It grew cooler and even a little darker (but not much) with the coming of the night. The sky was cloudless; it was still early in July, and pretty far north; in the darkest part of that night, you would have needed pretty good eyes to read, but for all that, I have often seen it darker in a winter mid-day.
Dough ingredients: – 1 and 1/2 cup all-purpose flour -170g butter -1/4 tsp salt – 1/3 cup cold water Filling ingredients (I changed a little original recipe): -1/4+1/3 cup sugar -3 tbsp grated almonds -3 tbsp all-purpose flour – 500g prune plums+200g peaches (weight with stones) -3 tbsp butter
Directions: 1 Dough 1.1 Grate butter in flour, add salt and mix well 1.2 Add cold water, mix well and knead the dough 1.3 Roll out the dough into an oval 0.5cm width and transfer it in the baking paper to rest, make a filling meanwhile 2 Filling 2.1 Cut in stripes plums and peaches 2.2 Mix in a bowl 1/4 cup sugar + grated almonds + flour 3 Galette 3.1 Preheat the oven to 200C 3.2 Spread the sugar-almonds-flour mixture in the dough within 4 cm from the edge 3.3 Put the plums/peaches stripes on the sugar-almonds-flour mixture, top with remaining 1/3 cup sugar and chopped 3 tbsp butter 3.4 Bake galette for 50-60 minutes at 200C 3.5 Let the galette cool down and enjoy !
Method: 1 Filling 1.1 Wash spinach and pre-cook it for 15 minutes, then drain extra water 1.2 Chop salmon and pre-cook it for 5-10 minutes in water, drain extra water 1.3 Whisk sour cream and eggs together in a separate bowl 1.4 Grate cheese in a separate bowl 2 Dough 2.1 Mix flour, grater butter, salt and water: knead the dough 2.2 Pre-heat the oven to 200C 2.3 Roll out dough to 32cm round 2.4 Put rolled out dough into 32cm buttered baking form 2.5 Make in the dough small holes for airing 2.6 Pre-bake for 10 minutes at 200C 3 Quiche 3.1 Spread the pre-cooked salmon & spinach onto the pre-baked dough base 3.2 Pour sour-cream-eggs mixture over the salmon & spinach 3.3 Sprinkle uniformly the grated cheese and black pepper over the filling 3.4 Bake the quiche for 25-30 minutes at 200C until golden 3.5 Enjoy and have a great Sunday!
Filling ingredients: – 200g sour cream – 1 small red onion – 1 small zucchini – 200g smoked salmon – chopped dill for serving Directions: 1 Preheat the oven to 220C 2 Mix dough ingredients and knead the dough for 5 minutes 3 Roll out the dough into an oval 3-4mm height 4 Put the dough on the baking paper and bake at 220C for 8 min without a filling 5 Meanwhile chop onion, slice zucchini into rounds and slice salmon into stripes 6 Remove the baking tray from the oven, spread the sour cream over the dough, then add chopped onion, zucchini and salmon slices 7 Bake Tarte Flambée for another 10 minutes at 220C 8 Serve with chopped dill! 🙂
Are the days of winter sunshine just as sad for you, too? When it is misty, in the evenings, and I am out walking by myself, it seems to me that the rain is falling through my heart and causing it to crumble into ruins.
Filling: – 200g sour cream – 2 small red onions – 150g Feta cheese – 15 green olives without stone Directions: 1 Dough 1.1 Preheat the oven to 220C 1.2 Mix dough ingredients and knead the dough for 5 min 1.3 Roll out the dough into a 3mm height oval 1.4 Transfer the dough on the baking paper: bake (without filling) at 220C for 8 min 2 Filling and Tarte Flambee 2.1 Chop red onions, feta cheese and olives 2.2 Spread the sour cream over the baked dough; sprinkle with onion, feta cheese and olives: bake for another 10 min at 220C 3 Serve and enjoy with a cup of coffee or a glass of Pinot Noir
Method: 1 Preheat the oven to 220C 2 Mix dough ingredients and knead the dough for 5 minutes 3 Roll out the dough into a 3mm height oval 4 Put the dough on the baking paper: bake at 220C for 5-8 minutes without filling 5 Meanwhile wash and finely slice the apples 6 Remove the baking tray from the oven, spread the sour cream over the baked dough and put apples slices over sour cream 7 Mix sugar with cinnamon and sprinkle over apples 8 Bake Tarte Flambée for another 5-8 minutes at 220C 9 Serve and have a nice weekend !
