VEGETABLES

 

VEGETABLES
VEGETABLES

Vegetables: the virtues of our garden.

This proved that the consumption of vegetables reduces the risk of cancer and degenerative diseases.
According to experts, the optimal consumption of fresh vegetables is three to five servings, ie a minimum of 400 grams per day.
Along with fruits, they are the main dietary sources of vitamin C and provitamin A. Many, moreover, are excellent source of other nutrients, fiber and antioxidants, and have a low content of protein and fat. To cover the recommendations, suffice to consume vegetables in the first course and accompanying the latter, both food and dinner.

Vegetables are rich in fibers, which helps to promote intestinal transit; provide satiety, which favors those who follow slimming diets. Soluble fiber helps reduce cholesterol levels, which helps prevent cardiovascular disease and gallstones; also it contributes, according to recent studies, to reduce the incidence of colon cancer.
During the summer season, fresh vegetables are foods that help hydrate our body because of its high water content, plus nutritional and digestive. They are rich in vitamins, minerals, fiber and low in calories. They are also a source of antioxidants. Elllo all are essential in the Mediterranean diet.

BEANS WITH CLAMS RECIPE

 

Clams with Beans
Clams with Beans

This recipe is closely related to the one just published, white Beans Recipe and one of my first post and one of my favorite recipes, which never fails my Christmas meals, Clams Recipe.
Typical dishes of the cuisine of northern Spain, and therefore an exaltation of the Spanish Cuisine.
Withe Beans with clams Recipe, very simple to perform.

Let the recipe, Let’s go, Foodies !!!! 😉

Ingredients:
– 1 kg. white beans.
– 1/2 kg of clams.
– Parsley.
– 1 onion.
– 1 clove of garlic.
– Olive oil and salt.

Come I said in the previous post prescription white beans, in this case we leave the beans to soak the night before.
The first thing we do the next day is the bean stew; to pour it in the pot, the water we cover, so that we exceed at least one finger, add the onion and finely chopped garlic, parsley and a splash of olive oil.
Below let it boil over medium heat, we must monitor not to remain without water, and they always have a surplus level finger, in this way we stay a very tasty and filling soup.

We prepare clams apart by Clams Recipe.

Finally, we mix the pil pil with clams into the pot of beans and we continue to a boil over low heat so that the ingredients are blended, add salt. And you’re ready to enjoy !!!

PUMPKIN CAKE RECIPE

HAPPY THANKSGIVING DAY

PUMPKIN CAKE RECIPE
PUMPKIN CAKE RECIPE

Today we celebrate Thanksgiving Day with pumpkin cake, we will quickly prepare and enjoyable to be ready for a snack.

Let’s go, Foodies !!! ,,

Ingredients:
– 300 grams of grated pumpkin without skin (it cut the pumpkin into pieces and grate with a grater, being careful not to cut off).
– 250 grams of sugar
– 300 grams of bread flour
– 100 grams of olive oil
– 4 eggs
– 1 package yeast

Preparation;
We begin whisking eggs in a bowl, once this is done, add the sugar and stir well with a shovel silicone or wooden spoon to integrate the ingredients well.
We continue to add the remaining ingredients of the recipe, in the case of flour and yeast, we unite in a separate bowl and sift before.
Finally once everything well mixed beat with mixer.

Let stand the mixture in the bowl covered with a cloth or plastic wrap, half an hour while we light the oven to 250 degrees and wait for it to warm up.
We spread well buttered mold when mixture begins to bubble (which is already fermenting) threw him into the mold and then baked.
I used to decorate icing and you’re ready to celebrate  Thanksgiving Day.

Note: For this recipe I used the same 3500 grams pumpkin recipes to prepare:
Pumpkin cream Recipe.
Pumpkin puree Recipe

It really is a specific product with many possibilities for the kitchen. 😉

PUMPKIN CAKE
PUMPKIN CAKE

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CHICKPEA STEW RECIPE

 

 

Chickpea Stew Recipe
Chickpea Stew Recipe

Here we go with an ideal time for this recipe, it’s time to eat healthy and homemade taste, and to do nothing better than a good stew of chickpeas.

Ingredients:
– Half a kilo of chickpeas (serves 4) that let soak from the previous day.
– A carrot.
– 2 sausages cooking.
– Beef bone
– A piece of beef
Stew Recipe.
Chicken Soup Recipe.
– 2 potatoes.

Let’s go, Foodies !!!

This recipe will develop from two others, which as I told you is the basis of the tradional Spanish cuisine, also the Stew Recipe and Chicken Soup Recipes.
Well we started throwing the chickpeas in the pot, previously washed in tap water, add the chopped carrot, bone and meat.
Now add the chicken soup until we cover the ingredients well and 2 fingers left over.
We put to boil over high heat, when it starts to boil add the stew (sofrito) and sausages cooking, stir and lower the heat to medium; if we are using a pot expres the cover and let cook for 20-30 minutes.
Once rested and already can open, open it and add 2 peeled and cubed potatoes and return to boil 10 minutes.
I recommend this recipe at night, thus the next day already relaxed and thick broth, is ready to eat !!! Enjoy your meal !!!! 😉

CHICKPEA STEW RECIPE
CHICKPEA STEW RECIPE

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HAZELNUTS CAKE RECIPE

 

CHICKPEA CAKE RECIPE
CHICKPEA CAKE RECIPE

Today it’s dessert, and also the fruits that I have collected these days in the mountains, hazelnuts, is a recipe divided into three parts, first the cake, the other cover and finally the bathroom, in this way we have the wet cake.
Let the recipe !.

