November262013
Hazelnut gelato with rich chocolate sauce





Toast the nuts in a dry pan for 5 mins until golden. Leave to cool. Roughly chop 25g and set aside. Heat the cream, milk and sugar in a pan until nearly boiling. Whisk together the eggs yolks in a small bowl. Pour a little of the hot cream over the eggs and whisk together.
Pour the egg mix to the pan and gently cook for about 8-10 mins until thick enough to coat the back of a spoon. Set a medium-size bowl over another bowl of iced water. As soon as the custard has thickened, strain into the bowl, then stir through the 150g hazelnuts. Leave to cool a little, then pour the mixture into a blender and whizz until smooth. Freeze according to your ice-cream maker’s instructions. Will freeze for up to 1 month.
For the sauce, heat the cream with the coffee in a pan until boiling. Take off the heat, stir the chocolate until melted, then stir in the liqueur, if using. Serve scoops of ice cream in bowls with some sauce drizzled on top and the reserved chopped nuts scattered over.
EC




Cooking time
  Prep: 10 mins   Cook: 10 mins  Plus freezing 


Skill level
 Moderately easy 

Servings
 Serves 6  


During the winter months, rich, creamy hazelnut is a particularly good flavour for ice cream


Nutrition 
kcalories780 protein10g carbs33g fat69g saturates29g fibre2g sugar32g salt0.13g

Hazelnut gelato with rich chocolate sauce

  1. Toast the nuts in a dry pan for 5 mins until golden. Leave to cool. Roughly chop 25g and set aside. Heat the cream, milk and sugar in a pan until nearly boiling. Whisk together the eggs yolks in a small bowl. Pour a little of the hot cream over the eggs and whisk together.
  2. Pour the egg mix to the pan and gently cook for about 8-10 mins until thick enough to coat the back of a spoon. Set a medium-size bowl over another bowl of iced water. As soon as the custard has thickened, strain into the bowl, then stir through the 150g hazelnuts. Leave to cool a little, then pour the mixture into a blender and whizz until smooth. Freeze according to your ice-cream maker’s instructions. Will freeze for up to 1 month.
  3. For the sauce, heat the cream with the coffee in a pan until boiling. Take off the heat, stir the chocolate until melted, then stir in the liqueur, if using. Serve scoops of ice cream in bowls with some sauce drizzled on top and the reserved chopped nuts scattered over.

EC

Cooking time

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 10 mins Plus freezing

Skill level

Moderately easy

Servings

Serves 6 

During the winter months, rich, creamy hazelnut is a particularly good flavour for ice cream

Nutrition

kcalories780 protein10g carbs33g fat69g saturates29g fibre2g sugar32g salt0.13g

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sweet nice 

12PM
Seriously rich chocolate cake




Preheat the oven to 170C/Gas 3/fan oven 150C. Grease a 23cm/9in springform cake tin and line the base with greaseproof paper or baking parchment. Dust the sides with a little flour. Put the chocolate and butter into a heatproof bowl set over a pan of gently simmering water. Heat until melted, then remove the bowl from the pan and stir until smooth. Leave for about 5 minutes to cool slightly.
Stir in the egg yolks, ground almonds, and the liqueur, if using. Put the egg whites into a large bowl, add a pinch of salt and whisk until soft peaks form. Continue whisking, sprinkling in the sugar a little at a time, until stiff peaks form. Stir 2 tablespoons of the whites into the chocolate mixture, then carefully fold in the remainder until no traces of white are left. 
Spoon the mixture into the prepared tin and bake for 30-35 minutes until well risen and just firm to the touch. Cool in the tin (don’t worry if the cake sinks and cracks slightly – it will still be fine). You can make the cake up to this stage up to four days ahead and keep it in an airtight container in a cool place. It also freezes well for up to one month.
To serve, remove the cake from the tin and peel away the lining paper. Sift cocoa powder liberally over the top and cut into slices. Serve with crème fraîche.
EC.





Cooking time
  Prep: 20 mins - 30 mins   Cook: 35 mins   


Skill level
 Moderately easy 

Servings
 Cuts into 8-10 slices 


Dark, rich and delicious - the perfect dessert

Nutrition 
kcalories401 protein10g carbs24g fat30g saturates11g fibre2g sugar22g salt0.66g

Seriously rich chocolate cake

  1. Preheat the oven to 170C/Gas 3/fan oven 150C. Grease a 23cm/9in springform cake tin and line the base with greaseproof paper or baking parchment. Dust the sides with a little flour. Put the chocolate and butter into a heatproof bowl set over a pan of gently simmering water. Heat until melted, then remove the bowl from the pan and stir until smooth. Leave for about 5 minutes to cool slightly.
  2. Stir in the egg yolks, ground almonds, and the liqueur, if using. Put the egg whites into a large bowl, add a pinch of salt and whisk until soft peaks form. Continue whisking, sprinkling in the sugar a little at a time, until stiff peaks form. Stir 2 tablespoons of the whites into the chocolate mixture, then carefully fold in the remainder until no traces of white are left.
  3. Spoon the mixture into the prepared tin and bake for 30-35 minutes until well risen and just firm to the touch. Cool in the tin (don’t worry if the cake sinks and cracks slightly – it will still be fine). You can make the cake up to this stage up to four days ahead and keep it in an airtight container in a cool place. It also freezes well for up to one month.
  4. To serve, remove the cake from the tin and peel away the lining paper. Sift cocoa powder liberally over the top and cut into slices. Serve with crème fraîche.

EC.

Cooking time

Prep: 20 mins - 30 mins Cook: 35 mins

Skill level

Moderately easy

Servings

Cuts into 8-10 slices

Dark, rich and delicious - the perfect dessert

Nutrition 

kcalories401 protein10g carbs24g fat30g saturates11g fibre2g sugar22g salt0.66g

(Source: shadybreeth17.com)

11AM
6AM

Today… ‘Hope’


Hope that’s a certainty
Hope steadfast and sure
Hope for eternity
Hope that will endure
Hope full of joy

Hope full of peace
Hope to enjoy
Hope that won’t cease
Hope so incredible
Hope in the Spirit

EC.

(Source: shadybreeth17.com)

6AM
5AM
November252013
8AM
8AM

What is hope „..


What hope means

Hope is bright shining light which keeps darkness at the bay
Hope is gentle cold breeze on a hot summer day

Hope is to remain positive when going gets tough
hope is seeking more when others think u had enough

What hope means

Hope is dreaming of tomorrow
Hope is simmering  sorrow

Hope is sparkles when tears in our eyes
Hope is a beautiful thing & beautiful things never dies

What hope means

Hope is as light as a feather
Hope keeps all of us together

Hope is ubiquitous and free of cost
hope is the last thing ever lost…..

EC.

(Source: shadybreeth17.com)

8AM

In the Dark of the Night (poem about hope)

It is dark, no moon, no light
Just darkness, a starless sky
The wind blows, the waves break
A single firefly passes by

Soon the firefly is gone„..

EC.

(Source: shadybreeth17.com)

8AM


Learn 2 B patient
& everything will fall
in its proper place
& time„..

EC.

(Source: shadybreeth17.com)

7AM
5AM
4AM
4AM
“"“Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today.”
EC.”

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