I used all parts of the beetroot during my cooking. I made a colorful spring salad where I put the beetroot itself and the stems. I blanched the stems and the leaves and I baked the beetroot itself. The end result is very tasty and it is also very healthy. This dish is a perfect choice, even if you have guests since it is served cold so we can prepare it in advance.
I have bought some spring parsnips that was full of parsley. This gave the idea to cook a cream soup out of it. The fresh characteristic taste of the parsley was well compensated with the butter and the cream. The garlic crouton harmonizes well with the soup.
This dish brings good memories of my grandma. And of course the half done aluminum spoon that she used to make the dumplings with, as the spoon got half size (half of it was basically gone) by the dumplings making… Already the smell of my grandma’s soup was attarctive, but the taste was just incomparable. This can be a main dish for people on fasting. But the others will not miss meat from this vegetable soup dish either.
In winter we cannot get bored of soups. I would like to recommend you now a soup that does not only keep you warm but it is also healthy. You can also make it without sausage, I like to cook it in in a lot of soups in winter for its taste.
By us the black mussels is rare, you don’t really come across with. So we do not eat it every day. But if by any chance we find some fresh by the Fisherman’s we can easy put together a romantic white wine dinner. We have recently made some according to my own recipe with my husband. We have prepared in 20 mins a magical dish which I can recommend you for the coming Valentine day too. They say mussels are aphrodisiacs.
This is a real good healthy soup. I did not overcook the vegetables because this is how we like it.
This soup is an excellent comfort food after the Christmas period, from more of its advantages just to mention its enter cleaning effects. If we want to focus on cleaning our body, then just leave the meat out. There are several types of lentils. there is e.g. beluga lentils, that is small and dark colored, puy lentil, that is also smaller you can buy it in different colors. This time, since the holidays, I made my soup from gourmet mountain lentils, this also a smaller type. This soup is an excellent choice also for New Year’s Eve. I am sure I will make it again then since I could not go to bed on the 1st without eating lentils.
This is a type of dish that we can have our butcher help with the bigger part. The thin flank needs to have a sack opened for the filling. This is what our butcher will do for us. The rest of the steps are real simple. We can fill the meat with anything now I am going to show you my variation. The salad is easy and it goes well with this dish and it makes it also colorful. Therefore we can make it festive dish on the Christmas table.
Beet-root has a gorgeous color, it is a valuable and healty winter vegetable. During the Xmas holidays, we can serve this dish as an easy appetizer.