Crispy Oven Roasted Parasol Mushrooms (wheat free, vegetarian) / Hrskave pohane sunčanice iz pećnice (bez pšenice, vegetarijanske)

Autumn is here with all its colorful abundance and the shift in weather also means mushroom season. My dad went mushroom foraging a few days back and brought me some lovely parasol mushrooms. These are always a delight, but I decided to tweak the classic fried recipe and make it a bit healthier. I’m always a fan of doing all the frying in the oven instead of deep frying stuff in a gallon of oil.

Just a small note of precaution, though. Under no circumstances should you ever go mushroom foraging if you don’t know what you are doing. It’s mandatory to always take someone experienced with you and to pick only mushrooms you can identify with absolute certainty. There’s really no need to put yourself in a hospital.

Okay, so onto the recipe once we got that out of the way.

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INGREDIENTS:

(Yields 2 servings / 0.46 EUR per serving / 0.92 EUR for all)

For the batter:

2 eggs (0.40 EUR)

½ tsp salt (0.01 EUR)

½ tsp freshly ground black pepper (0.03 EUR)

¾ cup fine corn flour (0.10 EUR)

2-3 tbsp water (–)

For the mushrooms:

6 parasol mushrooms (free – they were from the woods)

1 cup polenta (0.20 EUR)

4 tbsp olive oil (0.18 EUR)

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METHOD:

Preheat the oven to 200°C. For easy cleanup line a baking tray with aluminum foil and place parchment paper on top. Set aside. Pluck off and discard the stems from mushrooms. Use a damp paper towel to clean the mushrooms and gently wipe their caps.

Make a thick batter by whisking together eggs, salt, pepper and flour, then add in a splash of water as necessary. Dip the mushrooms into the batter, then coat in polenta. Lightly brush coated mushrooms on both sides with olive oil and spread on prepared baking tray. Bake for 20 minutes until crispy and deep golden-brown. Serve immediately.

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Jesen je ovdje sa svojim šarenim izobiljem, a promjena u vremenskim prilikama znači i sezonu gljiva. Tata mi je neki dan donio par predivnih sunčanica. One su uvijek prava poslastica, ali sam klasični recept za pohane sunčanice odlučila malo modificirati da bude mrvicu zdraviji. Meni je uvijek draže pohati stvari u pećnici, umjesto da ih utopim u loncu ulja.

Međutim, prvo samo mala napomena što se tiče opreza. Ni u kojem slučaju ne idite brati gljive ako nemate pojma što radite. Uvijek vodite sa sobom iskusnu osobu i berite samo gljive koje sa sigurnošću možete identificirati. Stvarno nema potrebe da sebe strpate u bolnicu.

Ok, sada kada smo to rekli, idemo na recept.

SASTOJCI:

(Za 2 porcije / 3,42 kn po porciji / 6,83  kn za sve)

Za smjesu:

2 jaja (3,00 kn)

½ žličice soli (0,01 kn)

½ žličice svježe mljevenog crnog papra (0,25 kn)

¾ šalice finog kukuruznog brašna (0,75 kn)

2-3 žlice vode (–)

Za gljive:

6 sunčanica (besplatne – ubrane u šumi)

1 šalica palente (1,50 kn)

4 žlice maslinovog ulja (1,32 kn)

PRIPREMA:

Zagrijte pećnicu na 200°C. Za lako čišćenje, obložite protvan aluminijskom folijom i onda sve još pokrijte papirom za pečenje. Stavite na stranu. Skinite i bacite stručke sa sunčanica. Gljive očistite tako da im vlažnim papirnatim ručnikom samo nježno prebrišete klobuke.

Umutite u gustu smjesu jaja, sol, papar i brašno te po potrebi dodajte i mrvicu vode. Gljive umočite u smjesu i onda obložite palentom. Obje strane gljiva lagano premažite maslinovim uljem i raširite sunčanice po pripremljenom protvanu. Pecite 20 minuta, dok ne budu hrskave i zlatno-smeđe. Poslužite odmah.

