• Grissini

    June 6, 2010thecoffeebreak

    Grissini or breadsticks are long, thin and crispy pieces of dry bread originated in Turin, Italy and generally are served as an appetizer or snack. (Makes 22-25 breadsticks) Ingredients: 250 gram flour 7 gram dry yeast 1/2 teaspoon sugar 150 ml lukewarm water 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoon olive oil Freshly ground black pepper Sesame…

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  • Tartlets with Crab Stick Salad

    May 23, 2010thecoffeebreak

    (Makes 8) Ingredients: For pastry: 150 gram flour 75 gram butter, softened 1 egg ½ teaspoon of salt 2-3 tablespoon of cold water For salad: 150 gram crab sticks, chopped 1 large carrot, grated ½ of red bell pepper, chopped 4 tablespoons of chopped spring onions 3-4 tablespoons of olive oil 3 tablespoons of lime…

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  • Sunomono

    April 20, 2010thecoffeebreak

    Or simply cucumber and Daikon salad, very popular vinegary Japanese salad. Su in Japanese means vinegar and daikon translated as large root. Daikon is very large, white and has mild taste East Asian radish. Sunomono is very refreshing salad and can be served with many Japanese dishes. Sunomono is usually served as a side dish…

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