Plans StarLife

MINT TEA (MOROCCO)

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Mint tea is originally from Morocco but it is widespread throughout the Maghreb. It is consumed all day long and is the beverage usually offered to guests as a sign of hospitality. It is considered to have digestive, tonifying and diuretic properties.   We propose a most exotic plan: an afternoon with mint tea and your close ones in a relaxed, Zen atmosphere. Buy small candles and distribute them around the lounge. Prepare an apple shisha and put it next to a low table with cushions on the floor, where your guests will sit. Put on relaxing music and serve…

ENJOY THE FLAVOR OF THE SIMPLE THINGS

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  When the cold arrives, there is nothing better than a good, old-fashioned stew to boost your energy and help you face the day. Rioja-style potatoes, a recipe whose origin lies in the vintagers of Rioja and all over Spain, is one of the best, a very simple dish in which the flavor of the chorizo gives the stew and the potatoes an incomparable flavor. Ingredients – 1 kg potatoes – 3 chorizos – 1 onion – 2 choricero peppers (a variety of dried red pepper) (or a tablespoon of purée) – 2 cloves of garlic – Water – Olive…

CELEBRATE WORLD WATER DAY BY LEARNING ABOUT ALL OF ITS GOODNESS

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   At the request of the United Nations, World Water Day is held every year on March 22. And what better way to celebrate this day than by remembering all of the advantages that water can give us.  First, water has healing properties. Water therapy has been used as a treatment for centuries, and its powers were already recognized in Ancient Rome, Greece, China and Japan. The therapy consists of treating illnesses with the frequent use of water, both internally and externally. Water possesses minerals and electrolytes which give it medicinal mineral properties which in turn have a positive effect…

MAKE HOMEMADE CHICKEN TACOS

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  Chicken tacos are one of the most universal Mexican dishes, popular with adults and kids alike. Don’t give in to the temptation of eating them in fast food joints, or in supermarket-bought packs, cook them yourself! We will teach you how to prepare some authentic homemade chicken tacos. Get inspired with this recipe and you will discover that the best Mexican tacos out there… are the ones made in your very own home!  Ingredients – 1 chicken breast – 4 large wheat or corn tortillas (or 8 small ones) – Strips of lettuce – Slices of tomato – Sour…

ENJOY SOME UNFORGETTABLE CARNIVALS

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  On Carnival night everything counts, and that is why the tradition of dressing up and putting on masks to experience the party with freedom, imagination and fantasy remains strong to this day.   While carnivals are associated with countries of Catholic tradition (the party takes place just as Lent begins), its origin is pagan, and comes from the parties held for the gods Apis in Egypt and Baco in Rome.   In every location, different carnivals have their own special features and traditions, but in general there are some mainstays which feature in all locations: masks, dancing, music, street…

BACALAO A LA MUSELINA (cod with aioli mousseline)

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  Would you like to prepare a good fish dish without making life difficult for yourself? Today we propose a recipe typical of Catalan cuisine, which, although it may seem complex, is actually simple to prepare, and the result is something spectacular. The main ingredient is cod, a source of protein, vitamins and mineral salts with a low fat content.   This dish suits a family dinner to perfection.   Ingredients – 800 g desalted cod in four pieces – 1 cup of crushed tomatoes -  8 tablespoons of mayonnaise – 10 cloves of garlic – Olive oil – Salt…

HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY

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  Are you ready for the day of love? Today is Valentine’s Day! So prepare something special and surprise your partner.  If you can’t think of anything, perhaps you will draw some inspiration from the plan that we propose. Prepare a special dinner for two, and to finish, if you like chocolate, a chocolate fondue with fresh fruit is a recipe which fits perfectly with your romantic evening.  Ingredients:  -         A bar of couverture chocolate -         Apples -         Strawberries -         Bananas -         Pineapple -         Kiwi  Preparation:  Peel and cut all the fruit into small pieces, then take some skewer-type sticks…

SNACKING AT SUNSET

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  There are spectacular sunsets to be seen all around, you just need to find the right place. Enjoy this moment of relaxation and accompany the views with a coffee or tea and your favorite cake.  Here we propose a cake that is quick and easy to make, but more importantly, also to bring, which is what counts for an evening when you want to lose yourself and disconnect.  Ingredients:  3 grated lemons 2 cups of flour 3 eggs 1 sachet of yeast 1 glass of lemon juice 1 tablespoon of oil Butter Preparation:  Take two lemons and grate the…

SNOW DAY

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   You can always spend an enjoyable day in the mountains, with many activities on offer, but even more so now in winter with everything covered in snow.  You can choose between extreme sports, sports for the more faint-hearted or simply enjoying the snow in a relaxed style with your family or friends. Allow us to propose some plans for activities that you can do, among the endless options available in the winter snow.  Skiing and snowboarding are the sports par excellence that you can practice in the snow, but it’s not as easy as it seems, so if you…

A WINTERTIME RECIPE

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 Do you not have plans for this weekend yet? With the cold winter weather, one of the most tempting ideas is a small gathering with some great food in the comfort of your lounge.  And if you aren’t sure what to prepare, we propose a mixture of sweet and salted flavors with this recipe for rabbit al chocolate. Ingredients – 2 rabbits – 50 g flour – Olive oil – 3 cloves of garlic – 2 onions – 1/2 L red wine – Beef stock – 20-30 g butter – 100 g pearl onion – 50 g sugar – Salt…