But before you start and to take away the fear of you who are watching and so many ingredients tirade, very, very, easy to prepare, without any complications, read it and you will see, very low level of difficulty 😉

Ingredients (serves 6):

For the cake;
– 5 medium eggs

– 5 tablespoons sugar
– 5 tablespoons flour
– Medium on yeast
– Butter for greasing.

For coverage;
– 1/4 kilo of peeled hazelnuts, toasted (5 minutes in the oven at 150 °) and ground
– 4 egg yolks
– 4 egg whites

– 8 tablespoons sugar

For bathroom;
– A splash of sherry or brandy
– 2 tablespoons sugar.
Let’s go, Foodies !!!

First, prepare the cake with ingredients that I have indicated, we spread the pan with butter, pour the ingredients and cook for 15 minutes at 200 ° maximum.

Meanwhile we develop coverage in a bowl; mix the yolks with the sugar then ground and finally the whites until stiff hazelnuts, mix everything with a shovel silicone was stirring inside.

Below we take the cake from the oven and add coverage for the top blade extending as well with silicone.
We return to put the cake in the oven and cook about 10 minutes at 200 °.
Meanwhile prepare the bath, will sherry and sugar in a saucepan over medium heat until it begins to boil, we remove it and pour over cake, previously prick the cake with a knife to penetrate well the bathroom.

Decorate, I bought some flowers brand Dr. Otecker for decoration without complicate more.

CAKE
CAKE

BLACKBERRY JAM RECIPE

Blackberry Jam Recipe
Blackberry Jam Recipe

Come up with another feature fruit, berries, harvested throughout the summer and until the end of September, they are characterized by being the fruit that once cut has short duration is passed soon, so a way to continue enjoying it year round is to make a rich homemade marmalade preserves …….. blackberries, that would be us as easy and convenient as homemade quince recipe that we have prepared.
Ingredients:
– 600 grams of blackberries
– 300 grams of sugar
– Juice of half a lemon
– A little water if necessary.

Let’s go ,, Foodies !!!
We wash well and drain them blackberries.
We put the berries in a saucepan with the sugar to a simmer and let stirring with a wooden spoon.

Bring to the boil pour the lemon juice; cook for about 50 minutes or until the water evaporates.

Remove from heat, passed by the masher, thus eliminate as many nuggets as possible.
Now if there is still liquid, we left a little longer in the pot over medium-low heat until thickened.
We must bear in mind that when cooled thick, so we should remove from heat in a medium term not this not too thick nor entirely settled.
A fire removed once we fill the boats are very well preserved in the refrigerator if we have made a large quantity ideally follow the process that I describe in the preserved home of the blog, canning.

Berries
Berries
Berries
Berries

CHICKEN SOUP RECIPE

Chicken Soup Recipe
Chicken Soup Recipe

The cold is beginning ?; let’s warm up with a cup of chicken soup that also, we provide the basis for other many recipes.
Ingredients:
-A piece of chicken
-Beef bone
-A piece of beef for stew
-A Bunch of celery
-A Bunch of parsley
Two medium carrots

-Half an onion
-A Garlic
-A Cut leek, green part will include, wash it well so that it contains earth.
-A Jet olive oil
-Salt

Let’s go, Foodies !!!
Let us therefore chicken soup recipe is very easy to make.

To take all the ingredients to pot, add water, amount according to need; for example, to let him do some broth and another to prepare stews or cooked. If you want to freeze tetrabrick empty cans of milk, I wash well, fill with the broth and the freezer.
The tetrabrick is the best container for freezing liquids.
Once we have everything in the pot ready, we turn on the heat to high; Bring to the boil going foaming (remove with a slotted spoon foam that forms on the top). And so let it cook for about an hour.

If we do so we leave the pressure cooker about fifteen minutes; We left resting until it cools and now this.
Once cool, the tagged, let stand in the refrigerator and from two hours when fat is formed on top retired with a tablespoon, also can sneak another bowl with a cloth, so remove all traces of fat.
And you’re ready to eat.

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AUTUMN WHOLE RECIPES

Welcome Autumn!!!!

It has already come fall, to prepare warm clothing, hats, scarves, school books and meals ………. a little more elaborate than give us support to bring down temperature .

I’ve already been on the market and have found pumpkins, carrots, nuts, berries ….. and all possible variety of fruits and vegetables of autumn, which will be the star ingredients to prepare a whole recipes easy and scrumptious.
We are in a season of the year ideal for cooking, because we have a wide variety of products that we will prepare a variety of recipes for healthy food.

Fish soup recipe, to serve alone or as fundamental to the development of other recipes, paella, marmitacos recipes, fish recipes ingredient.
Recipe chicken broth to serve only with some croutons or as essential ingredient in other dishes like vegetable purees recipes, lentils, chickpeas recipes and other vegetables, game recipes, recipes offal.
Recipe preserves, blackberry jam, apple jam, quince.
From today we start with the hot dishes of whole recipes.

Whole Food
Whole Food

No doubt we are in the season most conducive to making healthy cooking and preparing fruits of the season to consume the rest of the year, for this we will see all Recipes for Canning.

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Apple Tree
Apple Tree
Autumn Landscape
Autumn Landscape