Shark’s Fin Melon Soup Recipe 鱼翅瓜汤 Shark’s Fin Melon Soup 鱼翅瓜汤 I am cooking shark’s fin melon soup! NOT shark’s fin + melon soup, but soup made from shark’s fin melon … so don’t worry, no sharks were killed in the making of this soup. In Singapore, this melon is labeled as ‘Shark’s Fin Melon’ (鱼翅瓜). Ingredients(Serves two) - 1200ml water - a small piece of shark’s fin melon (about 500-700g before skin & seeds removed) - 200g pork ribs (or half chicken, skin removed and cut to small pieces) - 2 honey red dates - 6 red dates - 1 tbsp wolfberries - 1 tsp bitter almonds (optional) - 1 medium carrot, peeled and sliced - 1 sweet corn, cut to chunksDirections Shark’s Fin Melon (L: removing seeds with a spoon, R: cut into chunks)1. Cooking Notes 1. I’m submitting this soup to Weekend Herb Blogging, a weekly food event started by Kalyn’s Kitchen and hosted this round by We Are Never Full. On a different note, noobcook.com turns one!
Top Awesome 20 Christmas Easy Food Hacks | Easy Food Top Awesome 20 Christmas Easy Food Hacks Posted by admin on Dec 5, 2012 in Food Preparation | 8 comments Christmas is one of the happiest holidays during the year. Christmas Tree Out of Upside Down Waffle Cones Via Pie mug toppers for Mulled cider Via Santa Strawberries Via Freeze whipped cream dollops for a hot chocolate bar Via Create Christmas trees using melted chocolate Via Hot chocolate in the crock pot Via Rice krispie treats with hot chocolate Via M&M Christmas lights Via Potato peeler will make chocolate peels Via Batch of French toast in your oven for Christmas breakfast Via Via Marshmallows & Small candles Via Candy cane sticks Via Snowman Donuts Via Various pancake shapes Various Brownies too Via Gingerbread house Via Cinnamon rolls in the Waffle maker Via Gingerbread man jello shots Via Christmas food labels Via
Kale Cups Featured Ingredient Kale According to Mitch from Modern Family, “kale should remain more of a garnish.” Uh, no way! If there was ever a food worthy of its superfood moniker, it would be jaunty kale. In fact, it’s so packed with a wealth of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, it just might be the nutritional heavyweight of the produce department. Sorry, Mr. Among its nutritional highlights includes a payload of vitamin C, beta-carotene and vitamin K, that latter of which his necessary for strong bones. These pretty green kale cups make for a wonderful side dish. Kale Cups 1 bunch kale, ribs removed and roughly chopped (8 to 10 cups) 1/2 cup reduced fat ricotta cheese 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 2 large eggs, lightly beaten 1 shallot, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon miso, preferably white or yellow (optional) 1 teaspoon dried thyme or 1 tablespoon fresh thyme 1 teaspoon lemon zest 1/4 tsp nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon dried red chili flakes (optional) 3 tablespoons sesame seeds
Perfect Iced Coffee Iced coffee is my life. When I wake up, often around the time party animals on the west coast are just heading home, I start each day not with a cup of freshly brewed hot java, but with a tall, blessed glass of creamy iced coffee in a glass. I’ve been an iced coffee freakazoid for years and years. Iced coffee is a complicated thing, and there are many different approaches. 1. Given the previous set of facts, one would assume that the logical solution would be to brew hot coffee, then transfer the brew to the fridge, allow it to cool, and use it to make iced coffee from there. There are reasons this method results in a smoother, richer, more delicious concentrate than simply brewing strong coffee and refrigerating it. (Note: I’ve totally adapted/tweaked coffee/water amounts to suit my own tastes. I start with a big ol’ container. You can use a big bowl, a large pitcher…even a really clean bucket will work if you’re going for a huge quantity. Rip open a pound of ground coffee. Glorious.
Weekly piffle ... We had the pleasure of Bri's company last weekend. Here she is making poffertjes ... ... with my strawberry jam - delicious! The cooler weather always makes me want soup so I made a healthy batch from my Annette Sym book... There is no way that this can be bad for you! It really hit the spot for lunch and there was lots left over for the fridge and some to freeze... We are still juicing each morning - I buy juice for the girls when they are home as they don't like our healthy juice - I know which one I prefer There is still fresh beetroot in our supermarkets so I bought another bunch and pickled it. Dinner Thursday night - cauli/brocolli/carrot in cheese sauce, peas, baked potatoes and Wagyu schnitzels with gravy... I made bread rolls on Friday night and they just didn't turn out very good. They weren't really flops, but I have had a better rise from other batches... We had this last night - Lamb Dhansak - it was really delicious - very fragrant with just a bit of a kick! Beautiful, hey?
Bonnes adresses à Paris-Buoni indirizzi a Parigi Versione italiana in corsivo Voilà longtemps que je souhaitais écrire un article sur quelques bonnes adresses culinaires, que beaucoup me réclament. Bien entendu, cette liste est subjective et non exhaustive (d'ailleurs j'ai sûrement oublié quelquechose). Il s'agit d'endroits que j'aime bien et où je vais chercher mes ingrédients (même italiens ;-), mes ustensiles et quelques gourmandises. Naturellement, ceux qui ne m'ont pas plu ne sont pas là. Désolée mais aujourd'hui pas de photos (mise à jour: il y en a une ;-). (Cliquez sur les noms pour voir le site web). Da tempo (mesi?) Aggiornero' quest'articolo ad ogni scoperta (alcune sono già in programma) in modo che diventi un punto d'incontro tra noi (grandi fissati ;-) Oggi niente foto, mi dispiace (edit: eccone una dopo mesi ;-). Ingrédients- Ingredienti Detou 58 rue Tiquetonne -75002 Paris Tout tout tout pour la pâtisserie et de bon produits salés comme les huiles... Palais des thés: Grand choix de thés du monde entiers. Oliviers and co
No-bake Eggless Green Tea Creme Caramel Seeing how well my No-bake Eggless Chocolate Creme Caramel turned out, I was feeling rather bold and wanted to try a green tea version. Voila! No- Bake Eggless Green Tea Creme Caramel Green Tea Custard : 2 Tbsp powdered gelatin 1250 ml full cream milk 80 gm castor sugar 3 Tbsp custard powder 2 Tbsp green tea powder Caramel : 1 cup sugar 3 Tbsp water Method: Make caramel first Put sugar and water in a small pot and heat on medium flame until it starts to turn a light golden brown. Make custard Pour the milk into a medium pot and sprinkle the gelatin over it. www.menshealth.com/mhlists/gourmet-sandwiches-for-guys/printer.php From the molten yolk and bacon crunch of a hand-held breakfast, to the gooey charm of grilled cheese for lunch, nothing matches the simple pleasures of well-made sandwiches. They're quick to assemble, infinitely adaptable, easy to eat, and immediately satisfying—the very definition of good food. The 25 sandwiches you're about to meet can be thrown together during the average basketball halftime or, with practice, during the seventh-inning stretch. Think BLT, but better. More on MensHealth.com: 20 Ways to Stick to Your Workout 2. Layer pieces of ciabatta or a sturdy sandwich roll with grated fontina or mozzarella cheese, thinly sliced prosciutto, sliced figs, and arugula. More on MensHealth.com: 100 Ways to Live Forever 3. In a bit of olive oil, fry a good-quality sweet Italian sausage until it's crisp and brown. More on MensHealth.com: 33 Simple Ways to Turn Her On 4. Dredge a fish fillet in cornmeal and then pan-fry it until it's crisp. More on MensHealth.com: The 100 Best Fitness Tips 5.