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Crispy Oven Roasted Parasol Mushrooms (wheat free, vegetarian) / Hrskave pohane sunčanice iz pećnice (bez pšenice, vegetarijanske)

Roasted Horn Pepper Salad (vegan) / Salata od pečenih paprika roga (veganska)

Here is a super quick and easy recipe for my favorite snack or salad of the season. The secret, of course, is in slathering the roasted peppers in minced garlic, so therefore this salad maybe isn’t the best idea for a first date. However, once you get comfy enough with each other, I thoroughly encourage you to enjoy this salad, and all the accompanying garlic fumes it ensures, with your significant other. 😀

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INGREDIENTS:

(Yields 2 generous servings / 0.80 EUR per serving / 1.60 EUR for all)

10 red horn peppers (1.33 EUR)

4 garlic cloves, minced (0.13 EUR)

2 tbsp olive oil (0.09 EUR)

2 tbsp apple cider vinegar (0.01 EUR)

Good pinch of salt (0.01 EUR)

Good pinch of freshly ground black pepper (0.03 EUR)

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METHOD:

Preheat oven to 200°C. Wash the peppers and spread out in a baking dish. Roast for one hour, until charred and blistered. Transfer the hot peppers into a bowl and cover the bowl with cling foil. Allow to cool completely, then peel off the skins from peppers and pull out and discard stems and seeds. Mix peppers with garlic, olive oil, vinegar, salt and pepper and serve. These also keep in a fridge for a few days, so go ahead and roast a bigger batch.

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Evo jedan turbo brzi i jednostavan recept za moju najdražu sezonsku salatu. Tajna je, naravno, u tome da pečene paprike zakopate pod debelim slojem sjeckanog češnjaka. Stoga ova salata možda i nije najbolja opcija ako trebate nekog impresionirati na prvom spoju. Međutim, jednom kada se jedno s drugim već udomaćite, svakako bi ste trebali zajedno uživati, kako u ovoj salati, tako i u popratnim češnjakovim isparavanjima. 😀

SASTOJCI:

(Za 2 izdašne porcije / 6,01 kn po porciji / 12,02 kn za sve)

10 crvenih paprika roga (10,00 kn)

4 češnja češnjaka, sitno sjeckana (1,00 kn)

2 žlice maslinovog ulja (0,66 kn)

2 žlice jabučnog octa (0,10 kn)

Dobar prstohvat soli (0,01 kn)

Dobar prstohvat svježe mljevenog crnog papra (0,25 kn)

PRIPREMA:

Zagrijte pećnicu na 200°C. Operite paprike i raširite ih po protvanu. Pecite sat vremena, dok paprike ne potamne i nabubre. Preselite vruće paprike u zdjelu i pokrijte zdjelu prijanjajućom folijom. Ostavite da se paprike skroz ohlade, pa im ogulite kože, te izvucite i bacite peteljke sa sjemenkama. Pomiješajte paprike sa sjeckanim češnjakom, maslinovim uljem, octom, soli i paprom, pa poslužite. Paprike će držati u hladnjaku nekoliko dana, stoga slobodno napecite veću količinu.

Roasted Horn Pepper Salad (vegan) / Salata od pečenih paprika roga (veganska)

Peach Pie Granola / Granola sa breskvama

This granola has been a huge success. We shoveled it down in a matter of days, both as breakfast with yogurt and as a snack. It has a mild peachy hint and smells like heaven while it’s baking. I didn’t bother peeling the peaches because I would eat the skins on them anyway if I were to eat them raw. If you are inclined to do so, go ahead, but that step seems completely unnecessary, in my opinion.

