Peculiarities of the national cuisine of Malta
Not only do the knights of Malta had its secrets, secrets kept and Maltese Housewives. The mere cooking of hot food, especially in rural areas, is a kind of ritual. It was the fact that due to the lack of firewood cooked food or burned in a furnace, for which the entire village was preparing, and sinking a local Baker, but every woman early in the morning brought down his pot of food. The smells and aromas of the neighbors could have guessed that someone for dinner.
Families cooked on large flat stones, heated on the fire, they retain heat a long time. The lack of firewood determined the nature and composition of the typical Maltese dishes. In addition to pasta are clearly of Italian origin, meat and vegetables, usually baked or stewed. Ragout rabbit’s meat (in Maltese is “Fenech”), stuffed beef, stuffed with braised octopus, steamed vegetables of all kinds are among the most tasty local dishes.
Traditional pie with lampuki – fish, taste like tuna. And one of the most exotic dishes – spaghetti with sauce from ink of an octopus . Continue reading
In our country we are all accustomed to the fact that a holiday table must bend under the weight of various dishes. For their preparation takes a lot of time and even Housewives often resort to the help of her friends and others that will help in filling the table with dishes for interesting recipes with unusual ingredients. But along with such troubles, one should remember that the preparation of cold dishes and snacks is a win-win option for filling any table especially festive.
Variety of cold appetizers
Snacks for the festive table, served cold can be very diverse, ranging from vegetable and fruit, to cheese and meat.
The easiest way to dilute your table with some snacks – make a cheese and meat plate. Just a few types of cheeses are cut and laid out beautifully on a large platter, complemented by honey or grapes that is so delicious combined with cheeses.
The meat dish can be filled with different kinds of sausages, ham and rolls with stuffing inside – prunes, dried apricots, nuts. Fortunately, today the recipes in the culinary world offered a lot and there is always plenty to choose from and taste, and pricing. Continue reading
Delicious recipe of the original dishes
Of the dish with the unusual name of “pancakes” has a story. Of course, nothing to do with “fight” in the origin of the word no. The fact is that in the old days (namely in the seventeenth century) had not been invented, modern kitchen graters. Their role was played by “Kalki”, the so-called adaptations for grinding. About the indifference of the Belarusians to the potatoes. can be folded myths. In Belarus such a product called the “Bulba”. But pancakes with meat, and even just the pancakes did not appear immediately.
Some interesting information about pancakes
Literally from the first day of emergence in this country of the potato people realized that it is its crowning place in their lives. They began to grow it with special enthusiasm, not too lazy to care for the beds. And in the end got an enviable crop of potatoes.
To diversify the meal, the potatoes are only boiled, but steamed, fried, baked, and finally… came to the idea of cooking from grated potatoes. First shredded for cooking for experimental purposes.
But when tasted… well, I recognized him as one of the traditional officially. But delicious pancakes with meat, people learned to cook at once. First cooked them just potatoes, flour, eggs. Continue reading