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Tuesday, December 20, 2011


This recipe is probably not the best for pizza but you will be able to do a tasty pizza in an easy and very fast way.

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Diffiulty: Very easy


1 Small beer
Fried tomato
The ingredients you want to add to the pizza.


1. Mix in a bowl bit of beer, flour (just add a bit and depending on the size of the pizza you want to make, add more beer and flour) and salt to do the dough.

2. Once you have enough dough spread some flour on the table and with a rolling pin, spread it in a very thin dough.

3. Take a tray from the oven,  grease it with olive oil if its possible. Put the dough on it and add the fried tomato, the cheese and the ingredients you prefer.

4. Pre-heat the oven and after 3-5 minutes put the tray with the pizza in the oven at 200-220º for 8 minutes more or less, take a look to the pizza from time to time.

Bon Appetite!

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Stuffed eggs

Very nice and easy recipe also known as "Marta's eggs" in honor of the Master of this dish ;)

Preparation time: 30 minutes
Difficulty: easy

4 eggs
1 tuna can (If you don't want to eat tune, you can substitute it for some spinachs)
1 small fried tomato carton
If you prefer a home-made mayonnaise you will need:
- 1/2 Lemon
- 1 Egg
- Sunflower oil or Olive oil (the softer you have)
- Vinegar (optional)
- Salt

1. Boil the eggs for 10minutes in a pot with water. After that, remove them and put them under cold water.

2. When the eggs are cold remove the shell and cut it in two pieces (vertically)

3. Remove the yolks and let them in a bowl.

4. Put half of the yolks in a bowl with the tuna and some fried tomato and smash it all until it becomes a mass.

5. Put the whites in a dish and in the hole add the mixture you have prepared with the yolks, tuna and tomato.

6. To prepare the mayonnaise: put in a mixer an egg, some sunflower oil, the juice of half lemon (be careful not to drop the stones in the mixer) and salt (if you want, you can add a bit of vinegar). Mix it and taste it. If it is very liquid add more oil until it gets the right texture and also depending on how it taste you can add more salt or lemon.

7. Put mayonnaise on top of every egg.

8. Also on top of every egg, grate the other yolks you have kept in the bowl.

9. Put some letucce around the eggs.

And that's it! Enjoy the meal! 


Thursday, November 3, 2011

Wok 1

Estela and Ale taught me this recipe in Brussels. It is not typical from there, but it is really good!

Preparation time: 30 minutes
Difficulty: easy


- Rice
- Mushrooms
- Courgette
- Onion
- Olive oil
- Maggi sauce: "de enige echte" (if you are in The Netherlands), Jugo Maggi (if you are in Spain) and for the rest of the countries, look for the same sauce that appears in the picture. It's name can be "Maggi juice" or "The real one" or who knows...
- Salt


1. Cut the onion in little pieces and in a wok (or if you don't have, in a pan) with olive oil fry it. When it is half cooked, add the courgette and bit of salt. When it is nearly ready add the mushrooms, a bit of the maggi sauce and let it cook.

2. While you are cooking the other ingredients, prepare the rice in a pot.

3. When everything is ready mix it and add as much maggi sauce as you like.


Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Russian Salad (Ensaladilla Rusa)

As it's name indicates, this salad is from Russia but in Spain is very popular and it's also part of our gastronomy. Invented by Lucien Olivier, it's original name is Salade Olivier.

Preparation time: 20 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Carrots (1 per person)
Potatos (1 per person)
Eggs (1 per person)
Piquillo pepper
Olives (better without stone)

1. First, peel the potatos and carrots. Then cut it into small squares.

2. In a pot with a stream of olive oil and salt, heat it until it boil and add the carrots, potatos and peas, once it is done (be sure the potato is done) remove the water with a crepine (sorry, a colander XD)

3. While you are boiling this you can also put in another small pot the egg/s and boil them.

4. When everything is ready cut the egg, and the red pepper into little pieces, and mix it with the carrot, peas and potatoes.

5. Add the tuna and the olives

6. Add the mayonnaise (as much as you like)

And that's it! Enjoy it!

