Qatar Cookery Guide
Hi there, as there are so many of us coming from all over the world, we should unite for the love of food!
This group is to give advice on how to cook, recipes, where to find ingredients, for all of us living here in Qatar but struggling with what to cook!
When I first introduced myself to the group, I promised never talk about spaghetti or pizza, to avoid the stereotype (I'm italian, and I love spaghetti!!), but maybe...risotto? Is anybody interested on how to prepare a real good italian risotto? Of course we have to cancell all recepies that require wine (lots)or special ingredients (porcini mushrooms,trufles, pork salami or ham ,sausages, regional cheese...)so not much left, I can still suggest:
- risotto with shrimps, courgettes & saffron
- risotto gorgonzola cheese (in alternative roquefort or blue cheese), leeks and parmigiano
If not risotto, chiken breast milanese with sicilian "caponata"
..or for pasta lovers,Bucatini or maybe Fusilli "a la Norma"?
This could be my first contribution,I wait with my apron on, ciao
I have to confess that I love eating. But.. I'm not a very good cook, and I don't have a lot of time to spare in the kitchen.
So, I need all your help - please!
Let me know of your most simplest yet delicious dishes. Something that is always appreciated, but doesn't require too much time in the kitchen.
I like all types of food, so please contribute and let me know how I can become an expert in the kitchen. Sort of like an "Idiots guide to cooking!" LOL.
Hi all cooking lovers. I will from time to time post receipes from Cyprus and Greece.
This recipe originates from Asia Minor. (today’s west coast of Turkey). Thanks to Tasia who learned it from her mother, who learned from it from her mother who came to Athens from Smyrni (today’s Ismirn) back in 1922. The favorite burger of my family and ALL our friends.
You can use 100% beef minced meat in case you don't eat pork or if it's not available. You can grill it in your grill if bbq is not available. Satisfaction guaranteed!!!
Ingredients for 8 persons (You can adjust accordingly)
1 kilo of mincemeat, beef, pork or mixed.
8 spoonfuls olive oil
6 spoonfuls grounded yellow hard cheese (Kaskaval or kefalotyri type)
6 medium onions grounded
4-5 cloves garlic melted
We all seem to be noticing the rising cost of food out here and items seem to be getting more and more expensive, so im making a thread here where we can exchange idea about how to save money on the food shop, what foods are cheap to buy, and where to buy them from!
I mean you heard my take about the fresh chicken breast which they tried to charge me I think 60 QR for, when in the frozen section two chicken breasts are 7.5 QR!
Recipes which we want to learn to cook
Such as for me:
Thai curry – I cant seem to get it creamy enough or herby enough it never goes right – I use tinned coconut milk is this right?
Indian Curry – I can get my currys hot, but not spicy there missing something which makes it spicy, I use cumin, coriander, garam masala, tumeric
Homuus – I use the chick peas ( tinned and drained ), tahini, oil but it never tastes right what am I doing wrong!
Here is a thread were we share our favorite reciepes ( the ones which we can always cook, and always taste great!)
Mine is a simple chilli which always goes down a treat when I make it!
Mince Beef ( I normally use enough for two people, this is based on two )
6 small hot chillis
Tin Of Chopped Tomatoes ( if you can get ones with added chilli they go really well!)
Tin Of Baked Beans
2 Cloves of Garlic
Little pepper - black
2x Chilli Powder
1 x Coriander
1 x Papirka
Grated Cheese to sprinkle on top
How to make it:
Chop up the onion and the garlic and the chillis, heat this in a little oil in a frying pan along with all the spices- heat for about two mins
I have started up a new group on cookery out here in Qatar!
The main aim of the group is to share our own favorite recipes
To share our knowledge on how to shop on a budget ( with the cots of food rising)
To teach each other how to use all those wonderful things which you see in supermarkets and have no idea how to use!
i mean we have Indians, Philipinas, Thai, Pakistani, European, Middle Eastern people all on here so im guessing that we have a lot to teach each other about food and how to cook!
Anyone can sign up for this group as long as they have the same love for food which i have!!
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