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Duck with Patagonia Mix

Patagonia MixKatriel MenendezComment

Duck is one of my favorite meats to cook and prepare. It is so versatile that it can be used for stew, salads, or by itself with some garnishes. Most of the techniques we use for cooking the meat involves a short cooking time and high temperature, or low and slow to break the fiber and tenderize the meat.


  • Duck legs 2 ea.

  • Flour 1 cup

  • Patagonia Mix 3 tbsp.

  • Oil 2 tbsp

  • Onion 1 cup (cut in cubes)

  • Garlic 2 cloves

  • White wine 1 cup

  • Vegetable stock 1 cup


In a bowl mix the flour with one tablespoon of Patagonia Mix. Take the legs and cover them with the flour and let them marinate for five minutes.

Heat a cast iron pan, add oil and caramelize the duck legs. Remove the legs and add the onion and garlic., caramelize and add the legs back into the pan.

Add the wine and let it boil for 1 minute to remove the alcohol, add the vegetable stock, season with more Patagonia mix and cook the legs for 2 to 3 hours on low heat.

When the bone is easily detached from the meat, the legs are ready.

You can have them with a salad in the summer or a puree in winter.

Roasted Beets

Pampa's HerbsKatriel MenendezComment

I really like beets, they are sweet and earthy, and we can make so many recipes with them. My favorite thing is roasting them.



Heat the oven at 400*F

Place the beets in a pan and roast in the oven for 45 minutes or until tender.

Take them out from the oven, let them rest for 5 minutes and peel them.

Slice them and place them on a plate, season with Pampa’s Herbs and olive oil.

Enjoy with your favorite meal.

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Spice the Sea Mayonnaise

Spice the SeaKatriel MenendezComment

Mayonnaise is one the many people’s favorite condiments. It can be used for may different purposes but some times a twist make things a little bit more interesting. Here I will give you my twist for this classic condiment.


  • Oil 1 cup

  • Egg yolk 1ea

  • Mustard 1 tsp

  • Lemon juice 1 tbsp

  • Spice the Sea 1 tsp

  • Water 1 tbsp


In a bowl mix the egg, spoonful of water and mustard with a whisk. This will start to break down the egg and mix it well all these ingredients.

Start to add the oil slowly and mix constantly until you add all the oil.

Finally, add the spices and the lemon juice.

Enjoy this condiment on your sandwich or as a sauce with your favorite dish.

I hope you like it. Give it a try and comment below what you made with it!

Omelet with Pampa's Herbs

Pampa's HerbsKatriel MenendezComment

Perfect for breakfast or lunch, a well done omelet it is a fast solution. It is healthy and full of protein to keep you in shape. Here is how I do it.



Whisk two eggs with a fork. We do not want to incorporate air, just mix the eggs. Season the eggs with Pampa’s Herbs.

Heat up a pan to medium heat and place some oil onto it. Make sure the oil covers all the surface. Place the eggs in the pan and use a spatula to make sure the eggs are cooking evenly after around 2 to 3 minutes.

Flip over one third of the the omelet, add the butter and flip the other third on top and cook it for 30 seconds. Flip over the omelet onto a plate and the butter on top.

The omelet should be soft and runny inside.

Note: place some cheese, ham or bacon before flipping it . It is delicious.