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Re: What are you cooking today?
« Reply #36150 on: December 11, 2021, 10:25:46 am »
Just a kilo or so of spiced almonds to go into jars for xmas gifts.  Back to "real" cooking tomorrow a coconut/peanut/kidney bean stew - attempting an Ottolenghi recipe as well, Egg Rougaille - a Mauritian Creole sauce apparently. 
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« Reply #36151 on: December 11, 2021, 08:40:10 pm »
Sounds interesting Marina.
Making more Chicken liver and hazelnut Pate today. The last lot as nearly all gone.
Made Apricot slice for fit boxes.

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« Reply #36152 on: December 12, 2021, 12:44:57 am »
Yesterday I made 4 jars of apricot jam to give as a gift.    The photo has come out too large so I have removed it.
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What are you cooking today?
« Reply #36153 on: December 12, 2021, 02:25:46 am »
I also buy Lindt on special. I love to use the flavours when I make brownies, or mousse or anything with chocolate in. It gives it such a lovely subtle flavour.
Yesterday I made Gayle’s Bread and Butter Pickle.  https://www.forumthermomix.com/index.php?topic=17242.msg416597#msg416597
I soaked the fruit for a couple of cakes (I work best under pressure for Christmas). I have big plans but I see how I go.
I also made some marzipan and then used it to make Tenina’s Mini Stollen. We ate one so awfully nice.

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Re: What are you cooking today?
« Reply #36154 on: December 12, 2021, 08:48:37 am »
One of the boxes of biscuits.

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« Reply #36155 on: December 12, 2021, 11:13:27 am »
Lovely Chookie.
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Re: What are you cooking today?
« Reply #36156 on: December 12, 2021, 07:25:03 pm »
What a great gift box, Chookie, whomever receives that will be a very happy person.
Marina from Melbourne and Guildford
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« Reply #36157 on: December 13, 2021, 12:28:24 am »
Thanks, Marina and Judy.
I made some Florentines.  Had a problem with some not sticking together well. Solved the problem with a very generous coat of chocolate on the back. Very very nice.
Iíve posted recipe for Ginger Sponge on my Blog.  Can be made in 31, 5 or 6.

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« Reply #36158 on: December 13, 2021, 03:39:24 am »
Lovely looking biscuit box Chookie. Such a variety.
Brilliant idea with the florentines.
I have my 2 Christmas cakes in the oven and I'm steaming 6 little puddings in the varoma. They will go into the freezer for anyone that wants hot dessert. If not we will eat them sometime. My brother is coming on Boxing Day.
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Re: What are you cooking today?
« Reply #36159 on: December 13, 2021, 04:17:54 am »
Thanks Cookie.
We were to have friends for lunch today but one has been at a function where someone tested positive to the bug. They will come next Monday.
Iím testing to see if I can make the Oat Crisps gluten free.

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« Reply #36160 on: December 14, 2021, 05:02:44 am »
Lovely gift boxes chookie.  Your cooking looks nice too cookie.

I used my mum's old recipe to make Aberdeen Sausage this morning and then made another batch of shortbread.  These are now packaged and ready to give as gifts.
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« Reply #36161 on: December 14, 2021, 05:34:42 am »
I made a loaf of bread using Thermomumma's recipe and have a Panforte in the oven. I have never made one before. I will have to make some biscuits too. We had visitors this morning and the last of the shortbread was eaten.
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Re: What are you cooking today?
« Reply #36162 on: December 14, 2021, 07:56:48 pm »
Big Xmas cook up. Hope this is the last. Also made a loaf of Wholemeal Milk bread.
Made Mayo, Florentines, Ginger Sponge, more shortbreads from freezer and Almond Crackle biscuits for gluten free friend.
I typed up the recipe for the Ginger sponge on to my blog.  Iíve tried to unsuccessfully copy it on to the Forum. Lazy me. Itís there but not easy to read..  Should  I remove it?

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« Reply #36163 on: December 14, 2021, 10:12:21 pm »
Chookie, I have removed the fuzzy post and re-typed the recipe for you. I took a photo of the cake and added that as well so itís all good now.
Judy from North Haven, South Australia

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Re: What are you cooking today?
« Reply #36164 on: December 15, 2021, 12:49:08 am »
Iíve made a batch of RTEís recipe of Spinach & Ricotta Rolls for my sometimes gardener and a friend as a Christmas gift. Will freeze a few too for when vegetarian DD next comes over from Melbourne. https://www.recipetineats.com/spinach-and-ricotta-rolls/
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