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  1. Pork Shoulder with Cherry Sauce and Bavarian Semmelknödeln (Dumplings) Recipe

    August 3, 2012 by Varga László

    Ingredients (3-4 servings):

    • about 1 kg of pork shouulder
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • a few sage leaves
    • a cup of red wine

    For the Semmelknödeln (dumplings)

    • 4 stale bread rolls
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • 250 ml milk
    • 2 tablespoons flour
    • 1 onion
    • 4 tablespoons butter 200 ml cream
    • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
    • 2 small eggs

    For the cherrie sauce:

    • about 1/2 kg of fresh cherries
    • about a cup of water
    • 1-2 tablespoons honey
    • a pinch of cinnamon
    • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

     

    Preparation method:

    1. Slice the pork shoulder  into 1 cm slices.
    2. Salt pork slices, place them in a bowl, with the sage leaves in-between then pour over the wine.
    3. Let the pork marinade for 2-3 hours or best, overnight.
    4. Melt a bit o butter in a frying pan and fry the pork slices on bouth sides for 2-3 minutes.

    For the Semmelknödeln (dumplings):

    1. Cut the bread rolls  into cubes and salt them lightly.
    2. Heat milk and pour over the bread cubes and let them soak for about 30 minutes.
    3. Peel the onion and chop it finely.
    4. Melt a tablespoon of butter in a small frying pan and saute the onion until translucent, then stir in one tablespoon of parsley.
    5. Add the sauted onion-parsley mix and the two eggs to the soaked bread and knead well. Season with salt and pepper.
    6. In a saucepan, bring plenty of salted water to a boil.
    7. Form a dumpling from the dough and add them into the boiling water. If it doesn’t fall appart with wet hands form the rest of the dough into dumplings, about 10-12 in total, add them into the boiling water and cook them for about 15 minutes.If the test dumpling falls apart, knead a bit of flour in the dough.

    For the cherry sauce:

    1. Wash and stone the cherries.
    2. Add the cherries to a smaller pot and about a cup of water or as much to just cover them.
    3. Bring to boil, add 2 tablespoons of honey, the cinnamon and simmer for about 5-10 minutes.
    4. In a separate cup mix thoroughly  together 1 tablespoon cornstarch with about a quarter cup of cold water.
    5. Add it  to the cherry pot and simmer further for a 2 minute or util the sauce thickens.
    Serve two slices of pork shoulder with 3-4 Semmelknödeln dumplings and pour over some cherry sauce.


  2. Liver Dumplings Soup – Hungarian Recipe (Májgombócleves)

    March 16, 2012 by Varga László

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    Ingredients (4 persons)

    • 150 grams chicken liver
    • 2 tablespoons bread crumbs
    • 1 egg
    • 1 tablespoon marjoram
    • salt
    • pepper
    • 1 tablespoon butter
    • 1 onion
    • 200 g carrots
    • 1 medium turnip
    • 100 grams celery
    • 200 — 300 grams chicken bonier – skinier parts , the leftovers from other dishes
    • a few leaves parsley

     

    Preparation method

    1. With a kitchen hatchet or knife chop the livers.
    2. Mix the livers with egg, bread crumbs, marjoram, salt and pepper.
    3. In a big pot make a stock with the chicken parts, parsley leaves, turnip and celery.
    4. Dice the onion and carrots.
    5. Heat the butter in a skillet and fry golden-brown the finely chopped onion, then add the diced carrots,  fry for a few minutes.
    6. When the meat from the stock is tender, remove the chicken and vegetables from the stock, add to the pot the fried onion and carrots mixture and cook for 10-15 minutes.
    7. With a wet hand form smaller balls from the liver mixture.
    8. Add the liver balls to the stock and cook for 10 minutes.

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    Májgombócleves Recept

     

    Hozzávalók (4 személyre)

    • 150 g csirkemáj
    • 2 evőkanál zsemlemorzsa
    • 1 tojás
    • 1 evőkanál majoránna
    • bors
    • 1 evőkanál vaj
    • 1 hagyma
    • 200 g sárgarépa
    • 1 közepes karalábé
    • 100 g zeller
    • 200-300 g csontos – boros csirke, maradék részei egyéb ételektől
    • néhány levél petrezselyemzöld

     

    Elkészítési módszer:

    1. A konyhai bárddal vagy késsel aprítsuk fel a májat.
    2. Keverjük össze a májjal, a tojást, zsemlemorzsát, majoránnát, sót és borsot.
    3. Egy nagy edénybe, készítünk egy húslét a csirke darabokból, petrezselyemzöldből, karalábéból és zellerből.
    4. Kockázzunk fel a hagymát és a sárgarépát.
    5. Olvasszuk meg a vajat egy serpenyőben, és pirítsuk aranybarnára az apróra vágott hagymát, majd hozzáadjuk a kockára vágott sárgarépát, pirítjuk néhány percig.
    6. Amikor a levesből a hús megpuhult, vegyük ki a csirkét és a zöldségeket a léből, bedobjuk az edénybe a sült hagymát és sárgarépát és főzzük 10-15 percig.
    7. Nedves kézzel kis gombócokat képezünk a máj keverékből.
    8. Hozzáadjuk a májgombócokat az leveshez és főzzük 10 percig.

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    Ciorbă Găluște de Ficat – rețetă maghiară

     

    Ingrediente (4 persoane)

    • 150 g ficat de pui
    • 2 linguri de pesmet
    • 1 ou
    • 1 lingură de măghiran
    • sare
    • piper
    • 1 lingură de unt
    • 1 ceapă
    • 200 g morcovi
    • 1 gulie medie
    • 100 g țelină
    • 200 – 300 g carne de pui – bucăți mai osoase si cu piele, resturile
    • nefolosite de la alte mâncăruri
    • câteva frunze de pătrunjel

     

    Metoda de preparare

    1. Cu un satar sau un cuțit de bucătărie mărunțiți ficatul.
    2. Amestecați ficatul cu ou, pesmet, măghiran, sare şi piper.
    3. Într-o oală mare, fierbeti o supa cu bucățile de pui, frunzele de patrunjel, gulia si țelina.
    4. Mărunțiți ceapa și morcovii.
    5. Topiți untul într-o tigaie și prăjiți ceapa tocata mărunt, apoi adăugați morcovii tăiați cuburi, prăjiți câteva minute.
    6. Atunci când carnea din supa este fiarta, scoateți carnea de pui și legumele din supa, adăugați în oală ceapa și morcovi căliți și prăjiți 10-15 minute.
    7. Cu o mâna umedă forma bile mici din amestecul de ficat.
    8. Adaugați perișoarele de ficat in supa și gătiți pentru 10 minute.a href=”http://chefdepaprika.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/aIMG_0115.jpg”>

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