Happy New Year 2014!

Happy New Year 2014

I wish everyone, friends and readers of "Kitchen Stories", Happy New Year and an even better year 2014!



Zambia Sifaki




New Year's Cake 2014

New Year's Cake 2014

Happy 2014!


The custom of Pie is very old, has its roots in a feast that our ancestors in ancient Greece did of "Saturn", the Roman "Saturnalia".
Greek Tradition has various sweet or savory tastes. A key common feature is that all placed inside a coin, usually common, but in some cases gold Constantinato (florin coin) or silver.
The most prevalent, and perhaps the most beloved, is in the form of cake with various spices, nuts, with candied fruit etc. Often written on the pie is the number of the new year.
This year's New Year cake is a delicious cake, sprinkled with lots of icing sugar, almonds and walnuts, and very intense aroma of orange. It is inflatable and very fluffy, white and soft crumb.
Try it!
work: 30′ time: 1h:30′ easy:

Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls
Cinnamon rolls with sweet stuffing, yellow pumpkin, flavored with anise and orange zest. The crushed walnuts and orange glaze intensify their flavor and enjoyment is given.
Flavored breakfast with a very special and tasty proposal will leave many untouched.
Your Own!
work: 30′ time: 1h:10′ easy:

Ossobuco Milanese

Ossobuco Milanese
A festive dish, a dish colored for a prestigious dinner, which is worth watching for its own unique flavor.
Ossobuco!
A dish with Italian roots and Milanese finesse. Beef shank braised shredded and cooked with assortment of juicy vegetables, aromatic herbs, spice mixes, homemade broth and white wine. Accompanied with sweet, crispy, baked baby potatoes.
Has everything and requires you to enjoy.
Yours!
work: 40′ time: 1h:10′ medium:

Double Chocolate Cake

Double Chocolate Cake
Double chocolate, double and triple sinful delicacy.
Despite much chocolate and cocoa the flavors and textures leave a sense of light chocolate cake.
The process is a bit complicated because the preparation of three different layers but with planning specific procedures, step by step, gets quite easy.
A chocolate cake for the base and two different chocolate creams, one for the glaze and one for the filling are what compose it.
Yours!
work: 1h:00′ time: 1h:45′ difficult:

Mini Smoked Salmon Pies

The smoked salmon, because of its high price, is considered a delicacy luxury. Apart from the overwhelming value and special flavor, that some of us like very much, contains inter alia omega-3 fatty acids. It is therefore a valuable food with significant nutritional value.
The salmon patties made ​​with basic ingredient, naturally, the smoked salmon, cream cheese, red sweet pepper, chives and fenugreek. All gently wrapped in fluffy puff pastry and sprinkled with sesame seeds and nigella sativa seeds.
Your Own!
work: 20′ time: 40′ easy:


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Mini Smoked Salmon Pies

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Orange Mini Cakes

Orange Mini Cakes
Orange is the classic winter fruit, of the richest in vitamin C, endowed with strong antimicrobial properties and excellent tonic of the natural defense functions of the organism.
These syrupy cupcakes using 2 whole oranges crushed and the juice of 2 more. Give them juicy moist texture and some few bitter tones. But balanced by the sweetness of the syrup.
Yours!
work: 20′ time: 1:45′ easy:

Chickpea Salad with Roasted Tomatoes

Chickpea Salad with Roasted Tomatoes
A salad with chickpeas and delicious roasted tomatoes of our production. It's a salad that we like very much and consume. Most times it is in the role of a main dish, being full, delicious and hearty.
The fresh and roasted tomatoes and feta cheese give, other than essential nutrients, extra flavor. The basil perfumes it summerwise!
Yours!
work: 10′ time: 13h:00′ very easy:

Dried Figs and Gruyere Cheese Tart

Sweet cheese, soft innocent ricotta and golden dried figs in a harmonious blend of flavors, with a light texture. All together wrapped in crispy phyllo pastry and baked in the oven. These are the credentials of the current sweet proposal of the Kitchen Stories.
In minimal time and simple process you have an excellent and fairly rare version to enjoy together in sweet cheese tart.
There is the option to use Stevia in place of sugar for those who want it.
Try it!
work: 15′ time: 50′ easy: