Wholemeal cookies with chocolate chips (recipe without eggs)

Today was a raining and then to warm up a little bit what’s better than the oven! Wholemeal cookies with chocolate chips!

It’s some days that my daughter asked me to make cookies and today I satisfied, we made together with what we had.

Since it is the weekend, stocks are scarce, we do not have more eggs and has remained the only whole wheat flour.

So cookies without eggs, whole wheat flour to make them more greedy and a bit of chocolate chips nicely made ​​in the shape of animal:

Wholemeal cookies with chocolate chips (recipe without eggs)
 
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Wholemeal cookies with chocolate chips, recipe without eggs
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Cucina: Italian
Ingredienti
  • 250 g of wheat flour + enough for flouring
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon of honey
  • 90 g of sugar cane
  • 50 g of butter
  • 30 g of chocolate drops
  • 100 ml of milk
Preparazione
  1. Combine the yeast with the flour, chop the butter and create a compound crumbly.
  2. Making the fountain in the center and put the sugar honey and begin to knead by combining the milk.
  3. Meanwhile, it also mixes combine the chocolate chips.
  4. Form a compact and homogeneous mixture.
  5. Spread flouring the plan. Cut out desired shapes and place other little drops of chocolate in the cookie.
  6. Bake for 10-15mins at 180 ° C

 

When you remove them from the oven don’t worry if they seem too soft in the cool, they will become fragrant and retain their softness.

Happy weekend!

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Spelled flatbread with mozzarella

Spelled flatbread with mozzarella

Day has passed, how did you spend the weekend? We’ve brought the child to the petting zoo , we had a blast and the little girl is finally rising about the Dear pony ! She really wanted to go up as well on the horses ! hahaha … Sometimes we want these days ! .

Talking about food , sometimes we have dinner on the small table , just like the previous time where I made  delicious flatbread with herbs . (See here)

The other night , I prepared for the occasion panmozzarella by Luca Montersino, seen on the web, a recipe that has amazing mozzarella dough. By adapting the recipe to my personal taste , I thought we would give some tasty flatbread pan mozzarella .

I made ​​some small changes to the original recipe that did not spoil the result , I didn’t put the dough in the fridge and I made double rise.

Here you are the flatbread pan mozzarella spelled with sesame seeds and poppy :

Spelled flatbread with mozzarella
 
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spelled flatbread with mozzarella with sesame seeds and poppy, fragrant and light to eat them all
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Ricetta: Appetiser
Cucina: Italian
Ingredienti
  • 300 g spelled flour
  • semolina enough for the pastry
  • 120 ml of milk
  • 6 g of yeast (about one third of the cube)
  • 30 g of butter
  • 1 mozzarella 125 g
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • extra virgin olive oil to taste
  • sesame seeds and poppy seeds for garnish
  • coarse salt to taste to the surface
Preparazione
  1. Combine the flour, salt and sugar and place in a fountain.
  2. Dissolve the yeast in a little warm milk and put it in the center of the fountain.
  3. Combine mozzarella in the center previously crushed and pulped to loose remaining water.
  4. Also add butter into small pieces and brought to room temperature.
  5. Combine the remaining milk and mix. Form a homogeneous mixture, flouring from time to time with semolina.
  6. Let rise in warm place for 3-4 hours.
  7. After that wet your hands and flatten the dough with oil.
  8. With a glass forming disks that are arranged in a row on the baking sheet.
  9. Let them rise again for another hour.
  10. Then again with wet hands for oil, mash them lightly with your fingertips making small little holes, sprinkle with sesame and poppy seeds and bake at 200 ° C for 215 minutes approximately.

This dose will be about 10-15, depending on the size that you want to give.

I was thinking  to freeze some, however it was not possible!

Their  fragrance is amazing! ciaoooo

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Pancake of mardis gras fried or baked

Pancake of mardis gras fried or baked

How did you spend the Carnival Sunday? I brought my daughter to the parade, but there was no way to dress her up. Se didn’t want the indian dress, I had to remove her nose painted by kitten and finally she wanted to remove the crown princesses ! ….. in short, she says that next year she’ll dress like a sword .. ahahahha, but that fairy and princess. Well she will be a little Joan of Arc!

Here is ready ready for Mardi Gras! a nice tray of baked and fried Crumpets!

