Spain Churros Recipe

Churros Recipe Method

  1. Mix quickly with wooden spoon to form soft dough.
  2. Remove from heat when thick and not sticking to pan.
  3. Beat in the egg until smooth.
  4. Leave to cool slightly.
  5. Spoon into a Piping bag with a large pastry nozzle.
  6. Pipe long lengths into hot, deep oil, in an electric deep fat fryer. 
  7. Here is our favorite 
  8. Fry until golden brown.
  9. Carefully remove and leave to cool slightly.
  10. Cut into random lengths of about 4 “/10 cm and dredge with sugar.
  11. Serve with our Chocolate Sauce.

 

Chocolate for Churro Dunking

 
Ingredients

  • 110g/4oz dark chocolate
  • 2 cups/16fl oz double cream
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch/cornflour
  • 4 tbsps sugar

 

 

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Garlic Chicken – Pollo al Ajillo

Garlic Chicken Ingredients for Four People

  • One whole chicken of 3lb. approx.
  • Six plump cloves of garlic
  • One bunch of fresh flat leaf parsley
  • Two or three sprigs of fresh thyme
  • (One teaspoon of dried will do)
  • One large whole lemon
  • One small glass of dry sherry
  • (Or a good dry white wine will do)
  • Extra Virgin olive oil.
  • Salt and black pepper

Garlic Chicken Method

  1. Cut the Chicken into ten even bone-in pieces.
  2. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper and leave for five minutes to rest.
  3. Brown the chicken in two tablespoons of  olive oil, in a large non-stick frypan – medium high heat.
  4. Turn heat down and cook covered with lid for 15 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile – skin and bash your garlic with the blade of a large kitchen knife, then chop finely.
  6. Chop a good handfull of parsley and squeeze your lemon.
  7. Remove the cooked chicken pieces to an earthenware and keep warm in a low oven, retaining the juices in the pan.
  8. Add the garlic to the pan juices and cook gently for about 10 minutes – being carefull not to burn.
  9. Now add the sherry and thyme – turn up the heat and let the sauce reduce to about half while you stir.
  10. Pour off any excess oil, add the lemon juice and about 3/4 of the chopped parsley and reduce slightly again.

Take the chicken from the oven – pour over the sauce – sprinkle the rest of the chopped parsley over the top – and serve.

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Spanish Food

Below is a sample meal that you might find on a menu at a restaurant or if you were invited to someone’s home for lunch:

  • Vegetable or Seafood Soup
  • Fresh Fish or Seafood, Roast Chicken or Lamb, Fried Potatoes, Rabbit Stew, etc.
  • Green Salad or Vegetables
  • Dessert – Flan, light pastry, fresh fruit or ice cream
  • Coffee, Brandy and a Cigar

 

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Merry Christmas & Feliz Navidad

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Latin Restaurants in Toronto

Today I went to Restaurant in Toronto to eat mexican food , I got to tacos I can say that it was very tasty and pretty good prices there .   Located 690 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON M6G 1L2 .

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Puerto Rican Rice with pigeon peas

  • 1 pound  fresh pigeon peas
  • water sups
  • very small amout of sait
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 4 ounces canadian bacon , diced
  • 1 medium onion , chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper , sennremved
  • 1 medium tomato, and chopped
  • cubael pepper , seeds removed
  • 2 1/4  cups long grain white rise
  • 6 stuffed green olives , diced
  •  1 teaspoon caper 
  • 6 sprigs colander chopped
  • 1/4 cup tomat sause 
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Empanada Colombiana

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tomato, finely chopped
  • 6 green onions, finely chopped
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 package Sazón Goya con azafran (saffron) (about 2 teaspoons)
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped cilantro leaves
  • 1 pound top round or skirt steak (or similar cut of pork)
  • 3 beef bouillon cubes
  • 1/2 pound yellow or white potatoes
  • 3 cups yellow masarepa (precooked cornmeal or harina de maiz)
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Vegetable oil for frying
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