Sunday, April 18, 2010

Cookies - Big,Fat, Sinfully Chewy Choc Chip Cookies

Lols..this is one recipe that no one shud ever even attempt to eat more than once a mth!! Its so sinful that even I, feel my arteries clogging. The reason is, I actually added pork lard to the recipe. Its amazingly heavenly...


250g All-purpose flour
3g baking soda
3g salt
120g unsalted butter, melted
50g pork lard,melted
200g brown sugar
90g white sugar
15 ml vanilla extract
1 egg
1 egg yolk
200g choc chips

Preparation Method:

Preheat oven to 165C. Put parchment paper on a baking tray.

Sift flour, baking soda and salt and put aside.

Mix butter, brown sugar and white sugar. Stir till mixture is evenly mixed. Add egg, egg yolk, vanilla extract and cream the mixture. Add the sifted flour slowly and stir till mixture is consistent. Add the chocholate chip and stir.

Place as many 3 tbsp large dough on the parchment paper, each about 3 inch away from each other. Place in the oven and bake for 15 minutes. Take it out, let it cool on the parchment paper and serve when cookies are no more soft.

Pork - Hungarian Goulash

Hvent had this in a long time. There were two hungarian girls from my hostel..or my ex-hostel who made amazing hungarian goulash!:..recreated the dish...


1 kg pork (cut into 1x1 inch cubes)
3 large carrots (cut into cubes)
3 tomato (cubed)
4-5 large potatos (cubed)
3 bay leaves
2 onions diced
1 tbsp caraway seeds
2 tbsp black pepper
2-3 tbsp paprika pepper/hungarian pepper
5-10 dried chili
3-4 tbsp tomato paste
2.5 to 3 litres of water

Preparation Methods:

Heat about 3 tbsp of olive oil, brown onion and add paprika powder. Keep stirring.

Add the pork and stir till browned, add bay leaves, caraway seed,black pepper and dried chilli. Stir for another 1-2 minutes. Add water, tomato paste and stir. Cover pot and cook for about half an hour with medium heat.

Add the carrots, tomatoes and potatoes. Stir and cover pot and cook for another half hour. Add salt to taste and serve.