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Re: What are you cooking today?
« Reply #33510 on: July 23, 2019, 12:10:38 am »
Date and walnut loaf (can any one tell me why you put the bicarb with the dates and boiling water?), Bean and lentil chilli and "Cowboy" beans (really, just some of the chilli with sausages and 'smashed' potatoes on top).
The hot water softens the dates and the carb works with the hot water and dates to turn the mixture brown,  I think!!
Thanks for the explanation Chookie.  I used medjool dates and the loaf was really dark, almost as if I had used treacle.  It was delicious.
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Re: What are you cooking today?
« Reply #33511 on: July 23, 2019, 01:23:44 am »
Marina, Its one of those things we automatically do for date loafs.  :)
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Re: What are you cooking today?
« Reply #33512 on: July 23, 2019, 01:25:07 am »
DD is cooking spag bol at school for Home ec, she does not like cooking at all, unless it is something she really wants to eat.

 I had to do all the prep for her last night. :)
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Re: What are you cooking today?
« Reply #33513 on: July 23, 2019, 03:40:59 am »
Marina, Its one of those things we automatically do for date loafs.  :)
... guess who has never made a date loaf before!!  Thanks Robyn.
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Re: What are you cooking today?
« Reply #33514 on: July 23, 2019, 08:14:49 am »
I agree with Chookie re the softening of the dates and dark colour. I have my overnight SD rising today and I decided to try something different. I saw a rich dough with chocolate centres (for rolls) in a book. I didn't want the dough to be too rich so I made the No Fuss recipe with molasses and natural yoghurt in, I needed to add a little extra water. I have now made the rolls and put a frozen Reeses Peanut Butter cup in each. ( a mini one) I hope they don't pop when I cook them.
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Re: What are you cooking today?
« Reply #33515 on: July 23, 2019, 10:21:02 pm »
Had some Date and walnut loaf remaining so served it warm with TMX custard for Pud.
Yesterday made Almond crinkle biscuits and Tahini biscuits.  Busy week with visitors so wanted some on hand.
New little Chooks are laying like mad so will make My Favourite Quiche, posted.  This is a crestless Quiche. Will also make custard for Portuguese Tarts.

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Re: What are you cooking today?
« Reply #33516 on: July 24, 2019, 04:32:46 am »
Cookie, rolls with chocolate in them, yumm :)
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Re: What are you cooking today?
« Reply #33517 on: July 24, 2019, 07:07:09 am »
In the past couple of days Iíve made Capsicum Jam for my gardener https://www.forumthermomix.com/index.php?topic=4425.0 and Cumquat Marmalade for my son-in-law https://www.forumthermomix.com/index.php?topic=14637.0
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What are you cooking today?
« Reply #33518 on: July 24, 2019, 11:50:46 am »
No cooking here today, a visit to the doctor to be told my pap smear was good and grocery shopping. The doctor did say I don't have to have anymore pap smears if I don't wish too. the time between is apparently now 5 years.
These are the rolls I made. I used the No Fuss recipe and replaced some of the water with a good squirt of molasses and about 80g natural yoghurt. When I was shaping the rolls I made them about 55g each. I flattened the piece of dough and put a mini Reeseís Peanut Butter cup (that I had kept in the freezer) in the centre.  I sealed the base up well and left the rolls several hours to rise again. They took quite a while as the peanut butter cups came from the freezer. I then cooked them for about 12 minutes.
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Re: What are you cooking today?
« Reply #33519 on: July 24, 2019, 12:18:42 pm »
Why did you put the choccies in the freezer cookie?  They sound delicious.
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Re: What are you cooking today?
« Reply #33520 on: July 24, 2019, 04:07:47 pm »
Wow Cookie those rolls look delicious 😋 Great cooking everyone.👏
I've only made a loaf of bread. I did chop up some chicken breasts to marinate overnight in a sweet 🌶 sauce/garlic/🍈 juice/white wine/olive oil marinade . 😂
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Re: What are you cooking today?
« Reply #33521 on: July 25, 2019, 01:13:23 am »
Those rolls look delicious Cookie.   Not much happening here.
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Re: What are you cooking today?
« Reply #33522 on: July 25, 2019, 04:06:00 am »
I should make them for my son. ;D
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Re: What are you cooking today?
« Reply #33523 on: July 25, 2019, 07:21:12 am »
Yummo Cookie. 
Today made Portuguese Custard Tarts, lots of vegetarian spring rolls.

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« Reply #33524 on: July 25, 2019, 09:48:26 am »
I read somewhere that if you put anything into a biscuit and cooked it, it should be put in the freezer to freeze so that it wouldn't just disappear into the dough. I tried it with the rolls and it seemed to work. I will do some biscuits one day.
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