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Noodles pot

Hello,

That’s a recipe my mother cooks nearly perferct. It’s a very typical recipe in Catalonia and the translation I did is a bit free, in Spanish is named fideos a la cazuela.

Ingredients (for 2 people):

  • Pasta
  • 800 gr tomato
  • 2 onions
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 400 gr pork ribs

Let’s start chopping 2 onions. You can use canned tomatoes, but at this time of year you can find nice tomatoes on the market so I prefer to peel the tomatoes (about 800 gr), add them on a blender cup with 4 garlic cloves, a teaspoon of sugar and blend them.

On a pot add a bit of olive oil and then the pork ribs cut in pieces large like your longest finger, adding salt and ground pepper. Simmer the pork ribs in the pot for about 50 minutes , stirring frequently and adding a bit of water if they start to stick to the pot. It’s nice if they stick just a bit, as they get a nicer color and caramelize a bit.

After 50 minutes add the 2 chopped onions and stir frequently, simmer the onion for about 15 minutes until it’s not dropping more water. Then add the tomato sauce, move a bit and taste if you need to add salt and sugar (if it tastes too acid a bit of sugar will help). Simmer the tomato for 10 minutes and add the noodles, in this case I added Cellentani which find very nice because it’s curled shape.

Cook until the pasta is soft and check frequently if you need to add some water.

Noodles pot

Music played in the video (Airport Lounge) was composed by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com), also he is the owner of song’s rights which are released under a CC-BY license.

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Broccoli with noddles

Hello!

This is a recipe I’ve tested while thinking about to eat the broccoli just boiled, I’ve start to check out other ingredients and try, and finally I’ve get a good result, so I’m sharing it with you.

Ingredients (for 2 people):

  •  300 gr of broccoli
  • Noodles
  • Garlic
  • 2 red onions (just 1 if it is big)
  • Ginger

Start chopping this garlic without bulb. Cut red onion on half, and then cut onto stripes, but not too thick. Peel and grate a piece of ginger. You can also use already crushed and packed ginger.

On a pot with boiling water and salt and then the broccoli. Cook broccoli for 7 minutes and then add the noddles, cook them together for 3 minutes, strain and reserve.

Add olive oil in a wok, and when the oil is hot add the garlic, the onion and salt. Cook for 2 minutes while continuously stirring. Add soy sauce and cook 30 seconds without stopping to stir. Finally add the noodles and broccoli cooking all together for 2 minutes while stirring.

broccoli with noodles

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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