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Arroz Doce

Posted on July 8th, 2009 by Head Chef
Filed in: Desserts, Portugal

“Arroz Doce” is a portuguese rice pudding. In Portugal, it is traditional to sprinkle the cinnamon through a lacy paper doily to form a pattern on the rice.

Pastel de Manzana

Posted on July 8th, 2009 by Head Chef
Filed in: Cakes, Desserts, Spain

Delicious Apple slices with cinnamon and mint, baked to a golden crisp . Best served with a bowl of whipped cream.

Natillas

Posted on July 8th, 2009 by Head Chef
Filed in: Desserts, Spain, Sweets

“Natillas” is a Spanish soft custard poured over sponge fingers for a delicious dessert.

Bizcocho Genovesa

Posted on July 8th, 2009 by Head Chef
Filed in: Cakes, Desserts, Spain

Bizcocho Genovesa are delicate golden brown sponge fingers. In Spain, sponge fingers are served with “natillas” (soft custard) and provide the base for “torta moca” (mocha layer cake).

Mantecadas de Astorga

Posted on July 8th, 2009 by Head Chef
Filed in: Breakfast, Cakes, Desserts, Portugal

There are few things that can beat the smell of fresh Cinnamon Buns baking in the oven. These buns can be whipped up in minutes and is perfect for breakfast or a relaxing afternoon tea.

Romescu

Posted on July 8th, 2009 by Head Chef
Filed in: Accompaniments, Portugal, Spreads and Dips

A thick and creamy Almond and Pepper sauce that can be served with grilled or boiled meats, shell-fish or fish.

Patatas en Salsa Verde

Posted on July 8th, 2009 by Head Chef
Filed in: Accompaniments, Portugal, Vegetable Dishes

“Patatas en Salsa Verde” are potatoes in a parsely sauce. These potatoes are the perfect accompaniment to meats and the traditional sunday roast.

Bife à Portuguêsa

Posted on July 8th, 2009 by Head Chef
Filed in: Main Course, Meat Dishes, Portugal

Portuguese steak with smoked ham in a red wine and lemon juice sauce. Best served warm with a portion of Portuguese fried potatoes arranged around the edges of the serving dishes.

Batatas à Portuguêsa

Posted on July 8th, 2009 by Head Chef
Filed in: Accompaniments, Portugal, Vegetable Dishes

Portuguese fried potatoes best accompany “iscas” or ” bife à portuguêsa” and are traditionally arranged in a symmetrical ring around the meat.

Iscas

Posted on July 8th, 2009 by Head Chef
Filed in: Main Course, Meat Dishes, Portugal

Marinated Liver and Bacon bits in a Red-wine sauce. “Iscas” is best served warm, accompanied by Portuguese fried potatoes.

Pfeffernüsse

Posted on July 1st, 2009 by Head Chef
Filed in: Cakes, Germany, Sweets

Pfeffernüsse are German spice biscuits combining the aromatic flavours of cinnamon, cloves and allspice. These biscuits can be stored for 6-8 weeks in sealed jars or tins.

Apfelpfannkuchen

Posted on July 1st, 2009 by Head Chef
Filed in: Cakes, Desserts, Germany, Sweets

Delicious pancakes with a spicy apple and cinnamon filling. Apfelpfannkuchen are traditionally made on the stove top – a delicate process that involves turning the filled pancake without dislodging the apple filling. Finishing the pancake under the grill is …

Polpette alla Casalinga

Posted on July 1st, 2009 by Head Chef
Filed in: Italy, Main Course, Meat Dishes

This Italian dish is more commonly known as Meatballs. Serve hot smothered in tomato and garlic sauce or combine with tomato sauce and spaghetti for a filling pasta dish.

Tomato and Garlic Sauce

Posted on July 1st, 2009 by Head Chef
Filed in: Accompaniments, Italy, Spreads and Dips

This sauce is used as a base on the Traditional Italian Pizza and may also be used as a pasta sauce on spaghetti, ravioli and other pasta or smothered over meatballs.

Traditional Italian Pizza

Posted on July 1st, 2009 by Head Chef
Filed in: Bread, Italy, Main Course

Make your own pizza at home and add any topping of your choice to this basic cheese pizza with a tomato and garlic sauce base.Try various combinations of seafood, meat or vegetables, then top with garnishes of your choice, the …

Gingerbread

Posted on July 1st, 2009 by Head Chef
Filed in: Cakes, Desserts, Great Britain

A delicious gingerbread which may be enjoyed on its own for tea or with custard for a lovely warm winter dessert.

Madeira Cake

Posted on July 1st, 2009 by Head Chef
Filed in: Cakes, Desserts, Great Britain

A delicious sponge cake with a lemony tang. The name of this cake comes from the Victorian habit of serving it with a glass of Madeira.

Scones

Posted on July 1st, 2009 by Head Chef
Filed in: Breakfast, Cakes, Desserts, Great Britain

An absolutely scrumptious treat served with a dollop of strawberry jam and whipped cream or with cheese as a savoury snack.