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Paella

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Paella  the most famous rice dish in Spain. It has been at the center of celebrations for centuries and also the best way of receiving friends and family for lunch or dinner.

 

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Sabores de Carmen tells you its favorite Paella recipe. The one we cook at home every week.!

Ingredients for 4 people:

  • 150g of sliced pork
  • Half kilo of chicken
  • 2 crushed cloves of garlic
  • 200g of fresh tomato puree
  • 350g of rice
  • 700ml of chicken broth
  • 250g of calamaries
  • 8 tiger prawns
  • 250g mussles
  • 50g of peas
  • Sliced, grilled red peppers
  • Saffron or food colouring
  • Salt

Recipe:

  • Use a paella pan to cook all the ingredients in so that all the flavours stay together
  • First, cook the tiger prawns until brown
  • Then add the chicken and pork to the prawns and remove them from the pan
  • When the meat is cooked, add the crushed garlic and mix together.
  • Add the calamaries and the tomato puree
  • When the tomato is cooked and the calamaries are brown, add the rice and sauté it
  • Pour the hot chicken broth into the pan with the rice
  • Add the peas, grilled red pepper, the cooked chicken, pork and prawns to the pan
  • Cook altogether for 15 minutes and add more hot chicken broth if needed (if the rice gets too dry)
  • Once cooked, leave it to cool for 3-4 minutes, covered with a table cloth.

 

Enjoy!!!

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Gran Gomara.- Sabores de Carmen

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Sabores de Carmen vous propose aujourd’hui un grand vin doux de Malaga: le “Gran Gomara”. Un vin d’exception à déguster seul/e ou entre amis.

Sabores de Carmen te invita a conocer a un gran vino dulce de Málaga: el “Gran Gomara”. Un vino de excepción para saborear solo o entre amigos.

Sabores de Carmen invites you to know a great Malaga sweet wine: “Gran Gomara”. An excellent wine to share withe friends.gran-gomara-50cl-sweet wine-Sabores de Carmen-vino-dulce-comprar vino dulce

 

 

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TRADITIONAL RACLETTE RECIPE

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This simple raclette recipe should be the first you try on your raclette grill or raclette melter. For 4 Persons.

 

Wash potatoes and boil in a pot filled with salted water for about 20 min. Leave the skin on! Test with a knife if the potatoes are done. Keep warm until ready to use in an insulated potato basket. In the meantime remove the rind of the cheese and cut into 1/16″ thick slices using an adjustable wire slicer. Arrange gherkins, onions, and Buendnerfleisch on a platter and set aside until required. Turn raclette on to begin to heat up (allow for at least 5 minutes before using). For Raclette grills: Each guest takes a slice of cheese, places it in their pan and slides it under the raclette grill to melt. It takes approximately 2 minutes to melt to a creamy consistency and 3 minutes for a more crispier top. In the meantime take a potato, place onto your plate and cut it into a few pieces, remove the pan from under the grill once it’s reached its preferred consistency and hold the pan onto its side to scrape the cheese out, using your wooden spatula. For Raclette melter, each guest prepares potatoes and side dishes on their plates. When the cheese starts melting on the wheel, scrape the cheese onto the plate. Season to taste with freshly ground pepper and paprika.

 

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Paprika-scented Manchego chorizo puffs

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PAPRIKA-SCENTED MANCHEGO CHORIZO PUFFS

INGREDIENTS:

  • 3/4cups chorizo, finely diced
  • 3/4cups manchego cheese, finely diced
  • 1/4 cup scallions, thinly sliced
  • cup water
  • stick unsalted butter, cut into cubes
  • 1/4 teaspoon iodized salt
  • cup flour
  • large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons sweet paprika
  • 1/2 cup sea salt

 

PREPARATION:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a bowl, combine chorizo, cheese, and scallions. Set aside. In a heavy saucepan, bring water, 1/4 tsp. salt, and butter to a boil until butter is melted. Remove from heat and add flour. Stir with a wooden spoon until the dough comes together. Return the saucepan to to medium heat and stir with the wooden spoon until a film develops on the bottom of the pan, about 3 minutes. Transfer dough to an electric mixer. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Continue to beat the dough for 5 minutes. Stir in the chorizo mixture. Transfer to a pastry bag. Pipe dough into 1-inch balls onto a parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until lightly browned. While the puffs are cooking, combine paprika and sea salt. Remove puffs from the oven and immediately sprinkle with paprika mixture. Serve warm.

 

Product of the month January

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Sabores de Carmen launches this January  “Month of cheese.” So if you like cheese do not hesitate to enter in our website (www.saboresdecarmen.com) to discover the best cheeses and dozens of ways to taste them. As starter or tapa, in the Spanish style, as dessert or melted, in the French style, cured, creamy, soft and intense flavor, always accompanied by a good glass of red wine, cheese gives you a thousand and one ways to enjoy moments unforgettable.

During this month, Sabores de Carmen offers you the best Manchego cheeses and other delicious sheep, goat and cow cheeses at unbeatable prices as well as dozens of recipes to taste and enjoy them. The first 3 orders of the second fortnight will receive a special gift.

  • Did you know…?

Cheese is a very complete food, which concentrates all the nutritional qualities of milk. It contains a high proportion of protein, which makes it even richer than meat.

In the cheese you can find vitamins  A, D and E, fundamental in metabolic processes such as growth, tissue preservation and calcium absorption.

Highly recommended for all ages. During the growth stage, due to its high calcium content. In adults, for the large number of proteins and finally, we  recommend its use to older people because it slows bone decalcification and is more digestible than milk.

  • Did you know that Manchego Cheese…?

It is a cheese with protected designation of origin (PDO) since 1982 and recognized by the European Union since 2007, made from sheep’s milk in the immense plains of Castilla la Mancha. At the moment, the Manchego cheese is produced in 399 municipalities of Castilla la Mancha and is the best selling Spanish cheese in the world.

  • Did you know that Tetilla cheese…?

Is the most representative cheese of the Galician gastronomy and has the protected designation of origin since 1992. It is made from cow’s milk and is produced from over 2000 years ago in Galicia.

  • Did you know … Roncal Cheese?

It’s a sheep cheese made in the Roncal Valley, along the river Esca in the Pyrenean. It was the first cheese to receive the designation of origin in Spain, in 1981.

  • Did you know that Raclette Cheese….?

This cheese is made exclusively with whole raw cow’s milk in the region of Valais in Switzerland that  received the appellation of origin in 2003. A very rustic fragrant and creamy cheese, it is used mainly melted and give name to the Raclette dish.

Raclette is the name both of this Swiss dish and the cheese used in it. The cheese is melted under an electric grill element and scraped over the accompaniments.

Grilled chorizo

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GRILLED CHORIZO

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– 1 Chorizo per person

– 1 Terracotta Chorizo Pig

– Alcohol 96 º or flammable liquid

How to cook:

Putting some inflammable liquid in the container * to use less liquid can put a cotton bud along the piggy and ignite. Served on a kebab stick which allows it to be turned and warmed through from all sides.

* The flammable liquid normally used  is alcohol 96 °, although  cognac,, rum, whiskey…can also be used . Each will bring a different touch and taste.

Quick, easy and an original way to cook chorizos, black pudding, sausages…You’ll love them.