Coffee-flavored chocolate together with milk chocolate, break the pieces and put them in a bowl in a bain-marie to which is added 1 teaspoon of olive oil, taking care that the water that boils in the meantime, does not touch the bowl.
The original recipe requires 30 grams of butter per 300 grams of melted chocolate, but I opted for oil to give shine. However, butter is an optional ingredient. Stir continuously with a silicone spatula until the chocolate melts, and then according to the instructions, I put it in the freezer for a few minutes, then back on the steam until it melts again. Until the chocolate stays in the freezer, prepare the ganache as follows: the white chocolate breaks into pieces and melts in a bain-marie. Add the whipped cream and mix until the chocolate melts.
Candied mangoes are left in the liqueur until all of the above is prepared. Then drain the liqueur, throw in the chocolate and mix until perfectly blended. You can also keep the liqueur if you like. I found mangoes candied for the holidays and I have already used it in two rounds of panettone, for cereals and now for pralines and I still have. Luckily it only expires in May, until then I will find some utility for sure. Prepare the forms and put in each square or heart, a powder of allspice, obtained by grinding whole grains with a grinder. Pour into the form first the dark chocolate or the one with milk depending on what you choose, then a teaspoon of ganache and finally cover it again with dark chocolate and put it in the freezer again for 15 minutes.
While filling the forms, keep the chocolate on steam so that it does not harden until the filling procedure is completed. Take it out of the freezer, take it out of the molds and put it in special papers for pralines.
They are served in a gang with the girls over a glass of red wine and a lot of good cheer.
6 festive recipes from around the world gathered
Regardless of the language spoken, the joy of a special dish warms everyone's souls. Culinary traditions and customs differ from country to country. You can try any of these goodies at any time of the year!
Germany & # 8211 Pork medallions
- 800 g pork muscle
- black pepper
- 50 g bacon,
- 2 onions
- 1 teaspoon with worchester sauce
- 250 ml of soup vegetables
- ½ teaspoon of dried basil and thyme
- 4 tablespoons oil,
- 4 apples
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 tablespoon powdered sugar
Method of preparation
Cut the pork muscle into 3-4 cm cubes. Salt and pepper and wrap them in bacon slices.
Heat the oil, put the chopped onions and brown the pork medallions. When the meat has softened, take it out in a bowl and keep it warm. Pour the worchester sauce over the onion, clear soup and herbs and let it all simmer.
Peel the apples and cut them into thin slices. Sprinkle with sugar and caramelize over low heat. Serve pork medallions with caramelized apples, natural potatoes and sauce.
UK & # 8211 Fruit pies
for the filling:
- 200 g dried fruit (plums, apricots, dates)
- 50 g candied fruit (mango, ginger, pineapple)
- 1 apple,
- 1 organic orange
- 1 organic lemon, 25 g almonds
- 100 g butter, 50 g brown sugar
- 2 teaspoons spice mixture (cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger)
- 2 teaspoons apricot liqueur
- powdered sugar
Method of preparation
Peel an apple, grate it and cut it into cubes. Finely chop the dried and candied fruit. Grate the orange peel and lemon.
Mix the fruit with the citrus peel, the apple and the spice mixture. Add butter, juice of half a lemon, sugar and liqueur. Put everything in a lined pan and bake for 75 minutes, stirring often.
For the dough, mix all the ingredients in a food processor, put the dough in a foil and cool it for half an hour.
Roll out the dough and cut out 24 discs. Line 12 baking trays with half of the cut discs, fill them with the fruit mixture and cover with the rest of the dough. Bake for 20 minutes or until dough it turns golden. Powder with sugar after cooling.
Italy & # 8211 Salmon with almond filling
- 1.5-2 kg of salmon
- 2 lemons
- 100 g parsley
- 100 g tarhon
- 50 g bread crumbs (larger grain breadcrumbs)
- 100 g soft butter
- 200 g chopped almonds
Method of preparation
Using tweezers, clean salmon of bones. Wash the lemons, peel them and cut them into small pieces. Squeeze the juice from a lemon.
Wash the parsley and tarragon leaves, dry them in a paper towel and cut them into small pieces.
