Friday, September 28, 2012

Lemon-Yogurt Cupcakes with sugar glaze.(Zitronen-Joghurt Muffins mit Zuckerguß)

I´ve always heard from older people that experience does make lots of difference in different fields of life! Today I´ve discovered it myself ! I made those cupcakes maybe 2 years ago & took a picture of them, the cupcakes never tasted that wonderful, they were Good (I thought they were) but now with some minor modifications & some few more baking skills , they turned to be AWESOME! Hope you´ll all try them, they are fluffy, moist & Delicious & will fill your house with that gorgeous lemon zest smell!

Ingredients: (for 12 cupcakes)

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

The perfect Chocolate Cake. (Der Perfekte Schokoladekuchen mit Schoko Glasur)


After so many Chocolate Cake trials ,this happens to be my favourite! moist, chocolaty & melts in your mouth.


Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Egyptian Falafel (Ägyptische Falafel)


This a traditional Egyptian dish, it´s healthy, cheap & very nutrritive. It´s sold in every corner in Cairo & all other Egyptian Cities & it´s a popular breakfast specially in weekends.

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Chicken Shawerma Fettah فتة شاورما الدجاجReis-Hähnchen Gericht



A Lebanese delicious dish!

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Monday, September 24, 2012

Sausage-Cheese Muffins (Wurst-Käse Muffins)


An easy savory Muffin recipe that is ideal for Breakfast,Brunch or as a light dinner.

Ingredients:(makes 12 Muffins)



Chocolate chip Cookies

One of the best cookies ever (my personal favourite) that kids & adults love!

Ingredients:(makes around 20 Cookies)


Sunday, September 23, 2012

Lentil Soup (Linsensuppe)

One of my favourite soups ever! very easy & when you eat it with bread & Salad it´s considered as a complete healthy meal.


Ingredients: (serves 4)

Spaghetti with shrimps & vegetables (Spaghetti mit Garnelen)


I had some special guests today in the house & I was planning to do fish as a main dish & instead of doing the ordinary Rice beside it ,I decided to do the very easy 10 minutes Shrimp Spaghetti dish, here´s how it´s easily done!
 
Ingredients: (serves 4)
400 gm Spaghetti
400 gm Shrimps
3 Table spoons Olive oil
4 chopped garlic cloves
Green,yellow & Red Pepper cut in cubes
Black Olives
frishly chopped Dill & Cilantro
 
Preparation:
Cook Spaghetti in salted water & drain.
In a pan, put Olive Oil & heat, then add garlic & stir till yellowish then add shrimps & stir for 3-4 minutes.
Add the Salt & pepper & the cooked pasta & stir.
Turn off the heat & add the freshly chopped herbs, Olives & Pepper & it´s done!
 
 
Zutaten:
400 g Spaghetti
400 g Garnilen
3 EL Oliven Öl
4 Konbaluch zehne (gehacket)
Shwartz Oliven (ohne Steine)
Paprika (im würfel geschnitten)
Saltz,Pfeffer
Dill & Koriander grob gehacket
 
 
 
Zubereitung:
Spaghetti in kochendes Wasser Kochen & ablaufen lassen
In einer Pfanne bei mittelere Hitze, Oliven Öl & knoblauch rühren, dan Garnielen hinzufügen & rühren für 4 minuten.
Spaghetti geben& mit Salz & Pfeffer würzen & rühren.
Vom Herd nehmen & Oliven, Paprika & Frische Kräuter hinzufügen . Rühren & Fertig!

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Koshary


Koshary is a very traditional delicious Egyptian dish, made of brown lentils, rice, pasta, chickpeas & covered with tomato sauce & fried onions.

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Fig Salad


I bought some Figs today & I thought they were as sweet as the beautifull Egyptian ones! Unfortunately they weren´t :( that wasn´t really bad because I decided to do Salad with them & they were pretty good for Salad. I only did the Fig Salad with 3 ingredients+ the 3 ingredients dressing & it was just perfect for an afternoon snack!Here´s how I did it!

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012

No-Bake Cheese Cake (Das Grundrezept des Käsekuchen)


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Chicken with cream & cheese Casserole. Hähnchen-Creme Auflauf.




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Chicken Balls




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Chinese chicken with vegetables.


Chinese chicken with vegetables.


Ingredients: (for 3-4 persons)

Roasted chicken breast fillet



Very easy healthy recipe.

Ingredients:

Chicken breast fillet.
Olive oil
Salt,pepper, paprika,Thyme,garlic, chopped fresh Parsley

     

Preparation:

Marinade the chicken in Olive oil & spices and leave for 3-4 hours.
Enter preheated oven for 15 minutes then turn the chicken breasts on the other side for another 15 minutes.
During the baking process , pour the juices coming out of the Chicken over it (every 10 minutes).

