Category: Fooding around

Crema Catalana

Crema Catalana or Catalan Cream is Spanish for the French dessert crème brulée . It is rich and creamy and really melts in the mouth. Difficulty:  Time: INGREDIENTS (x 10 persons): - 150 g caster (granulated) sugar - 5 egg yolks - 30 g Corn starch - Cinnamon powder - Vanilla powder - Grated zest of 1 Lemon - 750 ml whole Milk - 1 L fresh ...

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Dutch Classic Poffertjes (Pancake Puffs)

Difficulty:  Time: Otherwise known as poffertjes, these baby pancake puffs are very popular in The Netherlands. Traditionally, they are served with melted butter and sieved powdered sugar. Perfect for Sunday brunch, a lazy lunch or dessert. We made them for the first time for ‘Pancake day’, the traditional last day of Carnival, two days ...

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Dutch oven mash with potatoes, leeks and beef – Joke’s way

Difficulty:  Time: INGREDIENTS (x 6 persons): - 1 kg white potatoes - 750 g leeks - 500 g lean minced beef - salt/pepper - nutmeg - 150 ml warm whole milk - 25 g unsalted butter - 1 handful plain breadcrumbs - extra virgin olive oil - 150 g medium mature Gouda cheese, grated WHAT TO DO: For the potato Pureè Peel and wash the potatoes, cut ...

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Portuguese Pasteis de nata /Puffy custard tarts

Difficulty:  Time: This is one of the most popular Portuguese cakes originally prepared at the Antiga Confeitaria de Belém, where they keep on selling the same kind of pastries still now. Believe me, it deserves a visit! INGREDIENTS (x 10 pieces): - 2 rolls of purchased, ready-to-use Puff Pastry (460 g) - 60g flour - 500 ml whole milk - 1 ...

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