I woke up today and this was one of those Sunday mornings when you don’t get up at 8 in the morning. No, this was rather one of those Sunday mornings where you have gone to sleep not so long before 8 in the morning. And that means – a food on this day plays a special role. Here is what we had in our house today.
Brunch: GRILLED BREAD WITH AVOCADO, SERRANO HAM, TOMATOES AND A POACHED EGG
(for 2 persons) You will need :
- 2 slices of bread
- 1 tomato cut in slices
- 1 ripe avocado, peeled and cut into slices
- Serrano jam
- 1 garlic clove, peeled and cut in half
- 2 eggs
- olive oil
You can make it in this way:
- Heat up the oven to 200 degrees C, spread a bit of oil on both sides of the bread and put it in the oven to crisp up (for me 6 minutes was enough)
- boil some water in the pan and poach the eggs
- when you take the bread out of the oven, work it with garlic
- put some avocados and tomatoes on top (I used some salt, pepper and balsamico vinegar on them as well)
- top it with Serrano ham and poached eggs
- and voila: enjoy!
Supper: OVEN BAKED SALMON WITH CARROT/POTATO MASH AND GREEN PEAS
- 2 salmon fillets
- 4 potatoes
- 6 carrots
- 100g frozen peas
- some soy butter
- olive oil
- spices that you love
My preparation was this:
- peel the carrots and potatoes, cut in small pieces (to cook them quicker) and put in a salty water to boil.
- heat up your oven to 200 degrees C.
- take the salmon fillets and put them on the silver paper. spread some olive oil on them, balsamico vinegar, salt, pepper and all the spices that you love. I usually love putting honey on top as well, but as we run out of it, I put a bit of paprika, a bit of italian mix spices, a bit of lemon pepper and a bit of turmeric. after all your spicing process is done, close the silver paper, so salmon could keep all the moisture and suck in all the spices in there.
- put the salmon in for 16 to 20 minutes (open the oven door to the end and by the smell it is quite easy to say that the fish is ready – it smells delicious 🙂 )
- when salmon is about to be ready, your carrots and potatoes should be ready as well – get rid of the water, put in some soy butter and start mashing those veggies. I used a bit of chicken stock to keep the moisture, other people love to use milk or cream for this.
- also at the same time melt some soy butter (which can be replaces by real butter, margarine, oil or whatever you feel like using) in a small pan and put the peas there. use some spices (I had balsamico vinegar, a bit of sugar and pepper) and heat them up.
- in about 5 minutes all of your ingredients should be ready.
- plate them and serve them. and bonne apetit!!!