It’s great to celebrate with Irish music and food. You can find mant traditional St. Patricks Day recipes online and I’m sure you do try one of these recipes of traditional Irish foods at your St. Patrick’s Day party. Though you’ve prepared Corned Beef ‘n’ Cabbage,Irish Lamb Stew, Split Pea Soup, Skillet Shepherd’s Pie, Authentic Boston Brown Bread, Irish Soda Bread, Baked Oatmeal or Homemade Irish Cream all of them are tasty and enjoyable to your family and friends.
As a fanatic soup lover, especially during a cold season of course, I search for different soup recopes to place them here for using in my next day menu. So, now American French Onion Soup and how to make it cooking tips are here.
I guess I’ll try it tomorrow.
Here is video recipe of Light Steamed Pudding from Gordon Ramsay. Someone doesn’t like when Gordon Ramsay says “its super easy to make”, but it’s really easy!:-)
Also, Gordon Ramsay’s light steamed Christmas pudding with whiskey cream:
210g butter, softened, plus extra to grease
Finely grated zest of 1 orange
3 tbsp maple syrup, plus optional extra to drizzle
3 bay leaves
210g light brown soft sugar
4 large eggs, lightly beaten
100g self-raising flour
1½ tsp baking powder
1 tsp ground cloves
pinch of fine sea salt
150ml double cream
dash of whiskey, to taste, plus extra to flambé
dash of Irish cream liqueur, to taste
Do you know why online shopping has become so popular? There are many reasons why people prefer online shopping over usual one such as vast range of products, discount deals, free shipping offers, holiday offers and more. Online shopping saves not only your money but your time of course.
No doubt that today you can buy online whatever you just want including diversified foods, seasoning and not so, home-grown veggies and fruits, best sorts of black coffee and green tea, chocolate, any dainty you just have dream to taste can be ordered online. And as I guess most of my readers, whether they have big families or not, do use grocery online shopping getting it all successfully delivered straight to the door.
Well, there are various incredible online stores but there are favorite ones as well. As a real tea fanatic I’ve learned and checked out probably all online stores offering tea. Do you have your own tea shop you love the most? If so, please share with it!
Tea is perfect gift offered a lot of opportunities indeed. Giving a tea you can add lovely tea accessories, tea paraphernalia, any other tea accouterments, be sure, your lover will enjoy with it. I must confess that every tasting experience of a premium tea like a fine wine to me, like tasting a selection of the finest infusions from around the world. I’m not a professional tea tasters yet who undergoes years of training in order to develop his pallet, but I guess I will be the one soon:-)!
Take a cup of your favorite fine tea, sit down and all things have gone beyond that, giving you only a splendid taste of the fine tea and this fascinating evening.
If you like to eat cheese go to Holland – you’ll find there a lot of different kinds of cheese.
If you are wondering how to bake the perfect cup cakes, maybe this will help you.
The first thing that you should do before you start baking is take inventory of your pantry, fridge and equipment. For the equipment you should go to s reputable baking store such as http://www.makebake.co.uk/. If you are not baking from scratch, you will need muffin pans, pre-made frosting, and a boxed cake mix. If you are baking from scratch, you will need eggs, vanilla, butter, and any special ingredients the recipe calls for.
Professional bakers recommend that you have all ingredients the out so that they can be at room temperature before mixing them. Having room temperature ingredients mix more easily than those of differing temperatures, minimizing graininess and lumps.
The next thing to be done is measuring out all the ingredients as directed in the recipe. Carefully measuring out the ingredients will bring a fluffy product. Wet ingredients should be measured in glass cups that are placed on a level surface and dry ingredients should be measured in nesting cups that are flat on top so you can level the dry ingredients with a spatula or baking spoon before adding them to the bowl. Bakers also recommend that sugar and flour be sifted when you are making the cupcakes from scratch. Sifting will help prevent lumps from ruining your treat.
