If there is anything we can do to make the time of the quarantine pass more quickly, that is to cook. Every time we open Instagram or a group of Whatsapp to see how our friends are bringing out their vein more artistic in the kitchen. But they are not the only ones. Like them, also Natalie Portman seems to have discovered a vocation alternative in the kitchen, although it this, comes from a few months ago.
The actress takes you from the end of February using your account Instagram to share with their followers their vegan recipes and now, that you have to stay at home, could not be less and we could come better. Because what is true is that Natalie the da with all detail and in video, giving us the opportunity to recreate them in our own kitchen.
Leek soup with crutons homemade
Just a few days ago Portman published the last, to thank the work of chef José Andrés and World Central Kitchen, which are feeding in this quarantine to the children that before were dependent on their schools to do this. It was a dish of leeks and crutons home. “1. Cut out the top and the bottom of the leeks and wash them well. 2. Put the leeks cut in a pot of boiling water and put salt. 3. Cook the leeks for 20 or 30 minutes, or until they are very soft. 4. For the croutons, cut a brioche vegan in squares, cover with olive oil and stick it in the oven at 350º c until browned. 5. For the vinaigrette on the leeks, mix olive oil, red wine vinegar, mustard and salt. 6. When the leeks are ready, top with the croutons and the dressing home”, wrote the actress under the video that showed the step-by-step recipe.
And as this, Natalie also dare with a salad of beetroot and potato. Recipe with that, in addition, gave a makeup trick of the most original: “you Try to prepare a salad of beetroot and potato. It is one of the easiest recipes, and if you save the cooking liquid from the beets, you can use it as make-up for children after it,” says Portman. “In my first film, Léon, the makeup artist didn’t want to use makeup real for me because I was only 11 years old, so I used the juice of beetroot as lipstick and rouge!”, reveals.
To get this salad, Natalie explains that there is only that “boil one cup of beets and a cup of red potatoes in separate pans; remove when they are tender, (usually after 20 minutes). Cut the potatoes and beets into squares and then mix in a bowl. For the dressing, mix a tablespoon of mustard and complete one to three tablespoons of dill pickles, sliced (gherkins), shallots, chopped very fine and a little red wine vinegar and olive oil. Mix in a jar and add it to the whip of beet and potato”.
Cauliflower in the oven
Another of his recipes star video it has been the cauliflower in the oven, that has almost five million views. Although perhaps this is something more complicated: “Preheat the oven to 400. Trim the leaves from the cauliflower and the bottom so that it is in the vertical position. Boil the head down for 5 minutes. Place it on the baking sheet with the stem down. Cover with avocado oil and salt. Gets the cauliflower in the oven for about an hour and a half or two hours. Every half hour, pull it out and put it back to cover again with avocado oil. Pull it out when the top is golden.”
As has always been the site for a sweet… Natalie dare with a basic recipe, cookies, simple but rich, although this has decided to publish only the interim aspect of the creation that he made to celebrate Purim: “I made hamantaschen: small biscuits or chocolate or jam in the center. I combined two recipes into one and some of them have not come out, but my kids have loved”, was Black swan.
“Ingredients: 2.5 cups of flour, 1/2 cup sugar, 1/4 cup of orange juice, a mashed banana, 1 tablespoon of orange zest, 1 tablespoon of vanilla, a pinch of salt, 14 tablespoons of coconut butter cold.” To prepare: “Mix it all together until completely mixed. Put the dough in Saran Wrap in the fridge for two hours. After, estírala and cut it into circles and added the filling (I used strawberry jam and chocolate chips). Pinch the sides in a triangle. Bake for 25 minutes at about 375.”