Put them in a bowl with the bread crumbs, peel and lemon juice, butter and 150 g of chopped almonds. Season with salt and freshly ground pepper.
Fill the salmon with this mixture of flavored greens and place it in a baking tray lined with paper and tie it in place.
Bake for 30-35 minutes. Brown the remaining almonds in a little butter and sprinkle them over the stuffed salmon just before serving.
Spain & # 8211 Chorizo and mushroom roll
- 1.5 kg chop (or meatball)
- 200 g chorizo
- 150 g mushrooms
- 2 onions
- 150 g crushed walnuts
- 2 tablespoons pepper in four colors
- 4 tablespoons olive oil
- 50 g butter
Method of preparation
Cut the chop so that you get a large piece of meat. Add a pinch of salt, cover with foil and beat the meat with a hammer
Cut the chorizo into cubes, slice the mushrooms and finely chop the onion. Put the chorizo in the hot pan and brown it until it is all gone
fat. Add the onion and mushrooms and leave until all the juice is gone. Add 100 g of walnuts and simmer for another five minutes.
Place the chorizo, mushroom and walnut filling on the slice of meat and roll carefully. Tie the meat in place. In a mortar, grind the pepper with the remaining walnuts and roll the meat roll through this mixture. Brown it in hot oil and
put it in a pan, in the hot oven, for an hour.
France & # 8211 Foie gras with onion jam
- 250 g goose liver,
- 1 onion
- 1 tablespoon butter,
- 1 rosemary thread
- 1 thread of thyme
- 2 tablespoons sweet wine
- 2 tablespoons brandy
- 100 ml of clear chicken soup
- 1 teaspoon orange peel
- ginger powder,
- allspice powder
- white pepper,
- 50 ml sour cream,
- 3 sheets of gelatin
- 4 figsfor onion jam:
- 350 g red onion,
- 2 tablespoons oil
- 2 tablespoons sugar,
- 125 ml of sweet wine
- 4 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
- 2 tablespoons raisins,
- ½ teaspoon of broth,
Method of preparation
Finely chop the onion and put it in hot butter in a wok, along with diced liver, rosemary and thyme. Lightly brown them. Pour the wine and brandy, and after the alcohol has evaporated, add the soup. Turn down the heat and simmer until the juice is reduced by half. Set aside and leave to cool.
Soak the gelatin in cold water. Put in a blender ¾ of the amount of liver and liquid in the wok, less thyme and rosemary, and mix finely.
Add the gelatin, a powder of the spices listed, the orange peel. Incorporate the preserved pieces of liver. Put the composition in a tray lined with foil and leave to cool for at least three hours.
For the jam, heat the oil and simmer the onion. Sprinkle with sugar and leave for a few minutes until caramelized. Pour the wine, vinegar and 50 ml of water, raisins, broth, salt and pepper and cook for another 40 minutes. Serve slices of foie gras with figs sliced and red onion jam.
Czech & # 8211 Chocolate donuts
- 100 g butter,
- 300 g flour
- 200 ml honey,
- 2 eggs
- 100 g ground nuts
- 1 lemon,
- 1 tablespoon rum
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- White chocolate
- crushed walnut
Method of preparation
Mix eggs, honey and butter in a bowl. Add the peel and juice Lemon, rum and nuts. Gradually incorporate the flour and baking soda mixture and knead a smooth dough.
Cut it into equal pieces, shape the donuts and place them in the tray lined with baking paper. Bake at 180 ° C until golden.
Melt the chocolate on a steam bath and sprinkle the hot donuts. Sprinkle crushed walnuts on top.
The tastiest and most appetizing non-alcoholic cocktails
An ideal cocktail for hot spring days or even hot summer days, Mango Mule is invigorating and extremely moisturizing.
To prepare it you need the following ingredients:
- 4-5 slices of cucumber
- 30 ml honey syrup
- 45 ml of mango puree
- 45 ml of freshly squeezed lime juice
- 45 ml ginger beer
Put the cucumber slices and honey syrup in the shaker, then add the mango puree, but also the lime juice and ice cubes, then shake vigorously. Finally, strain into a glass and top with ginger beer.
To the liking of all women, this cocktail is sweet and fresh at the same time - it can be successfully served both at parties during the day and after dark, at events organized by the pool.