When it is time to pour, use a product like an ice cream scoop to make each cup to the same level. Many bakers suggest filling them between 1/2 and 1/3 full, depending on the recipe you are using. Some recommend baking a trial cupcake to make sure the batch will turn out perfect.
For baking, the times and temperatures will vary on the recipe and type of pan you’re using. Miniature cupcakes need only about eight to 10 minutes in the oven, compared with the 18 to 20 minutes standard size cupcakes. King-sized cupcakes about 24 to 26 minutes because of their size. Cupcakes need to be checked at the minimum suggested baking time to avoid overcooking. The toothpick test is a great way to see if they are done. Insert the toothpick into the middle of the cupcake. If the toothpick comes out clean, the cupcakes are done cooking.
So if you are interested in making the perfect cupcakes, the most important thing that you can do is follow the directions.
If you don’t afarid of height you could try this restaurant in Athenes Orizontes of Lycabettus.
It is in quite expensive area of Athene named Kolonaki.
Walk from metro station Evangelists, rice up on long stairs till funicular.
Price for ticket on both ways is 7 euro per person.
The veiw on Athenes is really great from view point of the hill Lycabettus.
But prices in restaurant are expenisve, portions are not big, service is not so good.
If you want your kids learn cooking find the Young Chefs Academy nearest you.
Established in April 2003, Young Chefs Academy offers cooking classes to children in a safe environment that encourages discovery and creativity. While learning food preparation skills is the main ingredient at YCA, each class adds a heap of kitchen safety, a scoop of etiquette, a handful of table setting, a pinch of menu planning, and laughter to taste.
Young chefs will learn basics in:
• kitchen safety
• proper food handling
• food preparation
• cooking and baking techniques
• table setting
• basic cognitive subject matter
• and so much more!
These courses are designed to help young chefs explore cuisines while building upon basic skills.
An apple, baked in a microwave is very qiock and tasty you can mak any time if you have 2 -3 apples, a little bit butter and sugar. I got this recipe from my neighbor Zoi who is just a fan of microwave cooking.
All what you need is:
take your apples
cut them in half, removing core to put instead a piece of butter, sprinkle with a little bit salt, sugar and cinnamon. Bake it on medium power 4 to 7 minutes.
There are lot of beautiful restaurants and cafe in Rome where you could taste national Italy food. But best place for that purpose is Pizzeria.
There are many inexpensive trattorias and pizzerias in Rome and here is some of them:
Al Gran Sasso. A characteristic Roman trattoria that serves the typical dishes, all cooked by Mamma in her blue apron and slippers. A simple plate of pasta parpadelle with tomato or meat sauce and any of the second course specials are reasonable and satisfying. Leave room for the torta di mela, homemade apple cake. Closed Saturdays.
Grotte del Teatro Di Pompeo. Around the corner from Campo de” Fiori, built over the theatre where Julius Ceasar met his destiny. The antipasto plate and the linguine al radicchio make a fine meal. A great place to go for fish. Closed Mondays.
Via del Biscione, 73;
Il Nuovo Mondo. The piping-hot, thin crusted pizza could not be better, in this bustling pizzeria. Try the margherita with any of your favorite toppings, or the pizza bianca with rughetta, a fresh bitter green. If you want something to start with, order the Mexican-style spicy black beans. Closed Mondays.
Via Amerigo Vespucci, 9;
Piccolo Arancio. This small, charming trattoria near the Trevi Fountain has Rome written all over it. Say “Ciao” to Mara and try the pasta fusilli con melanzane (with eggplant) or the orechiette con broccoli. Closed Mondays.
Vicolo Scanderbeg, 112;
Trattoria della Stampa. This homey, unassuming spot serves savory, classic Roman dishes that Italian grandmothers made famous. The pasta fagioli (bean soup) and rigatoni amatriciana and meat dishes are house specialties. Frequented by locals and great for budget minded travelers. Lunch only, closed weekends.
Via dei Maroniti, 32;