Stale beer. Fishing: Fishing Baits - Groundbaiting with bread. Stale crafts. Stale stuffing. Stale dumplings. Stale deserts. Fresh Tastes Blog. Last month I wrote about how Italians make clever use of stale bread by turning it into a salad.
This month we go to the Castilla y León region of Spain where clever peasants of yore turned stale bread, garlic, and scraps of ham into a delicious soup. The beauty of this dish is that it makes for a light summer meal when you don’t want to have the stove on for too long, and a hearty appetizer during winter. I’m all for dishes that don’t take a lot of time or ingredients and this soup delivers a lot of bang for your buck.
The bread soaks up the soup, giving it a pudding-like texture, while the poached egg lends a creamy richness that belies its humble origins. While most traditional recipes use Spanish ham to make the stock, I tend to use chicken stock just because it’s what I keep in my pantry. Vegan Stale Bread Recipes. On the Go Meals: Patties. When out and about, it is really tempting to buy something from a takeout place. Without a table and chair, its not so comfortable always to open up a boxed lunch and eat something like a chicken thigh and salad, something messy that requires both fork and knife to eat. My husband works in a job where he doesn't get time to sit down for a meal; he often has to eat in bites while standing.
Food that requires a fork and knife and is not suitable for my husband's lunch habits. I've had to come up with creative solutions for a fork free meal for my husband's lunches. I will be making a series of posts called "On the Go Meals". My favorite on-the-go food is patties. To make patties I combine a protein, starch, and vegetable. Mix equal amounts protein and vegetable in a big bowl. You'll want the consistency to be that of a thick cookie dough. Add seasoning. I prefer to fry the patties in oil, but baking then also works. Stale Bread Pizza & Winners. I know the title of this post doesn't sound too appealing, but trust me, it was fantastic!
I cut this recipe out of the NY Times months ago and the stale loaf of Sullivan Street Italian bread on the counter was begging me to make this. (I know what you're thinking, how could you let a loaf of that bread go stale?). This came out like a French bread style or Sicilian pizza. This was so delicious, I don't think I will ever be making pizza dough again! How to Make Meatballs. How to Make Bread Bowls. In the Middle ages, people were served food on thick slices of stale bread, and would eat their food, breaking off pieces of their bread. Keeping with that tradition, bread bowls are a popular recipe. They are an ingenious and delicious method to serve soups, dips, and gravy dishes, irrespective of the cuisine. Bread bowls are round loaves with the top cut off to resemble a bowl. Soups with a thin base cannot be served in bread bowls as the bread tends to get soggy. Nowadays, restaurants like Tim Horton's, Quizno's, and Domino's pizza have added bread bowls to their menu.
Gazpacho (soup made with stale bread) Did you know that gazpacho is a generic name of soup made from stale bread, olive oil, vinegar, garlic and water? Beyond that you can add what you would like to add. Most people know it with summer vegetables like tomatoes, onions, peppers, and cucumber. However, you can put in more or less anything or just eat it plain. The important thing is that you need never throw stale bread away again. Any bread. Keep reading for two different gazpacho recipes but remember that there are infinite variations. Gazpacho with tomatoes (serves 6 generously) 450 g of stale bread (no crusts) 3 garlic cloves 120 ml olive oil 4 tablespoons of red wine vinegar water to thin (optional - depends on juiciness of tomatoes) 500 g tomatoes, peeled and chopped 55 g green peppers 1 tsp salt 2 eggs Method: 1. Recipe detail. Place the onions in a deep 4-quart saucepan and drizzle with 1/4 cup olive oil.
Set over medium-high heat and cook, stirring occasionally, until onions are golden brown and tender but not mushy, about 25 minutes. Add the garlic and a few pinches of salt; sauté 5 minutes more. Transfer onions to a bowl; you should have about 2 1/4 cups. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Heat the remaining 2 tablespoons oil in the pot over medium heat. Altus & formula. Old bread STALE BREAD. Cheese, Onion, and Bread Souffle. Bread sauce.
Bread sauce A bread sauce is a warm or cold sauce thickened with bread. It is a savoury sauce served with a main meal. The basic recipe calls for milk and onion with breadcrumbs and butter added as thickeners. Turkish cuisine also features a cold sauce made from breadcrumbs mixed with pounded walnuts or hazelnuts and served with chick pea salads and, most famously, with chicken or duck as Circassian chicken. See also List of sauces References