21 juin 2017

Cherries in Spiced Red Wine

 Poached Cherries   Ingredients300g cherries (stemmed)3 cloves 2 cardomom pods1/2 of a vanilla pod 1 cinnamon stick1 star anise375 cl red wineA pinch of nutmeg powder75g cane sugar Method Wash & stem the cherries. Heat a sauce pan with red wine, sugar & spices.Boil for 10 mn & then cherries. Reduce heat & turn the cherries frequently. Poach the cherries until they are tender (just 3 mn). Transfer them on a serving bowl. Boil the red wine until it's thick & glossy. Remove from... [Lire la suite]
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15 juin 2014

Poached Pears in Spiced Red Wine

Poached Pears Ingredients 4 medium ripe pears (Conference) 3 cloves 1/2 of a vanilla pod 1 cinnamon stick1 star anise375 cl red wineA pinch of nutmeg powder75g cane sugar Method Wash & peel pears leaving the stem intact. Heat a sauce pan with red wine, sugar & spices.Boil for 10 mn & then add pears. Reduce heat & turn the pears frequently. Poach the pears until they are tender (5 mn). Tranfer them on a serving bowl. Boil the red wine until it's thick & glossy. Remove from fire ... [Lire la suite]
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14 février 2014

Tiramisu for Valentine's Day !

 Tiramisu Ingredients  10 Savoiardi biscuits (ladyfinger)Half cup expresso coffeeHalf cup orange liquor (optional)250g mascarpone (room temperature) 80g sugar 3 eggs(separated) 1 tsp vanilla essence Cocoa powder  MethodWhisk mascarpone with an electric beater. Beat egg yolks with sugar. Add whisked mascarpone to the beaten egg yolks  & mix well. Beat eggwhites until stiff & add to the mascarpone. Add vanilla essence, stir & keep in the refrigerator for 20mn. Arrange the biscuits at the... [Lire la suite]
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15 juillet 2013

Raspberry Tiramisu

Raspberry Tiramisu Ingredients 200g raspberries 250g mascarpone (room temperature)80g sugar3 eggs(separated)1 tsp vanilla essence10 cinnamon cookies (speculoos) MethodWash & drain raspberries. Reserve a few berries for decoration & others for layering. Crumble the cinnamon cookies & keep aside. Whisk mascarpone with an electric beater.Beat egg yolks with sugar. Add whisked mascarpone to the beaten egg yolks  & mix well.Beat eggwhites until stiff & add to the mascarpone. Add vanilla... [Lire la suite]
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23 mars 2012

Pannacotta - An Italian Dessert

PannacottaIngredients50 ml milk250ml liquid cream 200 g condensed milk 20g sugar 2 gelatine leaves A pinch of vanilla powder***1 cup sugar 1 cup water 2 cups fresh strawberry juice 1 gelatine leaf ***Mint springs for decorationMethodSoak two transparent gelatine leaves in cold water for 5mn.Then squeeze out the excess water & keep aside.Gently heat the first three ingredients in a thick bottomed vessel.Add sugar & stir well. When dissolved, add vanilla powder & remove from fire.Then add gelatine leaves &... [Lire la suite]
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19 juin 2011

Strawberry Mascarpone Trifle for the Dad's Day

Strawberry Mascarpone Trifle Ingredients250 g strawberries200g mascarpone4 tbsp sugar8 butter cookies (palets bretons)Juice of one lemonCusturd (optional)Method Wash, drain & hull strawberries.Reserve a few berries for decoration & chop others.Crumble the butter cookies & keep aside.Whisk mascarpone with an electric beater . Mix sugar with lemon juice & blend thoroughly with mascarpone. Spoon biscuit powder at the bottom of the serving cups.Arrange the strawberries & then drizzle mascarpone over it.Repeat... [Lire la suite]
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24 juillet 2006

Indian Fruits Salad

Indian Fruits SaladCut all the fruits.(canteloupe, banana, apples, cherries, apricots)Press one orange & add to the fruits Mix all the fruits in a salad bowl. Cover & chill. To make custurdDilute 30g of custurd powder in cup of milk(without any lumps).Boil 1/2 l milk. Add 50g sugar. Then add the prepared custurd powder. Stir continously. Cool & refrigerate it. Pour the chilled custurd on the the fruits, toss & serve.Decorate with cherries.  
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