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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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