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CHEESE SPREAD Ingredients:


• cheese • soft cheese (philadelphia type) • salami • sour cream • salt • pepper

Recipe: 1. Dice or grate the salami and chesse. 2. Mix salami, cheese, soft cheese and sour cream in a bowl.

3. Add salt and pepper. 4. Spread on slices of baguette.


LEEK SOUP Ingredients: • • • • • • • •

1 leek ¼ butter 2 eggs flour broth carrot salt pepper

Recipe: 1.

Prepare roux – we melt butter in a pot and add flour (and let thicken)


We add cold water into the roux


When water is hot we add broth, salt and pepper


We dice the carrot and slice the leek.


Add it all into the pot.


Let boil about 10 min


Then add 2 eggs, mix, let boil 2 min. vegetables are soft and put the pot aside.


4 flat pieces of chicken meat

200g flour

3 eggs

200g bread crumbs




Recipe: 1. Beat the pieces of meat flat.

2. Prepare 3 plates: one with flour, one with mixed eggs, and one with bread crumbs. 3. Salt the meat pieces and dip them one by one into flour, eggs and bread crumbs.

5. Fry both sides of the meat in hot oil until it is golden.

POTATO SALAD Ingredients: •

4 potatoes

2 carrots

2 parsnips (roots of parsley)

100g (a small piece) boiled celery (root)

5 pickled gherkins



fresh parsley or chives

2-4 spoons of olive oil

2 spoons of mustard

lemon juice

Recipe: 1.

Peel the potatoes and carrots. 2. Boil potatoes, carrots, parsnips and celery.

3. Dice the boiled potatoes, carrots, parsnips, celery and pickled gherkins.

4. Put all in the bowl. Add salt, pepper, herbs, olive oil, mustard and lemon juice. Mix all.

PANCAKES Ingredients : •

1 egg

1 l milk






Whipping cream or chocelate sauce

Recipe: 1.

Mix eggs, flour, some salt and milk.


Whip it.


Pour one laddle of the mixture on a hot pan with melted butter.


Fry it until it is golden.


Turn the pancake on the other side and fry again.


Serve rolled with jam and whipped cream or chocelate sauce.




Danish Menu. Starter:

Spinach pie with feta Stewed cabbage Soup:

Carrot soup with ginger, chilli and coriander Main Course:

Beetroot salad Mashed potato Chicken meat balls Dessert:

Old-fashioned apple pie with bread crumbs

Spinach pie with feta 1 dl wholemeal flour 200 g wheat flour ½ tsp salt ½ dl Colza oil 5 tbsp cold water Spinach filling: 400 g frozen spinach 2 dl quarg or sour cream 2 eggs Salt, pepper 1 garlic clove chopped fine 150 g Feta cheese in blocks 8 tomatoes 

Pastry base:  Knead all the ingredients together to form a firm dough. Roll out the dough or press it out evenly in a pie dish of approximately 24 cm in diameter. Make sure the dough is evenly  distributed all over, both the bottom and sides. Prick the bottom with a fork and bake for 10 minutes at 200 degrees celcius. Filling: Boil the spinach with a little water. Let it cool off and squeeze the water out. Whip quarg or sour cream with egg, salt, pepper and garlic. Turn spinach and feta in the mix and put the filling on the pastry base. Place halfed tomatoes with the chopped side up on the top of the pie and bake it for 30-40 minutes at 200 degrees celcius.

Stewed cabbage ½ a head of cabbage (ca 750 g) 2 dl wáter ½ tsp salt 3 tbsp wheat flour 5 dl low-fat milk 0,25 ml powdered nutmeg

  Cut the cabbagehead into strips. Steam the cabbage tender in water for approximately 5 minutes.  Add 4 dl low‐fat milk and whip the rest of the milk with flour into a starch before adding it too. Let  the stew boil for 5 minutes. Season with salt, pepper and powdered nutmeg. 

Carrot soup with ginger, chilli and coriander   6 Carrots 2 big potatoes 2 Onions 1 Slice of ginger (approx. 1 cm) 2 Cloves of garlic ½ Fresh red chilli 2 tbsp olive oil 1 Bundle of fresh coriander ½ Lemon 1 L chicken bouillon Salt and pepper Peel all vegetables and cut them into blocks. Put the oil in a pot. Roast the chopped garlic, ginger and chilli till it’s golden. Then you add potatoes, carrots and onions and let it roast 5-6 minutes. Pour the chicken bouillon into the pot, put a lid on and let it simmer for 25 minutes. Blend the soup. Taste the soup and add salt, pepper and lemon. Garnish with coriander.