Ingredients for 4 servings:
- 4 cups of ginger beer
- 1 cup of mineral water (or even soda)
- 3 tablespoons lime juice
- ¼ cup of grenadine syrup
- for decoration: marachino cherries.
Method of preparation:
Mix all the ingredients, then pour into tall glasses and garnish with candied cherries.
A sweet bitter cocktail, suitable for both pregnant women and men who came to visit by car and can not drink alcohol.
Ingredients for 8 non-alcoholic cocktails:
- 1 ½ cup of sugar
- 1 ½ cup of freshly squeezed grapefruit juice
- 1 ½ flat water cup
- 1.25 l of cold mineral water
- 1 red grapefruit peeled and cut into slices
- ice cubes.
Method of preparation:
- Put the sugar in a saucepan, along with the still non-carbonated plain water and place on the stove over medium heat. Stir continuously and after 5 minutes, when the sugar is completely melted, you can add the grapefruit juice. Stir well.
- Transfer the mixture to a carafe and refrigerate for at least 40 minutes.
- After taking the drink out of the fridge, add the mineral water, but also the slices of grapefruit and ice cubes, then pour into tall glasses or even champagne and serve. Optionally, you can also decorate with sage leaves.
No doubt this non-alcoholic martini will make a splash no matter what event it is served at. It is especially appreciated by people concerned with a healthy lifestyle, very attentive to nutrition.
Ingredients for 4 servings:
- ½ kg of strawberries
- ½ cup freshly squeezed orange juice
- ½ cup of mineral water
- ¼ cup of lime juice
- lime slices for decoration.
Method of preparation:
- Put the strawberries, orange juice, mineral water, lime juice and ice in a blender. Start the blender at high speed and turn everything into a creamy drink.
- Pour the drink into martini glasses that you will decorate with slices of lime wedges.
Grapefruit and thyme cocktail
If you want a surprising cocktail with an unexpected aroma, you must try the combination of grapefruit and thyme.
For 4 cocktails you need:
- 3 1/3 cup cold mineral water
- ½ cup of thyme syrup
- 1 1/3 cup freshly squeezed grapefruit juice
- 2 cups ice cubes.
For thyme syrup you need:
Method of preparation:
Start by making thyme syrup. Put the sugar and water to boil in a small saucepan. After it starts to boil, let it simmer for another 5 minutes, during which time you will mix it with a spatula to make sure that the sugar does not stick, but dissolves. Then remove from the heat and add the thyme, then cover with a lid and leave for 2-3 hours at room temperature. Then remove the thyme and cool the syrup until use - it keeps very well in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.
To prepare the cocktail, put the ice cubes in glasses, then add 2 tablespoons of thyme syrup in each glass, then cover with 1/3 cup of grapefruit juice and ¾ cup of mineral water. Garnish the glasses with a slice of grapefruit, but also with thyme sprigs. Serve immediately.
These non-alcoholic cocktails can be served regardless of the season, because they are suitable at any time. Enjoy them with your loved ones and they will be even tastier!
If you are also interested in alcohol cocktails, here you will find 10 tasty recipes whose star ingredient is tequilla.
Fascinating desert destinations
The spectacle of colors, safaris & camel or jeep rides through dunes and valleys, temples and pyramids & # 8211 a trip to the desert can be a sensational experience for lovers of adventure and very warm climate. In case you want such a holiday, here are some of the most attractive destinations.
Egypt it is, without a doubt, one of the first desert places to come to mind, with 90% of its surface being parts of the Sahara and the Libyan Desert. Walks with stops at oases and parties at Bedouin tents, performances with traditional tanoura and belly dances, fire shows and outdoor dinners with local mace made in sand kilns are must-sees in the Egyptian desert.
Obviously, you can't get to Pharaoh's Land without going to see the famous Pyramids of Geza & # 8211 The Pyramid of Cheops, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Pyramid of Kefren, the Pyramid of Mykerinos and The majestic Sphinx & # 8211 are unmissable tourist attractions.
It has become more and more popular lately Jordan, and the Wadi Rum desert, also called the Valley of the Moon, with its reddish hues, rock formations and strangely shaped mountains, narrow and high canyons is completely atypical compared to other deserts in the world. The sunset spectacularly accentuates its colors!
