Saturday, December 27, 2014

Christmas Cooking With Philips & Chef Zam Recipes: Cretan Kaltsounia recipe

Our humble Cretan Kaltsounia (in triangle shape)

Cretan Kaltsounia

The ingredients for Cretan Kaltsounia. But the filo pastry is missing in this picture =p


For Wrap
·         5 sheets of filo pastry – cut to a width of 2 – 3 inches
·         200g melted butter
For Filling
·         500g of ricotta or mizithra cheese
·         2 eggs
·         1 cup of coarse sugar
·         ½ cup of water
·         1 cinnamon stick
·         2 tbsp of baked sesame


1.    Boil sugar and cinnamon stick in water until thick. Set aside to chill.
2.    To make filling, blend cheese with egg until thoroughly mixed. Set aside.

The mixture of cheese & egg

3.    Brush filo pastry sheets with melted butter. Place one table spoon of filling on each sheet and fold into a triangle. Repeat until finish.
4.    Heat up Philips Air Fryer at 190°C and fry the kaltsounia for 8 minutes or until golden brown.
5.    Sprinkle sesame and drizzle with sugar water before serving. 

Nampak tak dia punya layers & filling tu? Sedap uollsss

Friday, December 26, 2014

Christmas Cooking With Philips & Chef Zam Recipes: Banana Nutella Spring Rolls Recipe

Senang nak mampoih  buat benda ni! Tempek-tempek, gulung-gulung, goreng - siap! Hehehe

Banana Nutella Spring Rolls Recipe

·         1 package frozen filo pastry (small)
·         6 small bananas (pisang emas) - peeled
·         1 cup Nutella
·         ¼ cup melted butter
·         vanilla ice-cream (optional)


Kita kasi brush melted butter laju-laju!

1. Spread 1 layer of filo pastry on a damp towel & brush with melted butter. Put another layer on top of it and repeat the process until 5 or 6 layers.
2. Place one peeled banana on it & top with 1 teaspoon Nutella. Fold the sides and roll it securely.  Brush with melted butter and repeat until done.
3. Preheat Philips Air Fryer at 180°C for 5 minutes.  Arrange the rolled bananas in the frying basket and air-fry for 5 – 8 minutes or until golden brown & flaky.
4. Remove the spring rolls and serve warm with vanilla ice cream if preferred.

Banana Nutella Spring Roll