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French Toast Monte Cristo Sandwich Recipe

This French Toast Monte Cristo Sandwich recipe is prefect for brunch. Monte Cristo sandwiches are basically a  cross between grilled cheese and french toast, with ham added. Think of them as a french toast grilled ham and cheese. You can make a Monte Cristo sandwich with a variety of cheeses. This recipe uses Emmentaler cheese, but you can easily substitute ... Read More »

How To Bake Spicy Crackers

Yields: 30-35 small crackers Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 20 mins Ingredients needed to make Spicy Crackers: 1 cup all purpose flour 1 tbsp sesame seeds 1 tbsp fresh cilantro, finely chopped 1 tbsp curry leaves, torn into rough pieces 2 green chilies, finely chopped 4 tbsp milk 4 tbsp butter, softened ½ tsp sugar 1 tsp salt Cooking instructions ... Read More »

How to Bake Bacon and Cheese Straws

Yields: 14 Preparation time: 20 mins + 30 mins (inactive) Cooking time: 25 mins Ingredients needed to make Bacon and Cheese Straws: One 13 oz puff pastry 3 ½ oz mature cheddar, grated 14 streaky bacon slices 1 tbsp English mustard All purpose flour, for dusting 1 egg, lightly beaten Freshly ground black pepper Cooking instructions for Bacon and Cheese Straws: Spread ... Read More »

How to Cook Sambar Vadas

Serves: 6 Preparation time: 30 mins + 1 hour (inactive) Cooking time: 1 hour Ingredients needed to make Sambar Vada: For the sambar: 7 oz yellow lentils 1 green chili, stemmed and chopped 1 onion, peeled and chopped 2 tomatoes, chopped 2 fresh curry leaves 2 sprigs fresh cilantro 5 tbsp tamarind water ½ tsp ground turmeric 1 tsp red chili ... Read More »

How to Bake Chocolate Pop Tarts

Yields: 6 pop tarts Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 50 mins Ingredients needed to make Chocolate Pop Tarts: For the dough: 2 cups all purpose flour 2 egg yolks 4 tsp unsweetened cocoa powder, sifted 2 sticks unsalted butter, cold and cut into ½’’ cubes 1 tbsp granulated sugar ¼ cup milk 1 tsp fine salt For the chocolate filling: ... Read More »

How to Cook Funnel Cakes

Yields: 12 funnel cakes Preparation time: 10 mins Cooking time: 20 mins Ingredients needed to make Funnel Cakes: For the batter: 2 cups all purpose flour 1 ½ cups milk 2 eggs ½ tsp red food colouring ½ tsp baking powder 1 tbsp cocoa powder 1 tsp pure vanilla extract ½ tsp salt ½ tsp baking soda 1 tbsp apple cider ... Read More »

How to Cook Puran poli

Yields: 15 puran polis Preparation time: 10 mins Cooking time: 1 hr Ingredients needed to make Puran poli: For the dough: 2 tbsp vegetable oil 2 cups whole wheat flour, plus more for rolling For the filling: 1 cup yellow pigeon peas 2 tbsp clarified butter, plus more for greasing 1 cup sugar ¼ tsp ground nutmeg ½ tsp ground green ... Read More »

How to Make Peanut Butter Cups

Yields: 24 cups Preparation time: 45 mins Cooking time: 1 hour Ingredients needed to make Peanut Butter Cups: For the filling: ¾ cup crunchy peanut butter ¾ cup powdered sugar 1/3 cup Graham Cracker crumbs For the coating: 14 oz milk chocolate, coarsely chopped Cooking instructions for Peanut Butter Cups: To make the filling, fit a stand mixer with a paddle attachment ... Read More »

How to Make a Power Bar

Yields: 10 bars Preparation time: 10 mins Cooking time: 30 mins Ingredients needed to make Power Bar: 2 cups rolled oats ¼ cup raw wheat germ 2 tbsp flax seed meal ¾ cup cherries, dried, pitted and finely chopped ½ cup raw walnut halves, finely chopped ½ cup raw almonds, sliced 2 tbsp dried coconut flakes, unsweetened and untoasted ¼ cup ... Read More »

How to Cook Crumpets

Yields: 10-12 crumpets Preparation time: 15 mins + 1 ½ hours (inactive) Cooking time: 30 mins Ingredients needed to make Crumpets: 6 oz all purpose flour 6 oz strong white flour 12 fl oz warm milk 2 sachets (7 gm each) instant yeast 1 tsp salt ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda 7 fl oz warm water Sunflower oil, for cooking Cooking ... Read More »