The same preparation can go in the oven or fried as you prefer. Fried, however, are coveted!!!

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Pancake of mardis gras fried or baked, the cake that you can not miss at the carnival
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Ricetta: Dessert
Cucina: Italian
Ingredienti
  • 250 g of flour type 00 + 50 g for the pastry
  • 1 egg
  • 50 g of sugar
  • 30 g of butter
  • 100 ml of milk
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 2-3 tablespoons of liqueur (for me Marsala)
  • olive oil for frying
  • icing sugar to taste
  • Granulated sugar to taste
Preparazione
  1. Making the fountain with the flour sifted with baking powder already
  2. Add sugar, egg, butter in the center, liquor and milk.
  3. Mix and let stand for thirty minutes.
  4. Then take the machine for pasta and pull the dough up to No. 5. (or with a rolling pin)
  5. At this point, cut with washer rectangles and make a cut in the middle.
Baked version:
  1. Place half of the rectangles on a baking sheet and cook at 180 degrees for 10 minutes until they turn red a little bit.
  2. Remove from the oven and sprinkle with powdered sugar.
Fried version:
  1. For the other half, well heat the oil in a frying pan and fry a couple of minutes, dip in granulated sugar immediately.

For my family I made all fried!!! mmm…. Good mardis gras to all!

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Cicerchiata of Abruzzo

cicerchiata of abruzzo

Here is  Carnival! Like every year it’s celebrated with pancakes or sweets, here I present the typical dessert that my grandmother made during Carnival, especially when there were so many people: The cicerchiata of Abruzzo. The Neapolitans Know this, for them it is called struffoli that they made on  Christmas, while the Abruzzi calls cicerchiata, balls like chickpeas ( cicerchie ) assembled with honey.

I enjoyed it so much hat all the family help me, even my baby that  funny making little balls , that’s a joy, every ball she was licking the whole hand … ahahahha that go well!

it’s nice because you can do various shapes, my grandmother often made donut and the recipe is easy because the grandmother’s recipes are all measured spoon, here cicerchiata of our family tradition:

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Cicerchiata of Abruzzo, sweet typical of the Abruzzo region for carnival made ​​with Grandmather's recipe
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Cucina: Italian
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The "law" says, for each egg one tablespoon of sugar and a tablespoon of olive oil and 100 g of flour type 00
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 200 g of flour type 00
  • oil for frying
  • 10-12 tablespoons of honey
  • tails dolorate
  • some almonds peeled
Preparazione
  1. In a large bowl , combine sugar, eggs and oil , add the flour and knead until it forms a smooth paste .
  2. Form as many balls as small chickpeas, also a tad bit less when you bake always swell a bit ' .
  3. Heat oil in a frying pan and cook the balls until golden turning occasionally, ( about 5 minutes )
  4. Drain on paper towels.
  5. Meanwhile heat the honey in a pan,it is formed just ' froth , put the little balls and cook 5 - 10minutes in honey ,they should caramelize and absorb the honey.
  6. At this point take the mold that has' decided to use and wet. Put the balls to give the desired shape and make them dry. Sprinkle with colored tails and peeled almonds. Allow to cool and enjoy it
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the flour is slightly back with the dose , depending on moisture ' , gfrandezza the egg , then adjust it a bit ' in theory should be 100 g per egg .

Next time I will opt for it in  cups colored portion, it is more convenient to serve and eat too.

Do not turn away from these screens tomorrow other pancakes!!! :):):)

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Small flatbread with herbs

Small flat bread with herbs

As I told you in my previous post, yesterday we ate in a way a little bit unusual! is already the second time that we do it with Romina and she gets mad because it’s a novelty.

We eat sitting on the cushions, as do the Indians hahaha, appliance does good for the table, our little table is also very low, so for this kind of thing is very comfortable, a nice candle in the center and  that’s super!

Therefore, along with the magnificent carrot chips violets were also fantastic scones with herbs that have accompanied with mortadella, salami, and a nice glass of red wine! The best of life!

