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Scope della Befana shortcrust pastry biscuits – Gordon Ramsay’s version

Scope della Befana shortcrust pastry biscuits

The scope della Befana – shortbread biscuits they are lovely simple and very scenic sweets, ideal for celebrating Epiphany.

In practice they are gods simple shortcrust biscuits which are given the shape of a broom and decorated with melted chocolate and colored sugar tails.

The brooms of the Befana they are ideal for enriching the Befana stocking with sweets made with your hands and that will leave your children speechless.

Just a little shortcrust pastry, melted chocolate (dark or milk) and sticks like mikado sticks.

With a little imagination, your biscuit sweeps are ready to go!

Follow the various steps of the recipe to find out how to turn simple shortbread biscuits into real brooms.

The scope della Befana – shortbread biscuits

To give your biscuits the shape of a broom, you can use a bell-shaped mold, to which you will have to cut the part of the "clapper" that protrudes. Then with the tines of a fork cut underneath the wide part so as to simulate a real broom.

With a long and wide toothpick create a hole where you will then insert the chocolate stick. This phase is the most delicate because the stick could break easily. Insert it gently!

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How to make vacuum packing at home – Gordon Ramsay’s version

How to make vacuum packing at home

How to make vacuum packing at home

The vacuum packed represents a method of preservation that allows you to preserve some preparations for a long time by exploiting the absence of air. By eliminating the micro-organisms that proliferate in the presence of air, it will be possible to preserve food for longer.

For fruit-based preserves (jams or marmalades), long cooking and with a high percentage of sugars, you can use the method of hot potting (upside down).

For preserves based on vegetables, in oil or pickles, you will have to proceed with the technique of boiling.

Pasteurization method by hot potting.

1. Sterilize the glass jars.

2. Fill the jars up to approximately 1 cm from the edge.

3. Clean the edges.

4. Close the lid of the jars.

5. After closing the jar, turn it upside down immediately.

6. Upside down for at least 20 minutes.

7. Check if the vacuum has occurred. Press the cap in the center, with a light pressure of a finger, and if you hear the typical "click", it means that the operation was successful.

8. Leave to cool in a cool place (at room temperature).

Method of pasteurization by boiling.

1. Sterilize the glass jars.

2. Fill the jars up to approximately 1 cm from the edge.

3. Clean the edges.

4. Close the lid of the jars.

5. Place the jars in a saucepan.

6. Wrap the jars in a tea towel (to prevent them from bumping during boiling).

7. Fill the pot with water.

8. Bring to a boil.

9. Once it reaches a boil, cook for the necessary time (the minutes depend on the type of food, for example tomatoes, in oil or pickles 30 minutes, tuna 25 minutes).

10. Allow to cool to room temperature.

11. Check if the vacuum has occurred.

• Furthermore, for the correct rules of hygiene of the kitchen, of the person, of the tools used and on the treatment of ingredients, pasteurization and conservation, we refer to site and at guidelines of the Ministry of Health. Of course, the information published here does not in any way replace the doctor's advice, opinion, visit and prescription.


Perfect step-by-step recipe of Apple Rose – Gordon Ramsay’s version

Apple roses recipe

The Apple roses I'm treats exquisite and scenographic, made with suns 3 ingredients : le apples , puff pastry And marmalade! which are first assembled e rolled together to rose shape; then baked in the oven where they turn into one Apple rose crunchy and flaky outside that at times it meets the softness of the petals of fruit and the creaminess of the jam! in conclusion delight for the eyes but also for the palate! Do you want to prepare them at home? Here is for you Perfect recipe and all Step by step illustrated tricks to make Apple roses and puff pastry not only delicious! but from flawless shape And bright color!

Apple roses recipe

It's about a very easy preparation that you can make with apples of your choice! but be careful, if you want the bright color you see in my photo, you will have to use red apples ! THE Secrets for an excellent result are: blanch the slices for a few minutes so that they can roll up without falling apart; and once the roses are assembled, proceed with cooking in a double temperature oven. So they will be crunchy, but the fruit will remain soft and colorful!

Perfect like dessert at the end of the meal, for a healthy and genuine snack, for a delicious breakfast, to alternate with the classic Apple pie, Strudel or Tart! These Apple Roses are ideal but also for buffet and parties, where you want to amaze with special effects in just a few steps!

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Apple pie and puff pastry (the fast recipe with 3 ingredients)

Apple Rose Recipe


Preparation Cooking Total
20 minutes + rest time in the fridge 30 minutes 50 minutes



How to make the Apple Rose

First of all wash the apples, dry them divide them into 4 parts and slice each part into thin slices of 2 mm

Then place them as you make them in a large pan filled with water

Finally bring to a boil and from the moment of boiling they will have to cook only 2 – 3 minutes, check that they are soft and pliable, drain them on a cloth and transfer them to a serving dish.

Then cover with cling film and let it cool in the fridge.

This process will allow the slices to remarry and almost turn red, even partially on the inside.

When all the ingredients are cold, slice the puff pastry from the short side into 8 parts of 5 cm

Spread a generous layer of jam on half of the strip, then add the apple slices side by side, fold the other half of the strip over the slices and roll up not too tightly:

how to make apple roses

As you make them, cut a square of baking paper and place them in the muffin mold:

ready-to-bake apple roses

Finally, leave in the fridge for at least 30 minutes before cooking.

Then bake in a very hot static oven at 200 ° for the first 10 minutes. Then lower the temperature to 180 °, cover the surface of the roses with aluminum foil and finish cooking for another 20 minutes.

At this stage the color of the roses will tend to become darker and more intense, with burgundy tones, but thanks to the make-up, they will keep the color perfectly!

Remove from the oven and leave to cool at room temperature for 1 hour

Finally, if you like, sprinkle with powdered sugar!

Yours are ready Apple roses

Apple roses.

You can store at room temperature for 2 days!


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