20 novembre 2017
Apple Muffins Ingredients (8)3 apples1 tsp lemon juice60g sugar10g butterA pinch of cinnamon powder***2 eggs(beaten)100g butter150g cane sugar250g flour1 tsp baking powderA pinch of salt1 tsp poppy seeds (optional)Vanilla essenceMethod Preheat the oven to 180°C.Wash & slice apples vertically using mandoline.(2 mm)Mix the slices in lemon juice. Heat sugar in a heavy bottomed pan .When it caramalises, add butter & apple slices.Cook for just 2 mn & remove from fire.Garnish with cinnamon powder.Grease &... [Lire la suite]
02 juin 2017
Zucchini Polenta Muffins Ingredients1 Courgette / Zucchini-Italian squash (peeled & finely grated)150 g corn-meal 35g flour 2 tbsp olive oil 50g grated Parmesan cheese 1 tsp baking powder 2eggs(beaten) 2 shallots (finely chopped) A piece of ginger (finely chopped) 1 green chilli (finely chopped) Curry leaves (finely chopped) / Fresh Rosemary 1 tsp cumin seeds Salt to tastePeanuts (optional)Method Preheat oven to 180°C.Wash, peel & grate courgette.Sqeeze out the juice & trasfer to a mixing bowl.In... [Lire la suite]
17 janvier 2017
Passion Fruit Muffins Ingredients (12 muffins)100g flour100g almond powder100g butter100g sugarA pinch of salt 3 eggs 1 tsp baking powder Juice of 4 passion fruitsSugar crystals for toppingMethod Preheat oven to 180°C.In a bowl beat eggs. Cream together the butter, sugar & salt .Add beaten egg & mix well.Stir in almond powder.Sieve the flour and baking powder together and fold into the cake mixture.Strain the passion fruit juice & mix well.Pour the batter into the greased 12 hole muffin tray. Decorate... [Lire la suite]
26 avril 2016
Semolina Cookies Ingredients200g semolina150g flour100g butter60g icing sugar7 g vanilla flavoured sugar (sucre vanillé)150g thick cream 1/2 tsp baking powder1/2 tsp vanilla essenceA pinch of saltMethodSift flour with baking powder.In a bowl, cream butter.Stir in sugar & thick cream .Mix well & then add semolina & sifted flour.Make a cylinder using the prepared cookie dough. Roll in a plastic wrap & refrigerate for an hour. Cut into discs(1 cm thickness) & arrange on to the prepared baking... [Lire la suite]
25 janvier 2016
British Currant Scones Ingredients (15 scones)250g flourA pinch of salt30 g butter (cut in cubes)***An egg40g sugar125 g thick cream75 g black currants1/2 tsp vanilla essece For glaze1 egg yolk1 tbsp milkMethodPreheat oven to 180°.Mix flour with salt & baking powder.Add butter cubes & rub with fingers to get crumbs.Beat an egg with sugar & cream .Mix all the other ingredients & knead for 10mnCover & keep the dough aside for an hour. Flatten with a roller & cut out into 5cm thick discs... [Lire la suite]
25 novembre 2015
Palets Bretons Ingredients80g salted butter80g sugar3 egg yolks4g baking powder115g flour1/2 tsp vanilla essenceMethodSift flour with baking powder.In a bowl, cream the salted butter.Stir in sugar & mix well.Then add 3 egg yolks & vanilla essence. Mix well & the add sifted flour.Make a cylinder using the prepared cookie dough. Roll in a plastic wrap & refrigerate for an hour. Cut into discs(1/2inch thickness ) & arrange them in greased muffin holes. Pre heat oven to 200°C & bake for 15 mn... [Lire la suite]
29 juin 2015
Raspberry Financiers Ingredients (9) 90g egg white (3 eggs)90g icing sugar60g almond powder30g flour60g butter (melted)1 tsp vanilla essence A pinch of salt 9 raspberriesMethodPreheat oven to 170°C. Mix almond powder with melted butter. Then add flour, vanilla essence & a pinch of salt.Beat egg whites with icing sugar & add to the prepared cake dough. Pour the batter into the greased 9 hole silicon baking mould.Decorate each financier with a raspberry.Bake for 15mn until risen & light golden-brown.
11 mai 2015
Financiers Ingredients (9)90g egg white (3 eggs)90g icing sugar60g almond powder30g flour60g butter (melted)1 tsp vanilla essenceA pinch of saltMethodPreheat oven to 170°C.Mix almond powder with melted butter.Then add flour, vanilla essence & a pinch of salt.Beat egg whites with icing sugar & add to the prepared cake dough. Pour the batter into the greased 9 hole silicon baking mould. Bake for 15mn until risen & light golden-brown.
31 octobre 2014
Butternut MuffinsIngredients (12)200g mashed butternut80g butter120g cane sugar50g dessicated coconut250g flour2 eggs(beaten)2 tsp baking powderA pinch of salt100 ml luke warm milk1/4 tsp nutmeg powder2 tbsp chocolate chips (optional)Method Preheat the oven to 180°C.Peel,scoop the seeds & steam cook butternut cubes for 20 mn.Mash it & mix with milk.Cream together the butter, sugar & salt.Add beaten eggs.Sieve the flour and baking powder together and fold into the cake mixture.Add mashed butternut, nutmeg... [Lire la suite]
30 juin 2014
Congolais Ingredients( 8 cookies) 2 egg whites15g butter(melted)100g dessicated coconut4 tbsp sugar MethodWhisk egg white with a spoonfull of sugar, until firm. Add rest of the sugar, dessicated coconut & melted butter.Spoon the batter on a baking sheet with some space apart. Use pastry bag to get shaped cookies.Pre-heat oven to 180°C. Bake cookies for 15-20mn.Leave aside to cool & then serve.