Here is the recipe for little flatbread with herbs:

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Small flat bread with herbs, an alternative to the usual bread to accompany the meal
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Ricetta: Bread
Cucina: Italian
Ingredienti
  • 150 g of semolina
  • 150 g flour 00
  • 150 ml of milk
  • 20 ml extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 scant teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • half a packet of dry yeast
  • salt
  • extra virgin olive oil as needed for brushing
  • enough herbs (rosemary, oregano, marjoram, sage)
Preparazione
  1. Combine the two flours and mix with a teaspoon of sugar and salt
  2. Dissolve yeast in warm milk
  3. Place the flour, pour in the center of the milk with the dissolved yeast, begin to knead and add the oil. Form a smooth and homogeneous mixture and let it rise for 3-4 - hours until doubled in volume.
  4. At this point, take the dough and your hands are wet with oil, apply like we do with the pizza.
  5. With the help of glass, cut circles in which we will have on the baking sheet.
  6. Lead to the second rising for at least 1 hour
  7. After that resume and pigiarle obtaining some nice humps.
  8. Chop the herbs, brush the surface with oil, add a few grains of coarse salt and bake at 200 ° C for 15 minutes.

This is the dose for about a dozen small flat bread

Notes: I used a yeast that is new to me but I’m not mad, in fact recommend brewer’s yeast or better p.m.

Since my husband loves me, when I add in the shopping list to buy the baking powder because I finished it, he obviously buy one for pizza, does nothing on the package if there is a mega focacciona almost bigger than the paper! So I have to  use it!

Hello ciaoooo

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Friedcakes with chocolate drops

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Here they are again … then for a while ‘ I say enough , too many are bad !

This time I took an old recipe that my husband had put on the official website of donnaecasa.it, arranging it a little: Friedcakes with chocolate drops

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Fried cakes with chocolate drops, a special dessert for carnival
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Cucina: Italian
Ingredienti
  • 300 g of flour type 00
  • 150 ml of milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 100 g of sugar
  • 50 g of butter
  • grated zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon rum
  • 100 g of chocolate drops
  • oil for frying as much as necessary
  • half a bag of baking powder
Preparazione
  1. Heat the oil and bring it to temperature.
  2. Meanwhile, in a bowl combine the flour, baking powder and sugar, add the eggs, the melted butter, a tablespoon of rum and grated rind of 1 lemon.
  3. Then add the milk and mix until it forms a sticky dough.
  4. Joining finally the chocolate drops
  5. When the oil has come to temperature, take spoonfuls of the mixture and soak them in oil. In a short time will swell.
  6. Turn them when they are beautiful and colorful remove and drain on paper towels.
  7. Dip in granulated sugar while still hot.

Have a good week!

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Savory Crampets with potatoes peel

Savory pancakes with potato peel

Today’s recipe is a little full of carnival, as we make the Crampets. These  are a little different, first of all because they are with salt and potato peel.

I know that the web revolves recipes with potato peel, but that one could use in the kitchen know long. One day a few years ago, entering the house of my mother-in-law at lunchtime, I see her  handling these peels asked her “Do you cook it”??? She had just fried like potato chips, today I propose in the batter: Savory pancakes with potatoes peel

Savory pancakes with potatoes peel
 
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Savory pancakes with peel potatoes, a side dish or appetizer for the poor that is enjoyed by all
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Cucina: Italian
Ingredienti
  • Peel 5 medium potatoes
  • 1 egg
  • 6 tablespoons of flour
  • milk as much as necessary
  • a pinch of salt
  • nutmeg as much as necessary
  • olive oil
Preparazione
  1. Wash thoroughly with baking potatoes, peel the skin leaving a little thick, so that there is still a bit of potato attached.
  2. Prepare the batter with egg and flour, adding a little milk at a time until you have a compound rather dense.
  3. Add salt a little and add a pinch of nutmeg.
  4. Heat a little olive oil, dip the peels in the batter and place in pan. Turn over after two minutes and drain them when they become beautiful red.
  5. Add salt to taste and eat them hot immediately

The portion is for 4 people, but if you’re fond of two fairies out! ciaoooooo

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Puglia bagels with kamut flour homemade

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Taralli pugliesi or Puglia bagels with kamut flour. Tarallo is a kind of bagel from Southern Italy.

