Christmas German-English Baking Contest (crónica en vídeo+galería de fotos)

Today we share with all of you the summary of the Christmas German-English baking contest organized by Rebecca Cramer and Ana Díaz Negrillo, both of them professors of the Department of English and German. It took place at the Facultad de Filosofía y Letras (Granada) on December 19 and it was really fun! Take a look at this video and the photo album! Around 30 … Continue reading Christmas German-English Baking Contest (crónica en vídeo+galería de fotos)

Lecturas para las vacaciones de Navidad

En todo ese barullo de visitas, apuntes, horas perfectamente programadas para recuperar el sueño perdido durante el primer cuatrimestre, resacas, selección minuciosa de los dulces y tiempos de vaguedades varias, también hay tiempo para leer. A continuación hago una propuesta de lecturas navideñas. Pero antes, un poco de historia. Piensa en la imagen que tienes de la Navidad. Decoración navideña por todas las esquinas, reuniones … Continue reading Lecturas para las vacaciones de Navidad

UK: Yorkshire Curd Tart (en inglés)

Today we reach the end of the Christmas recipes special… But it is not over yet! Today we have two English recipes written and sent by Celia Margaret Wallhead, professor of the Department of English and German. This one is the Yorkshire Curd Tart. Enjoy! Ingredients and directions: 1 pint curd (obtained by heating 1 quart of milk to bloodheat and adding to it 1 … Continue reading UK: Yorkshire Curd Tart (en inglés)

UK: Vegetable pastry case (savoury vol-au-vent) (en inglés)

Another English recipe, Vegetable pastry case (savoury vol-au-vent), by Celia Margaret Wallhead, professor of the Department of English and German. This is the third recipe she has sent to us and we know she is a great cook, so we strongly recommend you to take a look at this one… Enjoy! Ingredients: 1 lb puff pastry. 1 egg yolk. 2 onions. 2 cloves garlic. 8 … Continue reading UK: Vegetable pastry case (savoury vol-au-vent) (en inglés)

IRELAND: MacNean Traditional Christmas Cake (en inglés)

Karen Fahy from Galway, Ireland, brings us now the MacNean Traditional Christmas Cake, which makes the perfect dessert for the Roast Ham. The recipe is taken from Neven Maguire’s Cookbook and Neven states that “this is a very special recipe that has been handed down the Maguire family for generations. My Auntie Maureen was kind enough to let me share this you all and I … Continue reading IRELAND: MacNean Traditional Christmas Cake (en inglés)

IRELAND: Roast Ham with Balsamic and Mustard Glaze (en inglés)

Karen Fahy from Galway, Ireland, brings us two Irish recipes for the Christmas dinner. The first recipe, Roast Ham with Balsamic and Mustard Glaze, is a classic in her family. It takes some time to cook it, but it is well worth it. The recipe is taken from Neven Maguire’s Cookbook. Ingredients: 10lb/ 41/2 kg knucke-end gammon, soaked in cold water overnight and then drained. 2 … Continue reading IRELAND: Roast Ham with Balsamic and Mustard Glaze (en inglés)

GERMANY: Knuckle / Codillo (en inglés y español)

Today’s recipe comes from another member of the team of the blog, Vanessa Roldán, student of the last year of English Studies. She thought it could be interesting to add to our list of recipes a German one which is also cooked here in Spain. Enjoy! ENGLISH: Ingredients: 1 kg pork leg. 4 tomatoes. 1 onion. 6 cloves of garlic. 1 big red pepper. 3 … Continue reading GERMANY: Knuckle / Codillo (en inglés y español)