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Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Cottage Cheese Pie/Cake


Ingredients
500 g cottage cheese
3 egg yolk
100 g melted butter
1 Tbsp vanillin sugar
8 Tbsp sugar
8 Tbsp flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 pinch of salt
some fruit (e.g. cherry, strawberry, raspberry, blueberry, etc)

Just mix all the ingredients except fruit and pour the dough into a smaller pan covered by baking paper or a glass baking dish or even into more smaller baking forms. Sprinkle some fruit onto the top and bake the cake in a preheated oven on 160 °C till the top is golden (around 15 mins)


Saturday, February 1, 2014

Potato scones

Ingredients (for around 50 scones) :
500 g flour
1 egg
200 g butter
1 Tablespoon salt
3 medium potato
10 ml milk (lukewarm)
25 g yeast
1 teaspoon sugar

for topping (optional):
1 egg yolk
sesame seeds or cheese

Preparation:
Clean and boil the potato, then smash them without the water - add the butter - let it molten in the hot potato. Mix them, then add the egg, the flour and the milk with yeast and sugar (after you let the yeast dissolved in the sugared milk) - stir and knead the dough, add plus flour if it is sticky.
Leaven the dough for 45-50 minutes, then roll it, shape it and bake the scones in preheated oven on 160 °C for 10-15 mins.

Sunday, November 17, 2013

Stuffed zucchini boats

Ingredients (for 2):

2 small zucchinis
100 g cottage cheese
100-150 g cheddar, grated
100 g smoked sausage in small cubes
paprika
salt
1 small onion in small cubes
1 garlic clove in small cubes
1Tsp oil

Cut each zucchini in half lenght wise, scope out the center of them.
Fill each of them with the following mixture:
Chop scoped out zucchini pulp and place into a pan with the oil, salt, paprika, onion, sausage and garlic. Fry the mixture for some minutes, until zucchini pulp become mushy, then add cottage cheese and mix lightly.
Spoon evenly into the zucchini boats and spinkle with the cheddar.
Bake 15-20 minutes in a pre-heated 160 °C hot oven.

Saturday, November 2, 2013

Polenta chicken with fresh salad

Ingredients:

Chicken breast
Polenta
Chili
Salt
Oil
Fresh salad mix
Optional:
Boiled eggs
Pomegranade




Just sprinkle the chicken slices with salt, chili and polenta and fry them in a hot pan on a Tbsp of oil
Serve them with fresh salad or any other garnish

Apple and almond pie


Ingredients:

2 apples cut into small pieces
3 eggs
100 gr cottage cheese
1 tsp cinnamon
150 g sugar
300 ml milk
150 g flour
1 Tbsp vanilla sugar
almond slices to the top
50 ml oil
1 Tbsp baking powder
salt



Combine eggs, sugar, oil, vanilla sugar, cottage cheese and a small pinch of salt in a big bowl.
Add flour and baking powder and stir well then add the milk and stir till homogen.
Pour the mix into an oven pan covered by baking paper, sprinkle the top with the applecubes with cinnamon and almond then bake it in a preheated oven around 15-20 minutes on 160 °C.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Strawberry cake

Ingredients:
Cake:
24 ladyfingers
200 ml milk
Cream:
200 gr cottage cheese
150 gr mascarpone
5 Tblsp agave sirup (or sugar)
100 ml whipped cream
1/2 packet granulated gelatine
1 Tblsp vanillin sugar
3 Tblsp sour cream
50 ml water
Decoration:
strawberry

Pour the milk into a bowl and soak the ladyfingers in it for a second. Put 18-20 ladyfingers into a round form (see the pics below). Get the gelatine melted in the water and get them hot then stir all the cream ingredients with it. Pour half of the combined cream into the form, cover it with the remaining ladyfingers then pour the remaining cream onto the top. Put the cake into the fridge at least for 2 hours, decorate and enjoy it :)


Sunday, March 31, 2013

Easter Paska (sweet)


Ingredients (24 pcs):

100 ml milk
3 g yeast
5 Tbsp sugar
1 Tbsp vanillin sugar
100 g cranberry
or raisin
200 g soft butter
500 g flour
3 egg yolk
200 g cottage cheese
salt
1 Tbsp rum (optional)




















Dissolve yeast in lukewarm milk + 1 Tbsp sugar.
Let it alone for 5 minutes.
Add all other ingredients to the milky mix except 1 egg yolk and knead it on floured surface until smooth and no longer sticky, add more flour if necessary, then let it rise in warm draft-free area until doubled, about 1/2 hour.
Form balls and put them into muffin pan, decorate them (for the white roses I used 2 Tbsp flour knead with some water), brush them with the remaining yolk egg (but not the roses).
Bake them in a pre-heated 150 C hot oven for around 10-15 mins.

Saturday, March 9, 2013

Sheep cottage cheese doughnut

Ingredients for 16 small balls:

1 egg
50 g sheep cottage cheese
50 g cottage cheese
4 Tbsp flour
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 packet baking powder (6 g)
dill (optional)

oil for deep frying

+ For serving
3 Tbsp sour cream
salt
1/2 teaspoon grated garlic or even less (taste it)
dill (optional)

Mix all ingredients (except oil) in a bowl and let the mix alone for 5 minutes then shape small balls using 2 teaspoons or your wet palm and fry them in the oil (180 C hot) on both sides (around 5 minutes only, till become gold).
Serve them with spicy sour cream or other dip...


Friday, March 8, 2013

Mini tiramisu cakes

Ingredients for 12 cakes:
Cake:
30 ladyfingers
200 ml coffee+milk
Cream:
100 gr mascarpone
1 egg yolk
2 Tblsp agave sirup (or sugar)
150 ml whipped cream
1/4 packet granulated gelatine
50 ml water
Decoration:
cocoa powder
coffe beans
(or strawberry and chocolate)

Pour the milky coffee into a bowl and soak the ladyfingers in it for a second then cut all of them into 2 parts. Put 5 half ladyfingers into a muffin baking pan (see the pics below) and a top of every 6th one into their middle. Get the gelatine melted in the water and get them hot then stir all the cream ingredients (except half of the whipped cream) with it. Pour the combined cream into the forms, cover them with the remaining whipped cream. Put the cakes into the fridge at least for 2 hours, decorate and enjoy them :)



Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Sheep cottage cheese scones

Ingredients (for 50-60 scones):

30 gr yeast
100 ml lukewarm milk
1 Tbsp sugar
200 gr melted butter
3 Tbsp olive oil
3 egg yolks
150 gr cottage cheese
150 gr sheep cottage cheese
500 gr flour
100 ml sour cream
1 Tbsp salt
(optional: some bacon or ham in small cubes)
150-200 gr grated cheese



Dissolve yeast in lukewarm milk + sugar.
Add all other ingredients to the milky mix except grated cheese and 1 egg yolk (and bacon or ham), knead it on floured surface until smooth and no longer sticky, add more flour if necessary, then let it rise in warm draft-free area until doubled, about 1/2 hour.
Roll out the dough to about 15-20 mm thick and spread with the 1/3 of the grated cheese (and all the bacon or ham), then roll up the dough again (pics 2-3 below) and let it raise for additional 20 minutes.
Roll out it again on a lightly floured surface, brush the top with egg yolk and spread with the remaining grated cheese. Cut small circles (pic 4) and put them onto a baking sheet covered with baking paper.
Bake them in a pre-heated 180 C oven for around 15-20 mins.