Chicken meat balls

500 g minced chicken or turkey  ½ onion chopped fine  1 tsp. salt  ½ tsp. grounded pepper  2 tsp. Dijon mustard  3 tsp. flour (extra if needed)  100 g zucchini (grated)  100 g carrots (grated) 

½ red bell pepper in very fine blocks  1 egg or a little water (if needed)  Oil for frying Mix  the meat with  onion,  salt,  pepper,  mustard  and  flour. Add  the vegetables  into the mixture  and stir  to  proper  consistency  with egg  or water.   Form the mince meat mixture to large or small meatballs and fry them golden and crispy.

Beetroot salad Raw beetroot Carrots Sour cream (9%) or Fromais Fraise (0.5%) Lemon juice Salt

Peel and grate the carrots and beets, then place them in a bowl. Add sour cream or fromaise fraise and season with lemon juice and salt.

Mashed potato 1 kg potatoes, 1½ dl milk, 50 g butter 1 tsp salt grounded pepper

Peel potatoes and cut them into smaller pieces. Boil them until tender in a thick-bottomed saucepan in water without salt, for ca. 20 min. Drain the potatoes and steam them completely dry. Mash potatoes and add the milk little by little while whipping. Add the butter and whip lightly. Season with salt and pepper. Tip: Potatoes, for mash, should always be cooked without salt. Potatoes are well suited as an accompaniment to many stews. Leftover mashed potatoes can be mixed with milk and placed over a stew, like a lid and then heated in an oven until done.

Old-fashioned apple pie with bread crumbs 750 g apples ½ dl water 150 g sugar 1 tsp vanilla sugar 2 dl cream Breadcrumb mixture 100 g breadcrumb 75 g sugar 75 g butter Peel the apples, remove cores and cut them into small blocks Put the apples in a saucepan Add water, sugar and vanilla sugar and let it cook for 10 minutes Let the apple porridge cool make breadcrumbs  mixture:  melt  the butter  in a frying pan  - it  should not  become brown Add bread crumbs and sugar. stir well the whole time It is done when it is light brown. Let it cool Whip the cream. Make  cake  'put  a layer of  apple  mush  into a bowl.  Then  add  bread crumbs,  then  a layer of apple mush and then a layer of breadcrumbs. Garnish with whipped cream.


(grilled bread with olive oil and sauces)


SECOND COURSE: PALLOTTE CACE E OVA (Cheese and eggs balls)



(fried sweets of carnival)



9 Toast the slices of bread.

9 Garnish as desired with: • slices of ham and extra virgin olive oil • chopped fresh ripe tomatoes with celery, extra virgin olive oil and fresh oregano • fresh grilled peppers, cut into thin strips and seasoned with extra virgin olive oil and garlic.


Ingredients: 9 350 g dried or fresh borlotti beans 9 1 onion,1 potato, Chilly 9 A stick of celery, Basil leaves 9 0,5 g olive oil 9 1 flesh ham bone 9 Salt 9 200 g chopped tomatoes sauce 9 2 portions of pasta (sagnette)

Preparation time: 3 hours Instructions: 9 In a large bowl soak the washed beans in plenty of water the night before (if the beans are dried). Then add a pinch of salt and the ham bone. 9 Pour into a pot, preferably earthenware, add the onion, the chopped celery, the whole potato and put on the gas. Cook slowly until the beans are cooked through. 9 At this point, remove the bone, extract the pulp, chop and put it back in the beans; pour in the soup the chopped tomatoes

sauce with the addition of chili; remove the

potato and a handful of beans; mash them with a potato masher, season with basil, raw olive oil and pour it all into the soup. 9 Cook apart the pasta, drain well and add them to the bean prepared soup. Stir and let coagulate for a few minutes, then served to the table piping hot.



