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September 29, 2016

Patatas Bravas



4 large potatoes
1/2 onion
2 cloves of garlic
2 cayenne peppers
1 teaspoon of paprika
1 cup of fresh mashed tomatoes
1 teaspoon of flour
2 tablespoons of olive oil
Salt, sugar, water



Wash the potatoes and cook in salted water. Heat the olive oil in a pan and add the onion over medium heat. After two minutes, lower the heat and add the chopped garlic and paprika. Mix. Add the tomato puree and stir. Add a pinch of salt, a pinch of sugar and some spice. Mix.
In a glass, mix the flour in 10cl of water and mix. Pour into the pan and mix well. Add a teaspoon of vinegar, mix and turn off.
Once the potatoes are cooked, cut into small cubes and fry them in hot oil. Serve with the previously prepared sauce.


Spanish omelette



4 medium potatoes
5 eggs
1/2 onion
1/2 green pepper
Olive oil



Peel and cut the potatoes, onion and bell pepper; put everything in a bowl and season with salt. Heat olive oil in a pan, then add the potatoes, onion and pepper. Cook for 10 minutes over medium heat, with occasional stirring. Beat eggs in a bowl. Drain the potatoes, pepper and onion and mix with eggs. Heat the pan, pour the mixture into the hot oil. Cook the omelette for 5 minutes on each side.





5 chopped Serrano ham
1/2 onion
2 tablespoons of flour
500 ml of milk
Salt pepper
2 tablespoons of oil and coffee butter
2 eggs
100 to 150g of breadcrumbs
100g of flour
50cl of cooking oil



Sauté the onions in the oil/butter mix until they start to brown. Add the Serrano ham. Add some pepper and cook for a few minutes. Add flour and cook for 2 minutes, while stirring to incorporate the flour mixture. Off the heat, add the milk and mix. Return to heat and add the finely grated nutmeg. Cook the mixture over a soft fire for about 20 to 25 minutes, stirring constantly. Put the mixture in the fridge for at least 2 hours.
When the mixture is cold, cut out pieces and then give them an oval shape. Roll the croquettes in flour, beaten eggs and breadcrumbs and fry in a pan filled with hot oil.


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