Thursday, 5 September 2013

Galicia by The Independent


Jutting defiantly into the Atlantic on the north-western corner of Spain, Galicia is a far cry from the country’s typical costas. 
Read the whole article in The Independent

Saturday, 31 August 2013

Idiazabal Cheese and St. George's Mushrooms Flan with Berries.

Did you know that you can use mushrooms for desserts?

Ingredients for 24 portions:

- 12 Eggs
- 1 liter of whole milk
- 100ml of cream
Idiazábal Smoked cheese 250g
St. George's mushrooms  150g
- 24 tablespoons of sugar (two per egg)
- Sugar and water to make caramel
- 150 g of sugar and 150 ml of water  to make sugar syrup
- Mint, berries, crème anglaise


Friday, 30 August 2013

Tuesday, 27 August 2013

QUAIL EGGS IN POTATO NEST WITH BOLETES


Delicious and crispy potatoes with all the flavour of wild mushrooms and quail eggs.



Ingredients:

Bolete mushrooms
Quail eggs
Potatoes
Garlic
Olive oil
Salt

Mushrooms manipulation tips


A good video with tips about mushroom manipulation from allrecipes.com guys

Here we find some basic advice:

- Always buy your mushrooms from a reliable source, picking wild mushrooms should only be done by an expert mushroom hunter
- Don't close the mushrooms in a plastic bag, place them in a paper bag or covered with kitchen roll paper in a tray and keep them in the fridge
- Don't wash mushrooms until you are ready to use them
- You can wet wipe  or brush up the soil from almost any kind of mushrooms
- When rehydrating dehydrated mushrooms don't waste washing water, use it as a base for stocks and stews

Hope you find this tips useful when dealing with mushrooms in the kitchen

Sunday, 25 August 2013

1945 Vintage Video. How a Butcher Cuts Beef


I have found this amazing 1945 vintage educational video containing interesting information on meat cutting.
Hope you enjoy it as much as I did, I love this kind of stuff.

Mushroom research explores lower cancer risk


An interview with leading cancer researcher Dr Shiuan from the City of Hope. The interview explores the latest research which examine the link  between consuming mushrooms and lowering the risk of breast cancer.

Friday, 23 August 2013

Mushrooms. A Journey of Discovery



A very interesting video showing what research has achieved in last years about benefits of eating mushrooms