Daily Archives April 19, 2015

sand bakkels

Sand Bakkels (Norway)

1 cup butter
1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 egg
3 cups flour

Mix all ingredients together except flour until well blended. Gradually add flour to make a slightly soft dough. Press dough very thin into Sand Bakkel or tart tins. Bake at 400 degrees F for 10 minutes.

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chicken with spicy walnut sauce

Chicken with Spicy Walnut Sauce (Satsivi ? Russia)

The tart walnut sauce (Satsivi) is a traditional element of meat, fish or poultry dishes from the Georgian Republic. Be careful that the juice does not spatter onto clothing, as it will stain.

6 large chicken breast halves
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 large onion, chopped
3/4 cup finely chopped walnuts
3/4 cup unsweetened pomegranate juice
1/4 cup wat...

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bagoong alamang

Bagoong Alamang

2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 small onion, sliced
1 small tomato, sliced
4 tablespoons alamang

Saut? garlic, onions and tomato in a little oil. Add alamang. Saut? for another minute.

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aussie meat pies

Aussie Meat Pies

2 cups plain flour
4 ounces lard, chopped
2 eggs, lightly beaten
2 tablespoons water (approximately)
2 sheets ready-rolled puff pastry
1 egg yolk, lightly beaten

Sift flour into bowl; rub in lard. Add eggs and enough water to make ingredients cling together. Press dough into a ball; knead gently on floured surface until smooth, cover, refrigerate 30 minutes.

Divide dough into 8 p...

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strawberries in honey syrup

Strawberries in Honey Syrup

1/3 cup honey
2/3 cup water
1 quart fresh strawberries, washed and hulled

Place honey and water in a saucepan and boil rapidly for 5 minutes over medium-high heat. Reduce heat. Drop in the whole berries and simmer for 5 minutes.

Remove saucepan from heat and allow berries to cool in the syrup. Serve warm or cold, ladling syrup over each portion.

Serves 4 to 6.

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