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  1. Mexican Tacos Recipe

    July 30, 2012 by Varga László

    Ingredients (2-4 servings):

    For pico de gallo (salsa mexicana, salsa fresca)

    • 3-4  medium tomatoes
    • 1 medium onion
    • 1 green chili pepper (preferably the hotter kind like jalapeno)
    • 1 bunch of cilantro leaves (since I didn’t have them I replaced them with parsley)
    • about half of a lime’s juice

      The rest of the fillings:

    • a few roast leftover slices
    • 200 g surimi sticks
    • a green pepper
    • a small chili pepper
    • 2-3 garlic cloves
    • 150 g sour cream
    • 150 g Mexican tomato salsa sauce
    • a few teaspoons of  sweet and hot paprika according to your tastes
    • a medium lettuce
    • a few slices of mexican cheese (mexican cheddar, etc) – optional


    Preparation method:

       Pico de gallo:

    1. Chop coarsely the cilantro or parsley leaves. Slice thinly the chili pepper.
    2. Dice into smaller cubes the tomatoes and onion.
    3. Mix the salsa ingredients, season with lime juice, salt and pepper to taste.

     The rest of the fillings:

    1. Slice into shreds the remaining roast  leftovers,  I had some of the previous Sauerbraten veal roast.
    2. Fry slightly with a bit of olive oil the roast shreds, the green pepper slices, chopped garlic and some chili pepper.
    3. Slice the surimi sticks into 1 cm pieces, then fry them slightly with a drip of olive oil.
    4. In a small bowl mix together the sour cream with some paprika, mix sweet and hot according to your taste ;).
    5. Heat a tablespoon of oil in the frying pan and fry 1-2 minute on only one side each tortilla.
    6. Lay on the still hot tortilla shreds of lettuce leaves.
    7. Then lay either some roast shreds either surimi slices. You can use other fish or seafood, but this is what I had at hand.
    8. Lay some tomato/salsa sauce, sour cream-paprika mix, fried peppers, fried garlic, fried garlic, cheese and plentiful of pico de gallo.
    9. Fold them carefully into halve. Serve on each large plate one roast – one surimi taco leaning on each other.

  2. Chicken Citrus Salad Recipe

    January 31, 2012 by Channah

    Ingredients (4 persons):

    •  juice from one orange
    •  juice from half of lemon
    •  juice from one lime
    •  a large onion, minced
    • 2 cloves garlic, minced
    • chili sauce / chili powder ( to your taste)
    • 1 teaspoon cumin
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • optional – 1 teaspoon white sugar
    • 500 g boneless chicken breast, skinless
    • Romaine lettuce
    • 2 oranges – peeled, diced
    • 1/4 celery root, sliced julienne
    • 2 green onions, minced



    1. In a bowl, mix together the orange, lemon and lime juices, onion, garlic, sauce / chili powder, cumin, salt and sugar.
    2. Pour half of this mixture  into a large plastic resealable bag /box.
    3. Cut chicken into slices of 1 centimeter thickness and add it into the citrus mixture. Leave it in the fridge to marinate for at least 2 hours.
    4. Put the remaining sauce into a blender (optional) and place it in the refrigerator.
    5. Heat a non-stick pan and fry the chicken. When almost done, add the marinade to the pan and simmer for a few minutes.
    6. Remove the chicken and cut into thin strips.
    7. Cut the salad, green onion, celery and oranges and mixed in a large bowl.
    8. Mix the salad with the remaining sauce, and add the chicken slices on top.


  3. Spinach Salad with Oranges Recipe

    January 26, 2012 by Channah

    Ingredients (4 persons) :



    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 2 tablespoons parsley  freshly minced
    • 1/3 cup apple vinegar
    • 1 teaspoon sugar
    • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
    • 1/4 cup water



    • 2 oranges
    • 2 green onions
    • 1/4 root celery
    • around 200 grams spinach
    • 1/2 lettuce
    • 1 cup walnuts



    1. Mix the dressing ingredients: oil, sugar, vinegar, parsley and salt. Shake and mix well (you can use a shaker).
    2. Cut the walnuts finely. (Optional: leave the nuts in water at least 1 hour before cutting to reduce digestion time.)
    3. Cut the oranges in small pieces.
    4. In a large bowl mix the onion, celery, spinach and lettuce. Add nuts and oranges.
    5. Add the dressing over the salad.