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My Personal Kitchen Tinker Corner – Saturday Breakfast

13 Jul

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Happy saturday everyone. Today i will be sharing with you one of my typical saturday breakfast eatery. I have been cooking healthy and non-healthy breakfast on and off only to give myself a change.

 

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Ingredients:

egg

breakfast sausage

strawberry

bacon

chicken nuggets

potato

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Method:

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1. Cut your potato and season with any preference of seasoning. Put cooking oil in hot frying pan and fry your slice potato with your  bacon until golden brown. Put your chicken nuggets into oven and bake until crispy and brown. After your bacon and slice potato are all done fry your eggs,it can be any version sunny side up, scrambled etc. 

put everything on serving plate. Slice your strawberries and sprinkle with sugar to have a sweet taste. Cup of hot chocolate  with marshmallow is extra. Bon Apetit*-*

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Friday Food==Scotch Egg and Malian Ginger Juice

19 Apr

Welcome to another friday where i will be sharing and cooking from the menu of the month. What i have chosen to cook is Scotch egg with Nigerian Malian Ginger juice.  Malian ginger juice is very refreshing. Scotch egg was crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, the taste and overall out come was not too bad. Enjoy*-*

Scotch Egg

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ingredients:

1 whisked egg

3 boiled egg

bread crumbs

3 tablespoon flour

salt/pepper

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Method:

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1. Sprinkle salt and seasoning onto sausage meat, mix and divide into 3 parts. Flatten each meat into a Patti like burger shape. put your boiled de-shell eggs into cold water.

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2. Take boiled egg and roll into flour lightly,then place on top of flatten roll out meat in the center. Slowly roll the meat over egg and smooth out the edges by rolling the covered egg into an egg or ball shape on a clean surface or into the middle of your palm..(make sure your hands are very well washed and cleaned for this process). Take your rolled meat ball and gently roll into egg and bread crumbs. 

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3. When all three eggs are coated well, pour half cup of olive oil or any other oils you may prefer using into hot pot. Gently and carefully put each scotch egg into hot oil.Let  your scotch egg brown on all sides properly and crispy. When they are well browned transfer onto foil and put into 235 degrees oven for 20 to 30 mins to cook through properly.

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These are the finish result once they have been taken out of the oven. Let them cool down for a bit then you can go ahead and cut them enjoy*-*

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Malian ginger juice

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ingredients:

2 lemon

4 cups water

1 cup sugar

2 big ginger root

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Method:

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1. Cut ginger into small cube pieces,pour 2 table spoon of water with ginger into blender. Blend until you have a smooth paste.

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2. Pour the blend ginger mixture into pot, add the 4 cup of water to blend ginger, bring to a boil reduce the heat, cover and let simmer gently for about 2 hours. After 2 hours stir in sugar and stir until dissolve, take off heat and stir in lemon juice.  

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3. Give a good stir, pour into drinking jug and store into refrigarator for 1 hour berfore serving.

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Enjoy*-*

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My Version of Shuku Shuku

16 Apr

It is Tuesday, another bleak day outside today. Last week was all rain this week not so bad..more drizzle, don’t need thick jacket which is perfect…cannot wait for the full feeling of spring.

Today I will be sharing with you my viewers and lovely followers my version of Shuku Shuku, which I had baked and share on my friday blog. You will notice that I have added a few different ingredients and technique to my version but kept a few from the original version.

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  ingredients:

3 egg yolk

2 table spoon vanilla

1/4 cup milk

1/2 cup flour

1/4 cup sugar

1 cup coconut flake

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Method:

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1. Pour milk, and vanilla on top of coconut flake, flour, sugar, and egg yolk. Mix well until dough is stiff and knealdable.

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2. After you have mix your dough, shape into small balls and roll into the different options above in the photo. Eaither one is optional. I rolled mines in flour, another in oats flakes, the other in cocoa powder and other ball in coconut flakes. After you have enough balls place in grease baking dish spacing 2 inches apart, and bake for 20 to 25 minutes untill golden brown, there you have it we are finish. Hope you enjoy*-*

                                                                       Options and tip

.If you do not fancy using egg yolk anther option is using milk instead, you will get the same results

.When you are rolling and shaping the balls and you find your fingers get a bit sticky,just wash your fingers under running water and continue i find that this makes it easier.

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Fun Facts ====Africa====

4 Apr

Its another thursday of Fun Facts of Africa (Nigeria)….List below are some the most used meat in Nigeria

  1. Goat Meat Cut Chart

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    Goat Meat=known as Mutton..It is 50% less fat than beef, 15% less fat than veal, 45% less fat than lamb.<Mutton is cheaper   than lamp but tougher and fattier but the taste is amazingly delicious. 

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    2.Cow Skin=.. Is not only eaten in Africa but in the Caribbean as well. It is also known as pomo, cow skin is singed burnt and scrapped to remove all the hairs.You will find that cow skin has a rubbery chewry texture, and is eaten mostly in soups and stews.

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    3. Cow Foot= Usually sold smoked cleaned and semi boiled. Cow foot can be used in stew and soup. (Niwobi) known as spicy Cow Foot is a nigerian delicacy. Nutrition Summary: Calories 310, Fat 25g, Carbs 0g. 

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    Beef cut chart

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    4. Beef=  Beef is a bit expensive but widely eaten in Nigeria. All parts of the freshly butchered cow is is sold with not one thing wasted.Beef offers an array of protein, vitamins and minerals which can be found in many low-fat cuts. Roast cooked  beef Average counter= Calories 218, protein 34g, Carbs 0g, Fat 7.9g, Iron 3.2, Calcium 7mg. (You can find more nutrition counter  average on beef at http://www.beefinfo.org/site/virtualcounter/index.asp

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    Un-boiled egg

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    5. Eggs= You will find that eggs are still expensive in nigeria and is used less in dishes. They are usually eaten boiled. Nutrition data on one large egg= calories 71, fat 5g, saturated fat 2g, protein 6g, iron 5%, vitamin A 5%, calcium 3%. View more nutrient data at http://nutritiondata.self.com/facts/dairy-and-egg-products/111/2

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    6. Liver= Ox Liver is usually soaked in salted water to take away the strong taste.

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           == TRY THIS==

    Salted Meats–In nigerian salted meats are used often.

    To salt beef:  2.5 beef pork or mutton

                            500g/lib coarse salt

                           2 tablespoon sugar

                           1tsp salt petre

    Mix salt saltpetre and sugar together into a large glass bowl. Rub the mixture well into the meat. Sprinkle a little more dry salt over the meat. Cover and leave into a dry space. Pour any liquid that collects daily sprinkle with more salt over until dry for a few more days. Remove from bowl sprinkle with more salt and wrap in clean musiln and stored until required.

    To Use: Wash meat thoroughly and soak in cold water for four hours or overnight before cooking.

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       More fun Facts==Did you know

      * Did you know that in Africa more people are killed by crocodile than lion

     *Did you know that Africa has the worlds largest desert..the sahara desert

     *Did you know that some experts has estimated that there are 3,000 distinct ethnic groups(tribes) in Africa. Nigeria alone has more than 370 recognized tribes

                                                                           ==Now you know==

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