Petra & # 8211 Pink or rose city it is one of the great attractions of Jordan, and from a Bedouin-guided tour, you will learn interesting things about every building you come across here. Before you arrive, you will pass through the Siq canyon, at the end of which you see the pink facade of Petra. One of the most beautiful and photographed buildings is the Treasury, an impressive mix of architectural styles and influences. As a curiosity, scenes from Indiana Jones were also filmed here. Facade Street where obelisks carved into the rock rise to the sky, the Amphitheater and the huge panorama with dozens of royal tombs, as well as carved into the rock at the height and the Monastery that houses a room where holidays took place before are some other important sights in Petra. On the road leading to the Monastery, among steep canyons, spectacular views are revealed to the eyes.
Dubai & # 8211 After seeing the main attractions of this magnificent metropolis of the United Arab Emirates and enjoying all the experiences it has to offer (about which I have written on other occasions: skyscrapers & # 8211 Burj Al Arab clouds and Burj Khalifa, Palm Jumeirah, beautiful beaches, malls and bazaars), dune drifting (dune bashing) are not to be missed. These are great experiences for lovers of such sensations that will complete your stay in Dubai. The walks reveal wonderful images in the vastness of the desert, and at the Bedouin campsites, traditional Arabic dishes, aromatic hookahs, fire shows, belly dance and oriental music shows await you. You can also opt for short camel rides if you want to feel & # 8220slower & # 8221 the pulse of the desert.
See on www.eurotravel.ro and our proposals for these destinations where you could go on your next holiday & # 8211 why not, and holidays! Or write to us if you have ideas and together we will do a circuit with relaxation and storytelling safaris!
Ienibahar powder - 100 g
Although in our country it is mainly used in the preparation of pickles, allspice is an extraordinarily versatile and tender spice.
Allspice is used as a spice in the kitchen, with a hot and aromatic taste, a combination of cloves, nutmeg and cinnamon.
With a sweet aroma, but a spicy taste, called by the Chinese pepper with a hundred flavors, allspice is a special spice, which deserves a place of honor on our shelf of spices. It can accompany steaks, rice, desserts, South American dishes, it can turn a baked chicken into something special and exotic.
Its aroma is perfect when freshly ground or crushed.
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Pancakes with goat cheese, turmeric and raspberry sauce with vanilla and allspice
1 vanilla pod of Fuchs
3 tablespoons raw cane sugar
a piece about the size of a ginger nut
250 g fresh goat cheese
a teaspoon of Fuchs turmeric
a little powdered sugar for decoration
Remove the seeds from the vanilla pod. Chop the allspice seeds. Wash the limes, dry them and grate the peel. Use half for the pancake batter and half for the raspberry sauce.
Squeeze the orange and lime. Pass the juice, half the lime peel, 3 tablespoons raw sugar and 350g raspberries.
Separate the eggs. In a bowl, mix the egg yolks with the goat cheese, vanilla seeds, chopped allspice, turmeric, lime peel and starch. Whisk the egg whites with a pinch of salt. Gradually add the powdered sugar and mix. Pour the composition over the yolk mixture and mix gently.
Put the butter and ginger in the hot pan (not all at once, but gradually). Bake 12 small pancakes for about 4 minutes each over medium heat until golden brown.
Place a portion of three pancakes on the plate, garnish with fresh raspberries, powder them with powdered sugar and serve with raspberry sauce and mint leaves.
Recommendation: If you do not have fresh raspberries, you can use frozen fruit. Instead of raspberries, a mango or apricot sauce is just as delicious
Christmas tree candies contain over 50% sugar!
InfoCons conducted a study on praline chocolates. 26 different products were analyzed and it was found that half the amount of a candy can be made of sugar.
