Monday, May 23, 2011

Ecological burger Grab burger


• 1 onion
• 1 tomato
• 2/3 letiuce leaves
• Burger bread
• 1 slice of emmental cheese
• 1 hambourger


1. Slice the onion and the tomato
2. Grill the burger in a pan with a teaspoon of olive oil
3. Add the onion and cook until brown
4. Prepare the bread with the tomato and letuice
5. Add the burger, the onion and the cheese
6. Season with ketchup/ mustard to one’s taste

Cous Cous

-1 teaspoon salt
-1kg couscous
-1 chopped red bell pepper
-2 cups Black olives, halved
-1 cup chopped fresh mint
-3 tablespoons bottled olive oil vinaigrette
-2 cups dry raisins
-2 cups pine nuts
-3 cups green peas
- 4-5 chopped tomates
-1 tablespoon of lemon juice

Bring the wàter and ¼ teaspoon salt to boil in mèdium saucepan over mèdium heat. Stir in couscous. Remove from heat. Cover and let stand 5 minutes. Transfer couscous to bowl; fluff with fork and cool slighty.

Stir chopped bell paper, tomates, olives, and mint into couscous. Stir in olive oil vinagretter. Fold in feta cheese. Season with salt and pepper.

Chocolate brownies

.50g (2oz) cocoa powder
.200g (7oz) flour
.250g (80oz) soft margarine
.300g (4oz) caster sugar
.4 eggs
.1 teaspoon vanilla essence
.50g (2oz) walnuts chopped

1. Preheat the oven to 200º
2. Mix cocoa powder with the flour.
3. Cream the margarine with the sugar then beat the eggs and vanilla adding a little flour mixture with each addiction.
4. Fold in the remaining mixture and the nuts.
5. Spread the mixture into a grassed mold.
6. Bake for 20-30 minutes the cake should be slightly under cooked but just firm in the center. Cool before slicing into bars.

Chocolate Coulant

Chocolate Coulant
Ingredients (For 10 people)
. 250 g dank choclate (Lindt 70%)
. 150 g sugar
.200 g butter
. 6 eggs
. 120 g flour
. 1 pinch of salt
. 2 tsp cocoa powder for dusting
Grease ten ramekins with plenty of butter and dust with a little cocoa powder.
Meanwhile melt the butter in a bain-marie (double boiler), and add the chocolate. Stir the mixture until the chocolate dissolves then remove from the heat and set aside.
Beat together the egg yolks (one bye one) and the sugar until thick and creamy then stir in the molten chocolate and beat until creamy and smooth. Quickly add the flour and fold until incorporated.
In another bowl whisk the white and add them carefully to the chocolate mixture (stir together but not beat!!!)
Pour the mixture into the ramekins and place them on a baking tray before placing in an oven prehead to 200ºC. Bake for about 12-13 minutes. Immediately take out of the oven, invert the ramekins on serving plates and allow to sit for 10 seconds before removing. Dust with icing sugar and cocoa and serve white a fruit compote.

Saturday, November 13, 2010

Apple cake


- 3-4 large apples
- 2 tablespoon of sugar for the apples
- 2 cups of flour
- 2 cups of sugar
- 4 teaspoon of baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon of fine salt
- 1 cup of vegetable oil
- 4 large eggs.


- Preheat the oven to 350ºF
- Core and peal the apples
- Chop them into uniform chunks
- Mix them with the 2 tbsp of sugar
In another bowl:
- Mix together: 2 cups of flor, 2 cups of sugar, 4 tsp of baking powder, 1/4 tsp of fine salt, 1 cup of vegetalbe oil and 4 large eggs. Stir together until batter just forms
- Stir in 3 cups of apples.
- Pour batter into a buttered cake pan.
- Bake for 65 minutes or until top is golden brown

Sunday, November 7, 2010