this is one of my menu for my last night dinner party...and its eazy to make too ;)
what you need:
Puff pastry - store bought its much easier! i can give you the recipe if you're REALLY in the mood of making puff pastry..but i'll have to make the diagram for that coz when it comes to puff pastry its not just the recipe but the technic of making it that will make your puff PUFF... i recon you to just buy...but if not leave me your email.
1 egg white
1 -2 can of flaked tuna in olive oil.
a pinch of salt
a dash of black pepper
some finely diced onions
1 tsp of finely chopped chilli
decorations: finely sliced chilli and parsley or coriender leaves.
how to do it:
for the puff pastry..you need to cut a 3pcs of 2"x2" squares. cut a hole in the 2 of the puff using a cookie cutter. and leave the other one , that'll be the base. stack them gently and do not press. repeat for the others. then brush the pastry with egg whites wash. bake in pre heated oven at 200c. when done set a side.
for the fillings - mix all ingredients together.
To assemble - fill the tuna fillings in the hole of the puff pastry decorate it with the chilli and parsley.
Wednesday, October 15, 2008
This I have to give credits to yani from MYR. Its her recipe and its great to i highly recommend it! I made this for last night dinner party. the strawberry deco looks awful coz it was a last minute deco as i initially don't want to decorate it but when its done, it looks too plain for my liking. luckly i still have some leftover strawberries & kiwi but one problwm, i don't have any glaze so my mom she substitute the piping jelly with strawberry jem...the result is not as flattering...
the recipe you can check it here http://www.myresipi.com/top/detail/910
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Monday, October 13, 2008
You need... (makes 6)
- 1 cup milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 1/2 tablespoons vanilla custard powder
- 1/2 cup caster sugar
- 800g can pie apple
- 1 cup plain flour
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 100g butter, softened
- double thick cream, to serve
- Preheat oven to 180°C. Combine milk and vanilla in a saucepan. Bring to the boil over medium heat.
- Meanwhile, whisk 1 1/2 tablespoons custard powder, 2 tablespoons caster sugar and 2 tablespoons cold water in a heatproof bowl until smooth. Whisking constantly, pour in hot milk mixture in a thin stream. Return mixture to saucepan.
- Cook, whisking constantly, over medium heat until custard comes to the boil. Reduce heat to low. Stir for 3 minutes or until reduced slightly (this cooks out the raw custard powder flavour).
- Spoon apple into six 1-cup capacity dishes or one 6-cup capacity baking dish. Pour over warm custard.
- Combine flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, remaining custard powder and sugar in a bowl. Stir to combine. Add butter.Using your fingertips, rub into dry ingredients until mixture resembles coarse breadcrumbs. Scatter crumble over custard. Place on a baking tray bake for 30 minutes or until golden. Serve warm with cream or in my case vanilla ice cream *wink*
Sunday, October 12, 2008
The other day, my in laws had an Hari raya (Aid celebration) open house and i made these wonderful cuppies for them and for the eyes and taste buds of the guests to feast heheh~ and i have to say that i'm proud of my creations hehehe (am i boasting here?) *grins* to make these beautiful cuppies i had to wake up at 5am to decorate it and made the cuppies the night before otherwise my kids ...they just won't let me even go to the kitchen...*sighh*
and i just have to give creadits to my sister in law anis D, for the gorgeous picture (i can never get picture this beautiful just by using my camera phone) she's a medic studen but sure have talent for photography!
And it is just so happen that Hari Raya is also my father in law's birthday...so i've made another batch of cuppies for that...
Posted by lynnfathil at 10:51 AM