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How to make chantilly cream

Hi everyone today ill be telling you how to make Chantilly cream, now Chantilly cream is really easy to make and hard not to mess up and this recipe is really simple. Ingredients you will need Double cream      500ml Caster  sugar       100g Vanilla essence    A few drops to taste Step 1-Place all the ingredients in a bowl. Step 2-Whisk over ice until mixture forms soft peaks. Step 3-If your using a mechanical mixer, stand and watch until the mixture is ready-do not leave unattended as the mix will over-whip quickly, curding the cream. Step 4-Cover and place in the fridge immediately.

How to make apple fritters

Hi everyone today ill be telling you how to make apple fritters, Now this recipe is quick and easy to make. Also this recipe will make 4 portions.   Ingredients you will need Cooking apples                400g flour ,as needed frying batter                    150g Step 1- Peel and core the apples and cut into 0.5cm rings Step 2-Pass through flour, shake off the surplus. Step 3-Dip into frying batter Step 4-Lift out with the fingers, into fairly hot deep fat: 185oC. Step 5-Cook for about 5 minutes on each side. Step 6-Drain well on kitchen paper, dust with icing sugar.

How to make Chicken Kievs

hi everyone today im going to tell you how to make Chicken Kiev's, This recipe is quick and wont take long to make.   Variation Additional ingredients may be added to the butter before insertion: Chopped garlic and parsley fine herbs such as tarragon or chives liver pate. Ingredients you will need Chicken breasts 4x150g Butter                  100g Seasoned flour      25g Eggs                     2 Breadcrumbs        100g Step 1- Make an incision along the thick sides of the Chicken breasts, insert 25g cold butter into each. Season. Step 2-Pass through seasoned flour, egg wash and Breadcrumbs, ensuring complete coverage. Egg wash and crumb twice if necessary. Step 3- Deep-fry until completely cooked. A probe in the thickest part will read 75oC +, and the will run clear when the chicken. Drain and the chicken Kiev's are now ready to eat.   Chefs tip The butter must be pushed well into the chicken breasts , and the incision must be sealed, or t

How to make a batter mix

hi everyone today I will be telling you how to make a basic batter mix, This basic batter recipe can be used for a whole variety of sweet and savoury dishes from pancakes and fritters to Yorkshire pudding and toad-in-the-hole. But To achieve a smooth lump-free batter it’s essential to slowly draw the flour into the liquid – if you beat everything together in one go some of the flour will remain in tiny lumps suspended in the batter The ingredients you will need 100g plain flour 1 large egg 300ml milk   Step 1-Sift the flour into a large mixing bowl and make a well in the centre.Drop the egg into the well and beat with a balloon whisk, gradually drawing some of the flour into the mixture.   Step 2-Slowly pour in the milk, whisking all the time and continuing to draw in the flour until you have a smooth batter. It should be the consistency of single cream.   Step 3-Cover the bowl and leave the batter to stand in a cool place for about 30 mins – this allows

How to make a chicken tikka

hi everyone today I will be telling you how to make a chicken tikka curry,This recipe will make 4 portions. Ingredients you will need Chicken, cut for sauté  1x1/2kg natural yogurt             125ml grated ginger              1 tsp ground coriander         1 tsp ground cumin              1 tsp chili powder                 1 tsp clove garlic, crushed and chopped 1 Lemon juice of 1/2 a lemon tomato puree               50g onion, finely chopped    50g oil                               60ml lemon wedges              4 seasoning Step 1- Place the chicken pieces into a suitable dish. Step 2-Mix together the yogurt, seasoning, spices, garlic, lemon juice and tomato puree. Step 3- Pour this over the chicken, mix well and leave to marinate for at least 3 hours. Step 4-In a suitable shallow tray,add the chopped onion and half the oil. Step 5-then gently cook the chicken pieces in moderate oven at 180oC for 20-30 minutes. Step 6-Baste with the remaining oil. Step

How to make braised rice

Hi everyone today I will be telling you how to make braised rice. The ingredients you will need Butter or oil                   50g Onion, chopped              25g rice, long grain               300g chicken stock                 600ml salt, mill pepper butter, to finish              50g Chef's tip Cook the rice for the exact time specified in the recipe. If it cooks for longer, it will be overcooked and the grains will not separate. Try something different You can add wild mushrooms about 50-100 g for 4 portions Step 1-Place the butter or oil into a small sautese.Add the onion. Step 2-Cook gently without colouring for 2-3 minutes Step 3- Cook gently without colouring for 2-3 minutes Step 4- Add twice the amount of stock to rice. Step 5-Season, cover with buttered paper, bring to the boil. Step 6- Place in a hot oven (230-250oC) for approximately 15 minutes, until cooked. Step 7- Remove immediately into a cool sauteuse. Step 8- Carefully