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Tarta de manzana: un clásico de otoño

Apple cake: an autumn outstanding figure

Writing. This recipe can be prepared during the whole year, since there are apples at any station. Nevertheless, it is in autumn when the tastiest and aromatic apples are gathered. That's why, and because this is a dessert that it is possible to consume lightly moderated, the apple cake is a classic autumnal delicacy.

Ingredientes para elaborar Tarta de Manzana

Ingredients to prepare apple Cake

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To prepare it it is possible to use any apple variety. But since there are differences between they (some are tastier than different, the textures and the aroma are different …), according to the class that chooses the cake it will have a flavor or other.

Different types of apple cakes

As for the types of apple cakes, different recipes exist:

  • Cake of puff-pastry and confectioner's custard, with the apples superficially. Another option is to use, instead of puff-pastry, mass breeze or broken pasta, which do not rise of volume when they are baked. They can present themselves in round format, using a detachable mold, or also in the shape of strips, using the rectangular ovenproof badge to bake them.
  • Also there exist versions of apple cakes in which there is used the base of puff-pastry or of broken mass and on her the apples are cooked but without confectioner's custard, alone apple and sugar.
  • The cake of American apple is another type of recipe. The apples are cooked inside two plates of broken mass. It is similar to the pies and a compote forms inside the cake, giving a very tasty result.
  • Another type of apple cake is the one that is prepared without base. It is prepared as if it was a sponge cake, so that the apple remains integrated to the mass with which it is baked, although in the surface it is decorated by a few apple plates as circular fan.

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For Writing | On October 31, 2017 at 9:00 - Writing in ► Flavors ◄

Flan de Calabaza con Decoracion Halloween

Creme caramel of Pumpkin with Decoration Halloween

Writing. The celebration of Halloween has turned into something very traditional not only in the United States, but also this festivity has been exported to many other countries although its origin is not for anything the American.

Escobas de bruja de Halloween

Brooms of witch of Halloween

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What today we know like the Night of Bruges or Halloween was celebrated they do more than 3000 years for the Celts, a warlike people who was inhabiting areas of Ireland, England, Scotland and France. Precisely on October 31, the Celts were celebrating the end of year with the Samhain, a pagan holiday. With the European immigration to the United States, principally that of the catholic Irishes in 1846, came the Halloween tradition to the American continent.

When one speaks about Halloween or Day of the Bruges is thought about disguises, makeup, holiday, sweets and children; but the tradition indicates that its celebration not always was festive and happy, and that the rites that were practised during the night had a character purifier and religiously.

One of the most popular traditions in the current Halloween is of hollowing and carving a pumpkin. The real origin of this tradition was that of doing a lantern called Jack-o-lantern arisen from the Irish folklore of the XVIIIth century. The legend of this tradition counts that Jack was a drinker, player and idler who was spending the days knocked down under an oak. In an occasion him Satan appeared to take it to the hell; but Jack challenged him to climb to the oak and, when the devil was in the glass of the tree, it carved a cross in the trunk to prevent him from descending. Of that time Jack did a dealing with the devil: to he would allow to lower if never again it was touching it again with the game or the drink.

When Jack died, nevertheless, it could not enter the sky due to its sins in life, and it could not also do it in the hell for having cheated the devil. In order to compensate it, the devil delivered to him an ember to illuminate its way in the frozen night for the one that should stroll around up to the doomsday. The ember was placed inside a hollow bucketful that was a turnip, and that had to burn forever like a lantern.

To keep on reading …

For Writing | On October 27, 2017 at 8:25 - Writing in Vineyard and stove

Writing. There returns faithfully to its autumnal appointment a new edition of the Days Gastro-micológicas Buscasetas, which for 3 periods of five years organizes the Meeting of Castile and León in collaboration with the Castilian and from Leon delegation of the cooks' Association Euro-toques.

Jornadas Gastro-Micológicas Buscasetas

Days Gastro-Micológicas Buscasetas

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From October 28 until November 12, the biggest gastronomic days of Spain, they will offer simultaneously more than 170 menus with the best of the gastronomy micológicas of Castile and León.

In spite of an adverse climatology for the period of mushrooms and fungi, 174 establishments of Castile and León between which there appear 5 stars Michelín and a ten Suns Repsol will offer to its messmates the already famous menus micológicos Buscasetas, where the mushrooms and fungi are the big protagonists, since they are present in all the plates of the menu like main ingredient or accompaniment in the recipe.

If in 2016 the select motto was “Madmen x the mushrooms” where the most select of the Castilian and from Leon gastronomy posed with a chaquetilla of cook re-turned into straitjacket, into 2017 Buscasetas improves himself with the slogan “The Days with the best conference of the world” ranch indexes to the valuable and extensive cultural and natural heritage of the most extensive region of Europe.

The official presentation of the Days will take place on Monday, the 30th of October in the incomparable frame of Basque Culinary Center (San Sebastian, Guipuzcoa), academic institution of reference on a global scale, where there will intervene representatives of the Commission of Culture and Tourism of the Meeting, Eurotouches and BCC. A kitchen Showcooking will count the act with micológica for the pupils of the center in charge of establishments with star Michelín de Castilla and León, in particular, Cocinandos (León), Bastion (Soria) and The Hermit (Benavente, Zamora).

In the web www.buscasetas.es they can be consulted, value and share in social networks the menus micológicos of 174 participants, as well as the recipes of some of the delightful plates that the cooks and cooks of Castile and León have prepared for the occasion.

