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Chicken Salad – 6

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sun, 12/10/2017 - 18:19.

Ingredients:

11.5 oz (300 g) chicken breast, boiled
1 medium English cucumber
4 egg, hard-boiled
1 garlic clove, peeled
3.5 oz (100 g) semi-hard cheese, shredded
3.5 oz (100 g) sour cream
Salt and ground black pepper on your taste

Method:

Cut cucumbers into small pieces.

Peel eggs, and grate them.

Cut a chicken meat into thin short stripes.

Cover a bowl with a large piece of a clear wrap.

Put a layer of a ground cheese on a bottom.

Put a half of the shredded eggs on top.

Sprinkle with a sour cream, a salt, and a pepper.

Put a half of the ground cucumbers on top, sprinkle them with sour cream, and put a half of the chicken meat on top.

Sprinkle with sour cream, salt, and pepper, and repeat layers: eggs, cucumbers, chicken meats, and sour cream-salt-pepper.

Cover a salad with the wrap, and place in a refrigerator to chill for about 2 hours.

To serve, turn the salad on a flat dish, and remove wrap.

Cheese layer will be on top.

Tomato Appetizer for Meat Dishes

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sun, 12/03/2017 - 17:14.

Ingredients:

1 large onion
17.5 oz (500g) tomato

For brine:

3 garlic clove
1 tsp dried basil
4 tbsp vegetable oil
2 tbsp lemon juice
1 hot red pepper
1 tsp honey
1.5 tsp salt

Method:

Wash tomatoes, and slice into rounds.

Peel onions, and slice into half-rounds.

Put the tomato and the onion layers in a large can.

Grate peeled garlic cloves.

Stir all brine's ingredients, and pour over tomatoes and onions.

Note:

Don't worry if the brine does not cover vegetables, when tomatoes give a juice, it will be much more.

Cover the can with a lid, and place in a refrigerator for 2 days, then an appetizer is ready.

Note:

It can be a part of a garnish to all meat dishes.

“Napoleon” Cake with Cheese

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sun, 11/26/2017 - 12:37.

Ingredients for dough:

6 egg
14 oz (400 g) sugar
17.5 oz (500 g) tvorog, or Ricotta cheese, or Farmer's cheese
25.5 oz (700 g) flour
1.5 tsp baking soda with lemon juice
Pinch of salt

For cream:

¼ G (1 L) milk
4 egg
7 oz (200 g) sugar
14 oz (400 g) butter
3 tbsp flour
17.5 oz (500 g) home-made Mascarpone cheese

Method:

Whip eggs and a sugar into a foam, add a salt and a tvorog, and whip until a consistency turns even.

Add a baking soda and a flour, and knead a dough.

Divide the dough into 15 equal parts, and make dough balls.

Chill the dough balls in a refrigerator for about 5 minutes.

Roll every ball into a thin sheet.

Pre-heat an oven to 370 F (180 C), and bake the every dough sheet for 5-10 minutes, until it's color turns golden.

Note:

Preferably, use 2 or 3 baking sheets.

Set baked sheets aside, and make a cream:

Whip eggs, sugar, and flour for a cream together, and put into a sauce-pan.

Put 2 halves of a vanilla stick and vanilla seeds into a milk, and bring the milk to boil.

Remove the vanilla, and pour milk slowly into the egg-sugar-flour mixture, stirring permanently.

Turn a low heating on, and heat this mix for about 10 minutes.

Chill.

Meanwhile, whip a butter and a cheese for the cream together, and start adding chilled mix by portions, continuing to whip.

Cut the baked dough sheets into same sizes.

Shred leftovers.

Create a cake:

Put the baked dough sheet, then a cream layer on top, then the next sheet, and so on.

Cover the cake sides and top with the cream, and sprinkle with the shredded leftovers.

Note:

This cake is not so decorative, but it has a very good taste.

Snow Balls with Fruit Dressing

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Mon, 11/20/2017 - 09:02.

Ingredients for 2:

1 fresh egg white
1.7 oz (50 g) sugar
1.7 oz (50 g) strawberry, or other berries, or fruits
1 cup water
1 tbsp potato starch
Vanilla on your taste

Method:

Whip an egg white, and add ½ a sugar and a vanilla continuing whipping.

In a deep sauce-pan, bring a water to boil, and boil over a very low heating.

Using 2 teaspoons, shape “snow balls”, and put them into the boiling water.

After 3 minutes, turn the snow balls, and cover the sauce-pan with a lid.

Meanwhile, make a dressing:

Stir a starch and a second half the sugar, pour 1 ¼ cup a cold water, stir well, and bring to boil.

Put strawberries (or a strawberry puree) into a syrup, stir, and turn the heating off.

Place snow balls into a colander, to dry out, then place on a plate, and pour the dressing on top.

Serve immediately.

Cheese Balls in Chocolate

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sun, 11/12/2017 - 12:52.

Ingredients:

12.5 oz (360 g) tvorog, or other cheese
2 tsp sugar powder
5-7 drops vanilla extract, or vanilla sugar
7 oz (200 g) dark chocolate, or cuverture

Method:

Blend a tvorog, to get an even consistency.

Add a sugar powder, a vanilla extract, and blend together one more time.

Take 1 tsp this mix, and shape a ball.

Put this ball on a baking paper.

Continue until you run out of the mix.

Melt a chocolate.

Using toothpicks, soak every the cheese ball in the chocolate, and place balls on baling paper.

When ready, place in a freezer for some minutes, to make chocolate hard.

Serve immediately.

Note:

This is a basic recipe.

You may add pieces of dried fruits, or berries, or cookies' crumbles to tvorog.

You may substitute tvorog with a not salted farmer's cheese, or other cheese like that.

