Advice 1: How to make gravy for mashed potatoes

There is no such person who doesn't love mashed potatoes with delicious gravyOh. Some prefer a liquid sauce, some thick. All they are delicious. Ways of cooking gravy very much.
How to make gravy for mashed potatoes
You will need
    • For the first recipe:
    • meat - 350 g;
    • carrots - 2 PCs;
    • onions - 2 PCs;
    • tomato paste - 2 tbsp;
    • flour - 1 tbsp;
    • sunflower oil - 1 tbsp;
    • Bay leaf - 1 piece;
    • water - 1.5 liters;
    • salt
    • pepper - to taste.
    • For the second recipe:
    • flour - 2 tbsp;
    • carrots - 2 PCs;
    • onions - 2 PCs;
    • chicken fillet - 250 g;
    • mushrooms - 1 tin 400 g;
    • tomato paste - 1 tbsp;
    • sunflower oil - 2 tbsp;
    • butter - 50 g;
    • water - 1.5 l;
    • Bay leaf - 1 piece;
    • salt
    • pepper to taste.
Recipe 1.

Wash meat. Slice it into small pieces. Fry in a pan until Golden brown. Hard to overcook it is not necessary.
When you see Golden brown, add the flour. Mix thoroughly. Keep on the heat for 5 minutes to allow the flour is also burned.
Put the fried meat in a pan where you cook the gravy.
Wash and peel the carrots and onions. Grate carrot on a small grater, and onion cut into half rings.
In a pan pour oil, heat. In a heated pot put the prepared vegetables. Roast the vegetables until tender.
Into the pan with the prepared vegetables, add tomato paste. Mix well. Saute for 5 minutes until the mass is uniform in color.
Place vegetable mixture in a pan where you put meat. Add the Bay leaf.
Mix. Add water. Put on fire and bring to a boil. Then reduce heat.
Salt and pepper to your taste. Cook 15-20 minutes over low heat, stirring occasionally.
Recipe 2.

Carrots wash, peel and grate on a grater.
Onion peel and slice in cubes.
Chicken fillet cut along the grain in the middle pieces.
Drain mushrooms and dry on a napkin.
In vegetable oil fry the mushrooms, carrots and onions until tender.
Preheat a dry pan. Her sift the flour and, without ceasing to stir, fry. The flour should change the color, it needs to be uniform.
Once the flour is browned, thin stream pour her a glass of water. In this case it is necessary to interfere, to avoid lumps. The resulting mixture pour into vegetables and mix.
Sliced filet saute in butter. Add fried meat to the pan with vegetables. Add water, Bay leaf, salt and pepper. Simmer on low heat for 20-25 minutes. Gravy is ready.
Useful advice
If you want to make a thick gravy, then add more flour.

Advice 2 : How to make puree for baby

With 5-6 months gradually in addition to breast milk or adapted milk formula administered in the diet of plant food cooked in a puree. After 7 months the child can be presented with meat sauce, and by 10-11 months to try to give the fish to a delicate soufflé.
How to make puree for baby
You will need
  • Fruit to puree Apple:
  • — 1 Apple.
  • For the pumpkin purée with Apple:
  • — 1 Apple;
  • — 150 grams of pumpkin.
  • For puree of zucchini:
  • — 250 g zucchini;
  • — 1/4 tsp of vegetable oil.
  • For meat sauce:
  • — 150 g meat;
  • — 20 ml of milk;
  • — 5 g butter.
  • Pudding fish:
  • — 1 potato;
  • — 100 g of sea fish;
  • — 1/2 of chicken egg yolk;
  • — 5 g butter.
Fruit puree Apple

Collect for mashing only ripe, fresh, whole fruit without flaws. Wash thoroughly, wipe with a clean cloth. Peel apples peeled, remove core and seeds. Then grate it on a fine grater or grind using a blender. Likewise, prepare a puree of other fruits. You can also mix some fruit puree together.
Mashed squash with Apple

Wash the piece of pumpkin and Apple. Clean, cut out the seeds. Pumpkin cut into pieces and boil in small amount of boiling water, until tender, in a saucepan under a lid. The pumpkin should be very soft. Apple RUB on a small grater. Grind the pumpkin in a blender or take a spoon and mix with applesauce.
Puree zucchini

Wash the zucchini, peel it from the skin. Place the vegetables in a deep bowl and cover with cold water. Leave to vymachivanija for 4 hours. Then slice the zucchini into small pieces, pour a small amount of water and cook on a low heat, closing the pot with a lid. Water should almost all to boil and the zucchini is tender. Grind it into a puree using a blender. Then add vegetable oil and stir. Similarly, preparing a puree of cabbage, carrots, potatoes.
Meat sauce

Wash the meat in cold water carefully. For mashing collect pieces without veins, membranes and fat. Start to introduce solid foods with rabbit meat, Turkey, and then offer the kid pork, beef. Cut the meat into cubes and boil until cooked. Then pass boiled meat through a meat grinder 2-3 times. Add the stuffing a little milk, butter and whisk a lot.
Pudding fish

Wash the potatoes, cut away the peel and let it lay in cold water for about 4 hours. Boil the potatoes until tender and then mash into a puree with a spoon or with a pestle so that no lumps are left. Add a little milk if mashed potatoes are too thick.
Clean the fish, wash thoroughly and boil. Remove all the bones. Mash boiled fish fillet and pair it with mashed potatoes, melted butter. Whisk half of the eggs into a thick foam with a mixer. Grease the mold with vegetable oil, put in her potato-fish mass, pour the egg. Cover the bowl with a lid and place over water bath for half an hour.
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