Appetizer with Quail Eggs

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sat, 08/25/2018 - 18:48.

Ingredients:

10 quail egg
0.25 lb lightly salted steelhead (or other red fish fillet)
1 bunch spring onion
1 lemon
5 green olive

Method:

Boil eggs for 2 minutes in a salt water, then put them in a cold water for 3 minutes, and peel.

Wash and drain spring onions, cut off their white parts, and place 2/3 of all onions on a serving dish.

Cut a steelhead at an angle into thin slices.

Wrap every slice into a cone shape, and place the egg inside this cone.

Cut a lemon into rings, and cut every ring into 6 pieces.

Cut every olive into rings.

Chop 1/3 green onions thinly.

Place 1 lemon piece and 1 olive ring into the cone with the egg, then sprinkle with thinly cut green onions on top.

Repeat until you run out of eggs.

Place all cones on a serving dish, and serve.

Note:

You may cover the dish with a plastic wrap, and keep it in a refrigerator for up to 2 hours.

Summer Vinaigrette Salad

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sat, 08/25/2018 - 18:34.

Ingredients:

5 medium boiled potato
1 medium boiled beet
2 brined cucumber
0.25 lb sauerkraut
1 green apple
5 stalk spring onion

For dressing:

3 tbsp vegetable oil
Sugar, salt, vinegar, and mustard on taste

Method:

Peel and cut all the vegetables (except sauerkraut) into medium cubes.

Cut sauerkraut into short stripes.
To make a dressing, blend oil with salt, sugar, vinegar, and mustard together.

To serve, stir all vegetables with the dressing, put in a salad bowl, and decorate with chopped spring onions, and with (optionally) fresh cucumbers.

Warm Salad with Chanterelles

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sun, 08/19/2018 - 09:18.

Ingredients for 1:

3.5 oz (100 g) ground beef
1.7 oz (50 g) chanterelle
0.5 oz (15 g) shallot onion
1.7 oz (50 g) salted cucumber
1.5 tbsp vegetable oil
Salt, ground pepper, hot sauce, parsley, and mustard on your taste

Method:

Stir-fry a ground beef in a skillet with ½ tbsp a vegetable oil.

Chop salted cucumbers thinly.

Cut chanterelles, and stir-fry in a skillet with a salt, a pepper, and with ½ tbsp the vegetable oil.

Chop a parsley thinly.

Stir well all ingredients together, and serve.

Decorate a dish as you like.

Red Currant Marmalade

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sun, 08/19/2018 - 09:04.

Ingredients:

35 oz (1 Kg) red currant
17.5 oz (500 g) sugar
3.5 fl oz water
2 tsp agar-agar

Method:

Wash a currant, remove its cuts, and put into a thick-bottom sauce-pan.

Pour a water into the sauce-pan, cover sauce-pan with a lid, and bring to boil over a low-heating.

Boil for about 12 minutes.

Then, grate berries, press a juice, and put into sauce-pan.

Add a sugar, stir well, and boil for about 60 minutes.

Remove a foam when it increases.

Add an agar-agar, stir, and boil for 5 more minutes.

Cover a baking sheet with a parchment paper, and pour a content of sauce-pan on top.

Let to chill, and place it in a refrigerator for 1-3 hours, until a marmalade hardens.

Then, take it out, cut into cubes, and sprinkle with a sugar powder.

Mushroom Butter

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sat, 06/30/2018 - 18:48.

Ingredients for 4:

5.2 oz (150 g) fresh mushrooms
1/2 oz (15 g) dried porcini
3.5 oz (100 g) warm butter
1 medium onion
2 garlic clove
1 stalk thyme
1 tbsp brandy
Lemon juice, chopped greens, salt, and ground pepper on your taste

Method:

Grate dried mushrooms, and put into a small sauce-pan.

Pour a warm water on top, just to cover mushrooms, and let to sit for 20 minutes.

Melt 1 tbsp a butter in a sauce-pan.

Chop fresh mushrooms, a garlic, greens, and an onion.

Stir-fry the onions with the butter for about 1 minute, or until onions turn soft.

Then, add the garlic, a thyme, and all mushrooms, and stir-fry for 5-8 minutes more.

Add a salt, a pepper, a lemon juice, and a brandy, and cook to evaporate an alcohol.

Turn a heating off, remove the thyme, add chopped greens, and stir well.

Let to chill, and whip with a warm butter.

Place into a butter dish, cover with a lid, and place a mushroom butter into a freezer.

Let to warm before serving.

Note:

This is a perfect add-on to a steak.

Quick Brined Mackerel

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sat, 06/30/2018 - 18:09.

