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  1. Sweet Banana Chili Peppers Stuffed with Salmon

    September 20, 2018 by Varga László

    Ingredients (2 servings):

    • 8-10 sweet banana chili peppers, I had red and orange ones
    • 200 g salmon filet
    • 1 egg
    • 5 garlic cloves
    • a bunch of thin green onions
    • a bunch of parsley leaves
    • 1 small red hot chili pepper
    • coarse salt to taste
    • 1 lime

    Preparation method:

    1. Using a cleaver or a heavy kitchen knife chop roughly the salmon.
    2. Using a sharp, thin and long paring/slicing knife cut off the stems of the chili peppers.
    3. Using the same knife scoop and scrape off their seed, cleaning as much as possible the chilies insides.
    4. Slice thinly the green onions.
    5. Slice thinly the red hot chili pepper.
    6. Chop the garlic cloves.
    7. Chop the parsley leaves.
    8. Add together to a bowl the chopped salmon, green onions, parsley, red hot chili, garlic, a whole egg, the juice of a half lime and salt to taste.
    9. Mix them together gently.
    10. Using a teaspoon fill carefully the hollow sweet banana chilies.
    11. Place the salmon-filled chilies in an oven-proof dish and roast them in the oven preheated to 180 C for about 10-15 minutes.
    12. The remaining salmon filing mixture after stuffing all chilies will be fried in a pan for a few minutes on each side to a yummy omelet.
    13. Serve the stuffed chilies garnished with some omelet pieces, some chopped green onions, and lime wedges.

  2. Roasted Sea Bass with Lemons and Radicchio – Recipe

    September 5, 2018 by Varga László

    Ingredients (1-2 servings):

    • 1 whole sea-bass
    • 1 radicchio
    • 1 lemon
    • a few sprigs of thyme
    • Salt and pepper to taste
    • 3-4 tablespoons olive oil

     

    Preparation method:

    1. Clean and scale the fish, then pat dry with paper kitchen towels.
    2. Slice half of the lemon a d cut each slice in two.
    3. Season with plenty of salt and freshly ground black pepper both the inside and outside of the fish.
    4. Fill the fish will some lemon slices and thyme.
    5. Smear the bottom of an oven proof dish with olive oil. Place the lemon filled bass in it, surrounded by the remaining slices.
    6. Roast in the 200 C preheated oven for about an hour.
      Meanwhile prepare the radicchio:
    7. Quarter the radicchio into 4 wedges.
    8. Lay them in another oven proof dish, sprinkle some olive oil and the juice of the remaining half lemon.
    9. Roast in the with the fish for half an hour.
    10. Serve the sea-bass with the radicchio quarters and some caramelized lemons from the oven.

  3. Poached Herring Fillets with Tomatoes and Green Garlic – Recipe

    June 25, 2018 by Varga László

    Ingredients (4 servings):

     

    • 300 g herring fillets
    • 1 ripe large tomaro
    • 50m ml extra virgin olive oil
    • 1 green garlic
    • 1 red chili pepper
    • salt and freshly ground pepper

     

    Preparation method:

     

    1. Sprinkle the herring fillets with salt an freshly ground pepper.
    2. Cut the tomato in thin wedges.
    3. Slice the green garlic.
    4. Pour the olive oil in a large heavy bottomed frying pan and add about an even amount of water.
    5. Heat the pan to boiling temperature and add the herring fillets, tomato wedges, green garlic and chili peppers.
    6. Poach carefully the fillets over low heat flipping once for about 1 minute each side.
    7. Repeat these in batches, not to overcrowd the skillet.
    8. From time to time replenish the water that gets evaporated in the process.
    9. Leave the tomato slices a bit more to poach and release their juices.
    10. Serve he fillets together with green garlic and tomatoes, drizzled with the tomato-olive oil juices from the pan.