All-Purpose Biscuits

2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting 2 tablespoons baking powder 1 scant tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon salt 5 tablespoons cold, unsalted butter, preferably European style 1 cup whole milk Preheat oven to 425. Sift flour, baking powder, sugar and salt into a large mixing bowl. Transfer to a food processor. Cut butter into… Continue reading All-Purpose Biscuits

Perfect Egg Salad

12 large eggs 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon fresh cracked black pepper 1/4 cup finely chopped celery, (or dill pickles) 1/3 cup whole egg mayonnaise, or Japanese mayo 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon horseradish 3 tablespoons fresh dill, finely chopped 2 tablespoons fresh chives, finely chopped 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, finely chopped Pinch of… Continue reading Perfect Egg Salad

Beef Curry Puffs

For the Filling: 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 large onion, diced 2 tablespoons curry powder 10.7 ounces (300 grams) ground beef 1 large potato, peeled and diced into 1/2-inch cubes 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt For Assembling: 2 sheets frozen puff pastry 1 large egg Heat oil in a pan over medium heat. Add the onions… Continue reading Beef Curry Puffs

Chicken Curry Puffs

1 packet Frozen puff pastry, defrosted Filling: 150 grams boneless skinless chicken thighs finely chopped 430 grams potatoes peeled diced 1/2 yellow onion diced 4 tsp Curry powder 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 tsp salt 2 bay leaves In a large pan set over medium heat, add 1 tsp cooking oil. Fry your chicken until… Continue reading Chicken Curry Puffs

Potato Curry Puffs

1 packet Frozen puff pastry, (only need large 5 pieces) thaw pastry in chiller for few hour before use 450g Potato 3 tbsp Curry powder 4-5 tbsp Milk 1 large Onion, chopped 1 tsp Sugar 3/4+tsp Salt or to taste 1tsp Chicken powder (optional) 1 beaten egg Wash potatoes and peel skin. Boil potatoes with… Continue reading Potato Curry Puffs

Tea Sandwich Ideas

Tomato-Cheddar. Spread mayonnaise on white bread. Sandwich with sliced tomato, aged cheddar and watercress. Trim the crusts and cut into pieces. Ham, Brie and Apple. Spread softened butter and Dijon mustard inside a split loaf of French bread. Fill with deli ham, sliced Brie and sliced green apple. Cut into pieces. Cucumber-Butter. Mix 4 tablespoons… Continue reading Tea Sandwich Ideas

Five Classic Tea Sandwiches

HAM AND MUSTARD FINGER SANDWICHES 2 slices bread butter 1 tsp wholegrain mustard 1 slice cured ham Spread butter on one slice of bread and mustard on the other. Place a piece of ham on the mustard side, making sure it is evenly distributed. Place the other slice of bread, butter-side down, on top. Carefully… Continue reading Five Classic Tea Sandwiches

English Featherlight Scones

1 egg 1 tablespoon sugar 30 g 1 oz melted butter 3/4 cup milk 2 cups self-raising flour 1/2 teaspoon salt milk for glazing Preheat the oven to 180°C (360°F). In a bowl, beat the egg and sugar until thick. Combine the milk and melted butter. Sift the flour and salt into a box and… Continue reading English Featherlight Scones

Perfect Boiled Eggs

Find a lidded saucepan large enough to allow your eggs to comfortably fit on the bottom in a single layer. Add 1 inch of water, cover and bring to a boil. Gently lower eggs into the saucepan using a slotted spoon or a steamer basket. (It’s O.K. if the eggs are partly submerged on the… Continue reading Perfect Boiled Eggs

Eggs Poached in Curried Tomato Sauce

1/2 tablespoon tamarind paste, or a 1/2-inch ball of tamarind pulp (1/4 ounce) plus 1/4 cup warm water, or 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 2 teaspoons canola oil 1 shallot, chopped 1 garlic clove, minced 1 small serrano pepper, minced more to taste, or 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon ground… Continue reading Eggs Poached in Curried Tomato Sauce

Fried Eggs With Garlicky Green Rice

2 cups brown or white basmati or long-grain rice, rinsed and drained 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more for seasoning 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 large eggs Black pepper 1/2 small bunch kale, stems removed and leaves finely chopped (about 1 packed cup) 1/2 bunch fresh cilantro, stems discarded and leaves finely chopped (about 1… Continue reading Fried Eggs With Garlicky Green Rice

Egg Curry

¼ cup neutral oil, such as grapeseed or canola 2 medium yellow onions, chopped 6 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 (2-inch) piece fresh ginger, peeled and finely chopped (about 2 tablespoons) 2 small cinnamon sticks 6 green cardamom pods 1 teaspoon ground coriander ½ teaspoon ground turmeric ½ teaspoon whole black peppercorns 6 Roma tomatoes,… Continue reading Egg Curry

Ande ki Kari (Eggs in Spicy Tomato Sauce)

8 large eggs, at room temperature 3 to 4 medium-size ripe tomatoes, halved through their equators 3 tablespoons ghee, butter, safflower oil or grapeseed oil 3 tablespoons virgin coconut oil 2 cups finely chopped onions 6 garlic cloves, finely grated or minced 2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger ½ teaspoon cumin seeds 1 (3-inch) cinnamon stick… Continue reading Ande ki Kari (Eggs in Spicy Tomato Sauce)

Pastelon (Plantains, Cheese, and Picadillo)

FOR THE PLANTAINS: 6 medium-ripe (yellow with some black spots) large plantains (about 4 1/2 pounds) 1 cup canola oil FOR THE SOFRITO: 1 small yellow onion (about 4 ounces), peeled and roughly chopped 1 small green bell pepper (about 5 1/2 ounces), seeded and roughly chopped 2 ají dulce chiles, seeded and roughly chopped… Continue reading Pastelon (Plantains, Cheese, and Picadillo)

Plantains With Jammy Tomatoes and Eggs

2 firm yellow plantains (about 1 pound) 3 tablespoons neutral oil, such as grapeseed or canola 1 small yellow onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, sliced 1 (12-ounce) jar roasted red peppers, drained and chopped 1 fresh or dried bay leaf 1 Scotch bonnet pepper or 1 teaspoon red-pepper flakes Kosher salt (Diamond Crystal) 1 (14-ounce)… Continue reading Plantains With Jammy Tomatoes and Eggs

Chili Oil Eggs on Rice

2 tablespoons chili oil (such as lady sauce or lady chili crisp) 2 eggs 2 cups cooked rice 2 teaspoons furikake seasoning pinch of sea salt pinch of white and black sesame seeds Cooked rice for serving Heat a nonstick frying pan over medium-high heat. Once hot, spread the chili oil in a thin layer… Continue reading Chili Oil Eggs on Rice

Avocado Toast with Grated Eggs

Slices of sourdough, multigrain, or wholewheat bread Butter Half of a small avocado per slice One hard-boiled egg per slice Tabasco, sriracha, or other hot sauce Everything bagel seasoning or red chilli flakes, sea salt, and sesame seed Toast and butter each slice of bread. Place half a sliced avocado and spread it evenly on… Continue reading Avocado Toast with Grated Eggs

Thai Crispy Fried Egg Salad (Yum Kai Dao)

Dressing: 1-2 Thai chilies, see note 1 1/2 Tbsp palm sugar 3 Tbsp lime juice 2 Tbsp + 1 tsp fish sauce, see note Salad: Neutral oil for frying, as needed 4 eggs, room temp 1/4 small red or yellow onion, julienned 2 stalks, celery plus a handful of leaves 1/2 cup tomatoes, cut in… Continue reading Thai Crispy Fried Egg Salad (Yum Kai Dao)