Mac and cheese : a cheap recipe

Mac And Cheese: Food Fest S01E2/8 – YouTube.

 

Ingredients for 4 persons:

macaroni pasta 160g

butter160g

flour 1600g

milk

grated Cheddar cheese

grated Parmesan cheese

thyme, salt, pepper, 1 teaspoon Tabasco sauce

Directions:

Preparation: 20 minutes – Cook: 10-15 minutes

Step 1: Cook the macaroni 

Cook enough macaroni pasta for four people.

Once cooked drain in a colander and set aside.

Step 2: Make the sauce

Warm the milk on a medium heat with a sprig of thyme.

Melt the butter in a large pan and then add the flour. Take the pan off the heat and mix well.

Then gradually add the hot milk to the flour and butter mixture.

Put the pan back on a medium to low heat and add the Cheddar cheese. Season with salt and pepper.

Step 3: Bake

Add the pasta to the sauce and mix well before adding the contents to a baking dish.

Grate some Parmesan cheese over the top.

Bake under the grill for 10-15 minutes until golden brown.

 

Basic Cupcakes Recipe

Basic Cupcakes – RECIPE – YouTube.

In my personal recipe, I use a different type of icing : 200 g of icing sugar, 1 egg-white and one teaspoon of lemon juice (plus food coloring for fun!), mixed well with an electric mixer.

For the cupckaes, my recipe is similar : 2 large eggs, 120 g of butter (soft), 5 cl of milk (4 large spoonfuls), 140 g of flour, 100 g of sugar, 1/2 packet of baking powder, 1 pinch of salt. You can add vanilla extract if you like it!

Fruity Corn Salad by Tarla Dalal

Fruity Corn Salad (Vitamin A and C) by Tarla Dalal – YouTube.

Ingredients
For The Mint Dressing :
1/2 cup chopped mint leaves (phudina)
1 tsp grated ginger (adrak)
1/2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1 tsp lemon juice
1 tbsp honey
salt to taste

For the salad :
1 cup watermelon (tarbuj) cubes
1 cup pineapple cubes
1 cup cooked sweet corn kernels (makai ke dane)
1 cup cucumber cubes
1/2 cup lettuce , torn into pieces
salt to taste

Method
For the tangy mint dressing :
1.Combine the watermelon, pineapple, sweet corn kernels and cucumber along with 1 tbsp of water to a coarse paste.
2.Add the honey and salt and mix well. Keep aside.

To make the salad :
1.Put the lettuce leaves in a bowl full of ice-cold water for half an hour. This will make them crisp. Drain the water and keep aside.
2.Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl.
3.Pour the mint dressing and toss well.
4.Serve chilled.

5-minute Microwave Chocolate Cake in a Cup

Chocolate Cake in a Cup:
4 Tablespoons of flour
4 Tablespoons of sugar
2 Tablespoons of cocoa
1/2 teaspoon of baking powder
1 egg
3 Tablespoons of milk
3 Tablespoons of oil
1 Tablespoon of chocolate chips (or more)
1/2 tablespoon of vanilla essence
Mix it all together and cook for about 3 minutes depending on the power of your microwave (we do it for 2:45)

via Gabby's 5-minute Microwave Chocolate Cake in a Cup – YouTube.