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  1. German Potato Salad – Oktoberfest Recipe

    October 24, 2014 by Varga L谩szl贸

    German Potato Salad - Oktoberfest Recipe 9Ingredients (6-8 servings):

    • 2.5 kg medium potatoes
    • 1 jar of mayonnaise
    • 200 ml Sana, you can use also yogurt
    • 1 tablespoon German mustard
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • 5 stalk spring onion
    • some German sausages to grillGerman Potato Salad - Oktoberfest Recipe 2
    • 500 g mushrooms to grill

     

    Preparation method:

    1. Wash thoroughly the potatoes.
    2. In a larger pot filled with water add some salt and boil the potatoes in their skins until tender. Check their tenderness from time to time by poking them with a fork.German Potato Salad - Oktoberfest Recipe 1
    3. Peel the skins off the potatoes while their still hot because it;s the easiest, and let them cool down to room temperature.German Potato Salad - Oktoberfest Recipe 4
    4. When cooled, dice the potatoes into 2 cm cubes.
    5. Chop the green onions into 1 cm pieces.
    6. In a larger bowl add the cubes potatoes, chopped green onions, mayonnaise, mustard, Sana and stir gently with a wooden spoon, carefully not to crumble the potatoes. And salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.German Potato Salad - Oktoberfest Recipe 6
    7. Meanwhile (and if you are not a vegetarian) grill some German sausages. I used some bratwurst and some weisswurst.German Potato Salad - Oktoberfest Recipe 3
    8. I also grilled some mushrooms.German Potato Salad - Oktoberfest Recipe 5
    9. Serve the cold potato salad with the hot grilled sausages and some German pickles or sauerkraut.German Potato Salad - Oktoberfest Recipe 8German Potato Salad - Oktoberfest Recipe 7

  2. Grilled Calamari and Octopus Salad with Strawberries – Recipe

    August 19, 2014 by Varga L谩szl贸

    Grilled Calamari and Octopus Salad with Strawberries - Recipe

    This is a recipe I invented for my birthday. Usually for my birthday cooking I use strawberries because they are in season and they taste great when bought from the farmsers market, but normally I would do chicken salad with strawberries.
    But because earlier this year I had a cooking night with a friend who prepared a raw calamari salad, I was inspired by his achievement and replaced chicken with calamari.
    This was only the first course, the second one will follow soon, it’s chicken 馃槈

    Ingredients (6 servings):

    • 1 kg calamari stripsGrilled Calamari and Octopus Salad with Strawberries - Recipe
    • 500 g (smaller) octopus tentacles
    • 1 kg fresh strawberries
    • 5-6 spring onions
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • a tablespoon (to taste) balsamic vinegar
    • Hungarian barbeque style seasoning mix – optional

    Preparation method:

    1. Salt and pepper the calamari and octopus. I also added some spice mixture of Hungarian inspiration called Spicy Puszta.Grilled Calamari and Octopus Salad with Strawberries - Recipe
    2. Let them rest for about 5 minutes.
    3. Wash the strawberries and cut them in halves.Grilled Calamari and Octopus Salad with Strawberries - Recipe
    4. Cut the spring onions into 1 cm pieces.
    5. Grill the seafood over high heat for cca 10 minutes turning them, until they get a bit charcoaled at the surface.Grilled Calamari and Octopus Salad with Strawberries - Recipe
    6. Let the seafood cool down, then cut the calamari and octopus into 1 cm slices.
    7. Add to a bowl the strawberries, calamari, octopus and spring onions.Grilled Calamari and Octopus Salad with Strawberries - Recipe
    8. Drizzle over some balsamic vinegar and stir the salad gently聽聽聽聽聽Grilled Calamari and Octopus Salad with Strawberries - Recipe

  3. Kumato Tomato and Cheese Salad Recipe

    April 18, 2012 by Varga L谩szl贸



    This is a modified version of Capri Salad (Insalada Caprese), I added some very spicy blue cheese and red onions to it to give a richer taste.

    Ingredients (2 persons):

    • 4 kumato tomatoes
    • 200 g fresh mozzarella cheese
    • 50 g blue cheese
    • 1 medium red onion
    • balsamic vinegar
    • a few fresh basil leaves
    • some chives
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 4 slices of bread

     

    Preparation method

    1. Slice thinly the kumato tomatoes.
    2. Slice the mozarella cheese.
    3. Depending on the consistency of the blue cheese, crumble or cut in small pieces.
    4. Slice thinly the red onion.
    5. Arrange on each plate the slices of tomato, cheeses and onion.
    6. Drizzle a bit of balsamic vinegar over.
    7. Place on top some basil leaves and some chives cut in 1 cm pieces.
    8. In a pan with olive oil lightly fry the bread slices until golden brown.
    9. Serve each plate with 2 fried toast slices.