Ingredients: 9 250 g seasoned grated cow or sheep cheese 9 200 g breadcrumbs 9 A handful of chopped parsley 9 6 eggs 9 0,750 g chopped tomatoes sauce 9 1 dl olive oil, Salt, Two cloves of garlic

Preparation time: 3 quarters of an hour. Instructions: 9 In a large bowl, combine cheese, chopped breadcrumbs, garlic


parsley, the


finely and

chopped form


homogenous mixture. 9 Mix gently until everything is well coated in dressing. 9 Note: if the dough is too tough, add another egg; taste and, if necessary, add salt. 9 Wet your hands; with the palms make balls and fry in hot oil 9 When they are golden brown, drain them well with a hole spoon 9 Meanwhile



the gas the tomato sauce. 9 Pour the cheese and eggs balls in the tomato sauce and let cook for 20 minutes. 9 Serve hot.


DESSERT LE CHIACCHIERE (FRIED SWEETS OF CARNIVAL) INGREDIENTS FOR 6 PERSONS: 9 500 g flour 9 50 g granulated sugar 9 50 g soft butter 9 70 g dry white wine 9 1 g grated lemon peel, 1 g vanilla bean, 7 g salt 9 80 g eggs

Preparation time: 1 hour Instructions: 9 In a large bowl, mix (knead) salt, sugar and butter, the lemon peel and the pulp of vanilla bean. Slowly add the eggs, white wine and complete the dough folding the flour in by hand. 9 The mixture should be very dry and almost grainy, but homogenous; wrap the mixture with a nylon for foods and let it stand at room temperature for ten minutes. 9 Roll the dough out several times using the machine for fresh pasta until it is very smooth and dry taking care not to overheat it and not to let it rip. 9 Cover the dough with plastic wrap and make it rest in refrigerator for two hours. 9 Roll the dough finely and lay it on the table. 9 Create rectangles, make two cuts in the middle of any rectangles and cook in oil at 180 degree, just long enough to brown both sides. 9 Drain and cool rapidly on a sheet of rice paper. 9 Serve sprinkle with icing sugar, or keep them, when they are cold, in airtight boxes.



Polish menu. Soup: Borsch Main Course: Dumplings Filled with Cheese Dessert: Papal Cream Cake.                



½ kilo of beetroots 

1 clove of garlic 

some allspices 

a few bay leaves 

a few dried mushrooms 

a pinch of salt and pepper   

                  PREPARATION:    First, peel the beetroots, slice them and boil them in water. At the same time prepare     a litre of beef stock. Next drain the beetroots and add beetroot stock to the beef one.     Then, add a clove of garlic, some allspices, a few bay leaves and dried mushrooms. Boil    it all together for around half and hour. Finally add a pinch o salt and pepper to season    it to taste. BON APPETITE!             

DUMPLINGS FILLED WITH CHEESE  INGREDIENTS:  Filling:  1. Pour flour on a pastry board and make a  1 kilo of potatoes  small hole using your fist.  ½ kilo of cottage cheese  2 onions  2. Pour the oil into the hole.  Salt and pepper  Dough:  ½ kilo of flour  ½ glass of oil  ½ litre of boiling water  PREPARATION:                                                          

                                             3.   Boil up the water (about 1 litre)   

4. Mix flour and oil using knife. 

      Next add boiling water slowly and mix everything using knife.    5. Then, knead the dough for about  five minutes using your hands. 

                                             6. Next roll out the dough.     

    7. Cut circles using glass.   

FILLING:                                         1. Peel and boil potatoes in salted water                                           2. Peel, chop and fry onions                                                         1. Then, mash cooked potatoes.   

8. Next, add fried onions and cottage cheese into potatoes.                                       

9. Finally, mix everything and add a                   pinch of salt and a pinch of pepper.                      

10.Put a little of filling onto a circle made of  dough and roll it. 




11.Boil water in a saucepan (about 3 litres).  12.Put dumplings into boiling water and boil them until they flow out. 

13.Take dumplings out of the saucepan and put  them on a plate. 


  You can serve dumplings with a little of sour cream and fried onions.  SMACZNEGO! 

Papal Cream Cake  INGREDIENTS:  Cake:   25 dag of wheat‐flour   1 slab of margarine   3 table spoons of water   3 yolks   Cream:   3 glasses of milk   15 dag of sugar   1 packet of vanilla‐flavoured sugar   3 yolks     The cake:   Sift  flour.  Add  margarine  and  mix  it  together  with  flour.  When  there  are  no  lumps,  add  yolks, water and knead pastry. We cool the pastry in the fridge for approximately 3 hours.  Cooled,  the  pastry  is  taken  out  of  the  fridge  and  two  cakes  are  baked  in  big  baking  tins  greased  and  sprinkled  with  breadcrumbs.  We  bake  the  cakes  until  they  become  light‐ golden.    Cream:   Boil  two  glases  of  milk  with  sugar  and  vanilla‐flavoured  sugar.  Yolks  are  mixed  with  a  blender,  we  add  milk  and  flour.  The  mixed  pastry  is  poured  onto  boiling  milk.  Boil  the  whole. Hot cream is put onto the baked, cool cake and covered with the other one. Then  sprinkle the top with icing sugar. Put aside the cake to cool and moisten. 


