Quick Snack Ideas

21 Jan 2016
POSTED BY Y Magazine
Creating good food is all about being versatile in the kitchen and making the most of your ingredients

There’s nothing more satisfying than spending time preparing some tasty food and then serving up your home-cooked dishes to family and friends. Having someone else appreciate your efforts makes all the time in the kitchen worthwhile.



Having all the right elements close to hand to create your masterpiece is part of the recipe of success. Which is where favourite, reliable brands can really come into their own. Along with the right ingredients, a sprinkle of inspiration mixed with a dash of imagination can make any dish special, whether it’s for an informal dinner or more elaborate occasion.

Try out this recipe for a quick snack idea – perfect for the cooler winter months – and impress your loved ones. Next week, we’ll have a recipe for a starter dish. Happy cooking!

Recipe: Cheese Rolls

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These crispy cheese snacks melt in your mouth with every bite

Ingredients:

  • 1 packet Puck white cheese
  • 3 cups flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 cup warm water
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 1 cup Puck white cheese
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tbsp dry mint
  • ¼ cup chopped parsley
  • 1 egg

Method:

  1. Mix the flour in a large bowl with a teaspoon of olive oil and salt.
  2. Pour in the warm water gradually and start kneading the mixture until the dough gets smooth and does not stick to your hands.
  3. Cover the bowl and let the dough rest for 30-45 minutes.
  4. In another bowl, add the cheese, milk, mint and parsley. Mix to combine.
  5. When the dough size doubles, roll it on a floured surface and cut it into equal rectangular pieces.
  6. Put one tablespoon of the cheese mix in the centre of the dough piece. Fold the edges to form a triangle or semi-circle.
  7. Beat the egg and brush the cheese rolls with it then sprinkle them with nigella seeds.
  8. Heat the oil in medium-size pan on high heat and fry the cheese rolls until golden brown and a bit crispy.
  9. Remove the cheese rolls from the pan and place them on paper towels to drain. Serve hot.


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