Record of Cooking Recipes for the Main Brief

From the Main Brief it was necessary to make two of the recipes provided. I will talk about why I selected these particular recipes on the next blog page. The two recipes that I was interested to make were from Malvern Hills Food Alliance in Malvern and Local Food Lunches. Therefore I will be making  Purple Broccoli Gratin &  Soup (Let’s Soup it Up!).

Let’s Soup it Up!

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1) First steps were to prepare the cooking area by preparing the ingredients and the cooking utensils.

 

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Next step is to measure the ingredients into the right amount ,i.e. grating and chopping!

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The next step I did was to fry the carrot and onions for about 5 minutes. Then to chop up the leeks and then add them to a separate pan.

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In the meantime chop the chives for preparation for the top of the dish. Then added all of the other ingredients and mix!

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As everything is now in the pan it was time to add stock and afterwards it was left to simmer.

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Now that all of the ingredients had been cooked it was time to put everything into the blender! This created a nice thick soup and for seasoning some chives were added to the top as well as some cream!

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Here is the final outcome on display!

Easy Peasy Purple Broccoli Gratin – Local Food Lunches!

 

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The first step here was to prepare was to prepare the ingredients for cooking. Purple Broccoli, Anchovies, Clove of Garlic, Double Cream, Breadcrumbs and seasoning.

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The second step was to boil the purple broccoli in a pan for a few minutes until the broccoli was soft but still light green!

 

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The next stage was to fry two fillets of anchovies and a clove of garlic in a frying pan!

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The next stage was to add further ingredients to the pan and this included 200 ml of the double cream and seasoning. The boiling broccoli was then added to the pan and then boiled for a few minutes. In this time 20 g of breadcrumbs were added to the top of the dish.

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After it had simmered I put the frying pan into the grill to brown a little. Then after a few minutes I plated up the dish to create this final result!

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The dish was very tasty (hence the second photograph) and it was very simple to make. The ingredients were unique and effective. These are the two recipes that I will be looking into further for the designing of my double paged spreads!

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