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INGREDIENTS:

(Yields 10 servings / 0.55 EUR per serving / 5.49 EUR for all)

5 cups old fashioned oats (1.00 EUR)

1 cup ground walnuts (1.00 EUR)

½ cup ground flax seed (0.47 EUR)

½ cup sunflower seeds (0.47 EUR)

1 tsp salt (0.01 EUR)

1 tsp ground cinnamon (0.07 EUR)

½ tsp ground nutmeg (0.03 EUR)

4 large peaches (1.07 EUR)

½ cup honey (0.67 EUR)

1 tsp pure vanilla extract (0.03 EUR)

5 tbsp butter, melted (0.67 EUR)

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METHOD:

Preheat oven to 175°. Line a large baking tray with parchment paper and set aside. In a large bowl whisk together oats, walnuts, flax seed, sunflower seeds, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. Pit peaches and cut into chunks, then add to a food processor and pulse into puree. Add honey, vanilla and melted butter to peach puree and blitz a bit more in a food processor to combine. Pour the wet mixture over dry ingredients and stir to combine. I find that the easiest way to do this (albeit, a bit messy) is to just use my hands.

Turn the mixture out on a prepared baking tray and spread out evenly. Don’t press the granola down too much, rather leave it in clumps to get a nice chewy and crispy texture mix. Bake for about 1 hour and 15 minutes, until crispy and golden, while stirring once or twice during baking. Allow granola to cool down completely on a tray before storing in the fridge in an airtight container.

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Ova je granola ispala pravi hit. Potamanili smo ju u samo par dana, kao doručak sa jogurtom i kao snack. Ima blagi okus po breskvama, a miriši stvarno divno kada se peče. Nisam se gnjavila sa time da gulim bresvke, jer bi kožu ionako pojela da breskve jedem sirove. Ako ste vi raspoloženi za guljenje bresaka, slobodno prionite, ali po meni bi to bio sasvim nepotreban korak.

SASTOJCI:

(Za 10 porcija / 4,10 kn po porciji / 40,96 kn za sve)

5 šalica krupnih zobenih pahuljica (7,50 kn)

1 šalica mljevenih oraha (7,50 kn)

½ šalice mljevenih sjemenki lana (3,50 kn)

½ šalice suncokretovih sjemenki (3,50 kn)

1 žličica soli (0,01 kn)

1 žličica mljevenog cimeta (0,50 kn)

1/2 žličice mljevenog muškatnog oraščića (0,25 kn)

4 velike breskve (8,00 kn)

½ šalice meda (5,00 kn)

1 žličica ekstrakta od vanilije (0,20 kn)

5 žlica maslaca, rastopljenih (5,00 kn)

PRIPREMA:

Zagrijte pećnicu na 175°C. Obložite veliki protvan papirom za pečenje i stavite na stranu. U velikoj zdjeli pomiješajte zobene pahuljice, orahe, lan, suncokretove sjemenke, sol, cimet i muškatni oraščić. Očistite breskve od koštica i narežite na komade, pa ih ubacite u multipraktik i propasirajte u pire. Ubacite unutra i med, vaniliju i rastopljeni maslac, pa kratko propulsirajte da se sve pomiješa. Prelijte mokre sastojke preko suhih i dobro promiješajte. Meni je nekako najlakše (iako možda ne i najčišće) sve izmiješati rukama.

Iskrenite smjesu na pripremljeni protvan i ravnomjerno raširite. Nemojte previše utiskivati granolu u protvan, rađe ju ostavite u grudama da dobijete kombinaciju hrskave i mekanije teksture. Pecite oko sat i 15 minuta, dok se granola ne zahrska i dobije zlatno-smeđu boju, a jednom ili dva puta tijekom pečenja dobro promiješajte. Pustite da se granola skroz ohladi na protvanu prije nego ju u hermetički zatvorenoj posudi spremite u hladnjak.

Peach Pie Granola / Granola sa breskvama

Omelet Sandwiches / Omlet sendviči

Guys, I have for you the easiest and tastiest omelet sandwiches. There are no skillets involved, so the preparation and the cleanup are a breeze. Actually, this recipe is so simple that I almost feel bad putting it up there.

