January 2016 –
  • Bread with Caramelized Onion
    BREADS AND BAKED GOODS

    Bread with Caramelized Onion

    I wanted to make a bread, but not plain, I wanted to try something else. I’ve searched the internet and I found this Bread with Caramelized Onion recipe, so it’s not mine, it’s on Youtube. I just added the leek and chives to it. Ingredients: 1 large onion, thinly sliced 1 leek, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons of olive oil salt For the dough: 500 g flour 1 teaspoon of salt 2 1/4 teaspoon of active dry yeast 2 tablespoons of chopped chives 320 ml lukewarm water caramelized onion In a large pan, cook the onion and leek until it becomes soft, for 7 minutes approximately. Season with salt. Set aside.…

  • SOUPS

    Simple Cream of Broccoli Soup

    I make very often cream soups because they’re very tasty and easy to make. In the winter especially, I like to make soup every other day, cream soup or plain soup with veggies and noodles to warm us. I encourage you to eat more soups because they’re healthy and so delicious. Ingredients: 1 broccoli cut into florets 2 small potatoes, cut into cubes 1 small stalk of celery, sliced 2 cloves of garlic 2 carrots, sliced 1 onion, chopped water or stock salt and pepper olive oil 1/4 a red pepper 1 teaspoon of homemade bouillon In a large pot, heat a tablespoon of olive oil. Add the chopped onion, garlic, celery…

  • Cheddar and Chive Biscuits
    BREADS AND BAKED GOODS

    Cheddar and Chive Biscuits

    These Cheddar and Chive Biscuits are soo good, you have no idea. You can eat them plain, with butter, with coffee, they’re amazing either way. Ingredients: 300 g flour 1 teaspoon of baking powder 1/2 teaspoon of salt 1 teaspoon of baking soda 125 g cold butter cut into cubes 100 g of cheddar cheese, grated chives 150 ml buttermilk In a big bowl mix the flour with the baking powder, salt, and baking soda. Add the cubes of butter and crush them in the flour, making sure they incorporate well until the dough resembles wet sand. You can use a pastry blender to crush the butter, or you can make…

  • DESSERTS

    Chocolate Biscuit Salami

    This Chocolate Biscuit Salami is the best one I’ve made in a long time. It’s super delicious and easy to make. Ingredients: 800 g of plain biscuits 125 g of good quality dark chocolate 250 g of butter (at room temperature) 4 tablespoons of cacao 150 g sugar 50 g of raisins 2 tablespoons of Amaretto 50 ml of water 1 tablespoon of instant coffee First of all, crush the biscuits very well and then set aside. Simmer the water, add the coffee powder and mix to incorporate. Add the butter and the chocolate, sugar, and amaretto. Stir everything together to melt all the ingredients and to have a silky cream.…