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Recipes: Gazpacho (Cold Tomato Soup)

Gazpacho is a Spanish soup. 48 oz can of tomato juice (V8 may be used) 1 cucumber peeled and chopped 1 bell pepper chopped 1 small sweet onion chopped scallions for garnish 4 soda crackers Put juice and soda crackers in food processor and blend until smooth. Add 1/2 of cucumber, onion, and bell pepper. Pulse several times until finely chopped.…
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Recipes: Fried Cakes (Tortas Fritas) from Uruguay

Today a reader from Uruguay is sharing a recipe with us. Fried cakes (or tortas fritas) is an Uruguayan recipe for rainy, cold days. Ingredients 3 1/2 cups of flour 1 cup of fat (neither butter nor oil) 1/2 tsp of salt 3 spoons of warm water (or what’s needed to form a soft dough) Instructions Mix the flour with the fat and the salt. Add enough…
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Madartej (Floating Islands)

This recipe is for a dessert from Hungary. If you have a recipe that you would like to share with the world, then please send it to news(at)simpleenglishnews dot com. Ingredients 1 1/2 liters milk 4 eggs 150 grams sugar 1/2 vanilla pod (or one package of vanilla sugar) 1 tablespoon flour Instructions 1. Beat egg whites with three tablespoons of…
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Brazilian Banana Pie

Misako sent us this recipe for banana pie, a Brazilian dessert. It looks delicious. Ingredients 240 grams wheat flour 320 grams sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder 2 beaten eggs 250 ml milk 5 tablespoons margarine (melted) 10 sliced bananas Instructions - Mix the dry ingredients (wheat flour, sugar and baking powder). - Mix the eggs, milk and…
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