?

Log in

Eggplant in tomato sauce and pasta

This is what I would call a simple and very easy student dish. It's yummy, easy to make, fast(!!!) and also not expensive.

Title: Eggplant in tomato sauce and Pasta (or whatever you want to combine it with)
Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 to 30 minutes
Cooking level: Easy

Your Shopping List
- One eggplant
- One package of sliced and peeled tomatoes
- Some oil
- Honey
- Pasta (It also goes well with rice)

Cooking Steps
1. Slice the eggplant into small/medium sized cubes
2. Put all in the pan, heat it up and add the eggplant
3. Add the tomatoes and one table spoon of honey, also any other spices you might like
4. Put on the pasta to boil
5. Let it cook until the pasta is done, and the eggplant has turned soggy.
6. Eat ^^

Now I need check on mine before it burns. :D

Moony ^^

Tuna Deviled Eggs

Title: Tuna Deviled Eggs
Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes
Cooking level: Easy

Your Shopping List
(This will make six deviled eggs)
- 3 eggs
- Mayonaise
- Sweet Relish
- 1 can of tuna (small, no oil!)
- 1 square of cheese (cheddar)
- Garlic Powder
- Milk
- Salt/Pepper
- Paprika


Cooking Steps

1. First, boil 3 cups of water (or more, just be sure to fill your pot at LEAST half way, or until the water is high enough to cover the eggs in the pot.) Add some salt to the water to help it boil faster. Add the three eggs and let them boil for ten minutes.

2. When the eggs are done, place the pot in an empty sink and put four cups of ice in the water. This cools the eggs down, and will also keep them fresher longer. ☺

3. While the eggs are cooling, open one can of tuna. Chop it up finely, get it as small as you can. Put the tuna in a bowl with one generous spoonful of mayonaise and relish. Mix it up some, then add a pinch of garlic powder.

4. Add the cheese on top, then put in the microwave on HIGH for 45 seconds to let the cheese melt. Mix up the melted cheese as much as possible. Set the bowl in the freezer to cool down.

5. While the bowl is cooling, peel the eggs. Cut each egg in two.

6. In another bowl, fish out the yellow yolk with a fork or a spoon. Be careful not to break the white. Get as much of the yellow out as possible.

7. Add two tbs. of milk to the yolks, and mix it as much as you can together. Add a pinch of salt and pepper.

8. Get the bowl of tuna out and add small spoonfuls into the yolk. Mix and add until you have the amount desired. (I do not suggest using up all the tuna!)

9. Once all mixed, put a glob of the paste back into the egg whites. Don't put too much, it tastes much better with just a little, so be careful not to pile it on.

10. Add a little paprika on top, then set the eggs inside the fridge to cool for an hour or so.

Viola! Sorry there isn't an image, no camera. :)

Tags:

Title: Risotto with tomato sauce and tuna
Preparation Time: Not very long, since you don't really have to do any kind of cutting.
Cooking Time: 30/40 minutes
Cooking level: Easy

Your Shopping List
- 1 Onion
- 200g Rice (it should be Risotto)
- Oil or butter
- 1 can of peeled tomatoes with sauce
- 1 can of corn
- 1 can of peas
- 3 cans of tuna (not the ones with oil)

Cooking Steps
1. Cut Onion into small cubes
2. Fry the rice and onions together for some minutes
3. The juice from the corn and peas, put it together and add some water to make 400ml and add it to the rice/onion mix.
4. Add the tomatoes
5. Let it cook (on a low temperature) for 20minutes
6. Add the corn and peas
7. Once all is warmed up, carefully add the tuna.

Note: For those who haven't cooked with this kind of rice before, you need to stir it every 5 to 10 minutes. It burns quickly.

PictureCollapse )

Tags:

Stew

A Recipe to start of :)

Title: Stew
Preparation Time: 30 minutes
Cooking Time: 2 hours
Cooking level: Intermediate

Your Shopping List
- Meat, sliced into cubes. Preferably beef. (I had about 500/600g)
- Onions, it needs to be the same amount as the meat
- 2 Paprika
- spices (Paprika)
- 2 Tomatoes
- Beef stock

Cooking Steps
1. Cut the onions into stripes and marinate your meat
3. Cut tomatoes
2. Then get yourself a big pot, put oil in and heat it up. Put in the onions and fry them.
3. Once the onions are looking close to glassy looking, fry the meat in a separate pan. Not too long! It's just supposed to look fried and then put it into the pot to the onions.
4. Now you need some beef stock, add it to the pot and make sure that meat is covered with it. You can add some wine if you want, but only a teeny weeny bit. Also add the tomatoes and some garlic. Also add the spices now.
5. While you let this cook, cut the paprika to have it ready for later.
6. After one hour of cooking, add the cut paprika.
7. Let it cook another hour then the meat will get very tender just as it's supposed to be.

PictureCollapse )
Posting guide to when you want to post your recipe.


Profile

default
new_cooks
The Beginner's Guide to Cooking

Latest Month

May 2009
S M T W T F S
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      

Syndicate

RSS Atom
Powered by LiveJournal.com
Designed by Akiko Kurono