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Ham and cheese focaccia

Ham and cheese focaccia

Ham and cheese focaccia

I may not be writing any posts lately, but every time I go though all the recipes I’ve posted on this blog I feel like home. The passion and love for food it’s something that can be described, you can just feel it. Let’s hope you feel the same when you cook this great focaccia. You can use as a side or as I do as a light lunch

  • 500 gr of bread flour
  • 1 cup or warm water
  • 30 gr of fresh yeast
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 pinch of sugar
  • 50 gr of olive oil
  • 4 slices of ham
  • 4 slices of your favourite cheese (I’ve used cheddar in the one in the picture)

Put the four in a bowl or in your food processor with the kneading attachment and add the salt and the oil without starting working on it just yet. Melt your fresh east with the cup of warm water and add the sugar...

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Carrot loaf cake – A light version

Carrot Loaf with almonds

Carrot Loaf with almonds

Carrot cake is one of the best cakes in the world, but although it has fruit in it, it’s not that light! I’ve ┬átried to re arrange the recipe a bit to let you have a slice of your favourite cake every time you want (or need).

For the cake:

  • 225 of salted butter
  • 225 gr of sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 225 gr of self raising flour
  • 2 grated carrots

For the icing:

  • 50 gr of soft cheese
  • 50 gr of butter
  • 80 gr of icing sugar
  • 2 tablespoon of grated almonds

To bake this lovely easy cake you will need a loaf tin and an electric mixer.

Cream the eggs with the sugar and add the vanilla extract. It has to double his volume. Add the softened butter and the grated carrots and keep mixing well. When it’s all folded in, add in 2 or 3 rounds the sifted flour...

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Crepes ham and blue cheese

Crepes

Crepes

I must say it now! I love blue cheese, I couldn’t live without it! For this recipe I usually use the spreadable one… one bit of this crepes and it’ll be on your weekly diet!

Let’s what you need:

  • 40 gr of salted butter (+some more to cook your crepes)
  • 250 gr of plain flour
  • 1/2 litter of milk
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 3 eggs at room temp
  • spreadable blue cheese
  • ham slices
  • a sprinkle go grated parmesan

Beat your eggs until they are fluffy and add to them the milk, the flour and the salt. Once mixed throughly let it set in the fridge for 30 minutes.

Melt the butter and add it to your mixture after the 30 minutes are gone and start heat a small flat frying pan, the ideal one is the one is the one for the pancakes.
Add a very small amount of butter and spread it to the surface of the pan...

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