Distributors / Manufacturers:
1 - S.C. Auchan Romania S.A., with the following candies:
Products in Poland:
Candies with peanuts and hazelnuts ground in chocolate
Products in Hungary:
Tiramisu candies with tiramisu flavor and cocoa icing
Christmas candies with coconut
Christmas candies with apple and cinnamon flavor
Christmas candies with rum and cocoa flavor
Christmas candies - pineapple-flavored jelly and chocolate icing
Christmas candies - pineapple flavored jelly and chocolate icing
Christmas candies - mango flavored jelly and chocolate icing
Candies with cherry pieces candied in chocolate
2 - ABK Sales SRL, with the producer CPA AVK Confectionery Factory, with the following products:
Mint flavored candies
3 - Kandia Dulce S.A., with the following products:
Laura (85% candy inside with aromas of chocolate, orange, ripe apples and cocoa icing)
Laura (85% candy inside with aromas of coconut, orange and apple strudel and cocoa glaze)
4 - Aquaris Veritas S.R.L. / Choco Pack S.R.L. , with the following products:
Cocoa tree candies, wrapped in cocoa glaze
Apple candies - lemon, orange and raspberry flavored jellies wrapped in chocolate
Tree candies - chocolate pralines and milk chocolate filled with vanilla cream and rum - cocoa
Strawberry-flavored tree candies, wrapped in cocoa glaze
Candy tree - jelly with lemon, orange and raspberry flavor, wrapped in cocoa glaze
5 - EMIBA Kft, with the following products:
Gloria (Coconut-flavored tree candies wrapped in chocolate icing)
Gloria (Caramel-flavored tree candies wrapped in cocoa glaze)
The results of this study were:
From the point of view of food additives, the values found were between 1 and 3 food additives.
50% of the products contained only one food additive.
42.3% of the products contained 2 types of food additives.
7.7% of the products contained 3 types of food additives.
9 different types of food additives were found, the most common being:
E476 - in 17 products
E1103 - in 8 products
E202 - in 7 products.
From the point of view of carbohydrate sugars, the products recorded quantities ranging between 47.1g and 70.3g per 100g. The energy value of kcal / 100g varies between 359kcal and 590 kcal.
It is very important to know what we are buying and what it contains. All the studied products have in their composition allergens such as: traces of peanuts, nuts, gluten, lecithin and soy flour, skimmed milk powder, gluten, whey, wheat, eggs, nuts, pistachios and sesame seeds.
How to choose cheeses and fruits for an assorted platter?
How many types of cheese are put on a plate?
There are no fixed rules on this aspect but it would be good to have at least 3 varieties of cheese. The upper limit is not set and depends on the budget of each host as well as her passion for cheese. Generally you put about 6-7 kinds of cheese but it is not wrong to put 10 or 12. I chose all the cheeses from my own range offered by CORA Romania and you can download the list of products right here (products are available while stocks last but can find similar products). CORA has a fabulous selection of French cheeses with controlled origin & # 8211 meaning even "from their mother". They are exceptional! So are the famous Swiss Emmentaler and Gruyere cheeses.
How do we calculate the necessary cheese for 6 people? What is the amount for a person?
If the plate is offered as a dessert and ends a meal then the amount of cheese would be approx. 50 g / person respectively 300 g for 6 people. If the plate is the only way presented, then we go with 170-200 g of cheese / person and 1.2 kg of cheese for 6 people. Do not skimp and better put more on the plate because you can recover and refrigerate what is left. I would take approx. 1.5 kg of cheese for 6 people. It is not wrong to put raw-dried sausages on the plate (ham, sausages, salamis & # 8211 all extra thin slices & # 8211 but I preferred to go strictly with cheese and fruit.
A refreshing and fragrant dessert, which you can easily prepare.
Preparation time: 30 min, plus freezing time in the freezer
Ingredients for 10 servings:
- 500 g fresh
- 3 unseparated eggs
- 300 g raspberries, lightly crushed
- 50 ml of raspberry or strawberry liqueur
- 150 g sugar cough
- 100 ml of milk
- 1 packet of vanilla sugar
- For decoration
- 250 g fresh
- 100 g household chocolate
- 100 g candied or compote fruit
1. Put the milk, sugar and eggs in a large saucepan. Mix well with a wooden spoon and simmer. Stir continuously and leave on the fire until the mixture starts to boil on the edges, it thickens slightly and separates from the edge of the pan. Remove from the heat and cool on a layer of ice, prepared in advance in the freezer.
