Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Mushrooms fried rice


I have leftover baby bella mushrooms and cooked rice in the fridge,So I try to combine those leftover ingredients to make mushrooms fried rice to serve with slices tomato and fried egg. Just omit the egg to make it vegan fried rice.




Ingredients :
- 4 cups cooked rice
- 1/2 lb baby bella muhrooms
- 2 Tbsp vegetable oil
- 1 egg
- 2 shallots
- 2 clove garlic
- 1 cayenne pepper / optional
- 1 Tbsp soy sauce
- 2 Tbsp sweet soy sauce
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Directions:
Chop shallot,garlic and cayenne pepper,set aside
heat vegetable oil in fry pan/wok on medium high temperature
cook chopped garlic,shallot and pepper until fragrant
Add dice baby bella mushrooms,add egg and scramble it,add cooked rice
soy and sweet soy sauce,stir  and cook thoroughly,until combine.
serve with fried egg and slices tomato if you like.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

salted caramel nutella macarons









The macaroons filled with two of my favorite ingredients nutella and salted caramel simply just mix them together until combine, the consistency is perfect for to fill these macarons,sweet,rich and delicious, I also made macarons filling with combination of store-bought ingredients.




Ingredients
cookies :
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- 1/2 cup almond flour
- 3 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
- 2 egg whites at room temperature
- 5 tbsp granulated sugar

Filling :
1/2 cup nutella
1/2 smuckers salted caramel


Preparations :
- Line two cookies sheet with parchment paper
combine powdered sugar,almond flour and cocoa powder in a food processor,pulse into fine powder
sift mixture into medium bowl,discard large pieces

- beat egg whites in large bowl with electric mixer at medium speed until foamy,gradually add 5 tbsp granulated sugar,beating at high speed 2-3 minutes or until mixture foam stiff,shiny peaks

- add half of flour mixture to egg whites stir with spatula to combine ( about 12 strokes) repeat with remaining flour mixture make about 15 strokes ( do not over mix or under mix )

- attach 1/2 inch plain tip to piping bag,scoop batter into bag pipe 1-inch circles about 2-inch apart onto prepare cookie sheets,rap cookies sheet on flat surface to remove air bubbles and set aside,let macarons rest uncovered,until tops harden slightly,this takes from 15 minutes to an hour in more humid condition,when the batter does not stick,macarons are ready to bake

- preheat oven to 350 F, Place rack in center of oven,bake 15  minutes,rotating cookies sheets halfway trough baking time. cool completely on cookies sheets

- for filling, mix nutella and salted caramel evenly until combine

- match same size cookies,pipe or spread filling on flat side of one cookie and top with another.