If you are carving a pumpkin for Halloween, here are a few idea what to do with your Pumpkin meat after carving it.
Pomegranate syrup starts with juice and sugar and pomegranate molasses with same ingredients but reduced to the consistency of thick syrup.
I was thinking of making a coffee liqueur with the Espresso Natalia gave me and I google searched to see how it is made. I have made liqueurs in the past so I knew the procedure but still I wanted to see if there was something more to do. I found this recipe and since…
Lemon curd is a dessert spread and topping like a velvety custard, usually made with citrus fruit, zest and juice of lemons or even limes, oranges or tangerines, butter, eggs, corn flour (starch) and sugar. It can be eaten as it is, or served as a spread on bread or biscuits or as a filling for pies, tarts or cakes.
There are many recipes for strawberry jams which you can follow but in my opinion you cannot follow the same recipe always. My secret is to boil the jam in stages to achieve the right density.
Pischies is a Cypriot traditional fried pastry dessert made with dough on which it is generously brushed with olive oil, cinnamon and sugar and after shaping them they are fried in olive oil and then bathed in syrup.
How can we tell if the syrup is ready? That is a good question. There are several methods, old and new, to tell if the syrup has the right density.
A simple syrup sugar is made with sugar and water. Usually the ratio is one part sugar and one part water, for a medium, not very sweet syrup.