04 avril 2012

Lime and Grapefruit "fondant"

These are really nice. We think that the grapefruit is bitter, but not at all, it will be the sweetnest of the two. ingredients: For the dough (if you want it thick, if not, directly divide the quantities by 2) - 250g of flour (175g) - 125g butter (65g) - 60g sugar (30g) - 1 egg yolk For lime mix: - 100 ml of lime juice - 2 eggs - 30g flour - 100g sugar - A few drops of green coloring For Grapefruit mix: - 100 ml of grapefruit juice - 2 eggs - 30g flour - 100g sugar - A few drops of red dye If you want to do one or the other, not... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Melinthekitchen à 23:40 - Commentaires [1] - Permalien [#]

04 avril 2012

Chorizo and cheddar scones

Give me four ingredients and I make you scones. Simple but efficient. A very nice little recipe that will delight your guests during your cocktail or yourself at a party or in watching TV with a small salad. Ingredients: - 450g flour - 350 ml milk - A half teaspoon baking powder - 20 ml lemon juice - 150g of Cheddar - 85g Chorizo Recipe: - Put the lemon juice in milk. - Put the flour and baking powder into a bowl. - Cut the chorizo into pieces and grate the cheese (or cut it into pieces according to your preferences) and then... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Melinthekitchen à 23:27 - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
04 avril 2012

Bakwell Tart

Bakewell Tart. A bit like the tarte tatin in France, a mistake. But sometimes, error are giving very pretty things. Almonds and jam. Yum Ingredients: - A shortbread dough (recipe here) - 125g butter - 50g icing sugar - 50g sugar - 125g ground almonds - 4 tablespoons almond extract - 30g flour - 3 eggs - A jar of jam (flavor of your choice, I used strawberry) Recipe: - Make the pastry following the recipe. Then let stand in the fridge time to prepare the rest. - Mix the butter and sugars together until the mixture smooth. - Add the... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Melinthekitchen à 23:18 - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
04 avril 2012

Waffles

This recipe requires waffles maker. At the same time tell me, how to make waffles without one ... Ingredients: - 250g flour - 85g sugar - 115g butter, melted - 400 ml milk - 3 eggs Recipe: - Put the flour and sugar in a bowl. - Form an hole in the middle and put the eggs. Mix well with a whisk. - Gradually add the butter in 3 times, this will prevent lumps. Then the milk, still three times. If you find your mix too thick, add milk, but the dough should not be liquid ! - Rest 30 min in the fridge - Heat the waffle machine and place... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Melinthekitchen à 23:09 - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
04 avril 2012

Mash, ham and mozzarella croquette

These little beauties are croquettes of mashed potato with an heart of ham and mozzarella. Accompanied by a salad, it's great.Ingredients for 12 croquettes:- 600g of potatoes- 4 egg yolks- Salt and pepper- 40g butter- 1/2 mozzarella- 1 slice of ham- Breadcrumbs- 2 eggs- FlourRecipe:- Peel the potatoes and cook them in boiling water.- When cooked, make a puree and add the egg yolks, butter, salt and pepper..- Make it "dry" for 5 min in the microwave. The mash potatoe should be malleable, it will stay sticky but less. Then let... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Melinthekitchen à 23:01 - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
04 avril 2012

Pate sablee

Well I'm re-using the same picture, but hey, dough is dough :). Ingredients: - 250g flour - 125g butter - 60g icing sugar - 1 egg yolk - 4 tablespoons milk Recipe: - Put the flour and butter on a work plan. Crush the butter with your fingers into the flour until completely absorbed. - Add the icing sugar, egg yolk and milk. Mix well until you can form a ball with the dough. - Make rest 30 min in the fridge.  Bon appetit
Posté par Melinthekitchen à 22:42 - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
04 avril 2012

Lime curd

Lime ? I soooo love it! So why not a little Lime Curd? Ingredients: - 2 limes (which gave me 100ml for those who prefer to directly use the juice) - 4 yolks - 50g sugar - 50g butter Recipe: - Melt the butter in a bain marie. - Add gradually sugar, lemon juice and finally the egg yolks. - Mix well until mixture thickens. - Put in a container and refrigerate until the mixture is very cold. Then you can spread it on scones or what ever you want. Bon appetit
Posté par Melinthekitchen à 22:35 - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
04 avril 2012

Meringue

Making meringues, is not complicated, just have to wait but once cooked, it's onlyf happiness (or sugar). Ingredients: - 2 egg whites - 50g icing sugar - 50g sugar - 1 teaspoon lemon juice Recipe: - Preheat oven at 90 degrees. - Beat the egg whites until hard. Add ,while continuing to beat: lemon juice, powdered sugar and icing sugar. - Take a piping bag and form meringue. A spoon will be ok if you don't have any piping bag (on my photo, I used a spoon) - Bake for 2 hours. For a little more fun, you can add a few drops of... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Melinthekitchen à 22:25 - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]