"Muhalabieh" is a milk pudding, flavored specifically in Arab countries with mastic and optionally with rose water and orange blossom water.
Depending on the region it is called it can be found under the name of: mouhalabieh, mahalabiya, mahalabia, muhalabia or mahallabiyya.
Mastic is a resin obtained from the mastic tree or Pistacia lentiscus.
It is also known as "Arabic gum" or "Yemeni gum".
The liquid form is dried in the sun to obtain solid granules.
In Greece it is also known as "Tears of Chios", being produced on this island.
When chewed, the granules soften and become like chewing gum.
The taste is bitter at first, but later turns into a pine or cedar aroma.
One of the first culinary uses was chewing gum.
In the Arab countries of the Middle East it is used in the preparation of ice cream, sauces, jams, smoked meats.
Monday, May 20, 2013
Strawberry and poppy syrup cake with orange liqueur (Thermomix) / Bolo de morangos, papement seeds and Liqueur Beirão (Bimby)
In response to the Dulce Românie challenge on the Delcatesei.ro blog, I prepared the cake that is the cover of the July 2013 issue of Good Food Uk magazine. with some modifications.
Strawberries are in high season. so I don't stop here :))
4 tablespoons poppy seeds
200 gr melted butter
225 gr flour type 55
1 tablespoon baking powder
4 eggs xl
225 gr yellow or brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Juice and peel from a large orange
100 gr yellow sugar
1 tablespoon orange liqueur
CREAM AND DECOR
170 gr fat Greek yogurt
500 gr fresh cream 30% fat
350 gr fresh sliced strawberries
*Put the seeds in a non-stick pan over low heat for about 2 minutes. to release the flavor. Leave to cool.
* Grease 2 cake tins and line with flour or baking paper.
* Mix the flour with the baking powder, keep aside-
* Beat the eggs with the powdered sugar, add the butter, vanilla and mix. Add the flour and 3 tablespoons of poppy seeds, mix gently and divide the dough into two forms, baking for about 20 minutes / 180ºC ventilated.
For the syrup: put in the microwave for 30 seconds, the orange juice and 50 gr of sugar, add the liqueur.
* Cut the countertops, so you will have 4 circles that you syrup well.
For the cream: mix the yoghurt with the cream cheese, the remaining sugar and the orange peel.
Compose the cake:
Grease the first top with cream / strawberries / top and likewise put the rest of the cream on top, sprinkle with the remaining poppy seeds and decorate with strawberries.
Let the cake cool for at least 30 minutes. before serving.
Mix all the ingredients for the countertop 1 Min / Speed 3.
Note: baked countertops can be stored in the freezer for 1 month, then thawed.
The cream and syrup can be prepared the day before. Increase work :)
Strawberry Cake, Poppy Seeds and Beirão Liqueur
4 tablespoons poppy seeds
200 g melted butter
225 g flour type 55
1 tablespoon baking powder
4 eggs xl
225g yellow sugar
1 tsp tea vanilla extract
sum of 1 large orange
50 g yellow sugar
Filling and Coverage:
50 g yellow sugar
170 g Greek yogurt
500 g fresh cream 30% fat (Aldi)
350 g sliced fresh strawberries
* Heat the poppy seeds in a non-stick fridge until they release aroma, simmer for about 2 min. Reserve.
* In the glass place the eggs, sugar, butter, vanilla extract, flour + yeast and 3 tablespoons of poppy seeds. 1Min / Vel 3 programs.
* Spread two cake forms with oil and line with parchment paper and divide the dough into shapes. Bake for 20 min / 180ºC ventilated.
Remove and let warm, then cut in half.
* To make syrup: heat for 30 seconds in the microwave orange juice + sugar, add liqueur. Sweep the cake circles.
* For filling and topping: mix the yogurt with cream cheese, sugar and orange zest.
* To assemble the cake: sweep first circle with cream, spread the strawberries, cover with another circle /. cover the top with remaining cream, poppy seeds and garnish.
! The cooked dough can be frozen for 1 month and then thawed and cut to fill.
The syrup and cream can be prepared 1 day before.
To the delights of gourmetsPanna cotta, this Italian dessert that means cream,
can be varied according to his desires.
For my part, I offer you these little panna cotta
fresh, scented with vanilla and accompanied by
rose syrup topped with crushed pistachios.
Flavors that blend beautifully.
For 6 people:
500 ml of liquid cream
250 g of natural yogurt
150 g of powdered sugar
1 c 1/2 teaspoon gelatin powder
1 vanilla pod
For rose water syrup:
115 g of powdered sugar 1 cinnamon stick
1/2 tsp rose water coffee
1 drop of red food coloring
2 tbsp crushed roasted pistachios to serve
For panna cotta:
Inflate the gelatin with 2 tbsp of water in a bowl for 2 minutes.
Pour the liquid cream, yogurt and sugar into a saucepan, along with the
scraped seeds from the vanilla pod that you have melted in half.
Stir over low heat until sugar is dissolved.
Then add the gelatin, stirring until dissolved.
distribute the preparation in 6 ramekins of 125 ml.
Refrigerate 5 hours.
For rose water syrup:
In a small saucepan, dissolve the sugar in 160 ml of water
with the cinnamon stick, stirring over low heat.
Increase the heat to high heat and simmer for 3 to 4 minutes, to obtain the
consistency of a light syrup.
Pour in the rose water and dye.
Allow the syrup to cool, then remove the cinnamon.
Run a spatula or knife that is not very sharp around each one
panna cotta, then gently turn them over.
Drizzle with rose syrup and garnish with pistachios.
79 & # 160 comments:
It looks great !! and I find the combination of rose syrup interesting, congratulations also pee the photos.
An excellent panna cotta and that beautiful presentation.
Interesting pairing of syrup of roses and pistachios on panna cotta. Congratulations for the blog and for the photos :)
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