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  1. Hot Zucchini and Basil Cream Soup Recipe

    August 4, 2018 by Varga László

    Hot Zucchini and Basin Cream Soup Recipe

    Ingredients (4 servings):

    • 4-5 garlic clovesHot Zucchini and Basil Cream Soup Recipe
    • a bunch of green onion (2-3 of them)
    • 50 g butter
    • 2 medium zucchinis
    • 2 green chili peppers
    • a bunch of basil leavesHot Zucchini and Basil Cream Soup Recipe
    • 100 ml heavy cream
    • 100 g goat cheese

    Preparation method:

    1. Chop coarsely the garlic.
    2. Chop the green onions.
    3. Slice thinly the green chilies.
    4. Grate the zucchinis.
    5. Grate the goat cheese.Hot Zucchini and Basil Cream Soup Recipe
    6. Melt the butter in a soup pot.
    7. Add the chopped garlic and the onions’ white ends. Fry for 1-2 minutes over medium-low temperature.    
    8. Add the rest of the green onions, green chilies, grated cheese, grated zucchini, basil leaves.
    9. Add water so it covers the ingredients but just, and cook for a few(3-5) minutes until the zucchini is cooked through.
    10. Add the cream and bring it to boil for a final time for a few seconds.Hot Zucchini and Basil Cream Soup Recipe
    11. Serve the soup while still hot topped with a few extra sticks of goat cheese and some basil leaves.Hot Zucchini and Basin Cream Soup Recipe

  2. Asparagus Cream Soup Recipe

    July 31, 2018 by Varga László

    Ingredients (4 servings):

    • 1/2 kg green asparagus
    • 2 medium potatoes
    • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
    • 200 ml sour cream

    Preparation method:

    1. Wash the asparagus stalks, tear their lower woody third of each stalk.
    2. Peel the potatoes and to the pot and using a hand blender dice them into 2cm cubes.
    3. Place the asparagus stalks and the dices potatoes into a large enough pot.
    4. Cover with water, season with salt and pepper and bring to boil.
    5. Cook over medium heat till the potatoes are soft.
    6. Take out of the pot a few asparaguses and cut their tops and set them aside for the garnishing.
    7. Return the rest to the pot and using a hand blender, puree the vegetables to a smooth paste.
    8. If the soup is still too thin, bring to a boil and simmer a few minutes over low heat, stirring constantly, until the soup is thick to your liking.
    9. Serve hot in soup plates, garnish with some of the asparagus tops and a large dollop of sour cream. Grind some extra black pepper on top.

  3. Vietnamese Hardshell Clams Cooked in Elderflower Cordial with Lime, Garlic, Ginger, Chili Peppers

    July 25, 2018 by Varga László

    Ingredients (1-2 servings):

    • 400 g Vietnamese hard shell clams
    • 300 ml elderflower cordial
    • 2-3 garlic cloves
    • 1 teaspoon ginger freshly minced
    • 1 small dried red chili
    • 1-2 teaspoons fish sauce
    • 1 lime
    • 1-2 green onions

    Preparation method:

    1. If using frozen clams, leave them in cold water for half an hour or so.
    2. Wash them in two bowls of water until the water in the bowl is clear.
    3. Chop the garlic.
    4. Chop the ginger.
    5. Chop the dried chili into flakes.
    6. Chop the green onion and parley.
    7. Cut the lime into wedges.
    8. Place the clams into a smaller pot, add the garlic, ginger, chili flakes and pour the elder flower cordial just enough to cover them all with liquid.
    9. Squeeze the juice of quarter of a lime.
    10. Cover with a lid and cook for 4-5 minutes until the clams have opened.
    11. Adjust the taste with fish salt and black pepper to your liking.
    12. Serve with chopped green onions, chopped parley and some lime wedges.