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INGREDIENTS:

(Yields 1 serving / 1.29 EUR)

For sandwiches:

1 egg (0.20 EUR)

1 tbsp crème fraîche (0.13 EUR)

Pinch of salt (0.01 EUR)

Pinch of freshly ground black pepper (0.01 EUR)

4 slices of ham (0.40 EUR)

3 tbsp shredded cheese (0.40 EUR)

2 slices of dense stale bread (0.13 EUR)

Additional:

Oil for greasing the pan (0.01 EUR)

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METHOD:

Preheat the oven to 200°C. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil for easy cleanup. Lightly grease the foil and set aside. In a small bowl, whisk together egg, crème fraîche, salt and pepper. Tear or shred ham into smaller pieces, then stir in the egg mixture together with shredded cheese. Divide the mixture between bread slices and bake for 10 minutes, until the egg is thoroughly cooked and the ham begins to crisp up. Serve immediately.

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Dragi ljudi, imam za vas najlakši i najfiniji omlet sendvič. Ovdje nema nikakvog pečenja u tavi pa su priprema i čiščenje čas posla. Zapravo, ovaj recept je tako jednostavan da mi ga je skoro pa i neugodno objaviti.

SASTOJCI:

(Za 1 porciju / 9,66 kn)

Za sendviče:

1 jaje (1,50 kn)

1 žlica milerama (1,00 kn)

Prstohvat soli (0,01 kn)

Prstohvat svježe mljevenog crnog papra (0,10 kn)

4 šnite šunke (3,00 kn)

3 žlice ribanog sira (3,00 kn)

2 šnite ne baš friškog i malo čvršćeg kruha (1,00 kn)

Dodatno:

Ulje za namastiti protvan (0,05 kn)

PRIPREMA:

Zagrijte pećnicu na 200°C. Obložite protvan za pečenje sa aluminijskom folijom za brže čišćenje. Lagano namastite foliju i stavite na stranu. U zdjelici razmutite jaje, mileram, sol i papar. Natrgajte ili narežite šunku na manje komadiće, pa umiješajte u smjesu jajeta skupa sa ribanim sirom. Podijelite smjesu među šnitama kruha i pecite 10 minuta, dok se jaje skroz ne ispeče, a šunka se lagano zahrska. Poslužite odmah.

Omelet Sandwiches / Omlet sendviči

Guacamole and Cheese Omelette Toast / Toast sa guacamoleom i omletom sa sirom

I lucked out and scored some avocados on sale, so I’ve decided to make a quick guacamole. Throw in an egg, and you have a healthy, simple and delicious lunch.

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INGREDIENTS:

(Yields 1 serving / 1.66 EUR)

For guacamole:

½ avocado (0.33 EUR)

½ small onion, diced (0.03 EUR)

2 garlic cloves, minced (0.03 EUR)

5 cherry tomatoes, diced (0.40 EUR)

Juice from ½ of a lemon (0.13 EUR)

1 tbsp finely chopped fresh parsley (0.03 EUR)

Pinch of salt (0.01 EUR)

Pinch of freshly ground black pepper (0.01 EUR)

For cheese omelette:

1 egg (0.20 EUR)

1 tsp cold water (–)

Pinch of salt (0.01 EUR)

Pinch of freshly ground black pepper (0.01 EUR)

½ tbsp butter (0.07 EUR)

¼ cup grated cheese (0.27 EUR)

Additional

2 pieces of toasted bread of choice (0.13 EUR)

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METHOD:

Make the guac by crushing peeled avocado with a fork. Stir in diced onion, minced garlic, diced cherry tomatoes, lemon juice, chopped parsley, salt and pepper. Taste and adjust seasoning, then set aside.

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In a bowl whisk an egg with a teaspoon of cold water and pinch of salt and pepper. Add butter to a pan set on medium heat. Once the butter melts, swish around the pan, so it gets coated evenly. Pour in the whisked egg so it’s distributed in a thin and even layer, then sprinkle with shredded cheese. Cook for about two minutes, until the bottom of the egg starts getting golden-brown and the top with the cheese is just set. Fold the omelette in half, press it down with a spatula and remove from heat.

