ARTICHOKE WITH PINE NUTS AND BROAD BEANS

Today, I would like to share the recipe of a fusion dish combining Turkish and Spanish cuisines: The flavors of “Girit Usulü Baklalı Enginar- Cretan Style Artichoke with Broad Beans” and “Alcachofas con Piñones y Jamon- Artichokes with Pine Nuts and Ham” will be combined in one plate. Ingredients: (2 pax) 4 fresh artichokes  1…

SEA BASS WITH FENNEL

Ingredients: 2 sea bass 1 fennel bulb 1 onion 1 lemon 100 ml (1/2 cup) cooking cream ½ coffee spoon grated fresh ginger  0,1 gram saffron  ½ coffee spoon ground black pepper 1 coffee spoon grated nutmegs  1 coffee spoon grated lemon zest 1 coffee spoon ground rosemary Salt 6-7 tablespoon olive oil  1 table…

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…

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…

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…

PUMPKIN SOUP

Today, I will share my signature recipe which is frequently praised by my friends and family. My recipe differs from the others as the none of the vegetables are sautéed but they are just boiled together. That’s why it is much more delicious, healthy and easy to prepare. As the texture of the soup is denser…

FLOWERS OF ARTICHOKE (FLORES DE ALCACHOFA)

Despite the fact that the “Flores de Alcachofa” (Flowers of Artichoke), that is especially made with artichokes of Tudela, is the signature dish of the autonomous community of Navarra; it is quite popular in many fine-dining restaurants in Madrid as well.  Ingredients 4 artichokes   Thyme 1 head of garlic  10 black peppercorns Olive oil Maldon…