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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21/07/09

White Aubergines, oh my, oh my!

I just discovered just how good white aubergines are. To die for.A sweet and subtle buttery flavor will slowly win you over as they melt in your mouth. First you have to roast your eggplants. Preheat the oven to 210°C. Then just slice them up into 1,5 cm pieces and place them on a cookie sheet (not too close or else they will steem and not roast). Drizzel some olive oil on top, salt, pepper and snip a few leaves of mint and basil into the pan as well. Bake for about a half an hour. There is no need to turn them over. Cook some... [Lire la suite]
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28/03/09

Eggplant Khachapuries

This is a little adaptation of the traditionnal Georgian khachapur'y recipe (cheese bread) Dough Mix:1 yogurt2 cups of flour1 package of baking powder1/2 tea salt4 tbs olive oil(+1/4 cup of water if necessary)Knead together and form a none sticky ball, cover and let it sit for at least a half an hour. Filling Meanwhile steam:2 chopped up eggplants1 diced onion Drain and tear up one freash mozarella ball. Add 1 cup of grated gouda and one beated egg.Once the aubergine/ onion mix has cooled down a bit add it to the cheese and... [Lire la suite]
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22/03/09

Sunday night Lasagna

Fry:1 chopped onion2 mergezes Slice thinly1 small eggplant2/3 zucchini1 tomato Chop 1 red pepper Fry:4-5 mushrooms. Retrive the water from the mushrooms ( I used frozen mushrooms so there was a lot of excess juice) Whisk in 3 tbs maizenaDash of dried garlic5-6 spins of the pepper grounder1/2 tea salt Heat stiring constantlyAdd 250ml milkWhen the sauce thickens take away from the heat. Layer all the ingrediants in a baking dish with a few layers of pasta. Poor the sauce on top and grate some gouda cheese to finish it... [Lire la suite]
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