Great recipes!

Chocolate coating

INGREDIENTS 1 cup (200g) sugar ½ cup (125ml) water 50g dark chocolate PREPARATION Put the sugar and the water in a saucepan. Cook over a moderate heat until syrup reaches the thread stage . In another saucepan, melt the chocolate in a double boiler. Once the chocolate has melted completely, pour in the syrup in […]

Sabayon profiteroles

Makes 24 INGREDIENTS For the batter 1 cup (250 ml) water 100g butter 1cup (120 g) flour 4 eggs pinch of salt For the sabayon filling 11/2 cup (375 ml) boiling milk 2 egg yolks 4 tablespoons sugar 2 heaped tablespoons flour ½ cup (125 ml) sherry or Garnacha wine PREPARATION Place water, butter and […]

Chocolate icing with condensed milk

INGREDIENTS 1 can condensed milk 4 chocolate bars (portions), chopped PREPARATION Put the ingredients in a small saucepan. Cook over moderate heat, stirring continuously until the chocolate dissolves in the condensed milk and the mixture begins to thicken. Remove from the heat and spread over cakes, cookies, eclairs.

Extra large marbled fruit cake

If you prepare this cake some days before eating, it will get tastier. Once cool, you can store it in the freezer for up to 6 months. Serves: 25 INGREDIENTS 200g butter or margarine, creamy 1 cup (120g) icing sugar 5 eggs 3 cups (360g) flour 1 cup (100g) cornflour 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 […]

Turkish Delight

These Turkish sweets are called Rahat Lokoum , which literally means “throat’s ease” in its home country. They were originally known in English as Lumps of Delight. They changed their name around 1877. INGREDIENTS 285ml water 30g gelatine 455g sugar ¼ teaspoon citric acid 1 tablespoon rosewater A few drops of pink food colouring 30g […]