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  1. Veal Braised in Soymilk, Cauliflower Puree and Blackberries Sauteed in Butter Recipe

    January 8, 2018 by Varga László

    Ingredients (4 servings):

    • 1 kg veal loin
    • 1 l soy milk
    • 1 garlic head
    • 2 sprigs of rosemary
    • 1 medium cauliflower
    • 100 g butter
    • 50-100 ml double cream
    • 1/2 kg blackberries
    • salt and pepper to taste


    Preparation method:

    1. Chop the garlic.
    2. Cut the veal loin into 2 cm slices.
    3. Add into a pot the veal and chopped garlic, cover with the soy milk , salt and pepper to taste.
    4. Bring to boil and simmer on low fire for about one and a half hour.
    5. Clean the cauliflower and cut into pieces to fit into a second pot.
    6. Fill the pot with water and add salt to taste.
    7. Cook over medium heat for about 40-60 minutes until the cauliflower softens.
    8. Remove the cauliflower pieces from the liquid and add them to a bowl.
    9. Add half of the butter and double cream, add some extra salt if needed, blend it into a puree.
    10. Wash the blackberries.
    11. Melt the other half of the butter in a frying pan and toss in the blackberries.
    12. Sprinkle (only) a bit of salt and saute them for circa 2 minutes.
    13. Serve the cauliflower puree with the braised veal and top it with the sauteed blackberries.

  2. Goose Breast with Persimmon Baked in Honey Whiskey and Boiled Potatoes in Butter Recipe

    December 20, 2017 by Varga László

    Ingredients (2 servings):

    • 500 g purple potatoes
    • 1 whole goose breast (it may be also duck breast) 
    • 2 persimmons
    • 50 g butter
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • 50-100 ml honey flavoured whiskey

    Preparation method:

    1. Slice the persimmons into 1 cm thick slices.
    2. Smear an ovenproof dish with some butter.
    3. Lay the persimmon slices in this dish and pour over the honey whiskey.
    4. Place the dish with persimmons into the oven preheated to 200 C and cook for about 20 minutes or so, until the persimmon slices got caramelised .
    5. Wash thoroughly the purple potatoes and then boil them skins on till fork soft.
    6. Wash the goose (duck) breasts and then pat them dry with paper towels. Salt and pepper them to taste.
    7. Lay the breasts skin side down a heavy bottomed frying pan and dry them over low heat for about 15 minutes.
    8. Flip them them and fry them on their meat sides for another 3 minutes.
    9. Slice the breasts and serve them on top of the roasted persimmons alongside the halved purple potatoes topped with pieces of butter.

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

    December 15, 2017 by Varga László

    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