cabillaud à la basquaise

Cod as the Basques do

This is a fine cod filet with a wonderful sauce that is a bit spicy and goes very well with the cod! Besides the tomato puree the sauce has onions, garlic, and red peppers and it’s seasoned with thyme and bay leaf ;-) To bring some spiciness we add some “pili-pili” pepper or some French Espelette pepper, if you can’t find either try some chili powder ;-) It’s really good and rather straightforward to make ti!

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boeuf bourguigon

Bœuf bourguignon

This is a classic French beef stew and in this version it’s light in fat and rather special because it cooks in the oven into red wine and has onions, garlic, carrots, smoked bacon and mushrooms which give it a special taste :-) It also has thyme and bay leaf for some extra flavor! It’s very good and you should try it asap ;-)

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Boulettes de viande hachée de bœuf au four -Mpiftekia-

Meatballs in the oven (Mpiftekia)

These meatballs in the oven are a traditional Greek dish! They are simply made with ground beef, onion, garlic, egg, breadcrumbs, olive oil, red wine vinegar (or Xérès vinegar if you have some) and oregano! They are cooked in the oven and even if they are a little bit compact (because they don’t use much oil) they are delicious :-) If you want to taste the meat more omit the oregano ;-)

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