30 nov. 11

Daring Cooks : Chinese Tea Eggs

The Daring Cooks' November 2011 Challenge was cooking with tea. Amazing challenge, very unique! I was so happy to make my first challenge : Chinese Tea Eggs. When my tea eggs were cooked, I coudn't wait to peel them and see how beautiful they were. I never have realized chinese recipes. It was really fun to make this recipe. Thank you to Sarah from Simply Cooked for this chinese challenge. Ingredients : 6 eggs 2 Tbs (30ml) black tea leaves, or 4 tea bags 2 tsp (10ml) Chinese five spice powder 1 Tbs (5ml) coarse grain salt... [Lire la suite]
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17 nov. 11

Banana-Chocolate Cake

Two days ago, I bought a lot of bananas, not really expensive that's why I bought a "ton"of bananas.  Anyway, now I have to find a new recipe to eat these bananas.  After couple searches, I found this new recipe on a french culinary blog Les délices d'Hélène, this recipe is extracted from a french cooking book "Les cakes de Sophie" by Sophie Dedumaine. I changed just the proportions of butter and sugar. When I took the cake out of the oven, it smelled so good, it smelled like caramelized bananas. I had to wait to eat a... [Lire la suite]
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10 nov. 11

Pink Cupcakes

My daughter is obsessed with Chocolate. She always wants to cook chocolate cakes. She always makes chocolate cakes. Suddently, she decided to make cupcake with no chocolate, but just with a pink top! Wow her dad said : "I want to taste your cupcakes!" So we made together this new recipe. Ingredients : for the cupcakes 1 cup (2 sticks) swett butter, softened 1 cup granulated sugar 2 cups cake flour 2 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. salt 4 large eggs 1/2 cup buttermilk 1 tsp. vanilla extract for the frosting 3 cups... [Lire la suite]
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05 nov. 11

White Bread

 Snow storm in East Coast ! It's time to make a bread ! Simply a great tasting and easy to make a white bread. Here's is your chance to make a bread like a master, with no robot. I had a lot of fun with my kids to make my first bread. Be sure to have yeast and flour to make a bread, and electricity ; because the third day I wanted to make a another bread, but during the cooking in the oven the power went out  (snow storm's consequences), my bread is not cooking anymore, I was so furious! Anyway, my first bread was a... [Lire la suite]
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