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  1. Rabbit Liver Sauteed in Butter with Garlic, Shallots, Wine and Conference Pears Recipe

    January 30, 2018 by Varga László

    Ingredients (2 servings):

    • 500 g rabbit liver
    • 5 shallots
    • 50 g butter
    • 3 conference pears
    • 5-7 garlic cloves
    • 200 ml dry white wine
    • 2 sprigs of thyme
    • salt and pepper to taste

    Preparation method:

    1. Chop the garlic.
    2. Slice thinly the shallots.
    3. Slice the pears into 1/2 cm slices.
    4. Cut the livers into 3 pieces each.
    5. Melt the butter in a frying pan.
    6. Add the garlic and shallots, sautée and thyme sprigs over medium-low heat for about 2-3 minutes.
    7. Add the rabbit livers, 100 ml wine and continue to sautée for another 2-3 minutes.
    8. Add the pear slices, salt and freshly ground black pepper and the rest of the wine. Continue to sautée for 2 minutes.
    9. Serve sprinkling some chopped green onions.

  2. Pasta with Smoked Fish and Cherry Tomatoes Recipe

    September 10, 2012 by Varga László

    Ingredients (2 servings):

    • 4 shallots
    • 4-5 cloves garlic
    • 2-3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
    • 5-6 smoked capelins (about 150 grams), you can use other species of  fishes – smoked
    • about 200 g cherry tomatoes
    • about 200 Italian pasta, I used some very nice looking – Gnocco Sardo
    • half of bunch parsley leaves
    • 100 ml semi dry white wine
    • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
    • 2 tablespoons fermented sour creme
    • about 50 g hard cheese, I used Pecorino Romano

    Preparation method:

    1. Put the pasta in a pot of salted boiling water and cook them the time specified on their packing.
    2. Chop the shallots and garlic.
    3. Cut the cherry tomatoes into halves.
    4. Chop the parsley leaves.
    5. Cut off the capelin fishes’ heads and tails. Cut them into 2 cm pieces.
    6. In a frying pan heat up the olive oil and fry for about 2 minute the garlic and shallots, until fragrant.
    7. Add the fish pieces and fry them lightly for another 2 minutes.
    8. Add the wine, lemon juice and the fermented sour creme, simmer it down over medium heat until most of the liquid evaporates.
    9. Add to the pan the boiled but still firm pasta, the cherry tomatoes and the chopped parsley.
    10. Grate some cheese over and fry it, stirring lightly for a minute.
    11. Serve on large pasta plates with some extra grated cheese on top and some berry tomato clusters.