Recipes

Tomato soup

Ingredients 6  medium tomatoes, cut in small pieces to make about 4 cups of chopped tomatoes 1 medium carrot, peeled and cut in small pieces to make about 1/3 cup of chopped carrots 1 celery stick, cut into small pieces to make about 1/3 cup of chopped celery 1/2” ginger peeled and sliced 1 teaspoons of oil 1/2 teaspoon salt,

Vanilla cookies

Ingredients 1 cup softened  butter 1 cup sugar 1 egg 1 tablespoon  vanilla essence 2 cups refined flour   methods Preheat oven to 350°F. Cream butter and sugar. Add egg, vanilla, and almond extract, if using, and beat well. Mix in flour. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto parchment-lined cookie sheet and bake for 10-12 minutes.

FOCACCIA

FOCACCIA Ingredients Top of Form Bottom of Form 1 1/2 teaspoon instant yeast 1/2 teaspoon sugar 227g warm water 1/2 teaspoon salt 450 gms  Refined flour 25g extra-virgin olive oil Instructions Dissolve the yeast and sugar in the water. Add 1/4 cup of the all-purpose flour. Stir with a whisk and let this sit for

pound Cake

 Pound Cake   Ingredients Butter  500 g Sugar  500 g Vanilla 2 ml Eggs    8 no Refined  flour  500 g   Instructions   1 Scale ingredients accurately. Have all ingredients at room temperature (70°F/21°C). Place the butter or shortening in the mixing bowl. With the paddle attachment, beat the fat slowly until it i smooth and

Black Forest

Ingredients For Cake Refined flour  - 50 gms Cocoa Powder -  50 gms Powdered Sugar – 1 cup Butter -100 gms Eggs – 6 Vanilla Essence – 1 tsp For Frosting Heavy Whipping Cream (Double Cream) – 1 pint Sugar – as needed Vanilla Essence – 1 tsp Cherries – 1 can Chocolate Bar –

Brioche

Brioche Ingredients 100 ml milk 450 Gms Refined flour 1 Tbsp  yeast 2 Tbsp icing sugar 3  eggs ¼ tsp salt 200ml water 6 Tbsp unsalted butter   Instructions DIRInstructions I 1. Stir ¼ cup of the milk, 2 Tbsp of the flour and the yeast together and let sit for about 5 minutes. 2.

Croquembouche

Croquembouche Ingredients FOR PASTRY PUFFS 12 tablespoons  unsalted butter 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon sugar 1 1/2 cups sifted Refined  flour 7  eggs FOR PASTRY CREAM 6 large egg yolks 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup sifted all-purpose flour 2 cups milk 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 ounces semisweet chocolate 2 teaspoons instant espresso powder, mixed

Gum Paste

Gum paste Ingredients: 4 cups Confectioners’ Sugar, sifted 1 Tablespoon Gum Tragacanth 1 Tablespoon Liquid Glucose 100gms  Gelatin 3 Tablespoons Warm Water 1tsp lemon juice Instructions Pour the water (or water and lemon juice) in a large bowl and add gelatin slowly. Stir until gelatin is dissolved in the water. Stir in glucose slowly. You

Garlic and Onion bread

Garlic and Onion Bread Ingredients   500 Gms of refined flour 100 Gms of onion 20 Gms of garlic 30 Gms sugar 30gms margarine 20gms butter 8gms instant yeast 5gms salt 250 ml water   Instructions   Cook the onions and garlic in butter in medium skillet until tender. Cool to room temperature. In large bowl,

French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup   Ingredients 15 g Butter 500g Onions, sliced thin 500ml Beef stock to taste Salt to taste Pepper 75 ml Sherry 150 g Gruyère coarsely grated   Instructions   1. Heat the butter in a stockpot over moderate heat. Add the onions and cook until they are golden. Stir occasionally. Do not

