Appetite, like Carlson
The cuisine of Northern people is considered boring and monotonous. I admit, some truth to that, but it is not less true that for us the same Scandinavian cuisine is much closer than Spanish or Greek, since our latitude is similar.
To me, the lack of attention to the cuisine of those countries where a lot of the time there is snow, due to the fact that the grapes under the snow as it is not growing. So, and autochthonous wines in these countries does not happen.
But on the anniversary gave me a bottle of Absolut. There really had nowhere to go – another invitation friends got buffet lunch. Since the main ingredients of the Swedish food – salted fish, meat, fresh and pickled vegetables, and begged the neighbors to vodka.
Let’s start with dishes resembling our vinaigrette, but the taste perhaps even better combined with the scalding drink. Prepare herring salad in Swedish. Herring cut into fillets (do not mess with the split, much less chopped into pieces and drenched unclear than fish), then into thin strips. The beets and the potatoes boil, cut into cubes, finely chop onion. Marinated (pickled, salty – this is a purely Slavic invention) cucumbers cut into cubes smaller, so do the eggs. In most Swedish of dishes is cut the fennel. There you have it – it’s great, Continue reading
On average, for second dishes for a family of 5 — 6 people take 1 kg of meat (one portion is usually up to 200 g). Of course, one may desire to increase or decrease this number. To beat the meat should be moistened with water on the chalkboard. To the flattened slices of meat when roasting is not wrapped, the edges have a few places to cut. When cooking veal and pork natural meat cut into cutlets and slightly separated from the bones so that it is well and fry in seed oil.
To check the readiness of meat, it is necessary to pierce it with the tip of a knife or fork. If boiled or stewed meat they are free and on the site of the puncture there is no pink fluid — this means that the meat is ready. Grilled meat is pierced to the middle of the piece and hold the knife or fork 3 to 4 seconds, then quickly remove and see if there is a colorless clear juice, the meat is ready. Have ready minced products with pressure on them with a knife appears colorless transparent juice. When cooking meat, pour it boiling salted water. Aromatic extractive substances remain in the meat. If the meat cover with cold water, they go into the broth.
Stewed meat in a sealed container with a lid. Previously, it is recommended to repel, salt and seasoning and fry in a pan. Ruddy crust on the surface of the meat prevents the release of meat juice.
Stew meat can be different. The sauce was dark, and the meat Continue reading
For cooking, you may need:
squid 400 grams;
4 regular carrots;
1 packet spices (for Korean carrot);
a bit of salt;
10 grams of sugar;
35 grams olive oil;
15 grams 9% of vinegar.
With the carcass of the squid to remove the peel, then extract the insides. Should remain only the meat. The cleaned pulp is dipped in a pot of boiling water. Once the water boils again, wait a few minutes and immediately remove podarennoe squid. He will reach the state of readiness, while will cool down. The cooled pulp is cut into thin shavings. Carrot peel and grate on a special grater. Add rest of the ingredients and mix well. To combine both products and give the finished dish to infuse. Salad with calamari and Korean carrots get moderately sharp and quite delicate.
2) For those who like a more spicy dish, a salad with calamari and Korean carrots can be cooked a little differently. The principle remains the same, but somewhat different set of initial products
1 large onion;
3 cloves of garlic;
3 large Morkovin;
a mixture of ground pepper (black and red);
3 tablespoons soy sauce; sugar;
any vegetable oil; teaspoon 70% of vinegar. The cooking process is similar to the previous: Cleaned squid boil 3 minutes in boiling water and then grind in the form of straw. You can substitute soy Continue reading