Sunday, October 13, 2013

Tongue

Tongue


ingredients: beef tongue
                    salt
                    water

preparation: cook tongue in water (bring to boil ans let simmer) until soft
                   add salt and let cook some more
                   remove from water and remove the thick outer skin
                  slice into thin slices

Serve with mustard or any favourite condiment.


Saturday, October 12, 2013

Chicken Dishes

CHICKEN DISHES

for an Asian taste, try some Asian herbs and spices in the recipes below:
there are curry leaves for a nice chicken curry, ginger and lemongrass for some Thai flavour, Japanese seven-spice, and many more possibilities.

Cream of chicken soup


Ingredients:
chicken
small carrot
celery stick
water salt turmeric
garlic 
either mediterranean herbs, or alternately chopped dill (fresh) and a hint of lemon
pepper
butter
double cream or clotted cream
optional: 2 tbsp. cream cheese (cream, salt, bacterial culture), egg yolks

Preparation:
cook chicken until flesh is soft together with carrot and celery
save the broth
take the chicken and remove the meat from the bone
puree the cooked chicken, carrot and celery
put butter into a saucepan (large chunk), and heat the pureed chicken vegetable mixture
add herbs, spices, and the other ingredients and heat
add enough of the broth to give it the desired consistency, and drink the rest
optional: stir in some cream cheese and/or egg yolks (do NOT boil the egg yolks or they will congeal)






Chicken green bean stir fry


ingredients:
green beans (not too many)
bacon (12 strips, thick)
2 chicken breasts (cut into strips)
125 grams of butter
mediterranean herbs 
garlic
turmeric
salt
100g cream cheese (cream, salt, bacterial culture)
3 heaping tablespoons of creme fraiche

preparation:
heat butter in a pan, and add bacon and chicken
let it fry for a while, until half browned
add green beans and herbs and spices and cook
now add salt
let it cook until beans slightly soft
now add the cream cheese and stir until it is well mixed
take the pan off the heat and stir in the creme fraiche, until you have a smooth gravy




Hot chicken salad


ingredients:
chicken breasts (cut into cubes)
herbs, turmeric, garlic, salt
butter
cream cheese
double cream
fresh green onions sliced
romaine lettuce, sliced

preparation:
fry the chicken, herbs, and spices in a sauce pan until done
add salt
add cream cheese and mix well
interrupt the cooking and prepare the green onions and the lettuce
pile some of the cut lettuce on each plate

go back and heat the chicken once more, then turn off the heat and mix in some double cream or creme fraiche, until there is a nice creamy sauce

now put a large dollop onto each pile of lettuce and sprinkle with chopped green onions



Friday, October 11, 2013

Burgers

BURGERS


INGREDIENTS: 
  • (grassfed) beef hamburger meat
  • salt, pepper, and spices as desired
  • romaine lettuce leaves (instead of buns)
  • tomato slices
  • for the toppings: home-made hot pepper mayo (add hot pepper to mayo and stir), avocado cream-cheese mix, and more (use the imagination)

PREPARATION:
  • form large, thin patties out of the hamburger meat (mix in some salt, pepper, garlic powder and other herbs and spices as desired)
  • optional: melt a slice of cheese on top at the end of frying or baking
  • either fry them in a pan in hot butter or bake them in the oven at medium temperature
  • once done put them on plates or on lettuce leaves (or both), and top with your favourite toppings



Avocado-asparagus-lettuce wrap burger



coconut cream avocado curry lettuce wrap burger


hot pepper mayo and avocado cream cheese burgers