Filling ingredients: – 150g Camembert – 200ml sour cream – 50ml cranberry jam – a few sprigs of chives – a pinch of black pepper
Method: 1 Preheat the oven to 220C 2 Mix dough ingredients and knead the dough for 5 minutes 3 Roll out the dough into a 3mm height oval or rectangle 4 Put the dough on the baking paper: bake at 220C for 5-8 minutes without filling 5 Remove the baking tray from the oven, spread the sour cream over it, then put the Camembert slices 6 Bake Tarte-Flambée for another 3 minutes at 220C 7 Spread cranberry jam, chopped chives and black pepper over the Tarte Flambée 8 Serve hot !
Directions: 1 Whisk an egg with sugar and Vanilla sugar in a large bowl 2 Pour milk and 33% cream to whisked sugar and mix will 3 Slice bread into 1cm thick pieces and half them into triangles 4 Dip bread triangles in the milky mixture both sides for 3 minutes (ideally, use a little dry bread, pain perdu 🥖) 5 Preheat the frying pan, melt some butter and sprinkle with 1 teaspoon sugar 6 Put the bread triangles on the frying pan and fry until golden ~3 minutes each side 7 Serve with fresh berries, yogurt and fresh mint leaves 8 Enjoy with a cup of black coffee and have a great day !
When the first fine spring days come, and the earth awakes and assumes its garment of verdure, when the perfumed warmth of the air blows on our faces and fills our lungs, and even appears to penetrate to our heart, we feel vague longings for undefined happiness, a wish to run, to walk at random, to inhale the spring.
Guy de Maupassant
Batter ingredients (for 5-6 pancakes): – 1/3-1/2 cup buckwheat flour – 2 tablespoons wheat flour – 1/2 egg – 1 cup water (might be less or more, depends on buckwheat flour) – 1 pinch salt – 40g butter for frying
Filling ingredients (for filling 5-6 galettes): – 5-6 eggs – 80g ham – 100g grated Gruyère cheese – a few sprigs of green onions
Method: 1 Combine batter ingredients, mix them well and whisk until the batter is uniform 2 Grate Gruyère cheese, slice ham and put them in a fridge for a while in 2 bowls 3 Cook the pancakes 3.1 Melt butter in the skillet and pour ~1/2 cup of batter in it 3.2 Cook 2-3 minutes on one side and 1-2 minutes on another side 3.3 Repeat 2.1-2.2 for the remaining pancakes 🥞 4 Cook 5-6 eggs (as many as a number of pancakes you made) in a separate skillet with the melted butter, put them on a plate covered with a lid to keep them warm 😉 5 Warm up the pancakes in a frying pan with some melted butter and add in the middle of them the following levels: 5.1 Sliced ham 5.2 Grated Gruyère cheese 5.3 Cooked egg 6 Put the cooked galettes on the plates, and fold over their four edges 7 Garnish with chopped green onions & black pepper 8 Serve immediately and enjoy ! Hint: Do not try to replace water by milk or butter by oil otherwise all the charm will be lost! 🙂
‘Curiouser and curiouser!’ cried Alice (she was so much surprised, that for the moment she quite forgot how to speak good English)
Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland
Ingredients (for 2 servings): – 100g du fromage de Roquefort – 6 prunes – 2 large slices of rye bread – 1 small onion – 1 tbsp olive oil – 1 tsp vinegar
Method: 1 Spread the cheese on the rye bread slices with a knife 2 Cut an onion into thin half rings and soak them in olive oil with vinegar for 5 minutes 3 Put the onion half rings over the cheese 4 Put the chopped prunes slices over the onion half rings 5 Serve with a vegetable soup !
Method: 1 Separate egg whites from egg yolks 2 Beat the whites until strong peaks, gradually adding sugar 3 Add cocoa to the beaten whites and carefully mix with a spatula 4 Put the cocoa-eggs-sugar mixture on a baking (~30x20cm) form with a baking paper and flatten the dough a bit 5 Bake the cake 20 minutes at 165C, remove it from oven, wait 5 minutes and then carefully remove the baking paper 🙂 6 Beat cream with powdered sugar until strong peaks and put whipped cream on the cake and flatten. 7 Roll off the cake quickly but carefully 8 Put the rolled cake to the fridge for at least 1 hour 9 Cut the rolled cake into portions with a sharp knife. Serve with red berries ! 10 Enjoy, it is really delicious 😉