Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Parmesan Potatoes

Good ol' potatoes can have a little pizzaz thrown on them.  This lovely recipe adds a lovely flavour and texture to the classic baked potato.

Parmesan Potatoes

Ingredients












  • 8 medium potatoes, peeled
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 60g grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons dry breadcrumbs

Slice potatoes not quite through to bottom at 3mm intervals.  Melt butter in a baking dish.  Roll potatoes in butter and place in dish in single layer, cut sides up.  Sprinkle potatoes with salt and paprika.  Bake in a moderate oven (180 degrees celsius) basting often, 45 minutes; continue baking without basting for an additional 20 minutes.  Combine cheese and breadcrumbs and sprinkle over potatoes, bake 10 minutes longer or until lightly browned.  Serve immediately.

Cocinar, comer y ser feliz!
Leticia



Monday, July 1, 2013

Sesame Chicken Coriander Kebabs

I don't have time!  A very common cry when trying to cook delicious meals after a long day at work or studying... Trust me- these little gems are easy to make and worth the trouble, you can even pre-prepare on the weekend and have them ready to go!

Sesame Chicken Coriander Kebabs











Ingredients
  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • Juice of two lemons
  • 1 tablespoon coriander seeds, crushed
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 750g boneless chicken breasts, skin removed
  • Sesame seeds
  • Short bamboo satay sticks

Combine oils, lemon juice, coriander seeds and garlic.  Cut chicken in to bite sized cubes and add pieces to the marinade.  Cover well and chill overnight.

Thread 3 or 4 cubes on each stick.  Sprinkle with sesame seeds.  Grill until cooked through.

Serve with your favourite salads and sauces!

Cocinar, comer y ser feliz!
Leticia
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