Fried Fish with tartar sauce

Fried Fish with tartar sauce Ingredients 1 kg  fish fillets 1 tsp salt 1 Tbsp lemon juice 1 egg-slightly beaten 1/4 cup flour 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp black pepper powdered 500 gms Bread crumbs Oil for deep frying For the Tartar Sauce: 1 cup mayonnaise 1oogms  shallot -chopped fine 2 Tbsp chopped parsley 1tbsp

Doughnut

Doughnut Ingredients 1 tablespoon  active dry yeast 1 cup whole milk, heated to 110°F 400 grms Refined flour 3 large egg yolks 2 tablespoons 30 grams castor  sugar 1/2 teaspoon table salt 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick or 2 ounces) unsalted butter, softened at room temperature and cut into cubes Vegetable oil for frying 200 gms

Minestrone

125 ml    Olive oil 500 g      Onions, diced 250 g       Celery, small dice 250 g       Carrots, small dice 10 gm    Garlic, chopped 250 g      Green cabbage, diced 250 g     Zucchini, medium dice 500 g      tomatoes blanched and diced 300 ml   tomato puree 5 00ml   White stock 5 gm     Dried basil 5 gm   Oregano 100

Chicken Biryani

Chicken Biryani Ingredients For rice   2 cups basmati rice 2 to 2 ½ liters water 1 tsp shahi jeera 1 small bay leaf 2 inch thin cinnamon 3 green cardamoms 4 cloves For gravy 3 tbsp oil 2 medium onions sliced thinly 1 star anise 3 green cardamoms 1 black cardamom (optional) 4 cloves

Croissant

Croissant For the dough  240 gms  Refined flour 150ml  cold water 150 ml  cold whole milk 60 gms  granulated sugar 45mls soft unsalted butter 12 gms  instant yeast 12 gms  table salt For the butter layer 300 gms  unsalted butter For the egg wash 1 large egg Make the dough Combine all of the dough

Croissant

Croissant For the dough  240 gms  Refined flour 150ml  cold water 150 ml  cold whole milk 60 gms  granulated sugar 45mls soft unsalted butter 12 gms  instant yeast 12 gms  table salt For the butter layer 300 gms  unsalted butter For the egg wash 1 large egg Make the dough Combine all of the dough

Vegetable spring roll

Ingredients Spring roll pastry sheets 12 2 tbsp. water 1 tsp. plain flour For the stuffing 1 tbsp. oil ¼ tsp. ajinomoto ½ tsp. chopped garlic or ginger garlic paste 1 tsp chili garlic sauce 1 tbsp. soya sauce Pinch of pepper powder  1 Bunch of chopped spring onions 150 gms sliced  onions 2 green

Macher jhol

Macher jhol Ingredients:     1/4 tsp onion seeds (kalonji) 2 medium potatoes 5 green chillies 1 1/2 tblsp coriander seeds 1 small sized fish rohu 3 tblsp mustard oil 2 tsp turmeric powder salt to taste 1 tsp cumin seeds   Instructions Clean, cut and take off fish head. Clean inside of the fish

Fresh Fruit Tart

Fresh Fruit Tart Ingredients Crust: 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter, softened and sliced Filling: 200 gm cream cheese, 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Topping: Fresh Musk Melon, Cherries, Kiwi slices, Raspberries Glaze: 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice 1/4 cup granulated

BREAD LOAF

 Bread loaf Ingredients 500g refined  flour 2 tsp salt 7 gms  Yeast 2tbsp margarine 300ml water 10 gms sugar Instructions In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Add the sugar, salt, Margarine and flour. Beat until smooth. Stir in enough remaining flour to form a soft dough. Turn onto a floured surface; knead

lemon tart

Lemon tart   INGREDIENTS For the pastry 2 cups self-raising flour (gluten-free) ½ cup superfine sugar 4 oz butter 1 ½ lemons (rind) ½ lemon (juice) 2 eggs (lightly beaten) milk (a little) ¾ cup lemon juice 1 cup sugar 2 lightly beaten eggs 4 oz butter For the filling   Instructions  Pre-heat oven to 180ºC. The Cake: Put the flour, sugar and butter into a food processor and pulse until the butter is completely rubbed in. Add