At this time of the year there are many dead leaves and trees on the ground, so it is really difficult to find mushrooms
Hen of the woods, Grifola frondosa, Maitake, or my favorite Segnorina. This mushroom is really popular in restaurants because of the texture and flavor
I found a mushroom under a log that was perfect and beautiful. Next to this mushroom was something that looked like a sponge ball.
The first time I saw Chicken of the Woods was in Minnesota when I was working with a chef that loved to forage. We got together and came up with a deal:
After a couple mosquito bites, we came across a log that was tipped over, forming a bridge over a small river. On the other side of the log, there was a beautiful wild Girgola.
These mushrooms are really famous in European and Asian cuisine. They also help lower cholesterol naturally and with healthy digestion.
This bread recipe was the first I ever learned. It is a really simple recipe that has just four ingredients, combined in a way that makes a delicious result.
This fruit is excellent by itself but it is also great for candies, jam, pickles and tarts.
I remember seeing one of my favorites Chef on TV cooking squash on the grill. The way to make this dish it is directly on the hot charcoal on the grill
This was the first side dish that I learned in a French restaurant. Something so simple and delicious, the combination of potatoes and cream makes this excellent and rich recipe.
I have been studying, practicing, and developing the old cooking techniques that were applied in my homeland.
The Coquero also has an improvised blender attached to a bicycle, where he can pedal the bike and make smoothies. I could not resist and I tried one of those too.
Pastel de papas is a delicious dish that can be made from scratch or with leftovers from other meals. In Argentina it is called pastel de papas, or shepherd’s pie here in United States.
From the Theobroma Cacao tree, we can find a flower that develops into a pod, and inside there are seeds, also called beans
I had a few bananas getting black on the kitchen counter. My wife asked me, “Are you going to eat those?”
Chimichurri is a famous Argentinean sauce. It is used for grilling meat in general, but it is also used for pork or other strong flavored meat.
My family on my father’s side are decedents of Spain. I did not have a lot of time to hang out with my grandma but every time that I went to visit her, she had something in the cooler that I was always excited about. It was arroz con leche.
One of the most used sauces in United States in my experience, from side dishes to a principal component in salads, is Mayonnaise.
Usually when there is a salad on the table there is also oil, vinegar, salt and pepper to season it.
Here is one recipe for our friend the vegetarian. It is the base of any preparation in an industrial or domestic kitchen, and is another way to not waste vegetables or vegetables peelings.
I was working with a Chef that studied and worked in France. One time, I asked him why he added chicken stock to all the preparations and his answer actually made a lot of sense.
Make this easy recipe at home. This affordable and delicious sausage sandwich is perfect before, after, it even during the games. Enjoy!
Delicious sweet potatoes, smoked and cooked in their own juice. They can be wrapped in aluminum foil or put directly into the fire or charcoal. This technique is really old but effective.