Popotte (between) Potes

All the recipes from POPOTTE ENTRE POTES in english!

 

Strawberry Cheesecake

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  • 500g strawberries,
  • 3 tablespoons + 120g caster sugar,
  • 150g biscuits (shortbreadts would be great),
  • 4 tablespoons melted butter,
  • 750g ricotta cheese,
  • 4 eggs.

Remove stalks from the strawberries and cut them in half. Put them in a saucepan with two small glasses of water. Heat gently. Add the 3 tablespoons of sugar and let simmer for a few minutes. Purée with a mixer and allow to cool. Set aside.

Reduce biscuites to a fine powder. Mix with melted butter with a wooden spoon. Spread the crumbs in the bottom of a springform pan. Pack them firmly with the bottom of a glasse. Put the pan in the fridge while you prepare the cream.

Preheat oven to 160°C.

Beat the ricotta with a whisk to loosen it. Add sugar, beat well. Add eggs one at a time, beating well between each addition.

Spread half the cream over the cookie crust. Pour half of strawberry coulis and create marbles with the tip of a knife. Add remaining cream, and pour the rest of the coulis on top. Marble with the knife.

Bake for 1 hour. Turn off the oven and let the cheesecake cool. Refrigerate for at least 24 hours.

Dans : All Things Sweet...
Par popottepotes
Le 15 juin, 2009
A 21:43
Commentaires : 0
 
 

Oatmeal pancakes

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For 6 pancakes, you’ll need:

  • 60g flour, 
  • 75g small rolled oats,
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder,
  • 1 pinch of salt,
  • cinnamon (to taste),
  • 1 egg,
  • 15 cl milk.

In a bowl, mix flour, oats, baking, salt and cinnamon.

Then pour in the milk and whisk until you have a smooth batter. Finally, add the egg and whisk again.

Let stand for a few minutes, the time for the oats to soften a bit.

Heat a know of butter in a pan over low heat. Laddle a small quantity of batter in the pan. When small bubbles form on the surface of the pancakes, turn them over with a spatula. Cook for a few more seconds.

Enjoy while hot with some honey or maple syrup!

 

Dans : All Things Sweet...
Par popottepotes
Le 12 juin, 2009
A 20:38
Commentaires : 0
 
 

Roasted pork with balsamic-baked onions and potatoes

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« Comfort food » at its best! Not really summery, I grant you, but ideal if you crave for a simple and really good dish. The recipe comes from Jamie Oliver’s latest book « Jamie at home ». This book is really good, but since I am a massive fan of the man, I am not entirely objective!

For 6, you’ll need:

  • 1,5kg small potatoes (Charlotte variety works best for this recipe), peeled and cut into quarters,
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper,
  • olive oil,
  • 50g salted, cut into small cubes,
  • 6 garlic cloves, pressed,
  • 1 handful of fresh rosemary leaves, chopped,
  • 5 red onions, peeled and cut inro quarters,
  • 200ml balsamic vinegar (don’t use the most expensive!!).

For the meat:

  • 1 pork roast (weighing approx. 1.5kg),
  • 1 handful of fresh rosemary leaves, chopped,
  • 2 tablespoons fennel seeds,
  • olive oil,
  • 6 garlic cloves, pressed,
  • 1 small onion, minced,
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped,
  • 2 glasses of white wine.

Preheat oven to 200°C. Cook the potatoes in a large quantity of boiling water for 8 minutes. Drain and set aside.

To prepare the meat, place the chopped rosemary leaves on a wooden board. And salt and pepper, and fennel seeds. Roll the meat on the wooden beard to coat with the chopped herbs. Heat a little olive oil in an ovenproof dish on the stove. Brown the roast on all sides. Add pressed garlic, chopped onion and celery to the dish. Place the dish in the bottom of the oven and cook for 1 hour.

For the potatoes, get a big roasting tin. Heat some olive oil in it, add the butter, garlic and rosemary. Finally place the potatoes and onions. Mix well to coat with oil. Pour in the balsamic vinegar, salt and pepper. Bake in the upper side of the oven for 50 minutes. Stir the potatoes halfway through cooking.

After an hour, the meat should be cooked. If not, continue cooking for 15 minutes, keeping the potatoes warm. When the meat is ready, remove from pan and let stand for about ten minutes. Remove as much fat as you can from the dish, and crush remaining onions and garlic with a fork. Place the dish on the stove and deglaze with white wine. Simmer until liquid has reduced by half. Adjust seasoning if necessary. Filter the sauce and pour into a small bowl.

Slice the pork roast and serve with the potatoes and onions, and the sauce.

Dans : Savory
Par popottepotes
Le
A 20:17
Commentaires : 0
 
 

Courgette & goat’s cheese cake

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That’s one of my cousin’s many specialties!

You could enrich the cake with some toasted pine nuts, to add a bit of crunch.

You’ll need:

  • 3 eggs,
  • 200g all-purpose flour,
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder,
  • 8cl olive oil,
  • 12.5cl whole milk,
  • 100g grated parmesan cheese,
  • 200g goat’s cheese,
  • 1 courgette, sliced,
  • salt and freshly ground pepper.

Preheat oven to 180°C.

Heat some olive oil in a skillet. Sweat the courgette slices until they are tender. Set aside.

In a bowl, break the eggs and mix with flour, yeast, a little salt and pepper. Add oil, milk and parmesan. Mix well.

Stir in the courgettes and goat’s cheese, crumbled into pieces.

Pour the batter into a cake mold and bake for 45 minutes.

 

Dans : Appetizers
Par popottepotes
Le
A 18:59
Commentaires : 0
 
 

Roasted chicken drums, the asian way

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Quick, easy, quite cheap and delicious… What more could you ask for??

Serves 4:

  • 20-25 chicken drumsticks,
  • 60ml soy sauce,
  • 2 tablespoons runny honey,
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil,
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped,
  • freshly ground black pepper.

In a bowl, mix all the ingredients for the marinade. Add the chicken drumsticks, and mix well to coat the chicken with the marinade.

Cover the bowl with clingfilm and refrigerate for a few hours.

Preheat oven to 200°C. Put the drumsticks in a shallow baking dish and pour in the remaining marinade. Bake for 20 to 30 minutes, until the marinade has thickened and the drumsticks are a little bit caramelised.

Serve with some rice, and eat with your fingers!

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and we’ve found something really cute, right HERE!!!

Dans : Savory
Par popottepotes
Le 11 juin, 2009
A 20:53
Commentaires : 0
 
 
 

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