Crème brûlée . . .

Crème brûlée . . .

  • November 5, 2015

Ingredients: 1 quart heavy cream 1 vanilla bean, split and scraped 1 cup vanilla sugar, divided 6 large egg yolks 2 quarts hot water Directions: Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Place the cream, vanilla bean and its pulp…

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Napolitaine . . .

Napolitaine . . .

  • June 9, 2015

Ingredients: 250g sifted flour 175 g butter, left at room temperature for at least 30 minutes to allow it to soften strawberry jam Icing (Fondant): 2 cups icing sugar 50 ml water red food coloring Instructions:  Cut your butter into…

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Crème Caramel . . .

Crème Caramel . . .

  • June 9, 2015

Ingredients: 5 eggs 500 ml warm milk 100g sugar 1 tbsp vanilla essence 1 pinch salt Caramel: 3 tbsp sugar 1 tbsp water lemon juice Instructions: Put the sugar, the water and the lemon juice in a 18 cm cake…

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Polenta Pudding . . .

Polenta Pudding . . .

  • June 9, 2015

Ingredients: 200g coarse cornmeal/yellow maize flour/cornflour 50g sugar 25g coconut powder vanilla essence sultanas(dried raisins) 1/2 litre of milk or 6 tbsp of milk powder mixed in 1/2 litre of water Instructions: Soak corn meal in water for at least…

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Tuna with Bechamel Sauce . . .

Tuna with Bechamel Sauce . . .

  • June 8, 2015

Ingredients: 1 tuna can 1/2 onion chopped 1 tsp thyme leaves chopped parsley or basil leaves 3 tbsp olive oil( 60 ml) For the Bechamel Sauce: 2 tbsp butter 250ml milk 25g flour salt and pepper to taste cheese(up to…

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Gateau Piment . . .

Gateau Piment . . .

  • June 8, 2015

Ingredients: 200g yellow dal (gram dal)soaked overnight 1/2 tsp salt 1 small onion chopped 2 shallots chopped 2 red chillies chopped thinly 1/4 tsp baking soda Instructions:  Drain soaked dal, put in a food processor and grind to a fine…

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Mauritian Chinese Egg Fooyung . . .

Mauritian Chinese Egg Fooyung . . .

  • June 8, 2015

Ingredients 5 eggs, beaten with 1/2 tbsp oyster sauce 3 eggs, beaten with 1 tsp cornstarch water and pinch of salt 1 medium piece of chicken breast, cut into thin slices 4 medium fresh chinese black mushrooms (shiitake), soaked in…

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Mauritian Chinese Bol Renverse . . .

Mauritian Chinese Bol Renverse . . .

  • June 8, 2015

Ingredients 2 cups hot cooked rice 1 medium chicken breast cut in medium strips 4-5 shiitake mushrooms soaked in warm water and sliced 1 medium carrot, julienned leaves with the stalk of 3-4 baby bok choy, cut in half lengthwise…

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Mauritian Chicken Biryani . . .

Mauritian Chicken Biryani . . .

  • June 8, 2015

Ingredients 500g basmati rice long grain, soaked for 1 hour Ingredients A 2 cloves 1 cinnamon stick 2 crushed cardamom 1 tsp cumin seeds 1 tsp salt Ingredients B 1kg chicken cut in big pieces ( 6 drumsticks) 1 tsp…

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