N.B: you might need to add some water if your Chicken dries.

Serve with Baked Potatoes:
Recipe here: http://drolacooks.blogspot.de/2012/11/oven-backed-wedged-potatoes-gebackene.html

Chinese fried Chicken with sweet & sour Sauce


Chinese fried chicken with sweet & sour sauce.

Ingredients: (for 5-6 persons)

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Anzac Apple Tart


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Sausage Mushroom Quiche


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Muesli with yogurt


Müsli (Muesli) is a healthy breakfast based on

Clementine-Cream cups

 
In a sunny afternoon, I thought of doing a light-fresh cool dessert, I had some remaining  vanilla cupcakes, cream chesse, ready made whiped cream & a jar of Clementine, so I came up with this yummmmy dessert!
 
 
Ingredients:(for 3 cups)



Strawberry Parafait


Ingredients: (for 4 glasses)



Yogurt-Raspberries cups with Raspberry Sauce.

 
Yogurt cups with Raspberry Sauce.
Very light summery dessert, easy,fast & delicious.

You will need :

Monday, September 17, 2012

Super easy Apple Tart


 
 Soooo yummmyyy, sooo easy ,& will fill your house with the best smell ever, apples & Cinnamon!

Ingredients:
(for a 20 cm Tart or Cake form,for 4-6 persons)
2 large apples
3 sheets of puff pastry (or puff pastry roll)
1 tea spoon cinnamon
2 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon Butter

Preparation:
Peel the apples & cut them into slices.
In a pan over high heat, add apples,sugar,butter & cinnamon & stir for 3-4 minutes. Then drain the apples & keep the sauce aside.
Roll out the Pastry sheets to a size larger then the tart form size.
Put the rolled out dough in the Tart form then put the drained apples on top.
Enter preheated oven (200°C) for 10-15 minutes.
Remove from oven & pour the apple sauce over your tart to give it a nice glaze.

 

 
 
 
                                    Super einfach Apfeltarte

Zutaten:
(Tart oder spring form 20 cm)
2 große Äpfel
3 Blatt Blätterteig (oder Blätterteig roll)
1 Teelöffel Zimt
2 Esslöffel Zucker
1 Esslöffel Butter

Zubereitung:
Die Äpfel schälen und in Scheiben schneiden.
In einer Pfanne bei starker Hitze, Äpfel, Zucker, Butter und Zimt geben & umrühren für 3-4 Minuten. Dann abtropfen lassen und halten Sie die Sauce .
Teig ausrollen & im Tart form geben & dann die abgetropften Äpfel auf den Teig legen.Geben im vorgeheizten Backofen (200 ° C) für 10-15 Minuten.
Gießen die Apfel sauce über dem Äpfel

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Erdbeer (Beeren) Soße. Strawberry Sauce. (صوص الفراولة )



Strawberries Sauce is used to Top your cheesecake or cake or icecream or pudding or glass desserts or Tarts....etc. you can use it almost as a topping for sooo many desserts.

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The perfect Cheesecake. Perfekter Käsekuchen. تشيز كيك

This is my favourite cheesecake, made with homemade Strawberry Sauce, yuuummmmy!
 
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Bread-Butter pudding


One of the easiest weekend breakfast ideas that is very nutritive for kids & adults too :)


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Saturday, September 15, 2012

Oatmeal-Chocolate Cookies


 These r delicious chewy cookies that kids & me LOVED .

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Chocolate truffel cookies




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Tiramisu Cookies


Very easy & takes only 30 minutes to be ready!

very easy delicious cookies tastes like Tiramisu with its lovely flavours.

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Friday, September 14, 2012

Crispy fried chicken

This a very nice recipie that is ideal for kids too.

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Grilled Köfte


Grilled Kofte.

Ingredients:
500 gm minced meat
1 medium chopped onion
1 bundle of parsely
salt & papper
1/2 cup bread crumbs (bo2somat mat7oon)

Preparation:
Mix all ingredients with hands.
Put Köfte in a pan that can be covered & bring a piece of coal & heat it then put an onion cortex with some butter in the middle over the meat (you make a groove inside the meat with your fingers & lay the onion cortex inside it) then put the heated piece of coal inside the butter ,you will find smoke coming out of the heated piece of coal , then close firmly the pan for 30 minutes.

Then form Kofte in skewers & grill.
served with Tahini Sauce.

Homemade Hamburger.


