Pate - a great appetizer, which is equally good for a family breakfast, a festive banquet or a party with friends.You only change the way the supply of paste and add to it a few unusual ingredients, and it is from everyday meals easily converted into an exquisite delicacy.Pate can be prepared not only from the liver, as is customary in Russian housewives, but also meat, vegetables, fish and beans, each of them will be in your own.
If you are an aspiring chef, our advice on how to make a pie, will help you to master this culinary wisdom.In fact, nothing complicated about it.Carefully read the recipe, diligently follow all recommendations and delicate flavored pate get you on the first try.
How to make liver pate
The easiest way to cook a chicken liver pate.
- Take one package of fresh chicken liver weighing 400 - 500 g.Rinse it under cold water, carefully peel off all the veins and bile ducts.To speed up the cooking process, each piece is divided into two - three parts.To the liver was particularly delicate, it can be in front of a hot soak for several hours in milk.But if you have little time, and this step can be skipped.
- obsushivayut liver with a paper towel and fry it in vegetable oil refined 7 - 9 minutes.The liver should be a pinkish-gray and not blood.It is not necessary to salt it.If you are preparing a festive version of the paste at the end of frying liver can pour one - two tablespoons of brandy.
- Separately, fry finely chopped onion two.The main thing at this stage - do not give much fried onions, and even more so to burn on.Optionally, add to the pan the crushed clove of garlic.This should be done in a couple of minutes before the end of the frying onions.At the same time, add to the onions teaspoon ground white pepper and a little thyme.
- In the bowl of a blender load fried liver (with the fat and juice that are on skvorode) and onions, grind them well.Season with salt, add a pinch of nutmeg and a pinch of sugar to spice to taste, 100 gr.softened butter and pour in 100 ml.heavy cream.Beat all ingredients in a lush homogeneous mass.Try, if necessary, add salt, we shift into the tray and refrigerate for half a day.
Now that we know how to make liver pate, on the basic recipe, try a little experiment.Add to it prior to grinding a fried grated carrots (like many liver and carrots) or mix with a lot of ready-made liver thinly sliced and fried until cooked mushrooms.
How to make chicken pate
To cook chicken terrine Boil until cooked carcass of a young well-fed chicken weighing a half - two kilograms and refrigerate it without removing it from the broth.Separate the meat from the skin and bones.Grind the meat in a blender as finely as possible.Add the four steep boiled yolk and half a pack of butter, salt, pepper, add a pinch of nutmeg and brightness of taste, half a cup of grated cheese or chopped walnuts.Good beat pashtetnuyu mass in a blender if it is too cool, add to it a few tablespoons of chicken broth.Pate is ready, it remains only to cool it before use.
I would also like to talk about how to make a homemade paste, as made it to cook in the countryside, without a blender, and other urban tricks.
How to make pork pate Ukrainian
Cooking a pie makes sense when you killed a pig on his yard.Otherwise, all the necessary ingredients have to buy on the market.To prepare one kilogram of this paste you will need 0.5 kg.meat from the pig's head;0.2 kg pork liver;0.3 kg.bacon rind with pork cheeks;50 oz.;, flour 2 onions;salt and pepper;1.5 cups of broth.
pig's head thoroughly washed out and scrub, coarsely chopped and boiled in a large pot until the meat starts to separate from the bone easily.Salo with the skin carefully cleaned, boil fifteen minutes and cooled.The liver cut into slices, and also boil.Fry in lard onion.Take off all the meat from the bones, and its double-scroll in a meat grinder together with the liver, fat, rind and onions.Add in the beef broth, salt, black pepper and allspice, marjoram and a little bit of fat removed from the broth.Interfere with the flour.This mixture was again passed through a meat grinder, spread it in the form, greased, and bake in the oven at medium temperature.