Tuesday, April 2, 2013

How to use old bread?

Did you buy too much bread, put it in a bag and freeze. The freezer will hold two months. The bread pudding English work, and the Germans balls for meat sauce 

Baking bread in a toaster old days, two more suitable than fresh because the structure resembles a slice of toast purchasing. Do not have a toaster, you can burn the remains of the bread thinner slices and dry it in the oven on the grid at 100 degrees until golden brown and crisp.

You do not have to eat it right away - I keep it in a dry place, eg., The metal box for the cookies, you will return for a toast. So you can grind the toasted bread in bread crumbs and store in a sealed glass jar. Except for frying, you can use them for thickening of sauce instead of flour.

Cubes of bread fried in oil or butter, so. croutons, a perfect addition to a variety of cream soups. For a richer flavor they can add a little fresh ground pepper, garlic and some other spices. Except in addition to soup, croutons are delicious snacks.

Stale bread soaked in milk or vegetable stock can mash and add chopped steaks or meat loaf. As a rule, the ground meat adds about 30 percent of crumbled bread and steaks prepared in this way are softer, juicier and tastier. Old bread is a key ingredient in many other dishes.
Simple French toast

Dip the bread slices in the milk and eggs and fry in oil or butter. You will receive a perfect side dish for spinach.
Eggs in a basket

The slices of bread, a glass cut out the hole. Heat the butter in a pan, fry the slice of bread on one side, flip, insert into the middle of the egg and fry over low heat until the egg is done. If necessary, add more butter.
Garlic sauce

Soak two tablespoons of bread crumbs in a 60 ml stock, season with salt and pepper, add two or three cloves of crushed garlic, a little olive oil and vinegar and mix well. We are a traditional Italian sauce that is served with cold boiled meat.
Cream of pumpkin soup

Ingredients: 250 g pumpkin, 2 cups vegetable stock, 2 slices of bread, onions, oil

Preparation: Peel the pumpkin if it is hard and cut into cubes. Put the water and boil for half an hour. Then blend all. Add the hot vegetable stock, boil and season with salt to taste is sweet and salty. Serve with diced dried or toasted bread and thinly sliced ​​onion.
Traditional specialties 'residue'

Toasted bread can be used for the preparation of the Istrian soup. It is traditionally prepared in a clay jar, but can also serve other container in which you put a little heated red wine, add sugar, oil and pepper, then dip it in the toasted bread slices.

It used to be the staple food of farmers, and today is a specialty that is served in restaurants. From stale bread prepared and popara. Kilogram of dry bread cubes into the burn and dry out in the oven or fried in fat. In an ovenproof dish then agrees bread in rows, and each row is covered salted cottage cheese (it should be about 300 grams) in which you intervened garlic or onion. It all pour half a liter of water or broth and put it in the oven to bake for about half an hour, pour a little cream and baked again.

The bread made of sweet puddings Englishmen and Germans dumplings (semmelknödel) usually served with meat sauce. But if they add the spinach and Parmesan, you can serve them with a tomato salsa as a vegetarian dish. Slightly smaller bread dumplings can boil down to a clear soup. Also, you can make dumplings and sweet - cinnamon spice them, add sugar and serve them topped with fruit sauce.
Bread dumplings

Cut the bread into cubes. Fry the finely chopped onion to zažuti. Stir in the bread, add the parsley, egg, milk and boiling previously chopped and fried bacon. Stir well. Add flour to connect. Form the dumplings and cook for ten minutes.

Ingredients: bread, tomato puree, olive oil, cheese, ham, oregano

Preparation: Slice of bread with olive oil and tomato puree, sprinkle with oregano, grated cheese, diced ham and bake in the oven to melt the cheese and bread browned.
French Onion Soup

Ingredients: 1/2 kg onions, 3 tablespoons butter, 3 tablespoons olive oil, 1/2 teaspoon sugar, l jušnog stock, 2 dl white wine, teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon pepper, French bread, 12 slices of cheese

Preparation: Propirjajte onion in butter and oil. Pour foundation and wine and cook over low heat for about an hour. Slice the bread in the oven bake on both sides. Pour the soup into a bowl, cover with toasted bread and cheese and bake in the oven until the cheese is melted. Serve warm.
English bread pudding

Ingredients: 8 slices of bread, a handful of raisins, 100 g butter, tablespoons powdered sugar, 500 ml milk, a tablespoon of sugar, 2 eggs, grated lemon peel.

Preparation: Slice of bread spread with butter, cut peel and cut into quarters. Arrange in a baking dish buttered side up. Between each layer sprinkle with raisins and lemon peel. Beat eggs with powdered sugar, pour in the milk and pour over bread. Sprinkle a tablespoon of sugar and let stand 15 minutes. Bake in the oven for 30-40 minutes at 180 ° C. 

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