Codfish Bullets


Green Soup

Main Course

Codfish a la Brás

Dessert Sweet Rice

Starter Servings: Time: Difficulty:

16 1.00h Medium


• 300g of cod soaked • 400g potato • 1 to 2 eggs • 1/2 onion, finely chopped • 2 cloves garlic, minced • 1 dl of olive oil • Parsley q.b. • Pepper q.b. • Nutmeg q.b. • Coarse salt q.b. • Oil q.b. • Oil for frying


How to Prepare: 1. In a pan boil the potatoes in water with a pinch of salt. Once cooked, remove the potatoes and mash them. 2. In another pan with water also boil the cod. After it's cooked, remove it to a plate and let it cool. When cold, clean the bones and skins and shred it. 3. In a saucepan, cook the mixture of onion and garlic in olive oil. Let it cook slightly, just to brown without burning. After a while add the cod to the sautee onion and cook slowly until the cod get totally shredded. Stir occasionally to help cod to shred. 4. Add the cod and parsley to potato puree. Add pepper and nutmeg as you like and mix well. Add one egg at a time to cod and puree mixture and stir everything well. The dough should be well connected and consistent. 6. Have 2 tablespoons through olive oil and take a spoonful of dough. Pass the spoons to scoop the dough until it is in the best shape. 7. Fry in hot oil. Turn the cakes to fry on both sides. Once fried, place on a plate with absorbent paper. You may eat them hot or cold.

Servings: Time: Difficulty:


16 1.00h Medium

Ingredients: • 500g potato • 400g kale cut in vegetable broth • 1 onion • 2 cloves of garlic • 2DL oil • Salt q.b. • a sausage • 2l of water

How to Prepare: 1. In a saucepan with 2 liters of water place the potatoes, onion, garlic cloves, half the olive oil and zest with salt. 2. Cook for 30 minutes to get everything well done. After everything is cooked smash it all with the magic wand. 3. Add the thin sliced cabbage and let it cook for 20 minutes. Meanwhile cut the smoked pork sausage into slices. 4. Finally, add the remaining olive oil and sliced smoked saudage. 5. Let it boil for 2 minutes and it’s ready to serve.

Main Course Servings: Time: Difficulty:

6 1.00h Easy

Ingredients: • 500g cod • 500g of grated potato • 2 onions cut into half moon slices • 3 cloves garlic, minced • 3 bay leaves • 1dl oil • 10 eggs • Black olives q.b. • Parsley q.b. • Refined salt q.b. • pepper q.b


How to Prepare: 1. In a saucepan of boiling water, place the cod and cook for 10 minutes. Once cooked, place the cod on a plate and let it cool. Clean the cod bones and skin and shred it. 2. In a large pan, put the oil and lightly fry the onions (without burning). Halfway through the stew add the chopped garlic and bay leaves. Let cook. 3. When the onion starts to become transparent add the cod and mix it with the onions. 4. Meanwhile, break the eggs, beat them a little and add a pinch of salt and pepper. 5. After a while add the cod and let it fry a little. Then add the potato straws and mix. Let it warm up a little and add the eggs. 6. Keep the heat low to avoid burning the bottom and the eggs are not far past. Wrap it up and add the chopped parsley and a few olives. Allow 30 to 45 seconds. 7. Finally, put in a platter and garnish with olives and a little chopped parsley to serve.      


Servings: Time: Difficulty:


6 1.00h Medium

Ingredients: • 125g rice • 225g sugar • 3 egg yolks • 2 lemon peels • 1 cinnamon sticks • 25g butter • O,25l of water • 1/2 teacup of milk • 850ml of milk • Salt q.b • Cinnamon q.b


How to Prepare:

1. In a saucepan, bring water to boil and the rice. Zest with a little salt and cook until water dries.

2. When all the water has evaporated, add the butter, lemon peels, milk and cinnamon sticks. Stir and cook for 30 minutes. Stir occasionally not to grab to the bottom. 3. After 30 minutes add the sugar and stir. 4. Dissolve the yolks with a cup of milk. While stirring, add the egg yolks to the rice and when it starts to bubble turn off the heat. 5. Fill dessert bowls with it and take it for a while into the fridge. When cold, sprinkle with cinnamon and it is ready to serve.  



