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Goulash

Hello,

Goulash is a typical recipe from Hungary, and it is really a masterpiece. At least here hungarian gastronomy does not have a powerful marketing as other gastronomies, but if there are more recipes like this Goulash, it will sure worth to take a lookt to it.

Ingredients (for 2 pople):

  • Ā½ kg beef
  • 1 onion
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • Sweet paprika
  • 1 red pepper
  • Flour

Start removing the fat from beef, choose a beef with a minimum thickness of 2 cms, cut the beef in cubes of about 4 or 5 cms. Add a bit of salt and ground pepper on the beef. In a dish put a bit of flour put the pieces of beef on it and then remove the excess.

Cut the onion onto stripes, and then loosely cut the stripes, don’t worry we don’t need it to be chopped. Chop 3 garlic cloves. Grate 2 tomatoes, in order to grate them easily cut in half and then just grate until it remains only the skin. Lastly cut a red pepper onto stripes, then the stripes on half.

Add about 1 cm of olive oil in a pan. When oil is hot add beef, and stir it. Keep cooking until it gets a golden look. Reserve the beef. Then add the onion in the same oil and add a bit of salt. Stir it and cook until it gets a golden colour, then remove the excess of oil and add like 2 sweet paprika tablespoons, chopped garlicĀ  and the grated tomatoes. Stir and cook for 2 minutes. Then add water and wait until water is hot. You need water to be hot if you want a tender beef, otherwise it will stay tough

In a pot add previosly cook beef, the red pepper and the pan content. Mix it well and cover the pot with a lid. Cook with low fire for about one hour and half and 2 hours, until the sauce becomes dense. Be sure to have enough bread when eating this delicious recipe.

Music on the video (Airport Loung) is composed by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com)

Goulash

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Oriental beef soup

For sure this recipe would like Sheldon Cooper and his colleagues, as far as they seem to like a lot every kind of oriental food.

Ingredients (for 2 people):

  • 1 onion
  • Less than half green and red pepper
  • A piece of ginger
  • 400 gr beef
  • Soy souce
  • Oyster sauce
  • Dried mushrooms
  • Some brean spouts
  • Noodles

Put dried mush rooms on a bowl with 1 litre of warm water for 2 hours or more, take off the mushrooms and drain the water to use later.

Cut the onion in cubes. Cut less than half green and red pepper in small cubes. Peel the ginger and grate it.

Put a bit of olive oil on the wok and when it’s hot add the beef cut in thin stripes, and add some salt. As we are cooking on a wok the fire must be set at maximum and we will be constantly stirring. Cook the beef for 5 minutes.

Reserve the beef, put oil in the wok and when it’s hot add the onion, peppers, brean spouts, mushrooms and some salt. Stir it for 3 minutes.

Now we add back the beef, grated ginger, soy sauce and oyster souce. Cook for 2 minutes and then add the water used to hydrate the mushrooms. When the water starts to boil add the noddles, cook them 4 minutes and shutdown the fire.

Be careful when eating because it will be really hot, better take some time before eat.

Oriental beef soup

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