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Potato Dough

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Potato Dough

Potato dough can be used for a variety of delicious foods like gnocchi or all sorts of knoedles with many different fillings. Try it out:) Ingredients: 2 pounds potatoes, peeled and sliced 3 + 1/2 cups all purpose flour 3 eggs 1/2 cup butter 2 tsp salt Method: Boil the potato slices for 15-20 minutes. When they are well cooked, remove from heat and drain them. Transfer them into a large bowl, add butter and mash them well. Cover and leave them to cool completely. (it’s very important that the mashed potatoes are really cooled, before you proceed). Now mix in the eggs, flour and salt. Knead the dough (be careful not to stir and knead too much) and form...

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Tart Dough

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Tart Dough

Make delicious fruit tarts at home, quickly and easily. Here’s a tart dough recipe, which is so delicious and easy to make that you’ll always want to use it. Ingredients: 4 egg yolks 1 cup butter 3 + 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1 + 1/3 cups confectioner’s sugar pinch of salt Method: Mix egg yolks with confectioner’s sugar in a large bowl. Add salt and butter, wormed up to room temperature, and mix together. Add flour to the mixture and turn it out, onto a floured counter, and knead it well; for about 5-10 minutes. Form a ball, place it back into the bowl, cover with cloth and refrigerate for at least an hour. Roll the dough out into...

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Phyllo Dough

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Phyllo Dough

Phyllo (stretched) dough is a paper thin flour dough, used to make different pastries, such as “börek”, “štruklji”, Strudel, and many others. You can buy a pre-made phyllo dough in your local grocery store, or you can make your own at home. It’s really easy to make and it takes no special skills to make it.  Here’s the recipe, Enjoy! Ingredients: 3 + 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1/2 cup water 2 tbs oil 1 tsp vinegar 1 egg Method: Sift flour and salt into a large bowl.  Mix all the wet ingredients (water, egg, oil and vinegar) in another bowl. Gradually add the wet mixture into the flour and salt mixture, stirring to make a...

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Pizza Dough

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Pizza Dough

Who doesn’t like a homemade pizza? It’s easy to make, it’s cheap and irresistibly delicious. So why buy Try making one at home. The first step towards a great homemade pizza is the right dough. So trial by trial, I’ve come up with a perfect recipe for the dough. Here it is: Ingredients: 4 + 1/2 cups bread flour 2 tsp salt 3 tbs olive oil 2 tsp yeast 1/2 cup warm water 1 + 1/2 cup water at room temperature 1 large egg 1/2 tsp sugar Method: Combine yeast with sugar, 2 tbs flour, and 1/2 cup warm water in smaller bowl. Mix well until smooth and set aside on a warm place.  While waiting for the yeast to rise, place the flour and salt in a large...

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