Tag: blue cheese

Ostrich Steak, Potato Latkes Fried in Butter and Crumbled Blue Stilton Cheese Recipe

Ingredients (2 servings)

  • 500 g ostrich steaks
  • 500 g potatoes
  • 100 g crumbled blue Stilton cheese
  • 100 g butter
  • 50 ml vegetable oil
  • salt and pepper to taste

Preparation method:

  1. Wash the ostrich pieces, then pat them dry with paper towels. Sprinkle over generously salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  2. Wash carefully and thoroughly the potatoes and grate them with their skins on.
  3. Melt half of the butter in a thick bottom frying pan and add the oil.
  4. Fry the steaks over high heat for 4 minutes on one side, then 4 more minutes on the other side.
  5. Remove the ostrich stakes from pan and let them rest for a few minutes while preparing the latke.
  6. Add the grated potatoes to the frying pan and add on top the remaining butter, season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  7. Fry over medium-high heat for 3-5 minutes until golden, then flip and fry some minutes more till golden on the other side.
  8. Serve the ostrich steak sliced, with the potato latkes and some crumbled blue stilton cheese.

Stuffed Mushrooms with Gorgonzola and Mozzarella Recipe


Ingredients (4 servings):

  • 1 kg bigger portobello/champignon mushrooms
  • 200 g cherry tomatoes
  • 100 ml tomato paste (passata)
  • 100 g mozzarella cheese
  • 100 g gorgonzola cheese
  • 1 red hot chilli pepper
  • 2-4 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste

Preparation method:

  1. Wash and clean the mushrooms, removing their stems.
  2. Chop the mushroom stems and the chilli peppers.
  3. Heat the olive oil in a frying pan and fry the chopped mushrooms and chillies.a2016-06-11-17.51.36
  4. Add the halved cherry tomatoes and passata, keep frying and stirring until thickens.a2016-06-11-17.58
  5. Add half of the grated mozzarella and keep stirring for a few seconds until it’s melted and fully incorporated into the sauce.
  6. Place the mushrooms in a tray top side down and scoop on each of them some sauce.a2016-06-11-18.05
  7. Add to each mushroom some gorgonzola cubes a2016-06-11-18.08and top with grated mozzarella.a2016-06-11-18.11
  8. Place the tray with mushroom in the oven and bake at 150 C for about 10-15 minutes until the cheeses have melted.a2016-06-11-18.26
  9. Serve while still hot and melting 😉

Grilled Mushrooms with Blue Cheese-Dirty Mashed Potatoes – Recipe


Ingredients (4 servings):

  • 500 g bigger button mushrooms or other wide ones
  • 5 garlic cloves
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 4 tablespoons grated hard cheese
  • 1 kg potatoes
  • 50-70 g blue cheese
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • salt and pepper to taste

Preparation method:

  1. Clean the mushrooms under running water and remove stems.aIMG_6225
  2. Chop the garlic cloves.
  3. Place the mushroom caps on the grill with the gills up, season with salt and pepper and grill them for about 5 minutes on that size.aIMG_6228aIMG_6230
  4. Flip the caps and place on each of them some chopped garlic, drizzle some balsamic vinegar and season with paprika, salt and pepper.aIMG_6233
  5. Add some grated cheese on the mushroomsaIMG_6235, lower the grill’s lid and leave them for another 5 minutes or until the mushrooms are done and the cheese has melted nicely.aIMG_6248
  6. Meanwhile, prepare the potatoes:
  7. Dice the potatoes into large cubes.aIMG_6237
  8. Place them in a pot, cover them with water and boil them over medium-low heat for about 20 minutes, until fork-tender.
  9. Drain the potatoes and transfer them into a bowl. Add the milk and butter; beat them until smooth.aIMG_6242
  10. Stir in the shredded blue cheese and the ground nutmeg. Add salt and pepper to taste.aIMG_6244
  11. Serve while still hot the grilled mushrooms and the “dirty” mashed potatoes.aIMG_6250