Top 7 Foods for All Day Energy

If you are struggling to keep yourself awake in the work day, you may not be consuming the right food. Don’t fret, it happens with everyone. You only need to choose the food which gives more energy and calories for you to keep going.
Below we have a delicious list of foods that can be consumed in the breakfast, lunch, and generally all over the day for getting the energy to get through the day Continue reading Top 7 Foods for All Day Energy

Sarma

Sarma is a national meal from Bulgaria. There are different ways of preparing this meal depending on the ways or customs of the country.

Sarma is a meal based on grinded meat and rice wrapped up in cabbage or vine leaf. In Bulgaria they prepare sarma with raw cabbage while in Croatia they make sarma with sour cabbage. In Greece sarma is usually made with Continue reading Sarma

Paella

Makes: 4

Ingredients:

3 onions, chopped
1/4 cup oil
1 cup Long Grain rice
2 1/2 cups hot water
2 tbsp parsley, chopped
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
1/4 tsp allspice
1/4 cup cinnamon
1/2 tsp paprika
1/2 can of drained peas
1 can of mussels in oil
1 can of baby clams
1 can of polyp in oil

Instructions:

Stir fry the onion in the oil until golden.
Add the rice and stir fry for 5 minutes.
Add 2 cups of water, parsley, salt, pepper, allspice, cinnamon and paprika.
Bring to a boil, then simmer for 15 minutes.
Add 1/2 cup hot water plus the water from the can of baby clams and simmer, covered for 5 more minutes.
Add the peas, the mussels, the polyp and the drained baby clams.
Simmer, covered, for 5 – 10 more minutes.

Serve hot.

Risotto Milan style

Makes: 5

Ingredients:
2 cups rice (preferably Italian)
1/2 onion, chopped
3 tbsp oil
4 cups broth, boiling
5 tbsp grated parmesan
1 tbsp butter
1 envelope Italian saffron
1/2 glass wine
salt

Instructions:
Stir fry onion in oil, until golden.
Add rice and stir fry for 1-2 minutes. When it begins to stick to the pan, add wine.
When this has evaporated, keep the heat medium and add broth, 1 ladle at a time when the previous one has almost all evaporated. Half way dilute the saffron in broth and keep adding as described. Stir constantly, until rice is cooked (about 25-30 minutes).

Salt, add butter and parmesan and serve hot right away.