Food Recipes – Tips and Ideas for Cooking

Chocolate banana bread

Preparation Heat the oven to 180 degrees. Put 3 bananas in a food processor and add the eggs and cinnamon. Mix finely. Then add the spelled flour, baking powder, cocoa, vanilla and honey and mix again. Pour the batter into a cake pan with baking paper or one made of silicone. Cut the last banana in half lengthwise and place on top of the batter. Bake the banana bread in the oven for about 45 minutes until it is done. Tip: also delicious with nuts through it.… Read more

Chilli with beef

Preparation Chop the onion and fry it in a large (wok) pan with a little oil or margarine. Add the minced meat and fry it loose. Add 2 tablespoons of the chili con carne spice mix. Cut the red peppers into pieces and fry for a few minutes. Then add the tomato puree, tomato cubes and sieved tomatoes and stir everything well. Let this mixture simmer for 10 minutes. Meanwhile, also cook the rice. Then add the beans and corn to the tomato sauce with minced meat and let simmer for 10 minutes. Serve the chili con carne with a generous scoop of sour cream, some chopped parsley and rice.… Read more

Banana bread with apple and raisins

Preparation Heat the oven to 180 degrees. Put the eggs, dates (without stones), apple sauce, honey, cinnamon and bananas in pieces in a food processor. Mix into a smooth paste. Add the spelled flour and baking powder and stir or mix briefly. Cut the apple into small pieces and mix in the batter together with the raisins. Grease a cake pan or covered with baking paper. Add the batter here. Bake the banana bread with apple in the oven for about 50 minutes until it is done.… Read more

Apple raisin cakes

Preparation Preheat the oven to 180 degrees. Mix the cinnamon, salt and baking powder into the spelled flour. Beat the eggs lightly in a bowl. Add the apple sauce and honey and beat through it. Then add the flour mixture and mix through. Finally add the raisins and chopped nuts. Make 5 heaps on a baking sheet with baking paper. Bake until tender and golden brown in about 12 minutes. They remain soft on the inside. Also check out this recipe for mini apple flaps… Read more

Healthy banana bread

Make a healthy and tasty banana bread yourself with this easy basic recipe with only 6 ingredients such as dates Preparation Heat the oven to 180 degrees. Place the dates in hot water for 5 minutes to soften them, remove the seed and cut into pieces. Put 3 bananas with the eggs, cinnamon and dates in a food processor and mix until smooth. Put this in a bowl and fold in the spelled flour and baking powder. Pour the batter into a cake pan and place a halved banana on top. Bake the banana bread in the oven for about 50 minutes. Then check with a skewer if the healthy banana bread is cooked. Keep the banana bread covered with foil or freeze into slices.Tip: you can also add raisins, nuts and / or fruit to the batter.… Read more

Lamingtons – May 2019 Daring Bakers Challenge

For the May challenge Marcellin from Marcellin in Cucina dared us to make Lamingtons. An Australian delicacy that is as tasty as it is elegant. I really encourange you to try this sweet little thing. A cube of vanilla sponge cake dipped in chocolate icing then coated with desiccated coconut – yummy. If you are like me, you will go through 3 stages: you will think that this is really easy to bake;then you will discover that it actually is not as it is a little bit messy; andthen you will taste them and will realize that it was worthy. For a longer time, I had wanted to try some recipe by Stephanie Janorski from the Joy of Baking and as soon as I learnt she actually has a recipe for the lamingtons I knew I was going to use her recipe. Added value is that Mrs Janorski has also made a video of hee method so if you will be confused how to bake these you can check it out.… Read more

Lemon Marble Bundt Cake

For June, my favourite group of bakers decided to go “lemon”. I have decided to go for a classic bundt cake with a marble effect. I have found a great recipe, change it a little bit and I really recommend you also trying it. This bundt cake is not dry at all and smells and tastes wonderful 🙂 We will need: 3 eggs – yolks and egg whites carefully separated 190 g (1 cup and 1 TBSP) of caster sugar 135 ml (1/2 cup and 1 TBSP) of oil juice from 2 lemons 225 g (1 and 1/2 REALLY full cups) of yogurt 1 tspn of vanilla extract UPDATE: 300g (2 cups) of all purpose flour 1 baking powder – 12 g – (1 TBSP) 3 tspn of cacao – 2 tspn of yogurt METHOD: All ingredients should be of room temperature. Preheat your oven at 200°C/390°F. Beat the egg whites so that their peeks are rather stiff. Be careful when separating the egg whites and yolks – no even a slightest bit of the yolks is allowed in the egg whites.… Read more