Tocanita means stew. It’s a very common dish in the Romanian cuisine, the base of the stew is shallow fried onions with tomatoes. There is an array of veggies that can be used on top of that base, like: pea, potatoes, parsnip, cauliflower, carrots, beans, spinach. The spices traditionally used are dill, salt and pepper.
The recipe is called Tǔdòu sī. This Chinese recipe is a novel method of cooking finely shredded potato, slightly undercooked, still having a crunchy texture. I thought is very intriguing, so I had to cook it. I like it, although is quite strange to eat the potatoes undercooked. So, I’ll probably cook potatoes in a
This recipe is from the Fujian region, not sure what is the Chinese name. I like pak choi and mushrooms, so a recipe with this two veggies looked very appealing. Ingredients: – 3 pak choi – 300g fresh mushrooms – 1 garlic clove – 1 teaspoon cornmeal – 2 teaspoons soy sauce Wash the pok
I found a few different recipes of Chinese pancakes and the ones with spring onions looked very good. They are easy to make and the texture is very nice, different. Make a dough with 250g flour and 100ml hot water. Mixed it by hand and then knead it for a couple of minutes. Cut the
I’m baking cupcakes very often. It all started last year when I’ve tried a recipe from a Tesco magazine and now we have cupcakes weekly. Festus has his own, obviously. This is my blueberry cupcakes recipe. Ingredients for 6 Blueberry cupcakes: – 115 g wholemeal flour – 60 g unrefined sugar – 120 ml milk
This was my first attempt to make fondant icing shapes. I bought some cutters, just to try them. I was impressed by how easy it is to use them. My cupcakes, made with strong wholemeal flour and unrefined sugar. Before covering them with whipped cream and the ivy leafs. Ingredients for the ivy cupcakes: –
This pineapple dessert is a show stopper and it’s perfect for someone at a diet. It’s very easy to make and it tastes great. For 2 servings of Pineapple dessert: 1 pineapple, very ripe 100 ml double cream 1 spoon of icing sugar 1 spoon of muscavado sugar The pineapple is cut into long pieces