Friday, September 16, 2011

Chicken Mole Tacos

A mexican recipe. The Mole (chili sauce with chocolate and peanuts) it's very difficult to prepare so I will use one ready to serve, you can find it in the supermark and it taste really good.

Preparation: 15 min.
Difficulty: easy


1 Chicken breast
1/4 Onion
1 or 2 Garlic cloves
Mole (chili sauce with chocolate and peanuts)
6 Mexican Flour Tortillas


1. Add in a pot with water: salt, onion and garlic and let it boil. Once it is boiling add the chicken and let it with medium fire until the chicken gets cooked.

2. Take out the chicken but keep the water where you have boiled it.

3. Shred the chicken.

4. Put mole enough in a small pot and add just a bit of the water you have kept (2 - 3 tablespoons) And heat it until it boil.

5. Add the chicken in the pot with the mole, remove and mix it all well.

6. Heat the Mexican flour tortitas and serve the chiken with mole. You can add some onion if you like it or eat the taco like that.


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Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Hummus (Fer's recipe)

 A popular food throughout the Middle East. Recipe of my friend Fer, who likes to prepare it after the Aikido classes lol.
Very typical in countries such as Greece or Turkey.

Preparation time: 15 min.
Difficulty: Very Easy

200g of chickpeas
1 clove of garlic
2 tablespoons of tahini (sesame paste)
2 tablespoons of olive oil 
The juice of half lemon
1 teaspoons of salt
1/2 teaspoon of grind cumin
1/2 teaspoon of grind black pepper
1 teaspoon of paprika *(before serve it)


1. First of all, if the chickpeas are from a jar, put them under running water until they stop foaming.

2. Beat it all. To make it more creamy add a bit of water (if you have cooked the chickpeas, is better to use that water)

3. Before serve it (cold or tepid),  flavored it with olive oil and paprika.
Recommendation: Eat it with pita bread

Fer's picture

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Thursday, August 11, 2011

Country Salad - Ensalada campera ( typical Spanish salad )

A great recipe for the summer

Difficulty: Easy
Preparation time: 30 min


- Eggs (1 per person)
- Tomato (1 or 1/2 per person depending on the size)
- Green Pepper (Half per person)
- Red Pepper (half per person)
- Tuna
- Potatos (1 per person)
- Olive oil
- Salt
- Olives (optional)
- Vinegar (optional)
- Onion (optional)


1. Boil the egg/eggs and the potatoes

2. Peel the potatoes

3. Cut everything into pieces

4. Add salt, olive oil and vinegar if you want.

5. Serve it cold (you can keep it in the refrigerator 15 minutes if you want to eat it colder)

 Enjoy it!

Tuesday, July 19, 2011


  Tipical spanish tomato soup for the summer made mainly with tomato and vegetables.
This recipe is for 1liter Gazpacho

Difficulty: Easy
Time of preparation: 20 minutes


Olive oil
3 or 4 Tomatos or a 1/2 Kilo Tomato tin
1 Green pepper
1/2 Cucumber (Spanish cucumber if possible)


1. Put the bread in the water and let it there until it become wet and soft. Then, put it in the mixer.

2. Cut 2 garlic cloves into little pieces.

3. If you are going to do it with normal tomatos you have to peel the tomatos. If not, just put the tomatos from the tin into the mixer.

4. Then add directly into the mixer, a big splash of olive oil, a bit of salt, bit of vinegar, the garlic, the green pepper and the cucumber (both already cut) and a bit of water (just a glass, later we will add more)

5. Turn on the mixer until it looks liquid.

6. Once it is done, add one or two more glasses of water and stir.

Now you have the perfect cold drink for the summer!

Curiosity: It appears in an episode of The Simpsons, when Lisa decides to be vegetarian

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Curried rice

Time of preparation: 40 min.
Difficulty: Easy


- Rice
- Chicken (half of a chicken breast or what you prefer)
- Onion (half of a big one or 2 small ones)
- Curry
- White wine
- Paprika
- Salt
- A chicken stock cube
- Olive Oil


1. First, cut the chicken and the onion into small pieces. Put it in a pan with a bit of olive oil and cook it.

2. Once it's ready, add into the pan: white wine (1 glass), water (2 glasses), curry (a tablespoon per 2 persons), the chiken stock cube (crushed), bit of pimentón (a teaspoon) and salt.