2. When the mixture has cooled, add the liqueur, vanilla sugar, raspberries and whipped cream. Mix with a spatula until smooth.
3. Put this composition in a special rectangular shape for freezing and put in the freezer. Hold for 5-6 hours.
4. Melt the chocolate in a bain-marie, then make various figurines for decoration. Remove the perfume from the freezer, then out of the mold. Place on a plate. Put the whipped cream for garnish in a cone provided with spirit and decorate the perfume. Place the chocolate figurines and fruits on top.
Salmon with mango and citrus salsa
Merry Christmas, our dear ones! We hope you had a great family meal. Maybe you were even inspired by our recipe pork tenderloin stuffed with mushrooms. And precisely because we want to continue to inspire you, today we thought of a perfect recipe for the night between the years: salmon with mango and citrus salsa.
This easy recipe fits in perfectly with the tradition that says you have to eat fish on New Year's Eve to get past the problems next year. Are you ready to enjoy a portion of salmon with mango and citrus salsa?
Here's what you need for this recipe:
- 1 large orange
- 1 lemon
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 tablespoon capers, drained and chopped large
- 1 teaspoon fresh mint (you can put less, according to taste)
- 1 teaspoon fresh parsley
- 1 mango
- 1 green onion
- 4 pieces of salmon fillets
- 1/4 teaspoon crushed pepper flakes
- 1 tablespoon rapeseed oil
As we have already accustomed you, mark the ingredients with from the recipe for crispy apple pie you can find them on forfresh.ro.
Method of preparation:
- Grate the lemon peel and orange peel. You will need 1/2 teaspoon of lemon peel and 2 teaspoons of orange peel.
- In a bowl, put the lemon peel and orange peel with 2 tablespoons of lemon juice.
- Clean the orange well of the white membrane so that only your pulp remains.
- Add the orange pulp to the mixture of lemon juice and peel, along with olive oil, capers, mint, parsley, pepper flakes and 1/8 teaspoon salt and pepper.
- Clean and chop the mango into small pieces, then add to the mixture in the bowl.
- Finely chop the green onion and add it to the mixture in the bowl.
- Season the salmon pieces with salt and pepper.
- In a large skillet, heat the rapeseed oil over medium heat.
- Put the salmon in the pan and cook for 5-6 minutes on each side, until the fork easily enters the fish.
- Serve with salsa.
Isn't the salmon recipe with mango salsa super simple and super easy to make? In addition, if you like this salsa, you will surely find other combinations to include it in, so it is only good to start the new year with a super versatile recipe.
Tagliatelle with vegetables
300 g noodles
1 red pepper
200 g diced tomatoes
3 tablespoons oil
2 garlic cloves
1 leg. green parsley
1 teaspoon paprika
Method of preparation:
Put 1 liter of water and a teaspoon of salt in a pot, bring to the boil and put the tagliatelle to boil according to the instructions on the package. Finely chop the onion and place with the garlic in a pan with 3 tablespoons of oil. Fry, then add the chopped carrot, pepper and mushrooms. Bake for 5 minutes, add 150 ml of water and diced tomatoes. Cover with a lid and simmer over low heat until the vegetables are soft and the sauce is reduced. Add the spices and chopped parsley. Drain the pasta and add to the sauce, stirring gently. Serve hot.
Praline with candied mango and allspice - Recipes
- 1 melon (juicy we like), ice cream with vanilla and caramel, honey, candied fruit or compote, optional whipped cream.
22 Response to "Ice melon"
A dessert to our taste !!
Hi Danutza, lovely dessert. I want to dip into that sea too. :)
Beautiful desert !! Have a nice holiday, dear Danutza!
Thanks Marina! I miss the sea already :)
Thank you very much Poliana! Kiss:*
A dessert with holiday flavor .. sea .. :)
Happy holidays still! Thanks for the dessert !! It goes perfectly in these still hot days.
Thank you very much! I ate more ice cream in the first days of September than in the whole month of August :)) I enjoy the heat more, because then I will miss it very much :)
what a good look! nice vacation!
Thank you! Unfortunately, tomorrow's holiday ends :(
waw. and the watermelon and mistress look good. ))))Kiss!
a good-looking goodness you did there :)
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