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Three Cheese & Sour Cream French Toast

23 Dec

Looking out for Christmas breakfast…u needn’t go any further. This recipes which I have got is relatively simple but needs to be prepared a night in advance. This a different version of a french toast or you could also call it a savoury bread pudding. Whatever you wanna call it, but the flavors in this toast are divine. Its got the most tempting ingredients such as sour cream and delicious flavors of three cheeses i.e Cheddar, Gouda and Parmesan. Somehow I feel each one of us, since childhood become addicted to cheese, cheese and cheese. This addiction hasn’t left till now.

This bread sort of melts into your mouth. It tastes somewhat like the filling in quiche. Its soft, gooey and eggy bread. Its serves as a complete morning breakfast or an evening snack.

Pop in chopped spring onions and a garlic clove into a blender.

Throw in the eggs!!

Add the gooey Cheese Chedar, Pasmesan and Gouda!!

Add the dollops of sour cream. Make it into a sauce. If its thick add some milk.

Layer the bread into a baking dish.

Pour the sauce over it!!

Cover it and keep it in the refrigerator overnight for the flavours to soak in!

In the morning bring it out of the fridge and bring it to room temperature.

Bake it in  the oven for 180 degree celcius for 30 minutes.

Preparation Time: 15 mins + overnight refrigeration;   Cooking Time: 30 mins  Serves: 2-3

Ingredients used:

4 slices of Wheat Bread

150 gm sour cream

1 spring onion

3 eggs

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 cup parmesan cheese

1/2 cup cheddar cheese

1/2 cup gouda cheese

Preparation:

Firstly, chop the spring onion and place it in a food processor along with the eggs. Add all the cheese, sour cream and salt. Blend it well till it becomes a thick sauce.

Then, Place the bread in a baking dish.

Now, Pour the sauce over the bread. Regrigerate overnight.

Lastly, bring it out of the fridge. Let the dish come to normal room temperation, then put it in Pre-heated oven at 180 degree celcius for 30 minutes.

French Onion Soup

21 Nov

As nights get cooler this month, there is more temptation for having delicious warm soups. This time I have got for you Onion Soup. The flavors and taste is aromatic and enriching.

The most enticing flavors are of the caramelised onions and slowly cooked broth that turns mellow and sweet laced with some white wine.

Serves 3-4:

For this I used:

3 tbsp butter

2 onions, thinly sliced with the grain to hold their shape

4 garlic flakes, crushed

1 tsp salt

1/2 tsp black pepper powder

275 ml dry white wine

STOCK

1 carrot – chopped roughly

1 onion – chopped roughly

2 bay leaf

2-3 french beans

1/2 cup broccoli

6-7 peppercorns

2 cloves

4 cups chicken broth

Method:

Firstly, make the stock. In a deep sauce pan, add the chicken broth and the rest of the ingredients  like carrot, onions, broccoli, french beans, bay leaf, peppercorns and cloves. Bring it to boil. Strain it and Keep aside.

Secondly, to caramelise onions. Add butter to a skillet, then the onions and the garlic. Let it turn brownish in color. Avoid letting it stick to the skillet.

Thirdly, add the stock to the onions. Now season it with salt and pepper. Add the dry white wine. Bring it to boil.

Serve hot with some breads!!

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