Mar 29, 2007

Vegetarian secret delight

It is very easy to prepare.


2 tablespoons oil
2 garlic cloves minced
1 sliced onion
1-2 sliced carrots
1 cup sliced cabbage
1 cup broccoli and cauliflower flowerets
1/2 cup sliced red bell pepper/capsicum
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 tablespoon sugar

How to cook:

Heat a large pan and add the oil and garlic. Add all the other ingredients. Stir-fry for 5 minutes, until the vegetables are crisp tender.

Serve with steamed or boiled rice

Mar 26, 2007

Men cooking?

Men can take cooking as a hobby like any other. It's fun it's interesting it is simple. What do you think?

Mar 23, 2007

Italian rice cake recipe

My sister in-laws recipe

you will need 200g of rice cooked in 1 litre of milk. When rice is cooked add 50g of butter.
When the rice is warm add
2 eggs
150g of sugar
15g of baking powder
2/3 spoonful of flour
grated lemon peel.
Mix well. Put the mixture in a buttered container.

Cook for 3/4 of an hour at a median heat.

Kids will enjoy this delicious and healthy cake!!

Mar 22, 2007

eat Italian everyday

You don't have to be in Italy to eat like an Italian, you can prepare authentic Italian food wherever you are.
Don't you think so?

Mar 20, 2007

Italian carrot cake

This is a recipe I asked a friend of mine, she had invited us for tea and this cake was great!

Now I want to share it with you here!

Carrot cake

250 gr grated carrots
200gr sugar
100gr butter
150 gr chopped walnuts
250gr plain flour
1 pkt, baking powder
teaspoon mixed spice
Pinch of salt

Beat butter and sugar, until light and fluffy
Add eggs and pinch of salt and beat well
Add flour and baking powder,carrots,nuts,and mixed spice and mix thoroughly
Pour mixture into loaf shaped cake tin and bake at 190C for 45 mins


Mar 5, 2007

Easy simple and quick Italian recipe:beef in red wine

500g beef
1 big onion
red wine
tomato puree (concentrate)
Cut the beef and onion add the red wine, marinate all night.

In a heavy pan heat the butter, add the garlic. Do not brown the garlic add the marinated beef plus a spoonful of tomato puree. Add more red wine to cover the meat.
Cook until the sauce is reduced.
Serve with potato puree or "ugali"

to make a good potato puree

I usually boil my potatoes in water and salt, and marsh them adding a bit of butter.

Enjoy your meal.
In Italian: Buon Appettito!!

Mar 1, 2007

Beef Casserole: Easy simple dinner beef

Ingredients (serves 4)

700g beef,
1 onion
1 garlic
20g olive oil
1 spoonful flour
1,5 dl white wine
300g tomatoe puree,
300g peas (optional)

heat oil in a heavy based pan, and add onion and garlic
then add the meat cut into cubes, cook meat on high heat about 10 minutes, turning it.
-Add the flour, mix so all the meat cubes get the flour, then add the wine.
When it starts to boil, lower the heat and cook for 30 minutes or almost all the wine evaporates.
Add the salt, pepper and tomatoe. Add a little water and cook slowly for 2 hours.
Serve with rice or potatoe purèè.

Buon Apetito!