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Heuristics

  1. Green bell pepper goes well with (red) meat; red bell pepper is good for salads.
  2. Potatoes and pumpkins can be pre-cooked in the microwave before frying them in a pan to reduce frying time.
  3. Diced bacon in small doses adds flavour to dishes.
  4. When frying, garlic can be added last to the pan to increase the garlic note.

Cooking a spaghetti bolognese variation

Ingredients

Whole-wheat spaghetti 1/2 package
Ground meat (pork & beef mix) 250 g
Tomatoes (small) 2
Tomato mark 1 tablespoon
Green bell pepper 1/2
Onion 1/2
Salt 2 teaspoons
Brathähnchen spice (optional)
  1. Cook spaghetti
  2. Cut bell pepper, onion, and tomatoes
  3. Start frying vegetables
  4. Add meat to the frying pan
  5. Add salt and spice

Can be served with parmesan cheese.

Making US-style pancakes

Ingredients

Flour 1 cup
Milk 1 cup
Salt 1 1/2 teaspoons
Baking powder 2 tablespoons
Egg 1
Blueberries (optional)

Preparation

  1. Mix flour, salt, and baking powder in a large bowl
  2. Mix milk and egg well in a separate container
  3. Mix flour and milk mixtures, but not thoroughly. The dough must not be completely well mixed. Mix it until everything is wet and the dough is "shaggy"—see here for reference
  4. Heat pan (medium flame), put pancake dough in the pan and then place blueberries on top of the dough
  5. Turn only once

Baking french baguette

Ingredients

Flour 3 2/3 cups
Warm water 1/4 cup
Cold water 2 cups
Salt 2 teaspoons
Active dry yeast 1 1/2 teaspoon

Preparation

  1. Mix warm water and active dry yeast in a small cup
  2. Mix flour and salt in a large bowl
  3. Mix flour and yeast mixtures
  4. Add cold water until the dough is "shaggy"—see here for reference
  5. Cover with plastic wrap and let rest for 30 min
  6. Flour a work surface, put dough on the surface, press it into rectangle and fold it. Turn and repeat.
  7. Put dough in an oiled bowl and cover with plastic. Let rest for 1 to 2 hours
  8. Place dough on a baking sheet with parchment paper
  9. Make loaves out of dough, cover with towel and let rise for 30 to 45 min
  10. Pre-heat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C)
  11. Uncover loaves, sprinkle with flour, slash top, and put baking sheet with loaves in oven
  12. Bake about 30 to 45 min

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Author: ilhan özgen xian

Created: 2023-02-03 Fr 17:13