Romanian Menu Starter: Eggplant Salad. Soup: Bean Soup with Smoked Pork Leg (Smoked ham). Main course: Polenta with Mushroom Stew. Dessert: Bird’s Milk.

STARTER - Eggplant salad Preparation time: 15 minutes, Cook time: 30 minutes, 4 servings

    

2 bowls wooden spoon wooden knife wooden platter whisk or fork

4 medium eggplants  1 onion, chopped finely  salt and pepper to taste  mayonnaise - sunflower oil, - 2 yolks, lemon juice PREPARATION

The eggplants are grilled until they are covered with black ash crust. The crust is cleaned off and the remaining cooked eggplant is mashed with a thick wooden knife on a wooden platter. The eggplant mash is mixed in a bowl, stirring continuously, with mayonnaise, chopped onions and salt.

Mayonnaise can be made by hand with a whisk or wooden spoon, or with the aid of an electric mixer or blender. Mayonnaise is made by slowly adding oil to a hard boiled and a raw yolk, while whisking vigorously to disperse the oil. A bit of a mustard or lemon juice may also be added to sharpen its taste, and further stabilize the emulsion.

BEANS SOUP WITH SMOKED PORK LEG (SMOKED HAM) INGREDIENTS: 2 MEDIUM PIECES OF SMOKED PORK LEG OR HAM, 400GR OF BEANS, 2 ONIONS, GARLIC, PEPPER, SALT, PARSLEY LEAVES, TOMATO SAUCE, OIL, RED PEPPER, LAUREL LEAVES, 4 SPOONS OF CREAM TOOLS: A BIG POT FOR THE SMOKED HAM A MEDIUM POT FOR THE BEANS, KNIVES AND A WOODEN SPOON PREPARATION: Wash all the ingredients. Put the beans in the medium pot. Add enough water to cover the beans and let it boil. Meanwhile put the smoked ham in the big pot to boil, too. Add to the boiling water 2 laurel leaves. Don’t forget to add salt into the water. Chop the onions and fry / anneal them in a spoonful oil. Add to the fried onion the chopped red pepper and the tomato sauce. When the beans are ready drain the water and add them to the fried onion. Add the chopped parsley leaves and some pepper. Chop the garlic into small pieces and add it to the baked beans. When the smoked ham is done remove the foam from the water and add the baked beans to the water to get a delicious soup. At the end add the cream to the soup and let all the ingredients boil for 3 more minutes.


PREPARATION: Wash the mushrooms carefully and peel them. Scald them in salty water. BE CAREFUL! The mushrooms boil very quickly. When they are ready chop them into medium pieces. In the meantime chop the onions, too and fry / anneal them into hot oil. When the onion is fried add to it the chopped mushrooms. Stir continuously with a wooden spoon. Add some salt and white pepper. Add the cream on the mushrooms. Also add some chopped parsley leaves and a little bit of chopped garlic. Mix them together and after a few minutes remove the pot from the stove. POLENTA – boil 2 liters of salty water. Add the 400 gr. of corn flour gradually and stir it continuously with the whisk to avoid it to become lumpy. Simmer it for 10 minutes. BE CAREFUL! The hot polenta can burn your skin if you are not careful enough. Place the polenta and the mushroom stew on a flat plate and serve it with pickles.


PREPARATION: Wash the mushrooms carefully and peel them. Scald them in salty water. BE CAREFUL! The mushrooms boil very quickly. When they are ready chop them into medium pieces. In the meantime chop the onions, too and fry / anneal them into hot oil. When the onion is fried add to it the chopped mushrooms. Stir continuously with a wooden spoon. Add some salt and white pepper. Add the cream on the mushrooms. Also add some chopped parsley leaves and a little bit of chopped garlic. Mix them together and after a few minutes remove the pot from the stove. POLENTA – boil 2 liters of salty water. Add the 400 gr. of corn flour gradually and stir it continuously with the whisk to avoid it to become lumpy. Simmer it for 10 minutes. BE CAREFUL! The hot polenta can burn your skin if you are not careful enough. Place the polenta and the mushroom stew on a flat plate and serve it with pickles.      





