Croquetas de seta y saffron

We were in Spain and had Croquetas nearly every day. Everyone had different Croquetas but we especially liked the ones made with a béchamel. All of the recipes I could find where written in a way that seems to follow a laborious production technique. This simplifies things quite a bit The final béchamel was very loose but it held together well and gave a very creamy texture. I wouldn’t change anything.      

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Mexicanish Molé Sauce

This was my first attempt at a Molé and it was an absolute success. I started by looking at the top 10 Molé recipes on the internet, massaging the ingredients to my taste and then writing the steps to simplify the process. This couldn’t be easier and will definitely be done again very soon. Delish!   Mexicanish Molé Sauce Category: Recipes Ingredients 2 Quarts chicken broth 4 dried guajillo chiles, stemmed and seeded 4 dried ancho chiles, stemmed and seeded 6 dried chipotle meco chiles, stemmed and seeded 6 dried chipotle pastilla chiles,…

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Casler’s Amazing Seafood Pasta

We made an amazing seafood pasta topping and had to name it as such. The real secret is to use the freshest possible ingredients and not to over cook them. This makes for a dish that’s very tasty and also produced in just a few minutes. Total time to prepare this came to maybe 15 minutes in all. It was more effort to mince the shallots than any other step.   Casler’s Amazing Seafood Pasta Sauce Category: Recipes Ingredients 8 Clams 12 Mussles 8 Shrimp 4 Squid, Cut into rings 8…

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Home Made Squid Ink Linguine Pasta

This is a great base for a dinner that says “Thank you for everything you’ve done for me”. Squid Ink Linguine Pasta is an egg noodle and a nice alternative to the every day Linguine. They’re full of flavor on their own and the dark black color is amazing. Squid Ink can be a bit difficult to find locally but easily sourced on amazon.com. For the adventurous types, you can also harvest squid ink from fresh squid. That would be the absolute freshest way to prepare this pasta, but it would also mean…

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