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EL LENGUADO

lenguado

El lenguado pertenece a la especie de los peces planos. Está catalogado como pescado de buena calidad y, aunque podemos encontrarlo todo el año en el mercado, su mejor momento coincide con los meses de marzo y abril. Suele pescarse en el Atlántico nororiental, Mar del Norte, Mar Báltico y también en el Mediterráneo.

Su vida tyranscurre entre los 50 y los 200 metros de profundidad.  Por su color, se camufla fácilmente entre la arena de los fondos marinos para evitar a los depredadores.

Los ejemplares más grandes pueden llegar a medir hasta 45 cm y pesar entre los 800 gramos y 1 kilo. Su dieta la constituyen peces pequeños, crustáceos e invertebrados.

Hay que tener cuidado  porque a veces, en los mercados podemos encontrar especies denominadas lenguado que en realidad no lo son ...

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DELICIOUS BÉCHAMEL SAUCE…

bechamel

There often exists some confusion as to who actually created certain inventions especially if they prove to be very successful, as is the case of the Béchamel sauce.   However, the most credible theory seems to be that this recipe was created by the French chef Francoise Pierre de la Varenne, who was employed in the Court of Luis XIV.  The head of the Court at that time was the Marquis Louis de Béchamel, and so, the sauce was named in his honor.  However, there are others who attribute the merit to the Marquis himself who developed the béchamel sauce to season a dish of dry cod.

It is easy to prepare the béchamel. Begin with a flour base (either wheat or corn) and fry in olive oil or butter and then add milk...

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BOTÍN, ONE OF “20 REASONS TO DROP EVERYTHING AND GO TO SPAIN”

The Huffington Post

This is what was published in the travel section of the Huffington Post, the famous on-line newspaper and general news blog.  The journalists of this on-line publication highlighted Botín as one of “20 Reasons to Drop Everything and Go to Spain” (the title of the article). The Huffington Post is published in English, French, Spanish, Italian, German and Japanese.

Botín, highlighted as the oldest restaurant in the world, in which delicious roast suckling pig is cooked in old wood-burning stoves and in which Goya had worked as a dishwasher, was cited along with 19 other reasons for travelling to Spain: its wonderful beaches, the snow covered mountains just around the corner, the Celler de Can Roca, the best restaurant in the world; a vast number of monuments and art museums, our tra...

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