Christmas recipes of the peoples of the world
Overseas exotic: Christmas recipes from different countries
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New year’s eve dinner – truly a work of culinary art, in whatever country you were in. Bright unusual viands’ll learn a lot about the predilections of the peoples of the world. Today we offer to your attention exotic Christmas dishes from different parts of the world.
Dancing frogs legs
Frog legs is a signature dish of French cuisine, which is very common in and South-East Asia. Most exquisite delicacy fried in deep fat or baked in bread crumbs. There is a festive variant of the dishes – frog legs in a tomato sauce. The preparation begins with him. To do this, in olive oil roast a clove of garlic and a stalk of celery. When the garlic has acquired a brownish tint, add 200 g of fresh tomatoes and stew for 10-15 minutes. Meanwhile in another pan fry frog legs, pre-roll them in flour. Once they are covered with a light Golden crust, put in the pan with the sauce and simmered for 5-7 minutes. Such a treat served with dried toast, and feet decorated with greenery.
Soup with the taste of holiday
Who said soup is not a new year dish? Residents of Asian countries with pleasure datago and on weekdays and holidays. For example, mussel soup and sea cabbage perfectly complement the original recipes of Christmas dishes and pretty amaze guests. The first step is to prepare the mussels (300 g): wash, clean, boil in water and slightly fry with onion. For the density and rich taste in the dish you can add pearl barley. Boil 5 tbsp barley in the pan the recipe and in the end add fried mussels with onions and pickled sea Kale (200 g). Cook the soup for another few minutes and in the end put in a few cloves of mashed garlic. Add soup to any cream sauce or sour cream to taste and garnish with parsley petals.
Dinner in company with the ostrich
A dish of ostrich meat in our eyes, no doubt, is an exotic new year recipe. But for residents of Africa and Australia – it is quite usual treats. It can be slightly adjusted to our taste preferences, complementing the more traditional ingredients. First passer in the pan with the onions by adding 5 tsp of sugar and Bay leaf. Ostrich liver (300 g), thoroughly washed, allow it to dry and cut in small pieces. Each of them rubbed with salt and pepper, roll in flour and send it to the pan with the onions. Meanwhile, take 150 g. pork, cut the same pieces and spread on bottom of baking dish. On top lies a layer of lightly fried liver of ostrich together with Golden onion. Meat baked in the oven at 180°C for one hour. Before serving the finished dish is decorated with fresh greens.
Green, toothy and tasty
The crocodile is not only a dangerous predator, and raw materials for chic accessories, but exquisite delicacy. Crocodile meat tastes like chicken, only it is much softer and softer. Not surprisingly, Christmas recipes peoples of the world, mostly Asians, often include dishes from the crocodile. They are usually entirely grilled, but for a holiday dinner you can cook something a bit more subtle. First, in a large skillet, fry onions, to which is gradually added pieces crocodile fillets (3 kg). Then shift into a deep pan, put little ghee and pour a glass of water. Fillet stew for 10-15 minutes, after which add more water to cover the meat and simmered for 30-45 minutes. Meanwhile prepare the dressing: mix 400 g of grated cheese with a dozen eggs and have them shot down. Crocodile meat is then put in a baking dish, flavored with salt and black pepper and pour cheese sauce. The dish is sent in a preheated 180°C oven for half an hour.
Chicken high flying
In the unusual Christmas recipes dishes you can include exotic salads. For ingredients do not have to, because even the most ordinary chicken can be cooked with a twist, for example, according to the recipes of Caribbean people. For this we need the chicken fillet and liver with a total weight of 600 g. Fillet whole is boiled or roasted on the grill, then cut in small pieces. In a similar manner the liver is cut and fried in butter. A couple of small pears cleaned and cut into cubes, sprinkle with lemon juice and mix with chicken. Fried liver is also pour lemon juice, stabilem pepper, salt, sour cream and mustard to taste. It remains to connect the two parts of chicken meat, stir well and complement any dish with herbs. Serve this colorful salad is best warm.
Possible, to cook all these exotic dishes for the New year you will not succeed, but original ideas can be gleaned from them completely. And you can share your own unusual recipes of Christmas dishes, which had once conquered your guests.