The best dish of Menorca
Ingredients for 4 persons: 1 kilo 600 grams of live lobsters (best one piece), sixteen slices of country bread and unsalted white Mahon (bar, no), a large onion, a large ripe tomato, two garlicsprouting fresh parsley, four cups of boiling lobster broth, a cup of highly concentrated tomato sauce and drained, two tablespoons of brandy, two cups of olive oil, pepper and salt.
Preparation: Tie the lobster and put her in a pot with 5 cups (1 / 4 litre) of boiling water. Let her cook fifteen minutes. Remove from heat and let it cool.
Chopping hands so that each guest can use a piece of tail, body and legs.
Peel the onion, tomatoes and garlic. Clean the parsley and cut off any small and separately.
Heat oil in a clay pot fat, and stifle the onion, stirring, with little fire. Being soft, You add the tomatoes and garlic. You continue to fry until candy. Add parsley and bits of lobster. Salt and pepper and boil twenty minutes. Fire very happy.
Now put down the tomato sauce and cognac. Five minutes of cooking and at the table.
Place the bread slices (very thin) on the plates. Each diner the scald with boiling stew, all by adding the portion of lobster it deserves.