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Historical Recipes from the European Aristocrats of the Past.

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Saturday, November 25, 2006

Orange Color Salad

Ingredients:

3 large boiled carrots
3 eggs (or 9 quail eggs)
1 pack crabmeat imitation
Mayonnaise on taste
3-9 tbsp grated cheese (or tofu) - on taste

Method:

Peel and grate carrots.
Peel and cut eggs (quail ones in two halves, chicken ones into half-rings), or grate them.
Cut crabmeat imitation into small cubes.
Mix all ingredients and serve.

Saturday, November 18, 2006

Cauliflower salad

Ingredients:

1 cauliflower
½ lb boiled chicken meat
½ lb boiled beef
½ lb boiled green peas (possibly, from a can)
2 medium cucumbers (fresh, or salted, or pickled)
3 hard-boiled eggs
2 boiled potatoes

Method:

Cut the cauliflower into medium flowers, put in boiling water, and boil for 5 minutes.
Cut all ingredients into medium cubes, mix them, add mayo, salt, and pepper on taste.
Mix well.

Note:

You can make a vegetarian version of this salad (with no meat, but with fresh cucumbers and tomatoes instead.
In this case, use a mix sour cream – mayonnaise (1:1) instead of mayonnaise, and decorate with greens.

Saturday, November 11, 2006

Calamari salad

Ingredients:

1.25 lb calamari
1 large English cucumber
2 hard-boiled eggs
1 large shallot onion
2 tbsp lemon juice
2 tbsp vegetable oil
1 tsp salt
1/3 tsp sugar
0.25 lb cooked rice
2 tbsp mayonnaise

Method:

Peel onion, cut into thin semi-rings, put in a dish, and pour 1 cup of boiling water over it.
Drain after 30 seconds.
Mix salt, sugar, vegetable oil, and lemon juice, and pour it over the onions.
Let sit for 1 hour or more.
Peel calamari, and boil in salt boiling water for 2-3 minutes (no more!).
Cut calamari into thin stripes.
Peel cucumber and eggs, and cut them into small cubes.
Mix cucumbers, eggs, calamari, onions, and mayonnaise.
Let sit for 20 minutes at room temperature, and serve.

Saturday, November 04, 2006

Crab Salad with Caviar

Ingredients:

0.75 lb crabmeat, or crabmeat imitation
1 large green apple (Granny Smith preferably)
1 sweet red pepper
Caviar – 1 can (1/8 lb)
"1000 islands" dressing on taste

Method:

Peel and grate the apple, and the pepper.
Cut crabmeat, or imitation, into very small cuts.
Mix crabmeat, apple, pepper, caviar, and sauce on taste.
Decorate with seafood.
You can serve this dish as a salad, in a salad bowl, or as an appetizer, in tartlets, or Panna Cotta.