Add 1/2 cup water to
the sugar and bring to the boil. Boil on high heat until the syrup starts
to turn golden brown and pour this mixture on the bottom of 4 bowls.
Bring the milk to the boil. Separate two eggs, beat three eggs and add
two egg yolks. Stir the hot milk into this mixture, and add the condensed
milk, the lemon juice and rind. Distribute this mixture over the four
bowls. Fill an oven tray with water, put the bowls in the water and
bake the flan 40 minutes in the oven at 175 degrees
Bocconcini is also
the name for small mozzarella cheeses. As the name means "small mouthful"
is is also used for appetizers with veal or chicken.
Mix the flour with 3/4 cup of cold water and let
it rest for half an hour. Roll the banana pieces through the batter
and deep fry until golden brown. In the mean time, prepare a large bowl
with water and ice cubes. Heat the sugar with half a cup of water in
a pan with thick bottom on high heat. Stir well, until it becomes light
brown, then turn off the heat. Roll the banana pieces through the caramel
mixture, and dip them in to the cold water with the help of two forks.
Sprinkle with sesame seed.
On the 12th of
Chinese celebrate "tree
planting day". By resolution, everybody is "voluntary forced" to plant
3-5 trees a year or do the equivalent of work on the land. Click on
culinary calendar for more links
between cooking and celebration.