Although gazpacho soup is traditionally considered a summer dish, it is no less relevant in the fall, when vegetables are in season. When fragrant fleshy tomatoes and an abundance of sweet red peppers are ripe, be sure to prepare this simple and insanely delicious vegetable soup. What variants of gazpacho preparation exist and what ingredients will give the soup a special piquancy? (more…)
Carpaccio appeared in the middle of the 20th century and originally meant a dish made from fresh beef. It was thinly sliced and poured with olive oil and lemon juice, adding spices. But then cooks began to experiment with the original product, using other types of meat, fish, seafood and even vegetables. What subtleties do you need to know if you want to cook a real carpaccio?
Cacciucco or cacciuco is a traditional Italian fish soup. Like all soups from this Tuscan region, it is very thick. Initially, cacciuco was made from any small fish or seafood – whatever was at hand and what was left over from the morning’s catch. But over time, the recipe has changed so much that in the modern soup, all that remains is fish broth and pieces of fried bread. How is cacciucco prepared nowadays?(more…)
It is impossible to imagine Greek cuisine without seafood. Along with squid, shrimp and mussels, in all, even the smallest, restaurants you can always try octopus – charcoal-grilled, stewed or in a salad. What do fishermen do with octopus so that it is not tough and how to cook spicy grilled octopus in red wine? (more…)
Mussels are not only delicious, but also very healthy. In addition, mussel dishes are prepared very quickly, so you won’t spend a lot of time preparing a gourmet dinner.
Autumn is the time of vegetables. Making preparations for the winter, in addition to the traditional ones, do not forget about a fairly simple, but original recipe of aromatic cream tomatoes – sun-dried tomatoes. Cook them in the oven and you will get a wonderful addition to Mediterranean dishes or just a great appetizer. In addition, sun-dried tomatoes fully preserve all the useful properties and flavor of fresh tomatoes. How much time is needed for preparation and drying and how to store dried tomatoes properly? (more…)
Autumn is the season of pumpkin. It is used to make porridge, casseroles, and desserts. Today we are going to make pumpkin puree soup. Various versions of this dish are cooked all over the world. Depending on the region, each recipe has its own peculiarities. Fruits, vegetables, spices, cereals, cheese, milk or cream, broth, and even wine are added to it. How to make pumpkin soup and what recipe is popular in Asia?
Salad with shrimp and arugula is a very light, very simple and very colorful dish.
Pineapple, garlic and cilantro give it a special piquancy. How to prepare salad with shrimps? (more…)
Grilled shrimp on skewers are good because they are prepared in a few minutes, the dish looks attractive and very spicy on the taste, thanks to the marinade with the addition of garlic. How to prepare the marinade and properly prepare the skewers before use? (more…)
This spicy avocado-based sauce can be a great appetizer and often even a side dish for fish or meat. The dish is Mexican, but it is known and loved in many countries of the world. Guacamole is especially popular with vegetarians and for good reason: only fresh vegetables and herbs are used in its preparation. What ingredients are the basis of the dish and what can be used to “dilute” its flavor?(more…)