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For Writing | On November 2, 2017 at 9:45 - Writing in ► You Prescribe ◄

Tarta de manzana: un clásico de otoño

Apple cake: an autumn outstanding figure

Writing. This recipe can be prepared during the whole year, since there are apples at any station. Nevertheless, it is in autumn when the tastiest and aromatic apples are gathered. That's why, and because this is a dessert that it is possible to consume lightly moderated, the apple cake is a classic autumnal delicacy.

Ingredientes para elaborar Tarta de Manzana

Ingredients to prepare apple Cake

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To prepare it it is possible to use any apple variety. But since there are differences between they (some are tastier than different, the textures and the aroma are different …), according to the class that chooses the cake it will have a flavor or other.

Different types of apple cakes

As for the types of apple cakes, different recipes exist:

  • Cake of puff-pastry and confectioner's custard, with the apples superficially. Another option is to use, instead of puff-pastry, mass breeze or broken pasta, which do not rise of volume when they are baked. They can present themselves in round format, using a detachable mold, or also in the shape of strips, using the rectangular ovenproof badge to bake them.
  • Also there exist versions of apple cakes in which there is used the base of puff-pastry or of broken mass and on her the apples are cooked but without confectioner's custard, alone apple and sugar.
  • The cake of American apple is another type of recipe. The apples are cooked inside two plates of broken mass. It is similar to the pies and a compote forms inside the cake, giving a very tasty result.
  • Another type of apple cake is the one that is prepared without base. It is prepared as if it was a sponge cake, so that the apple remains integrated to the mass with which it is baked, although in the surface it is decorated by a few apple plates as circular fan.

To keep on reading …

For Writing | On October 31, 2017 at 9:00 - Writing in ► Flavors ◄

Flan de Calabaza con Decoracion Halloween

Creme caramel of Pumpkin with Decoration Halloween

Writing. The celebration of Halloween has turned into something very traditional not only in the United States, but also this festivity has been exported to many other countries although its origin is not for anything the American.

Escobas de bruja de Halloween

Brooms of witch of Halloween

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What today we know like the Night of Bruges or Halloween was celebrated they do more than 3000 years for the Celts, a warlike people who was inhabiting areas of Ireland, England, Scotland and France. Precisely on October 31, the Celts were celebrating the end of year with the Samhain, a pagan holiday. With the European immigration to the United States, principally that of the catholic Irishes in 1846, came the Halloween tradition to the American continent.

When one speaks about Halloween or Day of the Bruges is thought about disguises, makeup, holiday, sweets and children; but the tradition indicates that its celebration not always was festive and happy, and that the rites that were practised during the night had a character purifier and religiously.

One of the most popular traditions in the current Halloween is of hollowing and carving a pumpkin. The real origin of this tradition was that of doing a lantern called Jack-o-lantern arisen from the Irish folklore of the XVIIIth century. The legend of this tradition counts that Jack was a drinker, player and idler who was spending the days knocked down under an oak. In an occasion him Satan appeared to take it to the hell; but Jack challenged him to climb to the oak and, when the devil was in the glass of the tree, it carved a cross in the trunk to prevent him from descending. Of that time Jack did a dealing with the devil: to he would allow to lower if never again it was touching it again with the game or the drink.

When Jack died, nevertheless, it could not enter the sky due to its sins in life, and it could not also do it in the hell for having cheated the devil. In order to compensate it, the devil delivered to him an ember to illuminate its way in the frozen night for the one that should stroll around up to the doomsday. The ember was placed inside a hollow bucketful that was a turnip, and that had to burn forever like a lantern.

To keep on reading …

For Writing | On October 27, 2017 at 8:25 - Writing in Vineyard and stove

Writing. There returns faithfully to its autumnal appointment a new edition of the Days Gastro-micológicas Buscasetas, which for 3 periods of five years organizes the Meeting of Castile and León in collaboration with the Castilian and from Leon delegation of the cooks' Association Euro-toques.

Jornadas Gastro-Micológicas Buscasetas

Days Gastro-Micológicas Buscasetas

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From October 28 until November 12, the biggest gastronomic days of Spain, they will offer simultaneously more than 170 menus with the best of the gastronomy micológicas of Castile and León.

In spite of an adverse climatology for the period of mushrooms and fungi, 174 establishments of Castile and León between which there appear 5 stars Michelín and a ten Suns Repsol will offer to its messmates the already famous menus micológicos Buscasetas, where the mushrooms and fungi are the big protagonists, since they are present in all the plates of the menu like main ingredient or accompaniment in the recipe.

If in 2016 the select motto was “Madmen x the mushrooms” where the most select of the Castilian and from Leon gastronomy posed with a chaquetilla of cook re-turned into straitjacket, into 2017 Buscasetas improves himself with the slogan “The Days with the best conference of the world” ranch indexes to the valuable and extensive cultural and natural heritage of the most extensive region of Europe.

The official presentation of the Days will take place on Monday, the 30th of October in the incomparable frame of Basque Culinary Center (San Sebastian, Guipuzcoa), academic institution of reference on a global scale, where there will intervene representatives of the Commission of Culture and Tourism of the Meeting, Eurotouches and BCC. A kitchen Showcooking will count the act with micológica for the pupils of the center in charge of establishments with star Michelín de Castilla and León, in particular, Cocinandos (León), Bastion (Soria) and The Hermit (Benavente, Zamora).

In the web www.buscasetas.es they can be consulted, value and share in social networks the menus micológicos of 174 participants, as well as the recipes of some of the delightful plates that the cooks and cooks of Castile and León have prepared for the occasion.