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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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When you make a salad at home, it has a tendency to end up as Iceberg salad with tomato, cucumber and onion. Fortunately, there are a lot of simple and very good French classics to be inspired by.
Bread Baking Technique #11 - Bakery Bread - french bread, baguettes, rolls, sausage bread, sandwich and burger buns, braided bread and boules
It's all bread that can be made from the same basic recipe. So here they are, all merged into one. it is based on my "classic french bread recipe". Not the best bread in the world, but very close to what you buy at most bakeries.
French Chocolate macaroons with chocolate cream
There are few cakes that look as inviting as Macarons. Baby chocolate "burgers" with cream in the middle. In various colors even. They are not as difficult to bake as they might seem, and they are a great addition on any coffee table. Or as an accompaniment to a dessert. Ice, panna cotta etc. My personal favorite is this version with chocolate.
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
Ginger ale or other types of fizzy softdrink - with no machines
Recipe with video - Once in a while I felt the urge to make my own sodapop. I especially wanted to eksperiment with unusual flavours. Or try to make my own cola, using one of the recipes that are online. But that sodamachine has always stopped me. I simply don't drint enough fizzy drinks to buy one of those. But then I found a very simple recipe where yeast is used to make the fizzle. Like beer and champagne.
Homemade Duck Pâté
When you buy a whole duck there is often a strange little bag with wet stuff inside it. If the stuff is lucky, it'll be put into a roasting pan, where the duck drippings can drizzle down onto them, enabling you to make a duck sauce. But I think it's far better to use the stuff for a pâté.
Raspberry marmalade - Strawberry marmalade
Raspberry and strawberry marmalade are made the same way. Actually you can use almost any type of fruit using this one recipe. It's the classic peasant's recipe. Pound for pound: "A pound of sugar to a pound of berries and boil to the right consistency." There are a few tricks worth knowing though.
Shortbread - English/Scottish cookies
Shortbread is a funny cookie. It is literally the most simple cake recipe there is! Only 3 ingredients. I do not think you can make a recipe more simple than that and then get something edible out of it, that can be called a cake. For me, this is the "Ground Zero" of the cakes. Where it all starts. All other cakes are variations of it. Well ok. That is perhaps not the entirely right, but it only takes 5 minutes to bake, and can be eaten with jam or other sweet spreads.
This is a brown sauce on steroids. Apart from the fact that it takes 10 hours to prepare the stock, it takes almost as long to prepare the sauce finished afterwards. It is "the" classic brown sauce which is known from Escoffier's cookbooks. Restaurants use it rarely more because they found it too difficult. But I think it's all worth the effort. The best "brown sauce" I have tasted.
Homemade Greek/Tyrkish yogurt of whole milk
Video Recipe - I have tried different methods of making yogurt. One of my favorite ways is to make it with whole milk, which I then drain. The style usually known as "Turkish" or "Greek".
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