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Splitting and dividing a chicken with a knife

Splitting and dividing a chicken with a knife

Video Recipe - Splitting a chicken is not that hard. But for a beginner there is a few tricks that are nice to know. I show my method for splitting chicken in 4, 8 and 16 pieces here.

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Potato Blinis - Small Potato Pancakes
Video Recipe - Boiled potatoes from the day before are fantastic to use in many dishes. Potato Blinis is one of those recipes that I use them for relatively often. Small thick pancakes that are very similar to the american breakfast pancakes. They are equally useful in the sweet and the savory kitchen.
Boneless, marinated and grilled leg of lamb
Video Recipe - My favorite recipe for leg of lamb. The best taste and fairly quick preparation. What's not to love about it? The marinade and grilling results in a very good and strong flavor. The trick is that a the leg gets more surface when the bone is removed. And the surface is of course where most of the flavor is.
Boning and Butterflying a Leg Of Lamb
Video Recipe - Typically we fry a leg of lamb whole. Because it's the easiest to do. But a really good trick is to debone and butterfly it. You can cook it a lot faster then. The flattened shape also gives more room for a browned surface. You will also get more of that smoky barbecued flavor all oever the meat. Or you can roll them into a meat roll with marinade inside, so you get the marinade flavor onto all of the meat.
Potato Rosti - Swiss Potato Pancakes - Pommes Rösti
Video Recipe - Rösti are made with cooked potatoes, so I use it often as "leftovers" instead of the typical fried potatoes, hash and so on. But it is an accessory that everyone likes, and it has the advantage that you can add bacon, onion, cheese, apple or fresh herb. Which promises it over the other simple potato dishes.
Kvalitella - Because it rhymes with homemade Nutella
Video Recipe - My own recipe for a sweet hazel-nutty-chocolate'y spread. I don't think I have to tell you what it can be used for ...

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Orange Fromage / Orange Mousse
I know it from my childhood in the seventies. It was a classic recipe here in Denmark. But it has been somewhat of the radar for the last few decades. That is a shame since it is an excellent dessert. It is easy to make and inexpensive to boot. It is also a very good recipe to combine with other desserts. Especially if they include chocolate. This recipe is very simple, but I include a trick for pimping it up a little. Involving jelly and cake.
Fried rice with egg and chicken (or other meat)
Video Recipe - It is a dish that only takes 10 minutes to make. So it is fast and it tastes really well. An Asian classic that we eat too little of here in Denmark. Potatoes and meat is typical of the danish leftover dish "biksemad/pyttipanna". Rice and meat leftovers is in this Asian equivalent.
Potato Blinis - Small Potato Pancakes
Video Recipe - Boiled potatoes from the day before are fantastic to use in many dishes. Potato Blinis is one of those recipes that I use them for relatively often. Small thick pancakes that are very similar to the american breakfast pancakes. They are equally useful in the sweet and the savory kitchen.
 
You have probably also had that experience. When you think that you have bought a great cookbook, and you eagerly page through it. Only to find out that it contains only one single recipe you like, but which turns out to actually be a *really* great recipe. The cookbook with the recipe for onion soup is the perfect example of this for me :-) So now that I have written the recipe here on the site, I can finally get rid of that cookbook.
Make a Sourdough Starter
Video recipe - It is easy to make your own sourdough. Despite the fact that most people around the world have only heard about this mysterious thing called "homemade bread based on sourdough". The problem is almost always to get started. To make the sourdough. But it is not hard, and it is something we do routinely here in denmark, where most of the bread we eat is sourdough ryebread.
Red Roasted Prime Rib
Beef and veal prime rib is a beautiful piece of meat. The red marbled meat sitting on the cut ribs. It's not a cut we usually see at the butcher her in Denmark, but he can make it for you if you ask. Otherwise, go to the closest halal butcher, they will most likely have it. I usually roast it whole, and usually in my grill, where it will get a mild smoky taste of rosemary. The eyes lighting up around the table when the big piece of meat is served is worth it alone.
Roux - The Sauce Thickens and Darkens
Video Recipe - Roux is the classic thickening and darkening agent, that is being used in many of the classic French sauces. It's actually just wheat flour which is browned in fat, but there is some technique to it too.
Danish Liver pâté - Leverpostej
Danish liver pâté is basically a simple saucage mix that is made from pork liver and fat. It is then cooked in a pan in a water bath, inside the oven. It is also possible to make it if you use a food processor instead of a mincer.
 
Veal shank is the same piece of meat that is used for Osso Buco, but a slow braising with a sweet port wine and a good stock puts that meat into a completely different class. It is also a dish that practically cannot fail. If you like meat that is so tender that it falls apart when eating, and has a dark strong beef flavor. Then this is just the ticket. The long list of ingredients can look somewhat daunting, but the basic principle is to just brown the meat and the vegetables, and then braise / let it simmer it in some wine.
Carrot cake with cream cheese frosting
I used to think that carrot cake was an abomination. A dry and boring things that women ate while feeling guilty. But Karin's recipe is not at all healthy, and it does not taste so either. It tastes juuuust right. So I thank her for the recipe.
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