To assemble the sandwiches, cut the omelette in half and place each half over a slice of toasted bread. Dollop with guacamole and serve immediately.

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Posrećilo mi se pa sam uspjela naletiti na avokado na akciji i odlučila sam se za brzinski guacamole. Ubacite još i jaje, pa imate zdravi, jednostavan i fini ručak.

SASTOJCI:

(Za 1 porciju / 12,37 kn)

Za guacamole:

½ avokada (2,50 kn)

½ malog luka, sitno nasjeckanog (0,25 kn)

2 češnja češnjaka, sitno nasjeckana (0,25 kn)

5 cherry rajčica, narezanih na kockice (3,00 kn)

Sok od ½ limuna (1,00 kn)

1 žlica nasjeckanog svježeg peršina (0,25 kn)

Prstohvat soli (0,01 kn)

Prstohvat svježe mljevenog crnog papra (0,05 kn)

Za omlet sa sirom:

1 jaje (1,50 kn)

1 žličica hladne vode (–)

Prstohvat soli (0,01 kn)

Prstohvat svježe mljevenog crnog papra (0,05 kn)

½ žlice maslaca (0,50 kn)

¼ šalice ribanog sira (2,00 kn)

Dodatno:

2 šnite tostiranog kruha po izboru (1,00 kn)

PRIPREMA:

Prvo napravite guacamole tako da vilicom izgnječite oguljeni avokado. Umiješajte unutra nasjeckani luk, češnjak, cherry rajčice, sok od limuna, peršin, sol i papar. Kušajte i prilagodite začine, pa stavite na stranu.

U zdjelici razmutite jaje sa žličicom hladne vode, soli i paprom. Stavite maslac da se rastopi na tavi na srednjoj vatri, pa malo promrdajte tavu da se ravnomjerno namasti. Ulijte razmućeno jaje tako da tava bude pokrivena u tankom sloju i po vrhu posipajte sir. Pecite oko dvije minute, dok donja strana omleta ne postane zlatno-smeđa a gornja strana se ne počne zgušnjavati. Preklopite omlet na pola, pritisnite ga špatulom i maknite s vatre.

Složite sendviče tako da omlet prepolovite, stavite na svaku šnitu kruha po jedanu polovicu i pokrijte jaje sa guacamoleom. Poslužite odmah.

Guacamole and Cheese Omelette Toast / Toast sa guacamoleom i omletom sa sirom

Turkey and Mushroom Phyllo Rolls / Burek sa puretinom i gljivama

I know, I know, we’ve just finished with the holidays and are probably all ready for a detox and yet here I am, bringing such a rich dish on the table. In my defense, I’ve made this prior to Christmas and everything else I’ve ingested afterwards. I just couldn’t get around to write up a post about it. Well, since I am on vacation as of three days ago, the post is finally being compiled.

Please be warned that this recipe yields an enormous amount and could easily feed 8-10 people, especially if served with a nice big salad. However, this dish both freezes and reheats great, so don’t be afraid to stock up. Oh, and don’t be intimidated by this super long block of text. You’ll see that this dish is actually quite simple to make and, while it might take up some time, it’s most absolutely worth it.

INGREDIENTS:

(Yields 12 rolls / 0.93 EUR per roll / 11.17 EUR for all)

To assemble the rolls:

12 sheets of phyllo pastry (1.33 EUR)

500 grams of turkey breast (4.67 EUR)

1 tsp salt, divided (0.01 EUR)

1 tsp freshly ground black pepper, divided (0.01 EUR)

3 tbsp sunflower seed oil, divided (0.02 EUR)

2 large onions (0.20 EUR)

3 garlic cloves (0.10 EUR)

3 tbsp butter (0.40 EUR)

500 grams of Portobello mushrooms (2.00 EUR)

Handful of Shiitake mushrooms (1.33 EUR)

2 cups of chicken stock (0.48 EUR)

Handful of fresh parsley (0.13 EUR)

2 tbsp corn starch (0.07 EUR)

2 tbsp warm water (–)

To pour over rolls:

1/3 cup chicken stock (0.08 EUR)

2 tbsp butter (0.27 EUR)

Additional:

Butter for greasing the baking dish (0.07 EUR)

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METHOD:

Start off by cutting turkey breast into small cubes, then toss them with ½ teaspoon of salt and ½ teaspoon of pepper and allow to sit for about 20 minutes. Meanwhile you can dice the onion, mince garlic, cut mushrooms into thin strips and finely chop up parsley, so you have everything ready for later on.

