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Smorgasbord Blog Magazine – The Food and Cookery Column with Carol Taylor – Cooking terms, Weight Conversions and foods names

After a little hiatus, I am back…Starting with the things that have confused me and a couple of recipes …I do hope you enjoy…Thank you, Sally, for letting me loose once again …Hugs xxx

Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

With our global obsession with food and recipes, it can sometimes get a little confusing with measurements and the differing names for the foods we are familiar with. This week Carol Taylor clarifies a few things for us.

Cooking terms, weight conversions and foods names

I am back after a break where I have been concentrating not only on being a nanny, my son has been away working. I have also been working on my novel and my cookbook.

Writing a novel is so much easier for me than writing a cookbook…Yes I cook and I am not a bad cook…My blog I find easy to write…Not so a Cookbook.

I like the personal touch but is it too much? I don’t like pages and pages of recipes. I also find that of all the cookbooks I possess, I have only ever made a handful of the recipes from the…

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Cream Slices…

fresh cream Jam Puff pastry

Fresh Cream Slices.

An old recipe that my mum used to make for Sunday tea in the summer. This recipe was resurrected when we moved to Thailand at the request of the Expats and a firm favourite in our bar/restaurant the place as it turned out where many recipes both new and old were sampled and requested.

Ingredients: Just 3.

A pack of frozen puff pastry and yes I could make my own but frozen is good and something I don’t use often so frozen it is…
Strawberry jam/conserve
A pot of fresh cream, whipped.

Icing Sugar to finish.

Let’s Bake!

To make just thaw your puff pastry and roll out.

Cut into rectangles.
Put on a baking tray and put in a pre-heated oven on 200C.

Bake until well risen and golden.

Remove from oven onto a wire cooling rack.

When cool split the pastries in half spread with the jam and then the cream.

To finish sprinkle icing sugar over the top.

fresh cream strawberry jam
Chill in fridge until required although mine never seemed to get as far as the fridge. lol

Enjoy!

About Carol Taylor:

Enjoying life in The Land Of Smiles I am having so much fun researching, finding new, authentic recipes both Thai and International to share with you. New recipes gleaned from those who I have met on my travels or are just passing through and stopped for a while. I hope you enjoy them.

I love shopping at the local markets, finding fresh, natural ingredients, new strange fruits and vegetable ones I have never seen or cooked with. I am generally the only European person and attract much attention and I love to try what I am offered and when I smile and say Aroy or Saab as it is here in the north I am met with much smiling.

Some of my recipes may not be in line with traditional ingredients and methods of cooking but are recipes I know and have become to love and maybe if you dare to try you will too. You will always get more than just a recipe from me as I love to research and find out what other properties the ingredients I use contain to improve our health and wellbeing.

Exciting for me hence the title of my blog, Retired No One Told Me! I am having a wonderful ride and don’t want to get off, so if you wish to follow me on my adventures, then welcome! I hope you enjoy the ride also and if it encourages you to take a step into the unknown or untried, you know you want to…….Then, I will be happy!

Carol is a contributor to the Phuket Island Writers Anthology: https://www.amazon.com/Phuket-Island-Writers-Anthology-Stories-ebook/dp/B00RU5IYNS

Connect to Carol

Blog: https://blondieaka.wordpress.com/
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Thank you once again for reading this post I hope you all have a great weekend 🙂 xx