3. Let it cook until the water get evaporated and the rice looks ready to eat, (take a look from time to time to see if it needs more water)

Now, it is ready! Enjoy it!

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Quiche Lorraine

French salty cake from the sixteenth century.

Preparation time: 1 hour and a half
Difficulty: Medium
For the dough:
200 g flour
50 g butter
1 tablespoon milk

For the filling
100 g ham in 2 thick slices
100 g blue cheese
150 g soft unripened cheese
4  eggs
1 glass milky cream
20 g butter
Salt and pepper


1. To prepare the dough: mix butter, flour a bit of salt and a tablespoon of milk and work it with the hands.

2. With a rolling pin (in case you don’t have a rolling pin be creative and use a glass or other similar thing)

3. Grease a cake tin with butter and spread the dough covering the bottom of the cake tin and 5cm. of its walls.

4. Cut the ham in squared shapes or stripes.

5. In a little pot, melt the chesses and let it get cold. Then, add the beaten eggs and mix well, after that, add the milky cream, the ham, a bit of salt, pepper and nutmeg and mix it all well.

6. Put the mixing into the cake tin with the dough.

7. Preheat the oven at 250ºC and put the quiche inside the oven for 40 min. You can serve it hot or cold.

Bon appetit! 

Monday, May 16, 2011

Chocolate Brownie

Preparation time: 20 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

125g chocolate
75g sugar
30g flour
30g butter
3 eggs

1. Melt the chocolate putting the chocolate tablet in a dish or a saucepan over a pot with boiling water.
2. Beat the eggs
3. Mix all the ingredients (eggs, flour, sugar and chocolate)
4. Grease the cake tin with butter
5. Put the mixture in the cake tin. Pre-heat the oven 200º and put the cake tin in the oven for 10 min. (check while cooking)
6 .The brownie must look damp over, put a knife inside to check.

Enjoy it!

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Oeufs en meurette

Finally the mystery is solved! Here you have a delicious French recipe to impress your family and friends!

And thanks to Nick! who taught me this recipe.
Preparation time: 1 hour and a half
Difficulty: Medium 

 This recipe is for four or five people, one or two eggs for person.

- 8 eggs and 8 bread slices
- 200 g. of bacon
- 4 red onions
- 75cl. red wine (Bourgogne red Syrah)
- Butter or Olive oil (what you prefer)
- A chicken stock cube
- Garlic
- Parsley
- Flour
- Salt and Ground Pepper
- (You can also add mushrooms)


1. Cut 4 garlic heads

2. Cut the parsley and the red onions

3. Boil a stock cube in 50cl of water and stir

4. In a wok or a pan with butter (30g. a tablespoon) put the bacon, the and the red onion (here is where you can also add the mushrooms), once it is cook add 20cl of red wine and the half of the water with the stock cube, stir it and add salt and ground pepper.

5. When the water is mostly evaporated, sprinkle a tablespoon of flour two times, stir it and let it cook until a kind of sauce is done.

6. In another pot, put 30cl of red wine with 1liter of water and boil it.

7. Meanwhile, prepare the toasts, crush the garlic (with a mortar and pestle) and spread it over the toasts.

8. Then you have to poach the eggs: Crack an egg into a glass taking care not to break it. When the wine with the water in the pot is boiling, stir it very fast with a spoon, throw the egg and let it boil for 3minutes. While the egg is cooking, prepare the next egg, to repeat the process.

9. After the 3 minutes take out the egg with a slotted spoon, taking care not to break it, put it on the toast, put over it the bacon sauce and sprinkle a bit of parsley.

Eh voila! Bon appétit!

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Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Ananas' dinner is back!

Hi everyone!!

Long time past since the last recipe, but do not worry! Ananas’ dinner is back! You will discover new tasty recipes from all over the world during the next months!

And to restart and doing it as it deserves, I will just say that the next recipe will be published the 3th of May! But this is not going to be another recipe, this is going to be THE recipe!!  The best recipe you have ever tasted! And the one all of us remember of last year.

Keep an eye on the blog and don’t forget to check it the 3rd of May!

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