Heart shaped filo pastry chips

February 13th, 2011 § 0

Say “be mine” with heart shaped filo chips this sweetheart’s day!

  • 1 leaf filo pastry
  • 2 T hazelnut oil
  • Cut the filo with a heart shaped cutter and place them into a parchment paper covered oven tray. Brush each filo with hazelnut oil.  

    Bake in a preheat 180° C oven until golden to light brown.

    Serve at once and pamper your sweetheart!

    Last year at this time: heart shaped potato chips

    Have a very romantic day!!!!!!!

    February 14th, 2010 § 0

    Chocolate cold cake

    February 14th, 2010 § 0

     

    • 200 gr bitter chocolate (bittersweet couverture)
    • 150 gr lor cheese (????????)
    • 100 gr pistachio paste preferably from Antep’s Güllüoğlu or ????????????? ???????? ???????
    • 100 gr cream fraiche
    • chopped almonds

    Melt the bittersweet chocolate with bain-marie method. If you don?t have a bain-marie chocolate machine simply put water in a thick bottom pan. Inside this pan place another pan with the couverture chocolate.  Chocolate needs to be melted at a very low temperature. When the chocolate melts, add cheese and stir well. Then add pistachio paste. Whip the cream and add it to the mixture.

    Line a rectangle tart tine with grease-proof paper.  Spoon the mixture into the tin, cover top.  Chill in refrigerator overnight.

    Cut the cold cake into pieces, place them into serving plate. Dust heavily with chopped almonds.

    Heart shaped potato chips

    February 12th, 2010 § 0

    Here is a savory Valentine’s idea to celebrate the day and then I’m sure it will be one of your favorite!

  • 4 medium potatoes
  • salt
  • 4 T hazelnut oil  
  • Peel the potatoes and slice them very thin. Then cut them with a heart shaped cutter.

    For low fat; instead of deep frying, place them into an oiled oven tray. Bake  the potatoes in a 220° C oven until golden brown.

    Drain on absorbent paper. Sprinkle with salt.

    Chocolate muffins

    February 11th, 2010 § 0

     

    Thanks to global marketing efforts, Valentine’s Day is celebrated all over the world. In Turkey, Valentine’s Day is called “Sevgililer Günü, which translates into “Sweethearts’ Day”.

    While we are getting on for the day,here is the right recipe for love and affection, enjoy it!

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup flour
  • 3 T. cacao
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 75 gr butter
  • 1/2 cup creme fraiche (or vegetalcrem da montare kre torre ??? ????????? ????????)
  • 3/4 cup Nutella
  • 2 t. baking powder
  • 50 gr chip chocolate or chopped  bitter chocolate
  • Whisk  eggs and sugar. Add butter and beat it. Sift together dry ingredients, add to egg mixture and mix thoroughly until it is smooth. Finally add chocolate drops.

    Line a muffin tray with paper muffin cases and pour each case half of the muffin mixture. Put 1 t. of Nutella for each muffin and pour the rest of the mixture to the cases.  As the Nutella will be in the middle of the mixture, when cooked it will be a wonderful happiness. But don’t fill the muffin cases completely, because it will rise!

    Bake in 150° C pre-heat oven for 30 minutes. Makes dozen.

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