Recipes: Hungarian Crepes

I love pancakes. I especially love the variety known as crepes – and crepes are even better when cooked Hungarian style as palacsinta. Ingredients 3 large eggs 1 cup milk 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour pinch of salt 1 cup carbonated water Melted butter for cooking crepes Optional: 1 tablespoon sugar for sweeter dessert palacsintaContinue reading “Recipes: Hungarian Crepes”

Recipe: Forgotten Cookies

I had forgotten about this recipe! I used to make these back in my student days when I knew I should bring a treat to visit. The beauty of these cookies is the work is in preparation – the cooking you get to walk away from! Of course there have been a few times whenContinue reading “Recipe: Forgotten Cookies”

Recipe: Ice Cream in a Plastic Bag

Be prepared to have fun! This is an incredible summer recipe to keep every child pre-occupied for a good 30-minutes or so AND they get a nice creamy cold reward for their efforts! Can you say win-win-win? Ice Cream Ingredients 1 tablespoon sugar 1/4 tablespoon vanilla extract 1 to 2 tablespoons soft fruit 1/2 cupContinue reading “Recipe: Ice Cream in a Plastic Bag”

Recipe: Lazy Cook Alfredo Sauce

As a university student I collected many simple, fast, and cheap versions of recipes. For most students the number one solution to hunger is pasta! Pasta is cheap, filling and easy. It is also a good basic source of protein and carbohydrates. All pasta of course requires a sauce – and a creamy Alfredo canContinue reading “Recipe: Lazy Cook Alfredo Sauce”

Garden: Herbs – Chives

“Allium schoenoprasum in NH 01” by Captain-tucker – Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Commons. When to Use: Chives are best used fresh in recipes. Dried Chives may also be used will have a weaker flavour and less pleasing texture. Best Compliments: eggs, fish, potatoes, salads, shellfish, sole, soups Chives are normally snippedContinue reading “Garden: Herbs – Chives”