Do you remember the stocking of the Epiphany??? My daughter wants the bagels and so I decided to make them homemade! it was easy, turning between cookbooks paper and web, here is the recipe. I decided to do it with kamut flour, since I love it, Taralli pugliesi or Puglia bagels with kamut flour:

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Puglia bagels with kamut flour homemade of course, home made, with the lightness of kamut flour.
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Ricetta: Appetizer
Cucina: Italian
Ingredienti
  • 250 g of flour Kamut
  • 100 ml white wine (prosecco for me)
  • 65 ml of oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
Preparazione
  1. Add the salt to the flour
  2. Place a mound in the center,joint the oil, and then begin to knead with wine.Form a homogeneous mixture, cover with plastic wrap and let it rest a half hour.
  3. After Try to form cylinders of about 4 cm long and close.
  4. Spread on a floured surface to line up all the bagels prepared.
  5. Boil the water and put the bagels, when they come to surface they are ready.
  6. Drain them and put them on a plate and let them dry.
  7. Place them on a baking sheet and bake at 200 ° C for 20 minutes
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with these doses prepare two baking sheets, about forty bagels

Oh my mom .. I go to see Masterchef!! You follow it?  What do you think? kisses Kisses

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Water Potato dumplings with vegetable sauce

Water Potato dumplings with vegetable sauce

Yes!! and let’s say it again … hahaha … I succumbed again! I followed the “food fashion” and I’m also with the water Potato dumplings that I revel in the web! Well, I was intrigued and I must say that the family were very happy with the result, they are soft and keep the mixture well and  they are also lighter.

Here I opted for a very simple sauce with vegetables for replacing the classic tomato sauce (which I do not dislike it ..?)

They are also fast, because I am determined to get them just before lunch, here’s how:

Water Potato dumplings with vegetable sauce
 
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Water Potato dumplings with vegetable sauce, fast and liked
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Ricetta: First Course
Cucina: Italian
Ingredienti
For the Potato dumplings
  • 350 g of flour type 00
  • 350 ml of water
  • a pinch of salt
for the sauce:
  • 1 stalk of celery
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 zucchini
  • 200 g of tomato pulp
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 shallot
  • basil
  • salt to taste
Preparazione
  1. Boil the water, when it boils add salt and toss the flour.
  2. When the dough comes off the pot overthrow on a work surface and quickly form a homogeneous ball that then we cool.
  3. Meanwhile, in a frying pan lightly fry the garlic and shallots, add the vegetables cut into pieces and add tomato pulp.
  4. Season with salt and add the basil.
  5. Cook the sauce for about half an hour until it shrinks.
  6. At this point, take the dough, form strands of a cm wide and form drumplings
  7. Cook them in salted water, when they come to the surface, drain and toss with a wooden spoon with the sauce of vegetables or to your liking.

I think you will see them with other sauces, because there just liked us.

Today it is still a rainy day here and I’m giving it to the kitchen!

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Small potato dumplings with kamut flour

Small potato dumplings with kamut flour

An idea or an alternative to regular potato dumplings? kamut flour dumplings! You have to try

Small potato dumplings with kamut flour
 
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Small potato dumplings with kamut flour, They are delicious and lighter gnocchi made with traditional flour kamut flour because it is very digestible.
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Ricetta: First course
Cucina: Italian
Ingredienti
  • 800 g of potatoes in white paste
  • 400 g kamut flour approx
  • one teaspoon fine salt
  • 3-4 bay leaves
  • 2-3 Sage leaves
  • Marjoram to taste
  • butter as needed
Preparazione
  1. Cook the potatoes for about 20-30 minutes over medium heat. Attention to ensure that you do not split or you make with water and it will be difficult to get drumplings.
  2. Drain and peel potatoes, put them in the potato masher while still warm, season with 1 teaspoon salt and add the flour.
  3. The amount of flour is relative because it depends on how potatoes take
  4. Knead until you have a smooth and homogeneous dough.
  5. Form cylinders and cut into chunks that form the dumplings
  6. Boil water with little oil, season with salt and toss drumplings
  7. When they afloat are ready
  8. In a saucepan melt butter with herbs and put on drumplings
  9. Sprinkle with grated cheese and serve.
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They are delicious and lighter gnocchi made with traditional flour kamut flour because it is very digestible.

A trick is to freeze them: they are posted on a floured tray and store in freezer covered with plastic wrap and leave it for 4-5 hours.

If you want to use right away it will be easier to immerse in boiling water because it will retain their shape, or else you can put in a bag and store them in the freezer for a next use!

Today is a beautiful rainy day than like me! We have just returned from a dinner together to celebrate the wedding anniversary of the in-laws.

byebye

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