Place a larger pot on high heat, add 1 tablespoon of oil to it and stir-fry half of the turkey. Using a slotted spoon remove the meat from the pot and set aside, add another tablespoon of oil and fry the rest of the meat. Remove all meat and keep aside.

Add remaining oil to the pot and sauté onion until softened and slightly translucent. Add in minced garlic, stir and cook for a minute or two. Now add in butter, mushrooms and remaining salt and pepper and stir everything well. Cook for about 10 minutes, so the mushrooms can soften down. Pour stock over, add in parsley and bring to a rolling boil. Once boiling, dissolve corn starch in warm water and stir into the filling so it thickens. Return the fried turkey back to the pot, stir everything well, then taste and adjust seasoning.

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Allow the filling to cool down a bit. Meanwhile grease your baking dish or dishes with a bit of butter and set aside. I assembled my rolls in two baking dishes, baking one right away and freezing one for later, so do this the way it works for you.

When ready to bake, preheat oven to 180°C. Spread phyllo sheets on clean flat surface. Assemble the rolls by adding about 3 tablespoons of filling to each phyllo sheet and roll them up, then nest the rolls neatly in to the prepared baking dish. If you’re planning to freeze the rolls, cover the prepared baking dish with assembled rolls with cling foil, then stash in the freezer. There is no need to thaw the rolls before baking, just add about 5 minutes to the total baking time. Otherwise, place the rolls in preheated oven and bake for 30 minutes, until golden and crispy.

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If you enjoy the rolls super crispy, you can eat them up right away because they are ready. I prefer mine softened, so I add an additional step. Please note that the amount of stock and butter for drizzling over rolls are for the total amount of 12 rolls which are in the recipe. If you froze a portion, adjust the amount accordingly so you don’t end up with a soggy mess.

Once the rolls are baked, bring the remaining 1/3 cup of stock to a boil with 2 tbsp of butter. Drizzle this mixture over baked rolls, cover the baking dish with aluminum foil and return to the oven for another 10 minutes. Be super careful when handling the baking dish because it’s gonna be hot. Also, be equally careful when removing the foil so the steam doesn’t get to you. Cut the rolls up in smaller pieces and serve them warm. For reheating, just nuke them up in a microwave for half a minute or reheat in the oven in a covered oven-safe dish.


Znam, znam, tek smo završili sa blagdanima i svi smo skupa vjerojatno spremni za jedan detox, a eto mene sa jednim ovako bogatim jelom. U svoju obranu mogu reći da sam ovo radila prije Božića i prije nego što sam potamanila sve što je uslijedilo. Ali jednostavno nisam nikako uspijevala sjesti i napisati recept. E pa pošto sam od prije tri dana na godišnjem odmoru, ovaj post je napokon napisan.

Molim vas da imate na umu da je ovo recept za enormnu porciju i lako može nahraniti 8-10 ljudi, posebno ako bureke poslužite sa nekom lijepom velikom salatom. No ovo se jelo također i super smrzava i podgrijava, pa se nemojte bojati napraviti zalihu. E da, i nedajte da vas ovaj super dugi blok teksta obeshrabri. Ovakav burek je jako jednostavan za napraviti, a iako možda zahtijeva malo više vremena, stvarno se isplati jer je prefin.