PREPARATION TIME: 40’ 2 SERVINGS DIFFICULTY: EASY Preparation: 1. Boil the milk together with a teaspoon of sugar in a pan.


2. Mix the yolk with the rest of the sugar, the vanilla and the flour. 3. Add the peel of an orange, too. 4. Beat the white foam with the mixer in a bowl.


5. When the milk is hot, take a spoonful of the white foam and leave it in the milk for a minute. Take the “balls” out from the milk and place them on a plate to drain.


6. Remove the milk from the stove and let it SPOON cool a little bit. a



7. Add the yolk to the lukewarm milk and put it back on the stove. Stir continuously until the mixture hardens a little bit (it needs to become creamy).

8. When it is ready put the mixture in an ice cream cup and add the white foam on top. Sprinkle it with a little cinnamon.

Gazpacho for 4 people. INGREDIENTS: • • • • • • • •

4 slices of bread. 6 tomatoes. 1 onion. 1 red pepper. 1 clove garlic. 1 spoon olive oil. 3 spoons vinegar. Salt. PREPARATION: Peel the tomatoes, the onion and the garlic. Chop all the vegetables into little pieces. Add some bread wet with water. Put all the vegetables and the bread into a bowl. Pour water in the bowl. Add some salt, vinegar and olive oil. Mix all with the mixer. Serve cool accompanied with ham, cucumber, tomato and pepper cut into dice shape.  


Ingredients: • Rice 600 g, • clam 500 g, • shrimp, 300 g, • two tomatoes, • a green pepper, • 2 cloves of garlic, • yellow food colouring, • parsley, • 800 grams chicken, , • 200 grams squid, • a small onion, • 150 grams frozen peas, • saffron, • Salt, , • Half a cup olive oil.


Wash the clams and put some salt. Drain and reserve the clams in a saucepan. Wash, clean and chop the peppers, the chicken and the squids. Peel the prawns and cook the shells ford 10 minutes. Fry the chicken and add the squids. Then add onions, peppers, peas and peeled tomatoes. Fry everything for 15 minutes and add rice. Make a mash with garlic, parsley and saffron and put it into the paella. Cook for 10 minutes. Then cook at low temperature for 6-7 minutes. Add the prawns and clams. Wait 3-4 minutes more and put aside the pan for a while. Finally serve accompanied with a great Rioja Reserve wine.

Caldereta (Lamb Stew) Ingredients: • • • • • • • • • • • • •

1 and half pounds lamb meat. 2 tablespoons olive oil. 3 large onions. 3 medium carrots. 4 small potatoes peeled and chopped. 1 can beef broth. 1 teaspoon salt. Half teaspoon spicy pepper. 1 tablespoon butter. 1 tablespoon flour. 1 and half teaspoons minced fresh parsley. 1 and half teaspoons minced chives. Half teaspoon minced fresh thyme.

preparation: In a container fry the meet in two tablespoons oil over medium temperature. Remove with a spoon and take out when it is medium. Now put the onions and carrots in the pan. Cook for 5 minutes or until onions are tender. Add potatoes, broth, salt, pepper and when all the mix is tender add the lamb. Cook for two or three minutes. Remove from the heat. Cover and bake at 350 degrees f for 50-60 minutes or until meat and vegetables are tender. With a spoon remove meat and vegetables (keep warm). In the oven, melt butter. Add in flour until it smoothes. Cook and stir for 2 minutes. Add the parsley, chives, thyme, and meat and vegetables; heat for a while and serve hot.

Tarta de Santiago. Ingredients: 375g almonds. 375g sugar. 6 eggs Lemon zest. Half tablespoon cinnamon Sugar glass (for decoration) Butter


Grease the pan with butter. Heat the oven to 180º. In a bowl, mix some crashed almonds, sugar, lemon zest and cinnamon. Beat the eggs and add them to the bowl. Stir all the mix. Then put the cake in the oven for 30 minutes. Decorate with sugar glass.


Ingredients (serves 4)


• 6 glasses water • ½



drained • 2 glasses yogurt • 1 egg yolk • ½ glass flour • 1tbps butter • 1tbps dry mint • Salt



Preparation: 1. In a large pot boil the water, rice, salt. Cook on medium high, until the rice is done. 2. Meanwhile in a bowl mix yogurt, egg yolk and flour. After the rice is cooked, take a few spoons of liquid from the pot and mix it into the bowl. 3. Then, slowly pour your mixture into the pot while stirring very slowly. Cook for 10 more minutes on low heat. Place the butter in a frying pan. 4. When it begins spitting, stir in the mint and pour into your soup. Serve immediately.