This is a very easy dish everyone loves!
you only need 3 ingredients:

Minced meat
Salt & Pepper

N.B. You can add finely chopped Onion 

Preparation:

mix together & shape burgers with your hand ( a little bit larger then the desired size)& grill3-5 minutes on each side (according to your Burger thickness)

 To make uniform sized Hamburger Patties :
Simply use a glass jar lid (I used the Nutella jar lid) to press the meat against it,then flip it over to get the patties out.

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Brownies. البراونيز

Whenever I find myself craving for chocolate, I don´t find anything better then Brownies :)

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Gnocchi Casserole.

I´ve tried many Gnocchi recipies, I never liked it! but this one, I fell in love with as it´s easy & delicious! & the smell of Italy was all over the house:))

Ingredients:
500 gm Gnocchi
250 gm Cherry tomatos, (cut into halves)
1 medium sized finely chopped onion
3-4 finely chopped garlic cloves
Freshly chopped Basil
Thyme
3 Tablespoons Olive oil
2 Tablespoons Tomato paste
1 cup vegetable stock (soup)
Salt & pepper
3 Table spoons grated Parmesan cheese

Preparation:
Cook Gnocchi in boiling salted water & remove when cooked then drain.


Prepare the sauce:
In a pan, heat olive oil then add to it onion & garlic, stirr for 1 minute , then add the tomato paste & stock, add the salt,pepper, thyme & Basil. reduce the heat & leave to simmer for 5-10 minutes till the sauce is thick.then turn off the heat.
Add Gnocchi & the tomatoes to the sauce & stirr.
Put in a ramekin or Caseerole & sprinkle the grated Parmesan on top &enter a preheated oven for 15 minutes till top is golden.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Oven Spinach ramekins

An easy delicious & nutritive recipie that kids also like a lot. It can be served as a side dish with Potatos or Rice.

Ingredients: (makes 4 Ramekins,12 cm wide)

500 gm Spinach (leaves or chopped) (fresh or frozen)
200 ml whippingcream
200 ml sourcream
50 gm grated Gouda cheese
2 eggs
2 table spoons sliced Almond
3 Tablespoons Olive oil
1 medium sized chopped onion
3 chopped garlic cloves
Salt & Pepper

Preparation:

In a pan heat olive oil & add onion & garlic & stirr , add Spinach & keep stirring (5 minutes) then drain from water & add salt & pepper.
in a bowl, mix, eggs, sourcream, cheese, whippingcream, salt & pepper.

Prepare your Ramekins by buttering .
Add drained spinache evenly in the 4 Ramekins.
Then pour the eggs-cream mixture over the spinache.
sprinkle some sliced almonds on top.


Enter pre-heated oven (220°C) for 10 -15 minutes till golden on top.

Grilled Hot dog skewers with oven backed Potatos.

This is an easy & delicious recipie that kids love & doesn´t take time at all.


Backed Potatos:

Ingredients:
Potatos
Olive oil
2-3 finely chopped garlic cloves
Salt,Pepper,Thyme & Rosemarry

Preparation:
Cut Potatos into wedges or chuncks, coat with other ingredients & enter preheated oven 200°C for 15 minutes (or more according to the size of the cut potatos)

Hot Dog skewers:

You will need sliced Hot dogs, Pepper,Onions.
marinade your cut pepper & onions with some oil, salt & pepper.
Arrange your skewers with hot dogs, pepper & onions.
Grill (on the oven grill)

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Pasta with Salmon & herbs

Pasta with Salmon & herbs.

This is a very easy recipie that I always do whenever I have no time...The whole cooking process takes 15 minutes (with already cooked pasta).

Ingredients:
(amounts according to the number you are serving)
Pasta Penne
Salmon fish
Freshly chopped parsely & Dill
Butter
freshly chopped garlic cloves
Chopped pepper
Chopped black olives
Salt, Pepper & Thyme

Preparation:
Cut Salmon fish into small cubes.
Cook Pasta in salted water & drain.
In a wide pan add butter fish cubes & stirr for 10 minutes till done.
add Salt, pepper, Thyme, garlic cloves, pepper ,Olives & Pasta & keep stirring.
Turn off the heat & add your freshly chopped herbs & serve.

Monday, September 10, 2012

Peaches-Raspberries Cake

Peaches-Raspberries Cake.

Fruit Cakes are my favourite, today I decided to do anything with Raspberries before it totally disappears from stores :) my choice was this simple & easy, yet elegant Cake, What I had at home was a jar of Peaches & I decided to include it in the Cake content & it was simply Perfect!


