隱世聖地道風山

February 24, 2018

沙田後山上有一個基督教叢林,以中國建築風格興建,環境清幽,很適合靈修。 這裡最大的地標就是巨型十字架,需要走過「生命門」才到達,十字架的橫木兩面寫了「成了」二字,站在十字架前可以看到沙田市區。…

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French Onion Soup

February 24, 2018

很喜歡法式洋蔥湯那濃郁的味道,今次按照Julia Child的食譜做,慢煮令洋蔥的香味融入湯內,變得濃厚。  …

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Roasted eggplant spread Russian style

February 23, 2018

This is one of the Russian dish that is light and entirely made of vegetables as Russian dishes are always quite stuffy with meat and cream. This dish could be served as a hot appetizer or as spread on French bread.…

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Mushroom Julienne

February 22, 2018

The first time I has this dish was my trip to Saint Petersburg after a whole day visiting the Heritage Museum. This is a hot appetizer in the Russian cuisine and usually served in a small ceramic pot with one handle.…

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尋找吊鐘花

February 20, 2018

春節期間天氣和暖,又是到戶外的好時機。年初一先來一個狗年開運單車大冷,其實毎隔一星期總會踩一次,今次路線也和平時一樣行青山公路和粉嶺公路,比平時少了大車,踩得舒服。初三玩了Grand 3越野跑比賽,上了幾座大山行大運。 初五繼續往山上走,尋找農曆年前後盛開的吊鐘花。香港野生的吊鐘花在紫羅山、九逕山、大枕蓋,都可看到。現時但吊鐘花已受保護,千萬不要採摘或砍伐野生吊鐘,否則便是違法。…

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Snowball cookies

February 19, 2018

There are many names for snowball cookies – Russian tea cookies, boule de neige, Mexican wedding cakes, sables, and whatever the names are, they are similar cookies with only slight variations.  Walnuts and pecans can be added to give them a savory interior.…

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Sable aux Noix – Walnut cookies

February 14, 2018

Sable cookies are Frech shortbread cookies. They are crumbly in texture unlike those buttery cookies. You may omit walnut powder and sprinkle sugar on top to make it a classic sugar cookie. Use a variety of cookie cutters to make these more fun.    …

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Butter and chocolate diamond cookies

February 13, 2018

Diamond cookies are French sable cookies. They are buttery and crispy with sugar nicely coated around, appears to have been rolled in diamonds. These cookies should not be eaten warm. They need to cool completely so that their texture will be crispy.…

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