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  1. Chicken with Pears and Blue Cheese Recipe

    April 24, 2012 by Varga László


    Ingredients (2 persons):

    • 300 g chicken breast
    • 1 large aromatic pear
    • 50 g blue cheese
    • 10-15 almonds
    • 100 g butter
    • salt to taste
    • 1 teaspoon hot paprika
    • a bunch of ramsons (wild garlic) leaves for garnishing (optional)

    Preparation method:

    1. Wash the chicken breast and cut them into two slices.
    2. Slice thinly the pear.
    3. Rub salt and hot paprika on both sides of the chicken slices.
    4. Heat the butter in a pan and fry slightly the chicken on both sides over medium-high heat.
    5. Remove the chicken from the pan and braise slightly the pear slices on both sides in the same pan.
    6. In an ovenproof dish place the chicken slices, covered by the pear slices then the blue cheese and the chopped almonds.
    7. Roast in in the prehheated oven for 10-15 minutes until the cheese is melted a bit.
    8. Serve with some greens as side dish, I used some freshly and roughly cut ramsons (wild garlic) leaves, since spring it is their season.





  2. Pork Leg in Caramelized Crust

    February 27, 2012 by Channah

    Ingredients (2 persons):

     

    • 400 g boneless pork leg and without lots of fat (you can use a fatter piece if you like it)
    • 250 ml dry red wine
    • 200 g dried plums
    • 1 quince
    • salt, pepper
    • 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
    • garlic

     

    Directions:

     

    1. Season the meat with salt, pepper and cinnamon.
    2. Put the meat in a plastic box for marinade.
    3. Clean the quince and cut in large slices.
    4. Add plums and slices of quince near the pork meat.
    5. Add the wine and leave to marinate preferably overnight, but if you don’t have time left at least for a few hours.
    6. Preheat the oven to 220oC/ 430oF.
    7. Make some holes in the meat with a knife and add pieces of garlic.
    8. Into a baking dish put aluminum foil. Add the pork meat and marinate sauce. If you use lean meat add a little vegetable oil over it.
    9. Cover tightly with aluminum foil. Make some holes in aluminum foil with a toothpick.
    10. Keep in the oven for 30 minutes.
    11. After that bring out from the oven, carefully remove the aluminum foil and add the fruit. Cover again with the aluminum foil and let in the oven for other 90 minutes.

     

     

     

     


  3. Chicken with Grapes and Plums Recipe

    December 27, 2011 by Varga László

    Ingredients for 2 persons

    • 2 whole chicken legs
    • 200 ml white wine
    • 5 cloves of garlic
    • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
    • 2-3 s canned, salted, minced red peppers(optional)
    • 1 bay leaf
    • 1 sprig of rosemary
    • 3-4 sage leaves
    • salt
    • freshly ground black pepper
    • 50 g of butter
    • 10-15 plum eye
    • 2 small bunch grapes (red and white combined)

     

    Preparation:

      1. Season the meat with salt and pepper, rub it with thyme, 2 cloves of crushed garlic and the salted mince peppers.
      2. Place the meat into a nonstick, lidded pot then add the bay leaf, sage, rosemary, 3 cloves of garlic in their skins and the butter.
      3. Simmer lidded at low heat for 50-60 minutes, turning the meat from time to time to get an even roasted color.
      4. Then pour in the wine and simmer for another 20 minutes
      5. Add the pitted plums, the grapes picked from their clusters, and simmer for another 20-25 minutes.

      Serving Ideas:

      It can be served with potato noodles, potato pancakes, other potato garnishes.