Category spanish

basque barbecue leg of lamb

Basque Barbecue Leg of Lamb

1 (6 to 7 pound) leg of lamb or 1 whole lamb

3 tablespoons salt
1 teaspoon pepper
5 cloves garlic, pressed
1/2 cup vegetable oil
2 large lemons, juiced

The day before serving, mix all marinade ingredients. Place in a pint jar and shake well.
Remove excess fat from lamb without breaking the parchment-like fell, leaving a little fat in order to enhance flavor...

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Torrijas (Spain)

2 eggs
2 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon cinnamon
8 to 12 thick slices of French or Italian bread (about
    1-inch thick; day-old bread is better)
Olive oil, butter, or margarine (for frying)
Confectioners? sugar

Beat the eggs, milk and cinnamon together...

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Sangria (Spain)

1/2 lime, thinly sliced
1/2 lemon, thinly sliced
1/2 orange, thinly sliced
6 to 8 large ripe strawberries, hulled
1/4 cup granulated sugar, or to taste
1 (750 ml) bottle dry red wine (preferably Spanish)
1/4 cup Cognac or other good quality brandy
Club soda, chilled
Ice (optional)

Combine the lime, lemon, and orange slices, strawberries and sugar in a large pitcher...

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steak with blue cheese sauce

Steak with Blue Cheese Sauce (Entrecote al Queso Cabrales – Spain)

8 ounces blue cheese, crumbled
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
2 tablespoons dry white wine
Dash of ground red pepper
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
4 small New York strip or rib eye
    steaks, 1 inch thick (about 2 pounds)
Freshly-ground pepper
1/4 cup water
Minced parsley

Cook and stir cheese, garlic, wine and red pepper over low heat,...

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fried milk

Fried Milk (Leche Frita- Spain)

These are absolutely delicious!

1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
3 cups milk
1 tablespoon butter or margarine
1/4 teaspoon grated lemon peel
2 eggs, well beaten
3/4 cup dry fine bread crumbs
Vegetable oil

Mix sugar, cornstarch and nutmeg in saucepan; gradually stir in milk...

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