KOUIGN AMAAN- DARING KITCHEN CHALLENGE

For those of you who don’t thing of bread beyond the yeasted dough or a breakfast toast and butter, here is a pastry from “bread-heaven”. A challenge to pronounce- Kwee-Ahmaan and a bigger challenge to control yourself from polishing it off in one go. Imagine the very French croissant’s coupling with buttery puff pastry and…

KATMER PIE

  Another regional pie for us from the Daring Kitchen (yes Daring Bakers’ has been re-christened Daring Kitchen, much to my disappointment.) The host for this month Milkica from Mimi’s Kingdom decided to challenge us with a traditional Serbian Katmer pie. Katmer pie originates from southern parts of Serbia. It is traditionally filled with cheese,…

CHEESECAKE CRUMBLE PIE (SAVOURY)

RECIPE SAVOURY CHEESECAKE CRUMBLE PIE Cheesecake Filling 450g cream cheese 1/4 cup / 60ml heavy whipping cream 1/2 cup / 60g shredded cheese (a strong cheese) 1/2 tsp ground pepper and ¼ tsp freshly ground Nutmeg 2 large eggs, lightly beaten 1 cup spinach, chopped 1 tablespoon. Butter ½ cup corn (blanched for 2-3 mins…

CRUMBLE CHEESECAKE PIE- DARING BAKERS’ CHALLENGE

Technology has so overtaken their existence its almost as if we will cease to exist without the gadgets. Teens no more do the things we used to, they hang out on the gadget, their fingers and eyeballs the only parts of their bodies that move. “But I do read , Mom” he says it in…

DARING BAKERS’ CHALLENGE- NUT AND SEED LOAF

NUT & SEED LOAF (with onions and spices) Every month I look into the Daring Bakers’ home with great expectations and trepidation. Once I have the challenge lodged in my head I go about life waiting for tomorrow to happen and yet by the 15th I haven’t moved a muscle or given it a thought…

DARING BAKERS’ CHALLENGE- FOCACCIA

A beautiful, flavourful, Italian flat bread with herb, tomatoes and cheese toppings. You will not want to touch a store bought Focaccia again !