Roasted garlic and yukon gold potato soup
Two heads of garlic, halved crosswise
One tablespoon olive oil
4 cups vegetable broth
8 ounces Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and chopped
Sea salt and fresh ground black pepper, to taste
Preheat your oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
Drizzle the garlic heads with the olive oil and tightly wrap the garlic in aluminum foil. Roast until tender, around 40 minutes.
Remove the garlic from the oven and let cool.
Once cool enough to touch, gently squeeze the garlic ...
Make the best Mini Tostadas for any occasion! Great for snacks or easy appetizers, these bean-and-cheese charmers go together fast. This is not European recipe, but we love this recipe!
1 tbsp olive oil
1/2 cup yellow onion, minced
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 tsp cumin
1 cup tomato, finely chopped
1 15oz can black beans, rinsed and drained
1/2 avocado, finely chopped
3 tbsp cilantro, chopped
2 tbsp lime juice
36 tortilla bowl ...
Irish Boxty with mushrooms and whiskey gravy
One of our most loved Irish dishes is the boxty. These potato pancakes are moist and tender on the inside, yet ultra crispy on the outside.
A boxty is a wonderful platform for your favorite fillings and can be served for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
3 cup leftover mashed potatoes
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup parmesan cheese
3 tbsp fresh chives, chopped
1/2 cup heavy cream
1 tbsp butter, for frying
1 lb button or crimini mushrooms, ...
Vegan Zucchini Soup
Simple Vegan Zucchini Soup, creamy, sublimely silky zucchini soup without any cream at all. You have to try this soup if you haven’t eaten a vegan zucchini soup before.
Ingredients ( for 2 persons)
300 g zucchini
1 tsp black peppercorns
500 ml vegetable broth
100 ml soy cream
2 Tbsp olive oil
2 Tbsp sweet lupine flour
1 Boil vegetable broth directly with the peppercorns for ~5 minutes
2 Wash the zucchini and cut it into small pieces, give it in the pot ...
Carbonades Flamandes – Flemish beef and beer stew
This is a sweet and mildly tangy Flemish beef casserole stewed with Belgian abbey-styled beer. Use a dark Trappist ale like Leffe Radieuse, Ommegang Abbey Ale or Chimay Blue for a luscious caramel-ly finish.
The stew derives its sweetness from copious lashings of onions, sweated and caramelised with a touch of sugar, and its sour tang from a dollop of wholegrain mustard and tomato paste.If you don't have mustard and/or tomato paste, you can substitute either with each, or apple cider ...
Herbed Yorkshire Pudding
This is the best herbed Yorkshire Pudding with some herbs and some Parmesan cheese. This is time saver and very easy recipe. I like to have this as a lunch with a side salad or some smoked salmon. The key is to heat the pan in the oven for 10 minutes to get it very hot before you add the oil and egg mix. Then bake it hot and do not open the oven.
You will need:
2 large eggs
2 heaped tbsp flour
1 tbsp chopped mixed herbs – I used rosemary, thyme and basil but you can use your ...
Easy Paella recipe
A perfect dish for your dinner or other occasion. It seems that ingredients do not go well together but after tasting Portuguese Paella, everyone will admit that the recipe is flawless.
6 chicken thighs, skinless
1 teaspoon chopped rosemary
0.75 teaspoons salt
0.25 teaspoons ground black pepper
2 teaspoons oil
1 link Portuguese chuorico
1 sweet bell pepper
1.5 cups rice, uncooked
4 plum tomatoes
1 teaspoon sweet paprika
0.25 teaspoons ...
A canelé is a cork-shaped pastry from Bordeaux, which has a caramelised crust and soft middle. These impressive desserts are well worth the effort.
470ml full-fat milk
50g good-quality French unsalted butter
½ vanilla pod, split lengthways and seeds scraped out
230g granulated sugar
1 medium eggand 2 medium egg yolks, beaten
50ml dark rum
120g plain flour
beeswax (available from amazon.co.uk), melted, to grease the moulds (if they are ...