The Toasted Sandwich
A great way to enjoy bread and butter and your favourite fillings!
Why not try these savory and sweet recipies.
The slide show above shows how we made savoury toasties using the traditional toaster and the reuseable "Toastabags"
You will need:
Slices of Ham/Chicken
Assemble the sandwich with fillings of your choice. Cut diagonally. Simply put the samdwiches into the "Toastabags". Pop the "Toastabags" into the toaster. Watch closely as they toast and never leave the toaster unattended. Be careful when removing the sandwiches from the toaster and bags. They will be hot! Especially the melted cheese!
We even made "seconds"!
We also had a Sandwich Toaster!
We used this to make sweet toasties.
This time we buttered the outside of the sandwich and put sweet fillings of our choice inside!
See how we prepared them and toasted them in the sandwich grill. They were very hot so we cooled them outdoors!
They definitely tasted like MORE!
We are continuing cooking, following recipies from:
"Make Your Own Whoopie Pies & Other Sweet Treats"
Dominique Godfrey & Nancy Lambert
2013 Tide Mill Media
Dark Chocolate: 300g
Golden Syrup: 45ml
Digestive Biscuits: 200g
Milk Chocolate Chunks: 50g
Optional: 50g dried cranberries, 50g toasted pistachios!
We took a vote & decided to crumble in 2 Granola bars instead of the optional ingredients listed above!
We often change a recipe to suit the "Taste" of our group members!
Follow Our Slide Show to see What We Did:
Grease the trays. We used "take away" boxes.
Melt the butter, chocolate & golden syrup: Bain Marie!
Crumble the biscuits in a plastic bag!
Stir the biscuit crumbs into the melted mix.
Add the mini marshmallows, granola & milk choc chunks.
Tip into the trays & flatten with a spatula.
Sprinkle extra marshmallows on top!
Refrigerate for about 2 hours
Cut into squares to serve.
We are back! We have been cooking every week enjoying lots of seasonal recipies. So let's start sharing them with you again!
1 sachet dried yeast
450g strong white flour
300ml warm warter
2 level tsp salt
2 tablespoons vegetable oil.
Put these ingredients in the bread machine in this order and activate the dough cycle: 45 mins!
Watch our slide show to see how we kneaded the dough and made bread rolls!
We topped them with milk and dried oats. Then we baked them in the oven: 220 C for 15 minutes.
They tasted lovely, eaten warm with butter and jam!
Healthy Vegetable Based Pasta Sauce
Garlic: 2 or 3 cloves crushed
Red Onion: 2 chopped
Red Peppers: 2 chopped
Parsley: Finely chopped
Salt: to season
Grated Chedder Cheese: optional as topping
Watch the slide show and see how we cooked the pasta, fried the vegetables: (garlic, onion,peppers) and blended in the herbs and liquids to make a really healthy meal which we all enjoyed. Both our Thursday and Friday groups said this was one of our best days!
Make Your Own Whoopie Pies!
Mrs Keane gifted us a really "sweet" cook book!
We chose "Double Dipped Chocolate Whoopie Pies" with chocolate buttercream filling!
Brown Sugar: 150g
Egg: 1, beaten
Vanilla Essence: 1 tsp
Plain Flour: 275g
Cocoa Powder: 40g
Bicarbonate Soda: 1 1/2tsp
Salt: 1/2 tsp
For the filling:
Icing sugar: 600g
Cocoa powder: 80g
Milk: 5 tablespoons
Follow our slideshows to see how we prepared and baked the cookies and made the filling while our cookies were baking in a pre-