Ingredients:
1 & 1/2 cup flour
2 Teaspoons Baking powder
125 gm soft Butter
3 eggs
1 packet Vanilla
a pinch of salt
3/4 cup sugar
2 Table spoons Milk (or apricot Juice)
100 gm Rasperries
100 gm Sliced Almonds
400 gm Peaches (in preserved jars)
Powdered sugar (optional)


Preparation:
Preheat your oven to 180°C before starting preparation.
Prepare your 24cm cake form by covering with butter & flour.
Start beating butter & sugar till creamy.
add eggs & vanilla & keep beating till creamy & fluffy.
add milk ,then the dry ingredients & beat.
spread the Batter in the spring form, cover with Peaches & Raspberries & sprinkle the sliced Almonds.
Enter the oven for nearly 40 minutes or untill a tooth pick inserted into the batter comes out clean.
let cool for a while & spread some fresh Raspberries & sprinkle some powdered sugar on top.

Berries Cream Cake- Beeren creme Torte

In June 2012 I read about a competition about Germany´s best fruit Cake in a magazine called "Bild Der Frau", It was Berries season & I´m a Berries lover! so I decided to do a cake filled with Berries AND creamcheese,sourcream & whippingcream,as I love the mixture between the sour taste of sour cream & the creamy mild taste of whipping cream & cream cheese, & Guess what! I WON! It was an amazing surprise to find the post man knocking my door with my Braun Multiquick 7 prize!! Here´s my winning recipie, hope you ALL like it :-)




Berries-Cream-Torte.

Ingredients:
For the sponge cake:
4 eggs
150 g Sugar
125 gm Flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
a pinch of salt
Vanilla

For the Creme:
200 ml whippingcream
200 ml sourcream
300 ml creamcheese (doublecreme)
4-5 spoons powdered sugar

For the Berries:



500 gm Strawberries
200 gm Raspberries
200 gm Blue berries
2 Tablespoons powdered sugar

1/2 c Ananas juice

Preparation:

*preheat oven 180°C.
*prepare 26 cm springform by brushing with Butter & adding flour.

seperate eggs..

*Mix egg whites till foamy, then add sugar & keep mixing till soft peaks form...
mix all other cake ingredients,then add the egg whites & fold with a spoon...
enter oven for 20 minutes then remove & cool & divide into 2 layers.

*Cut strawberries & mix with sugar & other berries & leave for 5 minutes.

*whipp the whippingcream, & add the sugar to it ,then add the creamcheese-sourcream mixture.

Decorate the cake :
put the first layer of sponge cake & pour 3-4 Table spoons juice then cover with 1/2 the cream & 1/2 the berries , then add the other half of sponge cake & pour the rest of the juice then cream then berries.

decorate with mint leaves.




Zutaten: 

Für den Biskuit:
- 4 Eier
- 150 g Zucker
- 1 Päckchen Vanillezucker
- 125 g Mehl
- 1 gestrichener TL Backpulver
- abgeriebene Schale von 1 Zitrone
- Priese Salz

Für die Creme:
- 200 g Schlagsahne
- 200 g Schmand
- 300 g Frischkäse (Doppelrahmstufe)
- 1 Päckchen Sahne-steif
- 4-5 EL Puderzucker

Beeren:
- 500 g Erdbereen
- 200 g Himbeeren
- 200 g Blaubereen
- 2-3 EL Puderzucker
- Minze Blätter zum Garnieren

- 5-6 EL Ananassaft

Zubereitung:


Für den Biskuit:
Backofen auf 180° Grad vorheizen.
Eier trennen. Eiweiß mit 1 Prise Salz & Zucker Steif schlagen. Eigelbe mit Vanillzucker sowie Zitronenschale unterrrühren.
Mehl mit Backpulver mischen, darübersieben & unterheben. Masse in eine mit Backpapier ausgelegte Springform 26 cm füllen, glatt streichen & im Ofen ca 20 min. backen.
Herausnehmen, auskühlen lassen & waagerecht halbieren.

Für die Creme:
Sahne mit Sahne-Steif & Zucker steif schlagen.
Schmand & Frischkäse rühren. Dann Sahne hinzufügen.

Beeren:
Erdbeeren schneiden & mit Zucker, Himbeeren & Blaubeeren mischen & für 5 Minuten ruhen lassen.

Torte Verzieren:

Einen Biskuit auf eine Tortenplatte setzen, mit 3 EL Ananas Saft begießen, & mit der Hälfte der Creme abdecken & glatt streichen & die Hälfte der Bereen geben.
Zweiten Biskuit auflegen & mit 3 EL Saft gießen & mit Creme & Beeren abdecken. Mit Minze Blätter garnieren.