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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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A cold creamy sauce of fresh berries. A good side dish for ice cream, cakes and fruits. It is not cooked unlike a jam, so it retains its fresh taste.
Caroline's chocolate party - big chocolate cake for celebrations
I had to make cake for a school event for my oldest daughter Caroline. And could not bear to make that many cupcakes. I'm not always too thrilled about the usual "school cakes" we have here in Denmark. So I decided to make a cross between a triple chocolate muffins and a plain pound cake. As fate would have it, I only had drained Greek yogurt instead of the plain yogurt, That I used to have in the fridge. So I was a little skeptical. But it turned out to be one of my very best efforts. A spongy chocolate flavor that is not too sweet.
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.
Custard - Pastry cream - Cake cream
Video Recipe - Pastry cream , or cake cream, is one of the most flexible basic recipes. But it really is just a custard with a little wheat- or corn-flour in it, but hey, that it is super nice too :-D
Homemade almond flour
Almond flour is useful in many recipes. Homemade marzipan, petit fours, French macaroons, pie bottoms, paleo cooking etc. It is a little time consuming, but simple enough to make with a blender or coffee grinder.
Pan Fried Potatoes - Cottage Potatoes
Cottage potatoes are raw potatoes that are cooked in a frying pan. It's a good way to fry 2-4 servings of potatoes. However, it is not a good way to cook large quantities of potatoes. If they lie in layers on the pan, then the upper potatoes are cooked, and the bottom ones are in high risk of burning. There may be raw potatoes, hidden among the other ones and that can really make pan fried potatoes into a sad affair. Otherwise, you must use a really long frying time on large portions to be sure that all the potatoes are tender. At the risk of some getting burned. So here are my tips for making them.
Bread Baking Technique #9 - Baking Stones, Pizza Stones and Steam In The Oven
In general, home ovens have a lot of problems. Most of them can be addressed with a few tricks though. One of the best tricks is using a baking stone. You can buy baking stone in many places, but they are rarely optimal. So I made up some tricks myself and now I can bake bread with the best.
 
An English classic. A tangy lemon cream can be used as an accessory, as a spread and as cake filling.
Grandmas Klejner (klenät - fattigmann - kleynur - kleinur)
Video Recipe - Classic Danish/Scandinavian cake specially eaten at Christmas. I have certainly not seen it in other parts of the world. And this really IS grandmother's recipe. That is, not my grandmother, but my wife's father's grandmother. But that counts as well.
Homemade Marshmallows
Video Recipe - Marshmallows are a new invention that was developed in the 50's. When making your own, you can even add any flavor and color that you want. It is also a recipe that kids love to try, so it is good to do with them. It does not take very long. This is a basic recipe. You may experiment with orange or strawberry juice instead of water, or water colored with red beets, or ....
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