Ingredients:

35 oz (1 Kg) mackerel, without heads and innards
For brine:
1/4 G (1 L) water
4 tbsp salt
2 tbsp sugar
5 bay leaf
5-6 black peppercorn
1 tbsp dry black tea
20-25 dried prune, or smoked one

Method:

Peel a mackerel, wash, and place into an enameled, or a glass dish.

Pour a water into a sauce-pan, add all brine ingredients, except a tea, and bring to a boiling.

Add the teas, and boil for about 2 minutes.

Cover the sauce-pan with a lid, and let to chill.

Pour a cold brine into the dish with the mackerel to cover mackerel.

Cover dish with a lid, and place into a freezer for 3-5 days.

After that, take a fish, wash, dry it out, and slice.

To serve, sprinkle mackerel slices with a vegetable oil and with a chopped spring onion.

Chicken Souffle

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sun, 06/24/2018 - 15:32.

Ingredients:

2 boiled chicken fillet
3.5 fl oz (100 mL) 20% whipping cream
4 tbsp butter
1 egg
3.5 oz (100 g) white bread
Salt and spices on your taste

Method:

Soak a bread in 2 tbsp a whipping cream.

Grate chicken fillets thinly.

Then, stir the ground chicken meats with the white bread, and grate one more time.

Pre-heat an oven to 370 F (150 C).

Whip chicken meat with an egg yolk, 3 tbsp a butter, and whipping cream for 4-5 minutes.

Separately, whip a chilled egg white, and add to the whipped meat mixture.

Add a salt, and stir carefully.

Rub a baking dish with 1 tbsp butter, and put the mix into the dish.

Bake in the oven until a gold crust increases on top.

Or, you may bake it over a water bath, under a lid, for about 20 minutes.

Serve hot.

Quick Zucchini Noodles

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sun, 06/24/2018 - 15:13.

Ingredients:

16 oz (450 g) young zucchini
1 medium carrot
2-3 garlic clove
Greens, salt, and pepper on your taste
Vegetable oil for frying

Method:

Shred a carrot very thinly.

Slice zucchini into thin strips.

Press a garlic.

Chop greens.

Pre-heat a skillet with vegetable oil.

Put the zucchini into the skillet.

After 1.5 minutes, stir zucchini, and put the carrots on top.

After 1.5 minutes, stir well.

After 1 more minutes, stir well, add the garlic, greens, a salt, and a pepper, and stir one more time.

Turn a heating off, cover skillet with a lid, and let to sit for 1 minute more.

Serve immediately.

Potato Pies with Various Fillings

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sat, 06/16/2018 - 19:53.

Ingredients:

For pies:

6 large potato
1 egg
2 tbsp flour
2 tbsp sour cream
1 small onion
1/2 tsp salt
Pinch of ground black pepper

For meat fillings:

8 oz ground meat
1 small onion
Salt and pepper on your taste
2 tbsp water

Note:

For fish fillings use same ingredients but change meat to fish, and add some drops of a lemon juice.

For vegetable and mushroom fillings, use 16 oz of main ingredient (vegetables or mushrooms) for filling.

Method:

Grate the potatoes thinly.

Using a sieve, separate the potato juice from the starch, and set the juice aside.

Put the grated potatoes and the starch into a large bowl.

Grate the onion very thinly.

Combine all the pies' ingredients in the bowl.

Meanwhile, stir ingredients for a filling together and set aside.

Heat about 1 tbsp oil in a skillet over a medium heat.

Using 2 tablespoons, portion out four pancakes.

Shape 1-2 tbsp of the filling into a patty and place on top of the potato pancake.

Cover filling with potato pie mixture, and bake or cook under a lid until golden on both sides.

Serve hot with a sour cream.

Beetroot Cutlets

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sat, 06/16/2018 - 19:38.

Ingredients:

2 medium beetroot
2 garlic clove
2 tbsp cream of wheat
2 oz (70 g) breadcrumbs
Vegetable oil for frying
Ground black pepper and a salt on your taste

Method:

Wash beetroots, dry them out, sprinkle with a vegetable oil, roll in a piece of a foil, and bake until beets are ready.

It takes about 1 hour in a pre-heated tp 380 F (200 C) oven.

Chill and peel beets.

Put a cream of a wheat into a bowl, and press a garlic into the bowl.

Grate beets on a very small grater, and put them into same bowl.

Add a salt and a pepper, stir well, and set aside for 15-20 minutes.

Shape small cutlets, and roll them with bread crumbs.

Pre-heat a vegetable oil in a skillet, and cook the cutlets, until a golden crust increases on both sides.

Serve with a sour cream.