02 juin 2017

Italian Zucchini Polenta Muffins

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

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]
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26 avril 2016

Semolina Cookies

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

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]
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25 novembre 2015

Palets Bretons - Brittany Butter Cookies

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

 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.
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11 mai 2015

Almond Financiers

 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.
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31 octobre 2014

Butternut Muffins

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]
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30 juin 2014

Congolais - Coconut Cookies

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. 
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19 juin 2014

Blue Berry Muffins

Blue Berry MuffinsIngredients (12 muffins)250g flour125g butter100g sugarA pnich of salt 3 eggs 1 tsp baking powder Blue berries (48)MethodPreheat oven to 180°C.In a bowl beat eggs. Cream together the butter, sugar & salt .Add beaten egg & mix well.Sieve the flour and baking powder together and fold into the cake mixture.Pour the batter into the greased 12 hole muffin tray. Decorate with blue berries (4 in each hole) .Bake for 15- 20mn until risen & golden-brown.
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