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So I was thinking what are the things that interest me the most when I'm travelling and I arrived here...the Cuisine.
In general every country have their own dishes and deserts.
What I wanted you to do was to post here pics and recipes of your favourite dishes... specially the traditional ones!
avocado!! very common in australia !!!
1 kg potatoes
if u want add a bit of butter or cream
cut potatoes, cook, smash , add the incredients above, mix!
onions in the pan until brown
serve with onions ...yummy!!
Where did avocado originate from anyways?
Bosnian dish - Burek!
Made from minced meat, onions, potatoes all rolled up in dough. Very good with yoghurt!
Here's a nice blog entry about itby a foreigner first meeting burek, I suppose
Thank you for your dishes...I'm already moving some strings to cook this one of this days! Yummmmmmmy! *I love to eat*
Julia I love feijoada! With Mandioca flour! Hmmmmmmmmmm and white rice! Double Hmmmmmmm.
OMG keep on posting!
Hey!!! good!!! yeah posting posting!
Well, avocados mostly come from Mexico, but in Latin America is full of them too, hahaha, ok, I must explain the name, it can be called in English: avocado or alligator pear.
....the real explanation could be censored so..I ask, if you want to know it.
I LOVE GASTRONOMY TOO!!!
-and eat with moderation-!!! hahahaahaha
psdt: RED BEANS ARE PERFECT!!! THE MORE I EAT THEM, THE MORE I LOVE THEM!!!!
prepare: BANDEJA PAISA next Colombian dish.
Ok this is a Colombian dish named: Patacon.
Is made of Platano -similar to a banana, but bigger, not mature- smashed and fried, separetely a sauce made of tomatoes, onions, spices, accompained with a salad and little Colombian potatoes, which yellow.
Servez-vous! Bon apetit Caroli, la gourmandise, jajajaja, greetings!! Kitchen Master... send us a recipe with bananas!!!
OHHHH MY HOLY GANDALF!!! want to taste that!! someday perhaps!! ohh my!! looks nice!!! want to taste Smorgasbord too.
and all the vodka ever existed and next to exist.... ABSOLUT!!!
This looks like something I would eat FOR SURE! Thank you so much! I'm learning to cook some more than rice and sausages... oh and eggs!
Hahahahahahahaha, I stay wordless... anyway! hahahaha
Hey caroli (and all people ) !! I think that's a fabulous idea !! (I love cooking )...
... France... let's go to Brittany !... I thought I just had to share the recipe of the famous "Far Breton" (in my opinion, it's the best recipe (or one of the best anyway...)).... so here it is :
-1/3 L milk
- butter, prunes (optional)
Mix together the flour, sugar and eggs (avoiding lumps). Little by little, add in the milk.
Butter generously a dish ( I use a square dish measuring 20 x 20 cm) and pour the mixture into it.
Scatter the prunes in the mixture and put 3 or 4 (big) knobs of butter over it.
Bake in the oven at 180°C for 40-45 minutes ( ! keep an eye on your "far"...)
Allow to cool before serving ( lukewarm or cold...)
*It's a dessert...
PS : ---> Has anybody got THE recipe of the best ever cookies ??? I know, I'm hard to please (in that case) but I'm also a bit fed-up, I've tried a thousand recipes... and never found the one...
-----> caroli, do you speak french fluently ??
------> I'd like to show how it looks like to you but I can't post a photo !!! Could anyone help me, please ???
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I had forgotten about this thread! Thank you so much for your recipe, might aswell try it one of these days You can find a lot of valuable info on "how to post a picture", somewhere here (under the "everyday chat")..also, no I don't speak French fluently..3 years didn't take me far
I don't really want to use Photobucket (to log in, in fact) so I think I'm gonna leave a link here... It might work... (???) We'll see...
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Foooood!!! love cooking and eating! However...dutch food is really not my thing. I eat italian most of the time.
My favorite dish is Pasta alla Norma. It always lurs all my friends to my house...the table is full when they find out I am cooking up a pan of Pasta alla Norma
Before I became a Vegetarian, this was my absolute favorite. Sicilian Swordfish!
yep, it is Salty Ricotta. It is hard to get. There is a cheese guy here, that is a 2 hours drive away. I email him and he gets me the gold There is also Ricotta al Forna for the Pasta alla norma, but I don't like it to much. It's a little heavy on the stomache.
Being a vegetarian is easy! there is to much good food to discover. I have seriously eaten at expensive restaurant, where the people at my table got jalours at what was on my plate. If you see, read or find out how animals are being treated and get slaughtered, there is no way that you can consciencely eat meat. that and the fact that there doesn't need to be hungre in the world if people would just stop eating meat. All the grain that now goes to the animals that we eat, could go to the people that don't have any food. Meat is also the cause of nasty ilnesses, filled with hormons and Antibiotics.
Do I miss Meat...sure! there is lots of things I truly love and miss. Like Pastrami, Breseola ( god I love that stuff) and mouthwatering carpaccio! I am not perfect yet, because I do sometimes eat non vegetarian cheeses and sometimes candy and yoghurt that is non vegetarian...I am not perfect, but I did stop wearing leather! Oh and I am not pale looking and weak in the knees. I have regular check ups being a blood donor and I am perfectly healthy!
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