Roast beef braised in banana leaves …

This recipe I make quite often at home, is ideal when you want to work little, but you need to have availability of time to let the meat cook for a long time. Need little preparation time but at least two or three hours of cooking in oven or heavy saucepan if these hot days do not want to turn on the oven.

ABRIL 2013 153Braised, cooking of a product in liquid for some prolonged time at low temperature. What I like about this recipe is that by using banana leaves, you avoid using wax paper or aluminum foil, besides that leaves you add the meat a special flavor. These banana leaves in Argentina you can find them on the grounds in the gardens, for example I have a plant, actually several, because small plants grow rapidly and form a small island … Continue reading

Spicy Eggplant …

I found some beautiful eggplants in the market, in this case a small, firm and fresh eggplants. I particularly love this vegetable because it´s versatility and flavor and I can in to many dishes to adapt, that inspires me.

You can make fried, steamed, baked, in a wok, with skins, peeled or just simply dipped in bread.

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