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Splitting and dividing a chicken with a knife

Splitting and dividing a chicken with a knife

Video Recipe - Splitting a chicken is not that hard. But for a beginner there is a few tricks that are nice to know. I show my method for splitting chicken in 4, 8 and 16 pieces here.

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Potato Blinis - Small Potato Pancakes
Video Recipe - Boiled potatoes from the day before are fantastic to use in many dishes. Potato Blinis is one of those recipes that I use them for relatively often. Small thick pancakes that are very similar to the american breakfast pancakes. They are equally useful in the sweet and the savory kitchen.
Boneless, marinated and grilled leg of lamb
Video Recipe - My favorite recipe for leg of lamb. The best taste and fairly quick preparation. What's not to love about it? The marinade and grilling results in a very good and strong flavor. The trick is that a the leg gets more surface when the bone is removed. And the surface is of course where most of the flavor is.
Boning and Butterflying a Leg Of Lamb
Video Recipe - Typically we fry a leg of lamb whole. Because it's the easiest to do. But a really good trick is to debone and butterfly it. You can cook it a lot faster then. The flattened shape also gives more room for a browned surface. You will also get more of that smoky barbecued flavor all oever the meat. Or you can roll them into a meat roll with marinade inside, so you get the marinade flavor onto all of the meat.
Potato Rosti - Swiss Potato Pancakes - Pommes Rösti
Video Recipe - Rösti are made with cooked potatoes, so I use it often as "leftovers" instead of the typical fried potatoes, hash and so on. But it is an accessory that everyone likes, and it has the advantage that you can add bacon, onion, cheese, apple or fresh herb. Which promises it over the other simple potato dishes.
Kvalitella - Because it rhymes with homemade Nutella
Video Recipe - My own recipe for a sweet hazel-nutty-chocolate'y spread. I don't think I have to tell you what it can be used for ...

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3 chocolates (Trois Chocolat)
An unusually delicious and heavy cake / dessert. Basically it is a sponge cake with 3 kinds of chocolate mousse on. The order is pie bottom, white, light and dark mousse. Hard to do!
Nordic Nut Bread - Paleo Bread - Stone Age Bread
Video recipe - whew ... nuts are expensive. But this bread has still, in a short amount of time, become one of my favorite recipes. A bread which is made entirely from nuts, grains, seeds, eggs and oil. Everybody likes it. It is particularly good for cheese, charcuterie, Pâtés, etc. But it is also good with "ordinary" spreads. Or as a snack if you cut it into thin slices and roast it in a pan with a little butter.
Classic Apple Pie
The classic apple pie is easy, fast and delicious. There is a reason it is a classic. It is also a good way to use apples that have become a little too soft and wrinkled. With a dollop of sour cream or cream is perfection.
Rillette of Duck - Duck Rillette - Rillette de Canard
Rilette is a method of preserving meat in fat, as a kind of finely divided "head cheese". The fat ensures an oxygen-free environment that prevents salmonella and other nasty bacterias. It tastes great, and once in a while I just have to have it. It is also a great sandwich filler.
Homemade clear white syrup
Video recipe - You often need a syrup as a base ingredient in other recipes. The is a short presentation about how to make your own syrup. I present one basic recipe and show 4 variations that you can use as an ingredient in other recipes.
 
There are many ways to make a brine for the various uses. The only thing that is absolutely necessary is salt and water. This recipe is a general brine that never goes wrong. You can then make your meat more or less salt by allowing it stay longer in the brine. This is also a starting guide to marinating in brine. With only this guide in hand, you can get very far, just using these guidelines. So enjoy yourself. Brine is fun! Unlike "fresh marinated" chicken from the supermarket, no water enters the meat when it is marinated in brine. The high salt content in the brine actually make water seep out of the meat. Chemical processes called "diffusion" and "osmosis" is to blame. You can easily google more if it interests you.
Blender Mayo - Homemade Mayonnaise
Video Recipe - A little egg, oil, acid, a bowl, and a whisk, is really all you need. But although I have whipped mayonnaise from scratch more times than I care to remember, it can still fail for me. When I do it in a blender on the other hand, it almost always succeeds. The taste and quality is the same too.
Bread Baking Technique #11 - Bakery Bread - french bread, baguettes, rolls, sausage bread, sandwich and burger buns, braided bread and boules
It's all bread that can be made from the same basic recipe. So here they are, all merged into one. it is based on my "classic french bread recipe". Not the best bread in the world, but very close to what you buy at most bakeries.
French Chocolate macaroons with chocolate cream
There are few cakes that look as inviting as Macarons. Baby chocolate "burgers" with cream in the middle. In various colors even. They are not as difficult to bake as they might seem, and they are a great addition on any coffee table. Or as an accompaniment to a dessert. Ice, panna cotta etc. My personal favorite is this version with chocolate.
Prawns a la Rogacki - King prawns with Pine nuts
Though I live in Denmark I visit Berlin very often. One of my favourite places there is the street restaurant Rogacki. It's very noisy, you stand up and eat and the food is made right next to you. It is a wonderful place! One of my favourites there is "Garnelen mit pinienkernen". I have tried to copy it here, and I believe I am pretty close.
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