I usually buy, although its appearance is not the most attractive. I usually prepare it on the grill, sometimes with a garlic sauce, but this time I have decided to make an onion pickled mackerel, and it has conquered me. You have to try it! We are in the middle of this tasty blue fish season, so you will have no problem finding it in the fish market.
I have seen on the portal A simmered that a recipe book for Thermomix special for celiacs has been published these days. The book is called Gluten Free Cooking for Everyone and is a publication of Thermomix and the Federation of Celiac Associations of Spain (FACE). The book can be purchased through the Thermomix sales network and is apparently only one of the initiatives that the Thermomix brand would be developing especially for those who have celiac disease.
Today is the first Wednesday of December and that means that we have to give our biweekly review of the best questions and answers published in Direct to the Palate Answers, where you are invited to participate and ask us your gastronomic questions or concerns, your problems when making a recipe or Your requests
In Direct to the Palate we have given you this summer several tips to prepare barbecues, from the essential tricks to master the fire to original ideas to surprise, but if you really want to surprise, forget about coal and wood, because they are for newbies, and Cook the barbecue over burning lava.
The barbecue fruits confer a very peculiar and tasty taste, during this summer we have been able to enjoy some roasted fruits and although they want something more fresh, we could not resist repeating. Today we propose that you enjoy roasted peaches in the oven. Coinciding with the beginning of the sale of Calanda peaches, we recommend that you enjoy this rich and masterful recipe with which you will enjoy the flavor that roasted peaches confer on the palate.
When I was little I discovered a strange device stored in the back of a kitchen cupboard, it was round, with orange-painted metal legs that held a kind of stone with a metal spiral embedded in a low relief in it "stone". Every time I saw him I asked my mother what it was and she always answered that it was a hell.
One of the gastronomic pleasures that summer offers us is to have a good tapa with your beer on a shaded terrace. Of course we can not deny that throughout our geography, and luckily, we have a variety of tapas and pintxos to taste, but surely everyone has their favorite or that always opts when you take something away from home.
Mayonnaise or mayonnaise sauce is for many an essential basic of the kitchen, base of many recipes and delicious dressing of many dishes and foods. In its original version it only contains two ingredients, but we can also prepare a rich lactonesa or mayonnaise without eggs, ideal for allergy sufferers or to reduce the risks of raw eggs.
Today we are going to prepare a very simple recipe and at the same time very full of flavor. These are spaghetti sauteed with cherry tomatoes and bacon that will make you feel new as soon as you try it. To do it you do not need more than simple ingredients and desire to enjoy. The taste of the bacon, the tomatoes exploding in each bite and the pasta combine deliciously so it does not surprise you that it ends in a moment.
When Michelin accompanies the name of a restaurant it is quite common that we associate it with a high bill not suitable for all budgets. This is true in many cases, but not in all of them, so lovers of good food do not have to (necessarily) break the bank if we want to pay tribute.
Pears, in addition to being a delicious fruit, certainly offer a very special flavor in various preparations, for us this is a very special one that leaves a great, sweet and very juicy taste on the palate. Pears with honey will surprise you and please your guests. The ingredients 5 pears, 150 grams of sugar, 250 grams of sponge cake, 125 grams of oat flakes, grated skin of ½ orange, 50 grams of chopped almonds, 4 tablespoons of honey, 2 nuts of butter, 30 grams of rolled almonds and 75 grams of chocolate fondant.
I love cooking with chicken, both because it is simple to get dishes full of flavor and the versatility it has when you want to give it a personal touch. On this occasion, I wanted to make a traditional recipe for garlic chicken, since to my surprise, many friends of mine confessed that they did not know how to make the chicken look very juicy.