03/08/12

Crackers! Homemade Knäkebröd aka Swedish Hardtack

  Second cracker attempt made for the Daring Bakers july challenge Ingrediants: 1 pkg (5,5g) instant dry yeast corse salt 2 cups rye flour 1 cup T65 wheat flour 2 Tbs honey 1 cup milk spices (cumin, caraway, fennel, coriander,...) Method: I) Disolve the yeast in the milk. Set aside to proof itself. II) After 5min when the yeast has foamed up, add the honey. III) Stir in the flours and salt, 1 cup at a time. IV) Dump onto your workboard and knead together. V) Make a ball and place in a bowl and cover... [Lire la suite]
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27/06/11

Baklava made with homemade filo pastry!

This was my second daring bakers challenge. I was so exited when I learned it was making homemade filo pastry for baklava, one of my very favorit deserts. Unfortunetly this has been a very challenging month so I only made it once, yesterday, just before the due date. But I will be tring this again when I have more time, sigh, one day... So here we go: The pastry: 1 1/3 cup flour 1/8 salt 1/2 cup water minus 1 tbs 2 tbs vegtable oil 1 tea cider vinegar Mix the dry ingredients, then mix the wet ones, then mix both of them... [Lire la suite]
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27/07/09

Cinnamon buns at last!

I've adored cinnamon buns for time unmemorable, those ooey- gooey snails that are always a bit too much. Since we can't find any here in france I've been planning for quite some time to make them but I never  seemed to be able to get around to it. Well I did at last and I wasn't disapointed!  I used Nigella Lawson's recipe for Schnecken from How to be a domestic Goddess (I highly recomend this book). I had to make a few modifications due to the absence of certain ingrediants in my pantry. The Dough : First  put 2... [Lire la suite]
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22/07/09

Pizzettas au Poulet et Pesto sur un lit de Roquette et de Champignon frais...

Preheat your oven to 200°C.Melt 1 big tbs of honey in 2 tbs of lemon juice and 2 of olive oil.Cut 4 chicken breasts into strips and put them in a baking dish. Pour the honey mixture on top and sprinkle with d'herbes de provence before baking for 15min. Cut in 2 2 pre-made flaky pastry shells and shape the halfs into 4 pizzettas. Spread on some pesto.Then add the marinated chicken. Top the pizzettas off with some freash mozzarella (2 ball should be enough but 4 is yummier!).Bake for about 15min or until the dough is golden.Serve on a... [Lire la suite]
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