Recipes of Canarias
Coriander mojo - Mojo de cilantro
Mash the cloves of one garlic bulb with a green hot pepper, or a little bit of it, without the seeds. Add cumin, coriander and cooking salt to this mixture. Then, add slowly the oil and the vinegar. Keep it in a fresh place or in the fridge. This 'mojo' is good for fish.
Eggs Moles - Huevos moles
There are several ways of cooking this recipe, but they have all the same base: two spoonfuls of sugar per yolk. Put some sugar into a dish and double the volume of water to make a very sweet syrup.
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Meat feast - Carne fiesta
Chop one kilo of pork meat very finely. Prepare a marinade with six garlic cloves, cooking salt, a few spoons of cayenne pepper, a little bit of hot pepper, a little bit of strong white wine, vinegar and oil.
Rabbit with 'Salmorejo' Sauce - Conejo en salmorejo
Take a rabbit of more than one kilo of weight and cut it into small pieces. Put them into a clay dish, after having salted them slightly.
Red mojo - Mojo Rojo
Mash six garlic cloves, half a spoon of cumin and a bit of cooking salt. When everything is properly mashed, add some hot pepper (guindilla).
Ribs with potatoes - Costillas con papas
Desalt the ribs (at least one kilo for six people) covering them with water the day before. Then put them into a cauldron with plenty of water and let them boil for about half an hour.
Roast leg of pork - Pata asada
The ham must be left in brine for a while (depending on its weight) before the elaboration of this recipe.
Take a kilo of sweet potatoes and another of potatoes, peel them and cut them into big pieces. If potatoes are not big enough, don't cut them. Then take a kilo of cherne or salted corvina, previously desalted.
Stew - Puchero canario
Put plenty of water into a cauldron and then add: one kilo of beef, another kilo of pork meat or chicken. Three quarters of a kilo of chickpeas (put them to soak the night before) a big piece of sausage (chorizo), one peeled onion, cut in two, two sliced corncobs, salt and a bit of oil.
Wrinkled potatoes - Papas arrugadas
There are several ways of cooking 'papas arrugadas' (wrinkled potatoes). This is one of the easiest ways. Cover the potatoes with peel but properly washed with water and add a quarter of a kilo of salt for each kilo of potatoes.