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Mignon Cakes

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Mignon Cakes

Here’s the recipe for one of the best cakes in the world. At least this is my opinion. But still. Trust me Ingredients: For the batter 1 pound butter 4 cups all purpose flour 1/2 cup cocoa powder 2+3/4 cup sugar 5 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract For the filling 2 cups apricot jam For the topping 1 cup dark chocolate 1 cup butter 2 tbs sugar Method: Preheat the oven to 400 F.  Melt the butter and put it in a medium bowl. mix it for a while (at leas 5 minutes), add eggs, sugar and vanilla extract and continue mixing. Divide the batter into 2 equal parts. Mix the first half with 2 + 1/4 cups flour, pour into a square middle-sized baking sheet, which you previously...

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Facts About Fondant

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Facts About Fondant

If you’re an artist by soul, you will probably like to work with the fondant cake frosting. Fondant is a cream confection used as a filling or coating for cakes, candies or sweets. It can be rolled and draped over a cake, poured as a glaze or sculpted with. It’s similar to play-dough and it’s edible. You can buy pre-made ready to use fondant in a craft store or baking supply stores You can make a home-made fondant with marshmallows. Fondant is basically white, but different edible colors can be added to tint it. You can preserve fondant up to 6 months if you store it properly. When you use the fondant again, put it in the microwave for...

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Pizza Börek

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Pizza Börek

Börek is a very popular dish in Turkey. Its a pastry made with thin stretched phyllo dough, filled with different fillings like meat, cheese and many others. Here’s a recipe for a simple Pizza börek. Enjoy Ingredients: For the dough 3 + 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1/2 cup water 2 tbs oil 1 tsp vinegar 1 egg For the filling 2 cups tomato sauce 1 tbs oregano a pinch of salt and pepper 1 chopped garlic clove 2 cups grated cheese 1/4 pound sliced ham 1 /4 pound cut mushrooms Method: Mix all the ingredients for the dough in a large bowl. Knead using your hands for about 5 minutes.  Let it rest in the fridge for about a half an hour....

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Chicken Tacos

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Chicken Tacos

So I once decided to try something new. And since I was always a big fan of spicy food, I came up with these delicious tacos, you absolutely must try. Ingredients: (for 4 servings) 1 pound chicken breast 1 green bell pepper 1 small onion 1 red bell pepper 1 chili pepper 1 large tomato 2 tbs tomato paste a pinch of salt cayenne pepper 1/2 pound mushroom 1 clove garlic 8 flour tortillas 3 tbs olive oil Method: Salt the chicken breast and slice them on small strips. Heat the olive oil and diced onion in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the chicken strips and cook them for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. As they turn golden brown, stir in...

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Garlic Potatoes

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Garlic Potatoes

I got this recipe from a friend of mine, he claimed these are the best roasted potatoes I’d ever eat. So I had to try making them on my own, and realized they are very close to perfect Here’s the recipe: Ingredients: 2 pounds peeled potatoes 3 tbs fresh diced parsley 4 cloves garlic salt and pepper 3 tbs olive oil Method: Preheat oven to 375 F. Peel the potatoes and cut them in quarters. Arrange them into a baking pan and add salt and pepper and minced garlic. Pour over the olive oil and cover with aluminum foil. Bake for about 45 minutes, then remove the foil, add parsley, set the oven to 400 F and bake for another 15 minutes uncovered. Serve...

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Coconut Muffins

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Coconut Muffins

Can’t make it without muffins, right? Ingredients: 2 cups all purpose flour 1/4 cup sugar 4 tsp baking powder 1 cups coconut flakes 1/2 tsp salt 1 large egg 3 tbs butter 1 cup milk Method: In a medium bowl combine flour, baking powder, sugar, coconut flakes and salt. In another bowl combine egg, melted butter and milk. Mix until smooth, using an electric mixer on medium speed. Combine the two mixtures and mix until fluffy. Pour batter into prepared muffin tins and bake at 350 F for 15-20...

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Peach Cookies

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Peach Cookies

When I was a child, my friend celebrated her 8th birthday. At least i think she was 8. Anyway, her mother made these cute little peach cookies, that I’ve fallen in love with. I always wanted a good recipe for them, but never got the right one. At least until now. Ingredients: For the dough 1 cup butter 2+1/4 cups sugar 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 cup milk 2+1/4 cups flour 2 tsp baking powder and again 2+1/4 cups flour 2 tsp baking powder For the filling 3 tbs rum 1 cup ground walnuts crumbs from hollowed cookies 1/2 cup sugar 1 tbs cocoa And Fruit syrup crystal sugar Method: Preheat the oven to 425 F.  Combine butter, sugar, egg,...

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Garlic Soup

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Garlic Soup

It’s tasty, good for your health, but not so good for your breath:) But a good old mint always solves the problem. Ingredients: 2 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 small onion 1 large potato, diced 2 tsp diced leak 4 cups vegetable broth 5 cloves garlic 1/2 cup milk 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper salt to taste Method: Place a medium soup pot over medium heat. Add the butter, olive oil, and diced onion. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the onion is softened, about 3 minutes. Add the leak, diced potato, diced garlic and cook continue cooking for 5 minutes.  Add the stock and salt, and bring the mixture to a simmer....

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Spring Dip

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Spring Dip

It’s a simple, but still tasty dip, you can serve on BBQs, picnics, or just one of these ordinary days. Ingredients: 2 fresh spring onions, chopped 1 clove garlic chopped parsley 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1/2 cup sour cream 1/2 tsp salt Method: In a bowl, whisk all ingredients together. Transfer into a glass or a pot you can cover, and leave in the fridge for at least 2 hours so it cools and the flavors combine. Best if served with roasted or fried pork or...

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Spaghetti Bolognese

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Spaghetti Bolognese

I must say I always wondered how to make a sauce thicker without destroying its taste. I tried many things and came up with a perfect solution, which works well with all kinds of sauces. Blended vegetables make the sauce thick and the taste unique. Try it with the good ole bolognese sauce and you’ll be amazed how such a simple dish can be so breathtakingly delicious. Ingredients: 2 tbs olive oil 1 large onion, finely diced 1 fresh tomato, diced 1 fresh smaller carrot 2 cloves garlic 1/2 smaller fresh zuchinni 1 pound ground pork 3 tbs tomato paste 1/2 cup tomato sauce 1 cup beef broth 1 large bay leaf 1/2 teaspoon ground basil 1/2 tsp...

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