MOM’S APPLE PIE

By | December 30th, 2018|Cakes & Pastries, Desserts, Food, Pies&Tarts|

Ingredients: 35 dag coarse flour 25 dag butter at room temperature 3 egg yolks 3 tbsp sugar 3 tbsp sour cream a pinch of salt, lemon zest and a small amount of rum 1-1 ½ kg tart apples sugar – about ½ cup or more 1 pouch vanilla sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon (or gingerbread spices) [...]

RICOTTA AND BLACKCURRANT CROSTATA

By | June 22nd, 2018|Desserts, Food, Pies&Tarts|

Ingredients: For the crust: 400 g plain flour 100 g sugar 200 g cold butter 1 egg 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest ½ teaspoon baking powder For the filling: 500 g ricotta cheese 2 pouches vanilla sugar 6 tbsp sugar 3 eggs 2 cups fresh blackcurrant gelatine spray – optional Method: Combine the flour, [...]

TORTA PASQUALINA

By | March 30th, 2018|Easter, Food, Let's celebrate!, Pies&Tarts, Pite, Predjela, Slavimo, Starters, Uskrs, Veggie, Veggie|

This simple, savoury Ligurian Easter pastry makes a delicious starter or a meal in itself. Ingredients: For the brisee dough: 200 g flour 100 g cold butter shavings a pinch of salt 1-2 tbsp ice-cold water For the filling: 250 g ricotta cheese 300 g fresh spinach 1/3 cup grated cheese (pecorino) 4 [...]

THIN-CRUST CHEESE PIE

By | March 29th, 2018|Desserts, Food, Pies&Tarts, School, Starters, Veggie|

Ingredients: For the dough: 250 g all-purpose flour a pinch of salt 1-2 tbsp oil 1-2 dl water For the filling: 500 g fresh cottage cheese 2 eggs 200 g sour cream salt corn flour (optional) Method: Combine the flour with salt and oil. Add just enough water to knead soft dough. The amount [...]

LEMON CROSTATA

By | March 6th, 2018|Cakes & Pastries, Desserts, Food, Pies&Tarts|

Ingredients: For the dough: 200 g plain flour 80 g cold butter 100 g icing sugar a pinch of salt 1 egg For the filling: 2 organic lemons 2 eggs 100 g sugar 60 g butter 40 g icing sugar 5-6 ladyfingers Method: Sift the flour, salt and sugar onto a wooden board, forming [...]

CHOCOLATE PUDDING PIE

By | March 1st, 2018|Food, Pies&Tarts|

Ingredients: For the crust: 150 g cold butter shavings 300 g plain flour 85 g icing sugar a pinch of salt 2 egg yolks 1 tbsp cold water (if needed)   For the pudding: 4 egg yolks ¾ cup sugar ¼ cup starch 2 ½ cups milk a pinch of salt ½ cup bitter [...]

GREEK-STYLE SPINACH PIES

By | August 23rd, 2017|Appetizers&Snacks, Food, Pies&Tarts, Veggie|

Ingredients: 500 g baby spinach 500 g feta cheese 5-6 cloves garlic, finely chopped 3 eggs 1 dl olive oil salt and pepper Feuille de Brick pastry sheets sesame Method: Wash and drain the spinach. Sauté in ½ dl olive oil, in a large pot, until it shrinks. Add the garlic, season with salt [...]

PEACH PIE

By | July 27th, 2017|Cakes & Pastries, Desserts, Food, Pies&Tarts|

Ingredients: For the crust: 350 g flour 200 g butter, cold and diced 100 g sugar a pinch of salt 2 tbsp sour cream 1-2 tbsp ice-cold water For the filling: 1 ½ kg peaches 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 pouch vanilla sugar juice of ½ lime ¼ cup flour 1 tbsp starch [...]

GRANDMA’S RED CURRANT PIE

By | July 24th, 2017|Desserts, Food, Pies&Tarts|

Ingredients: 25 dag flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 12 dag sugar 1 pouch vanilla sugar 1 egg 2 egg yolks 12 dag cold butter 1-2 tbsp cream ½ cup jam (plum/sour cherry/apricot) 3 egg whites a pinch of salt 20 dag sugar ½ kg red currants Method: Sift the flour and baking powder. Add [...]

MISSISSIPPI MUD PIE

By | May 10th, 2017|Cakes & Pastries, Desserts, Food, Pies&Tarts|

Ingredients: For the crust: 200 g chocolate cookies with crème filling (Oreo, Moto or the like) 100 g melted butter For the cake: 6 eggs – separate egg whites and egg yolks 200 g dark chocolate, chopped 70 g butter ¼ cup strong espresso (at room temp.) 1 cup sugar 1 pouch vanilla sugar a [...]