Being back in Amsterdam and looking out of my window where I’m attacked by the rain who’s constantly knocking on my office window is not particular what I had in mind for this Summer?!
So, thank god for memories and flashbacks, I just close my eyes and try to feel the nice and warm Mallorca vibes again and so, why not share some more Mallorca food stories with you guys?!
Back in the amazing stunning kitchen of my friends I couldn’t resist but to cook there. One night we had my lovely friends over from Amsterdam and we organised a nice BBQ for all of us. I was taking care of all the side dishes and my friend T. worked his magic on the BBQ.
It was on this trip that I made Pimentos De Padron myself. I've always been a big fan of this typical Spanish dish but I couldn't resist on adding a few more extra ingredients to spice up this dish to a new level. Hope you’ll like it as much as we did :D so scroll down for some crazy delish recipes! :D
Ingredients for 1 plate:
1 bag of fresh green Spanish pepper
3 garlic gloves
Spicy Red Paprika Powder
Sea salt flakes
8 spoons of Ghee (or any other vegetable oil)
Heat up the Ghee in a frying pan on max fire. When you see little small bubbles forming in the oil add the peppers and whole garlic gloves into the pan. Make sure the peppers are in the oil evenly. After 3 minutes you can add the spicy paprika powder. Mix everything well. Get rid of the oil and sprinkle some sea salt flakes over the peppers and you are done! :D
Meatballs, who doesn’t love juicy flavourful beef meatballs ?!?! I had a glimpse in their kitchencabinets and I soon knew which spices I wanted to use for this dish.
Tip, don’t be scared to use your spices. They’re ment to flavour your food so don’t be greedy and start sprinkle that shit :P
Scroll further down to find the recipe!
500 grams of minced beef
1 spoon of Organic Cumin powder
1 spoon of Organic Curry powder
1 spoon of Organic Sweet Paprika powder
Some salt to taste
Mix all the ingredients into a bowl and trun them into perfect shaped round balls. I never use oil when I make meatballs, there’s so much natural fat in the meat. So just make sure you heat up your pan properly before putting your meat in it. When their nice and goldenbrown and rose from the inside that’s your qui to turn of the heat.
Mallorca is known for producing the most delicious Almonds! So what not better then making my Sweet Lemon & Lime bliss balls here? My friends picked some fresh organic lemons from their garden and I instantly used them for this dish. This feeling is just amazing. I love to feel close to nature and cooking this way makes it so much more special then doing your groceries in a supermarket.
Man, I wish I could just snap my fingers and go back in time sometimes ;D
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