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  1. Porcini Mushrooms and Leeks Sauteed in Butter with Tarragon – Recipe

    August 20, 2018 by Varga László

    Ingredients (2 servings ):

    • 1/2 kg fresh porcini mushrooms
    • 1 smaller leek
    • 120 g butter
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 3 garlic cloves
    • 1 teaspoon dried tarragon leaves.
    • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

    Preparation method :

    1. Clean the mushrooms pf the dirt.
    2. Slice the porcini mushrooms.
    3. Slice thinly the leek.
    4. Chop the garlic.
    5. Heat the butter in a large heavy bottomed frying pan.
    6. Sautee the sliced leek over medium -low heat for 3 minutes.
    7. Add the chopped garlic and continue to fry for 30 seconds.
    8. Add the porcini slices , drizzle the olive oil, season with salt and freshly ground pepper and cover with a lid. Cook for 3 minutes.
    9. Uncover, add the dried tarragon, stir and cook for 2 Moore minutes, until the mushrooms are cooked.
    10. Serve hot with some extra ground pepper on top.

  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. Watermelon Gazpacho – Summer Cold Soup Recipe

    August 25, 2017 by Varga László

     

    Ingredients:

    • 1 kg tomatoes
    • 1 kg watermelon
    • 1 cucumber peeled and cut into large chunks
    • 4 garlic cloves
    • 1 lime
    • 1 red pepper
    • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
    • 100 g shelled pistachios
    • 1 small red onion

    Preparation method:

    1. Cut the tomatoes into large cubes.
    2. Peel the cucumber and cut into cubes.
    3. Deseed the watermelon and cut into pieces.
      Keep a few wedges with their _skins_ for garnishing.
    4. Slice the red pepper.
    5. Add the cubed tomatoes, cucumber, red pepper, watermelon, garlic and the juice of a half lime to a bowl.
    6. With a hand blender turn all into a smooth paste, season with salt and freshly ground pepper according to your taste.

    7. Refrigerate it for a few hours before serving.
    8. Serve the soup chilled into smaller bowls, sprinkle on top some pistachios and _slices_ of red onions.
    9. Stick a wedge of watermelon and a slice lemon in the edge of the bowls.