We all have a few recipes that remain our hidden treasures whether they are a gift from our cultures, our family or simply acquaintances that have taught us well. Here a 3 recipes that have been given to us, that always prove well.
Monique’s cheese Pizza (Adé’s Grandma).
Ingredients (for one reversed Pizza):
. 1 sheet of puff pastry
. 2 eggs
. whole Emmental cheese & Gruyère cheese (or if you prefer, simple mozzarella)
. muscat, pepper, salt
. a cup of creme
. bits of bacon
. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees celsius
. Grate the Emmental and the Gruyère in a big bowl.
. When done, break the 2 eggs. Mix with the grated cheese until homogeneous.
. Add 2 pinches of salt, a bit of pepper and, most importantly, muscat.
. Add the cup of cream and keep on stirring.
. Fry bacon bits in a pan and add them to the mixture when done.
. Lay the puff pastry on a platter and poke a fork in different places, so the dough will be impregnated by the taste.
. Leave in the oven for 30 minutes whilst checking from time to time, and poking the bubbles the might form themselves.
Julia’s russian Pilemeni.
. Add some flour in a bowl and salt it a bit.
. Slowly add warm water and knead it with your fingers until the dough has a solid consistency.
. Put some flour on the table and knot the dough until it’s soft.
. Put the bowl on top of the dough and let it rest for half an hour.
Potato filling: (potatoes, onions, butter, salt, muscat, milk)
. Boil the potatoes until they are ready and do a potato purée.
. Sear the onions (cut them first in small pieces) in butter until they are gold brown and add them to the potatoes.
. Mix it and refine it with a bit of muscat.
Meat filling: (Minced meat, onions, one egg, salt, pepper, herbs, 1 piece of garlic)
. Mix the minced meat with super small cut onions and an egg as well as garlic.
. Add pepper, herbs and salt to it.
. Roll out the dough very thinly and use a cup to cut out small round rollings.
. Add with a spoon the filling in the middle. Afterwards, close the dough by putting the other half on top and connect the ends with one another.
. Put them in boiled water and boil it for 5-7 minutes.
. With it goes perfectly a cheese sauce and a salad.
Zuza’s polish meat.
. beef minced meat
. onions and garlic
. 2 eggs
. salt + pepper
. clean the meat. break 2 eggs on the meat and mix with your hands.
. cut a whole onion into small bits and a small garlic goose. fry them with a bit of butter in a small pan.
. add the onion and garlic to the meat. add basil. add salt and pepper to your liking.
. marinate the meat in olive oil for 5 minutes on each side. it’s so tasty you really don’t need any sauce with it.