woensdag 30 juni 2010
Stick - it !! #38
This is a great invention of a friend of us,Guus from Stick-it and VredenburgCreatiefCulinair
Stick it VCC® is a stylish plank that has either 45 or 90 small holes that can be used to present finger foods in an easy and original manner.
Using Stick it VCC® lets you serve finger foods on skewers straight up in order to create an attractive and original visual presentation. An added benefit of Stick it VCC® is that it provides you with an easy way to serve finger foods in a busy environment, such as a café, catered function or bar, because the skewers remain upright in the Stick it plank. All standard kebab skewers fit in the Stick it VCC® and this makes it exceptionally simple to use. The finger foods look as if they are floating in air. This makes it an extremely eye-catching and appetising way to serve a range of finger foods including fried appetisers, hors d'oeuvres, small bites, treats for children’s birthday parties and product presentations.
Beef skewers with Béarnaise sauce
250 g thin slices of bacon
50 g pesto
350 g rump of filet steak, cut into 2,5 cm cubes
1 Stick it VCC®
1 cup Béarnaise sauce
Cut bacon into 2 cm x 14 cm strips.
Spread a little pesto on one side of each bacon strip.
Wrap one strip, pesto side against the beef, around each piece of beef.
Secure with skewer.
Cook the beef, in batches, on heated grill plate until browned both sides and cooked as desired.
Put the skewers in the Stick it VCC®.
Serve hot with béarnaise sauce.
225 g Demerara sugar
1/2 tsp vinegar
25 g butter
6 dessert apples, cut in 4 pieces
Dissolve the sugar in 110 ml. water over a moderate heat. When it has dissolved stir in the vinegar and the butter.
Bring to a boil and cook, without stirring, until it reaches hard-crack stage (138C) or hardens into a ball when dropped in a jug of cold water. This should take around 10 mins boiling time.
While the syrup is cooking, pierce the pieces of apple on a skewer.
Once the toffee is ready, dip each piece of apple into the hot toffee, turning it around in the syrup so that each piece is fully coated.
Leave the apple pieces to harden on a lightly oiled tray before serving.
Serve the apple skewers on the Stick it VCC®.