We started with the Beef Tripe Recipe, which in relation to offal recipes is that more processing time will take us.
The first observation to be made is that the Beef Tripe must be very clean, for it will leave them overnight in a pot with water and vinegar.
We started, Let’s go, Foodies !!!!
– 2 kg of beef tripe.
– 2 pig´s trotters.
– 2 onions.
– 200 grams of sausage cut into squares.
– 200 grams of ham cut into squares.
– 3 garlic.

– 2 grated tomatoes.
– 1/2 cup of white wine.
Olive oil, salt, sweet and hot peppers, some sprigs of parsley.

Once clean tripe cut into squares and add to a pot with water, put to boil over high heat for 10 minutes.
Below the remove from the heat and we add another pot with water, salt, parsley, 1 garlic ½ onion, let cook until they are very tender.

In another pot, add the trotters and put them to cook with little water for 20 minutes until very tender. We reserve the resultant water.

Once they have cooked, remove from the fire and debone, add them to another pot and also add tripe, cook over medium heat until they are perfectly integrated.
In a saucepan we prepare the sauce, olive oil, an onion cut into squares, 2 garlic cut into squares, paprika, ham and sausage; ……. we fry a few minutes and add the grated tomato ……… ……. we left a few minutes and finally add the white wine. We left a few minutes over low heat.
Finally we add all the sauce to the pot with tripe and trotters.
Let cook over medium heat and slowly add the broth of pig’s feet (that will be what we gelatin).

We cook for at least one hour over low heat, tripe should be very gelatinous, and much seasoning salt, pepper and a little spicy.

The exaltation of the Spanish Cuisine. A Tipical dish of Madrid. Bless you!!



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Cod with Pig´s trotters



First and foremost, this recipe is for cleaning the hands; we do it under the tap and in a bowl with very cold water, ice and salt.

– We use 4 or 5 trotters.
– 2 medium onions.
– 2 cloves of garlic.
– 2 carrots.
– Grated tomato.
– 2 glasses of white wine.
– Sweet and spicy peppers.
Olive oil, salt, a sheet of laurel.
– A piece of ham (jamón) cut into squares.
– Ñora a pepper for the Stew (optional).

Let’s go, Foodies !!! 😉

Then, we put the trotters in a pot and let it boil over high heat.
By the time they start to boil add the seasonings, a bay leaf, half an onion and 2 medium carrots, a jet of white wine and finally the salt; and we continue boiling.
If you use a pressure cooker left it closed about 15 minutes, however the hands should be soft.

In a saucepan we prepare the sauce:
add olive oil, a chopped medium onion, garlic, also finely chopped, grated tomatoes, cubed ham, and peppers; we left about 10 minutes over medium heat.
After this time, add half a glass of white wine. We left a few minutes over low heat so that the ingredients are blended.
Now slowly add the resulting broth to cook the trotters well as the same Pig´s trotters to go by becoming gradually; At first the fire should be medium and go by downloading gradually to be made slowly, stirring constantly. So for about an hour and you are ready to enjoy .!!!

Pig´s Trotters Recipe
Pig´s Trotters Recipe

A variation of this recipe is to prepare trotters as the basis of a cod fillet, as I stated in the photograph at the top.
You only have to boil in a saucepan prepare itself apart cod and mashed potatoes.
To put the pig´s trotters recipe  over mashed potatoes on top and cod. Ready!!!!

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“Offal” is the culinary term that refers to the entrails of an animal.
In Spain the use of offal in kitchen has a long tradition since ancient times and extending to many places; from Madrid with his “tripe”, Asturias and Castilla with braised “veal tongue”, testicles, liver and onions, pigs’ trotters ……. until the sausage itself, sausage, ham, cured meat, black pudding, but this is not the issue at hand.

In the culinary aspect is more important to consider when performing Offal Recipes is definitely cleaning the pieces will cook.
So corns, for example, we will have to leave them to soak in water and vinegar for a whole day and then with a knife throwing away the dark and dirty parts, for followed by washing in water.
To clean the trotters use very cold water, even mixed with ice cubes so stop the bleeding; if we cook the same tongue, liver, sweetbreads and so on.

In short, we cherish the maximum hygiene.

Offal and traditional dish of the world gastronomy was first used by the poorer classes in order to maximize the killing of the animal, calves, sheep, pigs ……
Today, Offal Recipes have gone from being a marginal plate, cheap ingredients, it has to be an exaltation of haute cuisine, prepared with great care and the highest creativity; once cooked by experts, products become pure deliccatessen.
Not everyone likes this kind of product, sometimes it may seem to “gore kitchen”; but, increasingly, the restaurants are including offal recipes in his letter.
In the capital of Spain all the restaurants are among its creations dish tripe, dish and we began to consume the news from 1599; and a recipe very demanded by bullfighting fans to the exits of bullfights, where they were consumed in taverns.
What follows is a straight offal, which are the most typical dishes of this type of cuisine, hoping to expand later.

– Beef Tripe Spanish Recipe.
– Veal Sweetbreads Recipe.
– Stewed tongue Recipe.
– Stewed Pig’s Trotters 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 !!!! 😉

– 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 !!!




With this recipe I will start a series of posts related to the preparation of vegetables, LEGUMES.
Legumes are an ideal food, provide healthy energy with multiple nutritional properties for all ages. They, along with nuts pillar of the Mediterranean diet, with a superior protein source for animal.

Come up with the preparation of the recipe of cooked black beans, Let’s go Foodies !!!

– 300 grams of black beans
– 1 boiled egg
– A handful of white rice

The first is to prepare recipe sofrito, stew recipe, as I have indicated in a previous post.
Then pour water in a pot and beans, the water content should be two fingers above the beans; turn on high heat until it starts to boil.
Once it starts to boil, we pour the sauce and stir to combine.
If we do it in a pressure cooker we can put the lid and cook for 15 minutes, no more !.
If we do it in a normal pot, we go down the fire to medium and cook until the beans are soft.
Once you are done and add the handful of rice to the pot and cook 5 minutes more.
Already cooked fact, it is very easy eh ?, and you can not imagine how healthy it is.
Counsel to prepare the night before to rest well and stay a thick broth, when serving cut boiled egg and threw him over.



The essence of Spanish cuisine.
The sauce is the foundation of countless Spanish recipes in the kitchen, combines the old continent, olive oil, with the new continent, tomato.
We will provide the basis for recipes both fish, meat and vegetables and much of its excellent flavor is owed to the preparation of the sauce.
We can also do a fair amount of it and keep it in glass jars as I explained on the website of CANNING, in this way we have it ready for future recipes.

Let’s go, Foodies !!!! 😉

– Onion cut into cubes
– Garlic cut too often
– A bay leaf
– Crushed tomatoes
– Olive oil
– Salt
-Pimenton, Sweet, spicy or sour (according to the taste and the dish we are going to prepare).

We put a pan on medium heat and add onion and garlic and chopped, salted and turning down the heat, cover the pan and leave it several minutes until onion acquires a brownish color (this is the caramelization of the onions).
Below we add a teaspoon of paprika and bay leaf, stir it well and also leave a few minutes on very low heat.

Finally we add the grated tomato and let stir over low heat for about 15 minutes then turn off the heat and set aside.

The result is an excellent sauce.