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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!