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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Fish Fillet

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Filet Mignon
(4 servings)
(from The MediterraneanPrescription)

1 T. each of salt and black pepper
1 T. thyme
2 cloves garlic, chopped
2 T. extra virgin olive oil
2 pounds of filet mignon in one piece
Combine salt, pepper, thyme, and oil in a small bowl. Make 8-10 slits in the meatand rub the spice mixture into the slits and over the surface. Let the meat sit for 30-60 minutes in the refrigerator. Then let sit at room temperature for 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 475 and roast meat for 20-30 minutes, until internal temperature reaches 120 for rare and 130-135 for medium. Remove from oven and let rest for 5-10 minutes before slicing.
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Friday, May 20, 2011

Mousakas Hellas traditional

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2 pounds eggplant, round
125 gr. cheese, grated
salt, pepper, sugar
1 / 2 bunch chopped parsley
1 kilo minced (1 / 2 ground beef & ½ pork)
400 gr. Tomatoes, ripe, chopped or grated
2 tbsp tomato paste
150 gr. white wine
2 large onions, chopped
100 gr. oil
2 cubes beef
4 egg whites
black pepper, salt
2-4 cloves garlic
1 tbsp parsley
1 tbsp chopped mint
1 tablespoon oregano
1 teaspoon clove
2 tablespoons cinnamon
2 bay leaves
Wash and cut the eggplant into thick slices a finger.
The salt and leave or colander or paper towels to remove all the fluids.
The fry until lightly browned and then place them on paper towels or paper towels, pressing gently to absorb oil.
Grease a tins, sprinkle some bread crumbs, place the first layer of eggplant and sprinkle with grated cheese.
Put oil in a saucepan and when it starts sizzling, put the onions and garlic and when you start to add the minced blonde be deep fried until it started to turn white slightly and pour the wine. Add 2 cups of water, which means we dismantle knor cubes, chopped tomatoes, tomato paste dissolved, parsley, mint, clove, nutmeg gender bay salt and pepper and let the mixture simmer over low heat until drink the water (around 20 minutes). Remove the pan from the heat, allow mixture to cool and add the egg whites and mix.
On the first layer, we have put in tepsi poured a layer of meat mixture, sprinkle with nutmeg and cinnamon and place the second layer of eggplant, continuing the same way as before, ie, grated cheese, meat, nutmeg, kanella.Stronoume the sauce over the eggplant, then sprinkle the surface with breadcrumbs and grated cheese.
Bake in preheated oven to 180 degrees until sauce is golden.
Bon Appétit.

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