SASTOJCI:

(Za 12 bureka / 6,98 kn po bureku / 83,73 kn za sve)

Za nadjev za bureke:

12 komada kora za savijače (10,00 kn)

500 g purećih prsa (35,00 kn)

1 žličica soli, podijeljena (0,01 kn)

1 žličica svježe mljevenog crnog papra (0,10 kn)

3 žlice suncokretovog ulja, podijeljene (0,15 kn)

2 velika luka (1,50 kn)

3 češnja češnjaka (0,75 kn)

3 žlice maslaca (3,00 kn)

500 g šampinjona (15,00 kn)

Pregršt gljiva shii taka (10,00 kn)

2 šalice pilećeg temeljca (3,62 kn)

Pregršt svježeg peršina (1,00 kn)

2 žlice kukuruznog škroba (0,50 kn)

2 žlice tople vode (–)

Za zaljev:

1/3 šalice pilećeg temeljca (0,60 kn)

2 žlice maslaca (2,00 kn)

Dodatno:

Maslac za namastiti posudu za pečenje (0,50 kn)

PRIPREMA:

Za početak narežite puretinu na sitne kockice, pomiješajte sa po ½ žličice soli i ½ žličice papra, pa ostavite da miruju 20-tak minuta. U međuvremenu možete narezati luk, češnjak, gljive i peršin da vam sve bude kasnije spremno.

Stavite veći lonac na jaku vatru, pa na žlici ulja ispecite pola puretine. Maknite meso kada je gotovo, dodajte novu žlicu ulja i ispecite ostatak mesa. Svo meso izvadite iz lonca i držite sa strane.

Dodajte ostatak ulja i na njemu izdinstajte luk da omekša i postane staklast. Ubacite češnjak, promiješajte i kuhajte minutu-dvije. Sada dodajte maslac, gljive i ostatak soli i papra, pa sve dobro promiješajte. Kuhajte desetak minuta, dok gljive ne omekšaju. Prelijte temeljac, dodajte sjeckani peršin i pustite da zavrije. Razmutite kukuruzni škrob u vodi i umiješajte u kipući nadjev da ga zgusnete. Vratite u lonac pečenu puretinu, sve dobro promiješajte, kušaje i prilagodite začine.

Pustite da se nadjev malo ohladi. U međuvremenu namastite posudu ili posude za pečenje i stavite na stranu. Ja sam bureke raspodijelila u dva protvana, s time da sam jedan pekla odmah, a drugi smrznula za kasnije, pa organizirajte situaciju kako vama najbolje odgovara.

Kada ste spremni za pečenje, zagrijte pećnicu na 180°C. Raširite kore na čistoj ravnoj površini. Na svaku koru stavite oko 3 žlice nadjeva, zarolajte i slažite u pripremljeni protvan. Ako planirate smrzavati bureke, samo pokrijte protvan sa složenim burekima sa prozirnom folijom i stavite u frizer. Nemorate ništa odmrzavati prije pečenja, samo pecite još dodatnih 5 minuta. U protivnom, stavite bureke u pećnicu i pecite 30 minuta, dok ne postanu zlatno-žuti i hruskavi.

Ako volite hrskave bureke, možete ih odmah sada jesti jer su spremni. Ja volim da su mekaniji, pa dodajem i zaljev. Imajte na umu da je količina zaljeva ovdje u receptu za svih 12 bureka, pa ako ste nešto smrzavali prilagodite količinu da ne završite sa gnjecavim užasom.

Kada su bureki pečeni stavite da ostatak od 1/3 šalice temeljca sa 2 žlice maslaca zavrije. Pokapajte ovaj zaljev po pečenim burecima, pokrijte protvan aluminijskom folijom i vratite u pećnicu na 10 još minuta. Budite jako oprezni kada baratate protvanom jer će sve biti vruće, kao i kada ćete micati foliju sa njega, da vas para ne zahvati. Bureke narežite na manje komade i poslužite tople. Za podgrijavanje, bombardirajte ih u mikrovalnoj pola minute ili podgrijte u pećnici u poklopljenoj posudi.

