Lent is one of the most strict and most important of all posts.
In the post Smoking and alcohol. Serves in the post should not contain meat, fish, milk and eggs, muffins, candy, mayonnaise. The recipes of the dishes served during lent, should contain products of plant origin. For example, the vegetable dish of cauliflower, potatoes, rice, vegetables, eggplant, pumpkin, zucchini, mushrooms, bean will be appropriate at your Desk on the days of fasting. Also post in appropriate fruit, pickles, crackers, nuts, brown bread, porridge on the water. And the celebrations of the Annunciation and palm Sunday holiday are resolved Lenten fish dishes.
The first and the last week is the most strict fast. In “Clean Monday” made to starve. On the first Friday of eat kolivo – boiled wheat with honey and sugar.
Next: Monday, Wednesday, Friday — xerophagy (water, bread, fruits, vegetables, compotes). Tuesday, Thursday — hot food without vegetable oil. Saturday, Sunday — food with vegetable oil.
Don’t confuse Lenten dishes and vegetarian dishes. Vegetarianism does not exclude butter, milk, cheeses, eggs, but not fish. At the time, as in lent Lenten recipes do not contain dairy products and eggs, Continue reading
Meatloaf with mushrooms
Meat combined with mushrooms always gives an amazing result with any method of cooking. This time it will be a roll of lean pork stuffed with mushroom, baked in the oven.
For its preparation we need:
meat 1.2 kg
garlic — 4 cloves
mushrooms — 300 gr
Bulgarian pepper — 200 gr
wine — 4 tablespoons
breadcrumbs — 3 tablespoons
vegetable oil — 1-2 tablespoons
starch — 1 teaspoon
amount — 10 servings by 100 g
calories — 286 kcal
First prepare the stuffing for our meatloaf. Use garlic, mushrooms and frozen peppers.
We cut them finely and fry in vegetable oil. Add the wine (I have nutmeg pink), let it evaporate, and add the breadcrumbs.
They will give the filling viscosity, and it will not crumble. Add salt to taste.
Now for the meat. This piece of meat I usually use for pork chops. Well trimmed it of excess.
We need to cut. Do this as follows: make an incision parallel to the table, trying not to penetrate Continue reading
My first acquaintance with a combination of beans and rice took place in Brazil – I was frankly surprised when at lunch we were served boiled rice and a sauce of red beans with tomato paste. Wincing, I first ate cautiously, but then got a taste of the case and at the end of the trip already enjoyed this unusual side dish with pleasure, promising myself that home will be sure to cook. The promise I kept – not sure why. A few days ago on containig the Internet came across the description of American cuisine – “Jumping John”. You know, one name that requires to cook – not to mention the fact that the basis is all the same combination of rice and beans.
So sonorous and original name of the dish, alas, is not associated with any distinct interesting legend. Nobody knows exactly where “Jumping John”. They say that the dish originated with the Senegalese and Nigerian Muslims, who prepared it with beef jerky. They say that all the fault of the blacks – it is they who in the days of slavery in the United States has circulated and popularized rice and beans. The truth now, I’m afraid we’ll never know, but one thing is certain: it is delicious, simple and nutritious.
There is a tradition according to which “Jumping John” must have the 1st January – this will bring good luck. The dish is Packed full of symbolism – the bean is responsible for coins Continue reading