Stuffed Pasta Shells

Stuffed Pasta Shells 1.In a large pot boil about 8 cups of water. Add about one tablespoon of salt and one tablespoon of oil. Add the pasta and boil for 10 minutes. Drain and set aside. 2.The filling: in a large skillet put the meat and cook over medium heat until dry and brown in…

Puff Pastry Tomato Tarts

Puff Pastry Tomato Tarts 1.Fit the middle rack in the oven. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. 2.Roll the pastry into 5 mm rectangle. Place in a baking sheet. 3.Brush with some olive oil and sprinkle with the oregano, coriander, cumin and black pepper. Sprinkle some of the cheese. 4.Arrange the olive slices in one layer….

Cordon Blue

Cordon Blue 1.Fit the middle rack in the oven. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 2.Between two pieces of a parchment paper pound the chicken fillets with meat pounder until thin. 3.Sprinkle the chicken fillet with salt and black pepper and rub gently to coat. 4.On the long side of each fillet place one piece of…

Walnut Baklava

Walnut Baklava 1.Remove the filo dough packet form the freezer and put in the fridge for several hours to defrost. 2.Place on a countertop to become in room temperature. 3.Remove the filo sheets form the plastic warp and cover with a dampen kitchen cloth while working to prevent form drying. 4.In a small bowl mix…

Fish, Broccoli and Potato Casserole

Fish, Broccoli and Potato Casserole 1.The top layer: boil the potatoes until tender. Peel while warm and mash until smooth. 2.In a large skillet heat the butter over medium heat and cook the onion until translucent. Add the potatoes, salt, pepper and fennel. Gradually add the milk and stir until potatoes are mashed and smooth….

Kiwi Cake

Kiwi Cake 1.Line a 13 by 9 inches baking pan with a piece of parchment paper. Set aside.2.Fit the middle rack in the oven. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 3.The cake batter: grease three 8-inch round cake pans. Line the bottom with a piece of parchment paper. Dust the pans with some flour to cover…

Cardamom Cookies

Cardamom Cookies 1.In a medium bowl sift the flour, cardamom and salt. Set aside. 2.In a stand mixer bowl put the butter and sugar. Fit the k beater. Beat on medium speed until butter is smooth and fluffy. Add the egg yolk and vanilla extract. Beat for a minute or so. 3.Add the flour mixture…

Red Chocolate Cake

Red Chocolate Cake 1.Fit the middle rack in the oven. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 2.Line mini cup cakes molds with paper cups. 3.The cake batter: in a medium bowl sift the flour, cacao powder and salt. Set aside 4.In a bowl of a stand mixer place the butter and sugar. Fit the balloon whisk….

Fatoosh

Fatoosh 1.Fit the middle rack in the oven. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 2.Put the bread in one layer in a baking pan. Roast the bread until crisp and golden brown in color. Let cool. 3.In a serving platter put the roasted bread in one layer. 4.Arrange the vegetables in appetizing design on the bread….

Vermicelli Cream Caramel

Vermicelli Cream Caramel 1.Gently crush the vermicelli and place in a medium baking dish. 2.In a saucepan melt the butter over medium heat. Do not boil. Pour over the vermicelli and stir slightly just to coat. 3.In a medium saucepan place the cream caramel powder and the milk. Heat over medium heat stirring continually until…