CAULIFLOWER STEAK WITH “RAS EL HANOUT”

With the splendid aroma of Ras el Hanout which is a spice-mix from North Africa, and the velvet texture of cauliflower purée; I have no doubt that this recipe will be your new favourite! Ingredients: 1 cauliflower (medium size) 5 table spoon olive oil 1 cup almond milk ½ cup cashews or peanuts 1 onion…

ARTICHOKE STEW

Ingredients 300 gr beef (cut into 2-3 cm cubes for stew)  8 artichokes 1 lemon 1 onion 2 carrots 3 cloves of garlic 1-2 green peppers 3 tomatoes (During lockdown, I did not have fresh tomatoes so I had to use canned tomato sauce)  ½ cup frozen peas 1,5 cups hot water Olive oil  Salt…

GENEROUSLY SEASONED CHICKEN OF LACHEFTURCA

Ingredients: -1/2 chicken -1 onion – 6 table spoons olive oil – 3 cloves garlic – 2 table spoons sesame -1 table spoon clack cumin (nigella sativa) -3 table spoons raisins – Sugar, blackpepper, turmeric, paprika, thyme, rosemary ( 1 coffee spoon from each ) – Cumin, nutmegs, ground cinnamon ( 1/2 coffee spoon from…

GLUTEN-FREE BEAN BROWNIES

Ingredients: – 2 cups cooked beans – 3 eggs – ½ cup sugar – 3 table spoon cacao powder – 1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts – ½ cup milk – ½ cup oat bran – 2 table spoon butter – 1 table spoon orange zest – 1 table spoon vanilin – 1 table spoon baking…

CELERIAC WITH ORANGE JUICE

Ingredients: 1 celeriac 1 potato 2 carrots Juice of 1/2 lemon 1 cup of orange juice (Fresh, not from concentrate) 5 table spoon olive oil Salt 1 coffee spoon sugar Instructions:Peel and slice celeriac, potato, onion and carrots. (as shown in the photos below) Keep the slices of celeriac in a bowl of water with…

MATCHA TEA CREAM PUFFS

INGREDIENTS For the choux pastry : – 1,5 cups water – 4 tablespoons unsalted butter – 3 eggs – 1,5 cups flour (mine is gluten-free flour) – A pinch of salt For the matcha tea cream : -2/3 cup granulated sugar – 3 tablespoons cornstarch – 2 cups milk – 3 egg yolks – 2…

MINI PAVLOVA

25thof February is the first birthday of “lachefturca” and I would like to celebrate it with a very elegant and delicious recipe. Despite the fact that the baking time is quite long, it is very easy to prepare. I hope you will try the recipe and enjoy it. Pavlova is named after a Russian ballerina,…

PULPO A LA GALLEGA (PULPO A FEİRA)

INGREDIENTS: 1/2 octopus of 750 grams (Fresh or frozen) 1 onion 2-3 cloves  2 bay leaves 3 potatoes Smoked paprika Olive oil Maldon Sea Salt flakes INSTRUCTIONS: If you will cook fresh octopus for the recipe, first freeze it. (this process is for having a soft texture) The night before cooking it , remove the…

SALMON WITH ALMOND SAUCE

INGREDIENTS Almond Sauce 125 gr raw almond (crushed ) 1 onion 1 clove of garlic 100 ml white wine 300 ml chicken broth 1 coffee spoon corn starch Salt Black pepper Olive oil Baked Salmon: 500 gr salmon fillet 1 clove garlic A pinch of parsley Salt Black pepper Olive oil Flaked almonds for garnishing…

QUINOA SALAD WITH POMEGRANATE SAUCE AND PUMPKIN

INGREDIENTS Pomegranate Sauce: 2 pomegranates 150 gr fresh pineapple 1 onion (small) 3 table spoon Pedro Ximenez or Port Wine (alternatively you can use 1 tablespoon sugar)  1 coffee spoon corn starch Lemon juice Olive oil Salt Salad: 1 cup  (200gr) quinoa 200 gr pumpkin 1 red onion 7-8 cherry tomatoes 1 red bell pepper  Fresh…