GAVURDAGI SALAD (Gavurdağı Salatası)


2 medium tomatoes, the seeds, chopped


¼ red or white onion chopped.

2/3 cup parsley

2 spoon extra virgin olive oil

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1 tsp pomegranate paste 2 or 3 tbsp lemon juice

1 tsp ground black pepper taste

1 tsp sumac

1 clove garlic

2 peppers

½ cup mint leaves

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¼ cup walnut Salt to taste

, finely

finely chopped


finely chopped finely chopped

, crushed


Preparation: 1. Crushed the onion with sallt and sumac. 2. Toss all the ingredients in medium sized bowl. 3. Place in a service plate and sprinkle the walnuts all over. (Tip: put it aside for a few minutes before you serve it, then






STUFFED EGGPLANTS Ingredients (serves 4) •

Eggplant lengthwise

½ ground meat

2 onions

½ bunch of parsley chopped

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1 tomato (for the stuffing ) 1 tomato, sliced in half moons (for the top)

Green peppers eggplant Ground pepper Salt 2 tbs olive oil 1 cup hot water

• • • •

, peeled in stripes

, cubed , finely

, as many as


Preparation: 1. Peel eggplants leaving lengthwise stripes and then put them in salty water for 10 minutes. Dry them well and fry them as a whole in a deep pot with oil. Once they are fried, first soak the excessive oil place eggplants on an oven dish and stir for 3-4 minutes.Add ground meat. Cook until ground meat soaks all the juice it lets out. 2. Add chopped tomato. Stir until cooked. Turn it off.   Add chopped parsley, salt and pepper. Mix well. 3. With the help of two spoons, cut eggplants into two. But leave the tops and bottoms attached.Stuffed eggplants with ground meat mixture. 4. Place a slice of half moon shaped tomato and a green pepper on top of each eggplant. Pour 1 cup of hot water on top and bake them in preheated oven until green peppers are nicely baked.

RICE (Pilav) Ingredients (serves 4)

• 3 glasses of rice • 3 tablespoons butter (real butter gives the flavour, margarine is not a substitute) • • 3 glasses of water or stock (chicken stock Works particularly


• 2 teaspoons salt

Preparation: 1. Wash the rice several times with warm water. Place the rice in a bowl and cover with hot salted water. Let this stand until cool. Wash again thoroughly in cold water (the water should run clear) and drain well. 2. Melt the butter in a cooking pot before it turns brown. Add the rice and sauté for 2-3 minutes stirring continuously. 3. Pour the stock or water into the pot, bring to the boil, turn the heat to low and cook until the rice absorbs all the water 4. Take the pot off the heat, and remove the lid. Place a clean kitchen towel over the pot, and then replace the lid. Leave to “brew” for 5-10 minutes. Then serve. If you like your rice extra fluffed, you can use a wooden spoon or fork to stir it up a little before serving. Pilav can be added to and embellished in so many different ways. You can add in chickpeas.




Ingredients (serves 4)


2/3 cup semolina

1/3 cup flour (white)

5 eggs, separated

• •

2/3 cup sugar 2 tbsp or lest orange zest (juice)


(optional) For the syrup • 1/2 cup water • 1/2 cup sugar • • For •

2tbsp lemon juice 1tbsp lemon zest the top Coconout flakes or ground pistachio.


Preparation: 1. Beat egg yolk with sugar until creamy. Add orange zest, semolina and flour gradually. In a separate bowl ,beat egg whites and add them into cake. Grease a deep cake pan. Pour the mixture and bake it in preheated oven at 180 degrees for approximately 40 minutes. (Check it with a knife to make sure the cake is done.It should come out clean) 2. Meanwhile ,mix sugar, water and lemon juice (zest) in a pot and bring to a boil. Set aside to cool. 3. When the cake is warm cut it into diamond shapes. 4. Pour

the syrup on

top slowly. And serve diamond

coconout flakes or ground pistachio on top.


COOK BOOK - "Streams of Culture"  

A collaborative cookery book realized by the pupils of the partner schools within the Comenius project "Streams of Culture"

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