• DIPS, DRESSINGS AND MARINADES

    Black Garlic Hummus

    If you want to try a different kind of hummus, try this¬†Black Garlic Hummus on toast or with veggie sticks. You will be surprised. I love Hummus very much, I love it on toast, on a wrap, with some veggies or breadsticks. It’s my favorite spread and because of that, I make it very often. Today I tried something different, we have some black garlic and I wanted to see how it would turn out, and it is really good. ūüôā Health benefits¬†of black garlic: helps lower the cholesterol decrease the risk of cancer offers protection against infections high in antioxidants This recipe is almost exactly like¬†this one, the only…

  • Chicken Stew with Steamed Greens
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    Chicken Stew with Steamed Greens

    This¬†Chicken Stew with Steamed Greens recipe is super easy to make and it’s a great dish for weeknight meals. Ingredients: 4-5 chicken thighs 5 cloves of garlic, whole 1 onion, sliced 100 ml of white wine 1 carrot, sliced 5 tablespoons of tomato sauce 150 ml of stock or water parsley leaves rosemary salt and pepper olive oil Heat one tablespoon of olive oil in a pan. Add the chicken thighs, season them with salt, pepper, rosemary and fry them on all sides. I used oregano instead of rosemary¬†because my husband hates the tiny pieces of rosemary, but I think it works best, so use that. When your chicken is…

  • Alcachofa y Patatas Guisadas (Artichoke and Potatoes)
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    Alcachofa y Patatas Guisadas (Artichoke and Potatoes)

    This Alcachofa y Patatas Guisadas is a Spanish delicious recipe, I encourage you to try it :).¬†I am sure you will love it. Ingredients: 100 g of hearts of artichoke (I used¬†frozen) 4 potatoes, cut into small cubes one onion one carrot 2 cloves of garlic salt, pepper, oregano stock or water olive oil Prepare your ingredients. Chop the onion and garlic, cut the potatoes, slice the carrot. Sweat the onion and carrot for 5 minutes in olive oil. Add the garlic and sweat for 2 more minutes. Season with salt, pepper, and oregano. Add the potatoes and artichokes and stir them a little bit and then add the stock…

  • Hummus with Roasted Peppers
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    Hummus with Roasted Peppers

    This¬†Hummus with Roasted Peppers is one of my favorites. It’s super tasty and extremely easy to make. It’s healthy and suitable for the entire family. Ingredients: 150 g of chickpeas 3 small roasted peppers salt and pepper garlic powder a teaspoon of olive oil water from the chickpeas, as much as you need a tablespoon of lemon juice 1/4 a teaspoon ¬†of caraway seeds (optional) Start by soaking the chickpeas overnight. The next day, discard the water, wash them again and cook for 30 minutes, or until they’re soft. Be sure to add enough water to cover them. Remember to save some of the cooking water, save 1 cup to…

  • Super Easy Pasta with Shrimp
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    Super Easy Pasta with Shrimp

    This is a Super Easy Pasta with Shrimp recipe, you can make it within 10 minutes if you boil the pasta at the same time. Ingredients: 5-6 shrimps parsley leaves, to taste 3 cloves of garlic, sliced 1 tablespoon of olive oil 100 g of pasta pepper In a big pot cook the spaghetti or any kind of pasta al dente in salted water, according to the package instructions. In a pan, add 150 ml of water and the shrimp. Boil them for 5-6 minutes to get rid of the smell. (This step is optional, but it better if you don’t skip it.) Set aside the shrimps for just a few moments.…

  • Homemade Bouillon
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    Homemade Bouillon

    This Homemade Bouillon is great if you don’t want to use bouillon cubes, or store-bought seasonings, that are filled with salt. Ingredients: 2 carrots 1 parsnip 1 stalk of celery a little bit of celery root 1 leek 1/2 a bell pepper celery and parsley leaves one tomato 2 cloves of garlic 2 tablespoons of salt Chop every vegetable and blend them until you have a fine paste. You end up with a moist paste you can use in many meals. But be careful, season your meal after you taste it so that you don’t ruin it because this paste has salt. Keep the bouillon in the fridge for the next…

  • Spanish Garlic Soup
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    Spanish Garlic Soup

    This Spanish Garlic Soup is one of my favorites. You don’t get that raw taste of garlic, it becomes somehow sweet and very tasty. You will see that is also very simple to do this. Ingredients: 2 loaves of bread, cut into cubes 50 g of bacon, cut into cubes 5-6 cloves of garlic, sliced 1/2 a teaspoon of paprika olive oil salt and pepper 2 L of stock 2 eggs, beaten Prepare everything. Cut the bread and bacon, slice the garlic. In a soup pot heat the olive oil and fry the garlic and the bacon, but be careful, stir constantly so that the garlic would not burn. You…

  • SOUPS

    Homemade Vegetable Stock

    For some time I started making Homemade Vegetable Stock, I don’t buy it, and I use this stock for meals that ask for it. I use it for many recipes, like risotto, or recipes that ask for water, I put stock instead. For this stock, you can use many vegetables but also leftover vegetables. Collect the ends of the celery, carrots, broccoli, parsnips and freeze them for when you are making a stock until you have a full bag. With these leftovers and fresh vegetables, make a big batch of stock. Use fresh vegetables like carrots, celery, onions, garlic cloves, parsnips. Add fresh parsley leaves and celery. Put all the vegetables…

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    Pasta with Ricotta Cheese

    In our house, we eat pasta in every way very much, because they’re so tasty and versatile. And also, because they’re so easy to whip up.¬†In less than 30 minutes you made a wonderful dinner or lunch. Ingredients: 250 g of pasta of your choice butter and olive oil 1/2 a cup of wine 150 g of mushrooms 1 onion 2 cloves of garlic 3 tablespoons of ricotta cheese salt and pepper oregano lemon juice freshly grated parmesan walnuts for topping First of all, we cook the pasta in a lot of salted water because we will do 2 things at the same time to finish quickly the meal. Saute…