Callos Vizcainos

Tripe cooked in wine and stock with tomatoes and onions and flavoured with herbs, Callos Vizcainos (khy-yohs vith-khy-

nohs) is an appetizing Spanish dish.

2 lb. tripe, blanched 10 fl. oz. chicken stock 10 fl. oz. dry white wine

2 teaspoon dried thyme

1 bay leaf

3 medium-sized onions, 1 left whole and 2 finely chopped

4 tomatoes, blanched, peeled, seeded and coarsely chopped

2 teaspoons tomato puree

1 celery stalk, finely chopped

2 teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon black pepper

Cut the tripe into strips about 2-inches long.

Place the stock, wine, thyme, bay leaf, 1 whole onion and the tripe strips in a large saucepan over moderate heat. Bring the liquid to the boil. Reduce the heat and cook the tripe slowly for about 1 hour, or until it is tender.

Remove the tripe from the saucepan with a slotted spoon and keep it warm.

Add the tomatoes, tomato puree, celery and the chopped onions to the liquid in the pan and simmer over low heat for 30

minutes.

Remove the pan from the heat and pour the mixture through a strainer, placed over a bowl, mashing the tomatoes, celery and onions with the back of a spoon to extract all their juices.

Return the tripe and the strained sauce to the pan. Add the salt and pepper and cook slowly over low heat for 20 minutes.

Turn into a warmed serving dish and serve at once.

Calories

A calorie is a unit of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 kilogram of water by 1°C. Food is measured in these

units which provide energy.

Every food has a different number of calories. High protein foods (fish, meat and cheese, etc.) have a higher number of these units of heat, while fruits and vegetables have lower quantities.

The number of calories one should include in the day’s meals depends on the individual-growing children and manual workers

require more calories than an elderly person or someone who sits at a desk most of the day. It also depends on the weight and type of the individual. Some people burn up more energy than others from nervous tension.

Calories are in all foods, but it

is

important to be sure that the daily diet contains certain amounts of the three major food groups-protein, fats and carbohydrates-in order to obtain a well-balanced diet essential to good health.

In this chart the approximate calories per ounce of some of the main foods are given. Remember that raw food cooked in a lot of fat or oil, and meat which has a lot of fat will have more calories.

Calorie Chart – it is easy to count up the calories in your menus from the numbers given below.

Fruit Mushrooms (raw 2) fried 62 Pork chops (grilled)

Calories per ounce Onions 4 Pork Sausages (fried)

Apples 10 Parsnips 16 Rabbit (stewed) .

Apricots 8 Peas 14 Tongue (pickled)

Avocado 25 Potatoes 23 Turkey (roasted)

Bananas 22 Spinach 7 Veal (roasted)

Blackcurrants 8 Swedes 5

Blackberries 8 Tomatoes (raw 4) fried 20

Cherries 13 Note: These figures, unless stated, are Dairy foods, fats and oils

Figs (green) 12 for boiled vegetables. Calories per ounce

Gooseberries 5 Butter

Grapes 17 Cheese

Grapefruit 6 Fish Cheddar

Lemon juice- 2 Calories per ounce Cream

Melon 7 Bass (steamed) 36 Camembert

Orange juice 11 Bream (steamed) 34 Cottage

Peaches _’ 11 Cod (steamed 23) fried 40 Danish blue

Pears 11 Crab (boiled) 36 Gruyere

Pineapple 13 Flounder (steamed 27) fried 61 Parmesan

Plums 11 Haddock (steamed 28) fried 50 Stilton

Raspberries 7 Hatfe (steamed 30) fried 58 Cream ouble)

Strawberries 7 Halibut (steamed) 37 Cream (single)

Note: All dried fruits ; ire higher in Herring (fried in oatmeal) 67 Eggs

calories: Currants (69), Dates (70), Kippers (baked) 57 (standard size egg- -21/2oz.)

Prunes (46), Raisins (70), Sultanas (71). Lobster (boiled) 34 Lard

Mackerel (fried) 53 Low fat spread

Mullet (steamed) 36 Milk

Nuts Mussels (boiled) 25 Margarine

Calories per ounce Oysters (raw) 14 Olive Oil

Almonds 170 Plaice (steamed 26) fried 66 Suet

Brazil nuts 183 Prawns or Shrimps (boiled) 30 Yogurt (low fat)

Chestnuts 49 Salmon (steamed) 57

Cobnuts 113 Sardines (canned) 84

Coconut (fresh) 104 Turbot (steamed) 28 Cereal foods

Peanuts 171 Calories per ounce

Walnuts 156 Meat, poultry and game Biscuits (plain) Bread (brown) 1

Calories per ounce Bread (white)

Vegetables Bacon, lean (fried) 169 Cornflakes

Calories per ounce Beef (roasted) 64 Cornflour

Artichokes 4 Beefsteak (fried) 78 Flour

Asparagus 5 Chicken (roasted) 54 Macaroni (boiled)

Beans-broad 12 Duck (roasted) 89 Semolina

Beans-French 2 Goose (roasted) 92 Spaghetti

Beans-runner 2 Grouse (roasted) 49

Beetroot 13 Ham (boiled) 62

Brussels Sprouts 5 Kidney (stewed) 45 Sugar and Jams

Cabbage 3 Lamb (roasted) 83 Calories per ounce

Carrots 5 Lamb chop (fried) 97 Sugar

Cauliflower 3 Liver (fried) 74 Golden Syrup

Celery 1 Pheasant (roasted) 61 Honey

Leeks 7 Pork (roasted) 90 Jam

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