Turkey and Mushroom Phyllo Rolls / Burek sa puretinom i gljivama

Autumn Triangles are the New Spring Rolls (with a vegan option!) / Jesenski trokutići su nove proljetne rolice (sa veganskom opcijom!)

While thinking about what to cook the other day, I realized that I have a few sheets of phyllo pastry leftover from a different recipe. I absolutely didn’t want to throw them away, so I decided to combine other odds and ends from the fridge and make these quick snacks.

Since I had a bit of leftover pork roast, I went ahead and threw it in the filling as well. However, feel free to replace pork with any other meat, or ditch it altogether. To make vegan versions of these triangles, replace butter with coconut or sunflower seed oil and use smoked tofu or sauted mushrooms for the filling.

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INGREDIENTS:

(Yields 6 triangles / 0.53 EUR per triangle / 2.12 EUR for all)

¼ of small cabbage head (0.13 EUR)

1 large carrot (0.10 EUR)

2 spring onions (0.27 EUR)

Small piece of roasted pork (0.67 EUR)

Pinch of salt (0.01 EUR)

Pinch of freshly ground black pepper (0.01 EUR)

3 sheets of phyllo pastry (0.40 EUR)

4 tbsp butter, melted (0.53 EUR)

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METHOD:

Preheat oven to 180°C. Line baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside. Thinly slice cabbage, carrot, spring onions and pork, then toss it all together with salt and pepper. Cut the phyllo sheets in half so you end up with 6 strips. Brush each strip with melted butter, place a small amount of filling in one corner and fold the phyllo into a triangle. Repeat until all the filling and phyllo strips are used up.

Space out the triangles on prepared baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes in a middle rack, until crispy and golden. Serve hot, or at room temperature. You can also quickly reheat the triangles in a microwave on the next day, if needed.

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Dok sam se neki dan bavila mišlju što skuhati, sjetila sam se da imam par listova tijesta za savijače koji su mi ostali od nekog drugog recepta. Bilo mi ih je žao baciti, pa sam odlučila iskombinirati i druge ostatke iz frižidera i smutiti ovaj brzinski snack.

Pošto sam imala i malo svinjskog pečenja, ono je također završilo u nadjevu. Međutim, slobodno zamijenite svinjetinu nekim drugim mesom ili meso skroz izbacite. Za vegansku verziju trokutića umjesto maslaca upotrijebite kokosovo ili suncokretovo ulje, a umjesto mesa upotrijebite dimljeni tofu ili dinstane gljive.

SASTOJCI:

(Za 6 trokutića / 2,64 kn po trokutiću / 15,81 kn za sve)

¼ male glavice kupusa (1,00 kn)

1 velika mrkva (0,75 kn)

2 mlada luka (2,00 kn)

Komadić svinjskog pečenja (5,00 kn)

Prstohvat soli (0,01 kn)

Prstohvat svježe mljevenog crnog papra (0,05 kn)

3 kore za savijače (3,00 kn)

4 žlice maslaca, rastopljene (4,00 kn)

PRIPREMA:

Zagrijte pećnicu na 180°C. Obložite protvan za pečenje masnim papirom i stavite na stranu. Jako tanko narežite kupus, mrkvu, mladi luk i meso, pa sve skupa pomiješajte sa soli i paprom. Raspolovite kore, tako da ukupno imate 6 traka. Svaku traku premažite maslacem, u jedan kut stavite malo nadjeva i složite tijesto u trokut. Ponavljajte dok ne potrošite sav nadjev i tijesto.

Raširite trokutiće po pripremljenom protvanu i pecite 20 minuta u sredini pećnice, dok trokutići ne budu hruskavi i zlatno-žuti. Poslužite vruće ili na sobnoj temperaturi. Trokutiće možete i sljedeći dan po potrebi kratko podgrijati u mikrovalnoj.

Autumn Triangles are the New Spring Rolls (with a vegan option!) / Jesenski trokutići su nove proljetne rolice (sa veganskom opcijom!)