12 décembre 2006

One thing leading to another

Buttermilk is not an ingredient I am familiar with. I actually never used it in my cooking before. Some people say there is nothing like it to keep chicken moist but when I found myself with some leftover after making quark I didn't feel too adventurous and used very conventionally to make pancakes. 1 cup buttermilk1 cup flour1 teaspoon baking powder2 eggs10g brown sugar1 pinch of salt Combine all ingredients. I used cookies cutters to make sure they would have a round shape and served with raspberry coulis. Delicious!
Posté par GiantSquid à 11:33 - - Commentaires [2] - Permalien [#]

12 décembre 2006

I love your whey

Homemade quarkAbout two weeks ago I bought a tub of quark from Nosh, nice farmstyle curd. It was good but so compact it was impossible to eat it by itself. As a kid in France, I grew up on "petits Suisses", very small portions of quark wrapped in paper. Here in New Zealand I didn't manage to find quite the right consistency, it's either too firm or too runny. I therefore decided to make my own!Making quark is not difficult it just takes a little bit of take because the mixture has to stand to allow curd and whey to separate.... [Lire la suite]
Posté par GiantSquid à 11:21 - - Commentaires [4] - Permalien [#]