Chicken Galantin with Orange Sauce

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Tue, 10/31/2017 - 16:06.

Ingredients:

2 lb (900 g) chicken fillet
5-7 tbsp butter
5 fresh egg
7 oz (200 g) puff pastry dough
3.5 oz ground pistachios
32 fl oz (1 L) chicken broth

For sauce:

1 medium orange
1 medium lemon
2 tbsp sugar
2 tbsp water

Method:

Chop a chicken fillet, and grate.

Whip the ground fillet, add 5 tbsp a warmed butter, egg yolks, and a puff pastry dough.

Grate all together 3 times, and place in a fridge for about 30 minutes.

Grate all together 2 more time, and place into the fridge for 30 more minutes.

Whip egg whites, and stir-in the egg whites, a salt, and ground nuts to the ground chicken.

Rub a piece of a baking parchment with 2 tbsp butter, place ground chicken mix as a roll on the parchment.

Roll in parchment tightly, and tie ends of the roll.

Then, roll in a piece of a thin clean fabric, and tie ends.

Bring a chicken broth to boil, and put the roll (or the rolls) into broth.

Boil for about 50 minutes over a low heating.

Meanwhile, make an orange sauce.

Press a juice from 1 medium orange.

Grate a peel of 1 lemon, and boil with a sugar syrup (boil 2 tbsp water with 2 tbsp sugar) for about 5 minutes.

Then, add the orange juice and 2 pieces of a gelatin, stir well, heat, and turn the heating off.

When roll is ready, remove fabric and parchment, slice, put on a flat dish, and serve with the orange sauce.

Sturgeon Baked in Skillet

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sun, 10/22/2017 - 12:12.

Ingredients for 4-6:

2 lb sturgeon
1 lb fish broth
8 tbsp butter
5 tbsp flour
½ Lb sour cream
Salt and pepper on your taste
5 medium potato, boiled
½ lb champignons, boiled
1 egg, hard-boiled
½ lb crab meat, cooked
7 oz (200 g) ground semi-hard cheese
5 stalk dill, chopped

Method:

Fry sturgeon pieces on a dry skillet for about 3 minutes per side.

Make a sour cream sauce:

Bring 1 Lb a fish broth to boil.

In a sauce-pan, stir-fry 5 tbsp flour with 2-3 tbsp butter, until a nice nutty aroma increases.

Pour the fish broth into the sauce-pan, to get a thick batter consistency.

Note:

Add more stir-fried flour if necessary.

Add ½ Lb a sour cream, a salt, a pepper (on your taste), and boil the sauce until it is ready.

Peel onions, and slice into half-rounds.

Stir-fry the onions with 2 tbsp butter until onion's transparency.

Slice boiled champignons into thin pieces, and stir-fry with 2 tbsp butter.

Slice a hard-boiled egg and boiled potatoes into thin rounds.

Pour a part of the sauce into a portion skillet, put the piece of the sturgeon on top.

Place the potato pieces around.

Put the fried onions, the slice of egg, the mushroom slices, and a portion of a crab meat over fish.

Pour sauce on top, and sprinkle with a ground cheese.

Bake in a pre-heated to 360 F (180 C) until a golden crust increases.

Then, sprinkle every portion with a chopped dill, and serve in skillet.

Baked Draniki

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sun, 10/15/2017 - 09:08.

Ingredients:

3 Kg (105 oz) peeled potato
1 large onion, thinly chopped
2 egg
1-2 cup flour
1/2 tsp salt
2 tbsp dried porcini, thinly ground
1 cup fried onion
Vegetable oil for frying
Sour cream

Method:

Grate potatoes into a colander, and let a juice to drip into a bowl.

Put the potatoes, chopped onion, eggs, and a salt into a mixing bowl, and stir well.

Add flour, continuing a stirring, until the mixture resembles a batter.

Fry thin pancakes with a vegetable oil.

Put the pancakes into a ceramic pot (or into several portion pots) with a lid.

Make a sauce:
blend a sour cream, ground porcini, and fried onions together, and pour over pancakes
to fill the pot.

Cover the pot (or the pots) with lid.

Bake in a pre-heated to 300 F (150 C) oven for about 20 minutes.

Serve pots on heat-safe mat.

Carrot-Apple Zapekanka

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sat, 10/07/2017 - 11:20.

Ingredients for 2:

5.2 oz (150 g) carrot
5.2 oz (150 g) apple
1 oz butter
1 egg
1 tbsp sugar
1-2 tbsp wheat cream
3.5 fl oz (100 ml) milk

Method:

Peel apples and carrots, wash, and cut into medium pieces.

Simmer the carrots with a milk until a softness.

Grate the apples and carrots together.

Blend apples, carrots, a cream of wheat, a sugar, and an egg yolk together.

Whip an egg white.

Melt 1 tbsp butter, and stir-in the egg white and butter into the apple-carrot mix.

Rub a baking dish with butter, and put the mix into the dish.

Cover dish, and cook over a water bath until a readiness.

Serve hot.

Puff Pastry with Black Currant

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Thu, 09/28/2017 - 03:39.

Ingredients:

0.5 lb puff pastry dough
1/4 lb sugar (1 cup)
1 cup fresh or frozen black currant (or blueberries)
1 egg
3 tbsp flour

Method:

Mix the black currant with sugar (try do not press and keep berries whole).

Roll the dough in a long stripe.

Sprinkle the dough with the flour.

Pre-heat an oven to 190 c (400 F).

Place a thin layer of berries with sugar on dough on middle, evenly.

Roll dough tightly.

Whip the egg, and cover the all sides of roll.

Bake roll for about 25-30 minutes.

Cool and serve.