27/02/12

Easy and Delicious Quick Breads

Rasberry, Almond and Yogurt Loaf: This recipe was adapted from the Joy of Cooking, it stays very close to the original recipe I just added a few personnal touches. Mix all the dry ingredients in a bowl: - 2 cups flour (T65) - 1 tbs baking powder - 1/2 tea salt   In another bowl beat: - 2 eggs - 1 cup milk/ yogurt - 2/3 cup sugar - 100g melted butter - 1/2 tea vanilla - 1/4 tea almond essence   Swiftly mix the dry and wet ingrediants, don't over mix!   Pour into a loaf pan, then top with: -1 cup... [Lire la suite]
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27/10/11

Swirls!

Now this was fun! This month's Daring Baker's dare was to make Povitica, a eastern european coffee cake. I found this to be really interesting because it's a very versatil recipe.  The base is a yeast dough that is rolled very thin then smothered with filling before being rolled up to form some really cool swirly patterns. Traditionnaly the filling is made with walnuts but this month walnuts were too spendy for me so I made two filling with stuff I already had in my pantry. So here's the recipe as given to us by Jenni of... [Lire la suite]
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14/07/11

Middle Eastern Ravioli

I made these as my first Daring Cooks Chalenge. I was very busy at the time so I was a bit late in post the pictures for this recipe, sorry! The Dough: Pour 300g of flour and 1 tea of salt on to your counter and make a well in the center. Crack 2 eggs into the well. Then add 3 tbs of olive oil. Start mixing the dough by hand. Because I found the dough a bit dry I added 2 egg yolks (frozen) and a little water(1-3tbs). Keep on kneading until the dough is shiny and springy. Leave the dough to rest while you prepare... [Lire la suite]
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03/03/10

Hot n' Sweet Roman Treats : Aliter Dulcia

  When I was 13 years old I started to study latin.  Being a history geek I loved the subject even if my teacher seemed as old as the language itself. I loved imaginging myself in some far off distant past as celtic warrior or a student to some famous philosopher. But history has always been more exiting to me when it becomes real, palpable, edible! Indeed one of my most vibrant memories of this class is of the time when a friends of mine made a roman dessert and brought it to class to share with us. They were a kind of... [Lire la suite]
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