2 cups all- purpose unbleached flour ( a little more for dusting and rolling the dough)
1/4 cup sugar
2 1/4 teaspoon active dry yeast
2 large egg yolks
3/4 warm milk or soya milk
2 tablespoons non- hydrogenated margarine ( at room temperature)
6 cups of canola or grape seed oil for...
Avocados were considered as an aphrodisiac by the Aztecs and cherish them very much.
Avocados are so versatile even though they are fruits they are mostly, eaten as an appetizer or in salads. But you can prepare them in many other different ways. The avocados are great to stuff. You can...
The roasted vegetables give a wonderful flavor to the pasta.
1 Lbs. “Roma” tomatoes or any tomatoes of your choice (cut into quarters).
1 Lbs. fresh white or brown buttons mushrooms (cleaned)
1 small Eggplant ( cubed)
1/2 cup pitted “Kalamata”...
This is a great version of the traditional mashed potatoes dish. It has a little “kick” and the cauliflower is reducing the carbohydrates and calories. Makes a great side dish or a main course with a “Ratatouille”.
2 lbs. potatoes (peeled and...
Easy and fast to prepare fresh “Pesto” can be use in many dishes. Make a big batch of fresh “Pesto” divide into portions and freeze. VOILA!
1 cup of fresh basil leaves
3 garlic cloves
1/2 cup pine nuts
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil (for a low fat...
“Couscous” originated in North Africa and is made of semolina grains. The process of making couscous is quite long to prepare and require a special pot but today precooked couscous is available in most supermarkets and facilitate the preparation.
Couscous can be eaten as a side...
8 glasses of water
1/2 lbs. of yellow onions
2 tablespoons of unsalted butter
3 tablespoon of flour
Swiss cheese (as much as you like)
6 pieces of toasted French bread (baguette)
Salt and pepper
Peel the onions, and cut them in thin slices. Put the onion slices in a pot...
2 Red bell peppers, halved lengthwise, ribs and seeds removed
2 Green bell peppers, halved lengthwise, ribs and seeds removed
2 Tbsp. olive oil
1 onion chopped
1/2 cup of chopped celery
1/2 cup of chopped carrots
1 cup of sliced white mushrooms
1 cup of any canned beans of...