WILD ROSEHIPS MARMALADE.

WILD ROSEHIPS MARMALADE. WILD ROSEHIPS from ”Rosa rugosa” are filled with vitamin C and vitamin A. Grow wildly on bushes at seaside along our beaches and coastline. My recipe gives approx. 1,5 liter marmalade. Prepare jars of glass and caps for processing. Each jar is 0,5 liter, so you need 6 jars. You can preserve raw Rosehips in freezer. Some think it’s easier to remove the seeds. I just prepare and use Rosehips right after picking. I LOVE wild Rosehips marmelade and make it each summer. A taste of summer in a marmalade. Enjoy!INGREDIENTS: 1,5 kg fresh WILD ROSEHIPS (prepared rosehips 750 grams to 1 kg), ½ lliter water, Juice from 2-3 lemons, 375 g – 500 g sugar, 2-3 teaspoon fruit pectin ( Rød Melatin, Marmeladejævning).HOW TO DO: Cut of flower and stem. Cut rosehips in two. Remove seeds. Rinse with cold water all the rosehips. Mesure. Chop rosehips. In heavy saucepot mix Rosehips with water and lemonjuice. Over high heat, heat mixture to boiling, stirring. Boil, stirring. With spoon, skim off foam and seeds. Boiling approx. 15 minutes, stirring. With potato masher thoroughly crush rosehips. Keep mixture simmering. In a small pot mix 1/3 of the sugar with fruit pectin (Marmelade-jævning). Mix most of the sugar (2/3 without the fruit pectin) with Rosehips mixture in the saucepot, so it’s boiling/simmering the last 10 minutes of boiling. Mix rest of sugar (1/3 of sugar mixed with pectin) with rosehips mixture in saucepot. Keep simmering, stirring for 2 minutes. Immediately laddle rosehips mixture into jars. Close jars. Store in refrigerator. Serv: WILD ROSEHIPS MARMALADE – orange, summer in a marmalade and rich on Vitamin C. Bon appetit !

RHUBARB CHEESECAKE – THE BEST.

Rhubarb CheeseCake: Rhubarbs straight from the garden – what better way to use them than in CheeseCake. My Sister is excellent making it. Honestly – I never made one. She was very kind to show me how she makes the best CheeseCake. I changed it a bit – and like to use Rhubarbs and Vanilla pod. So I am  now very happy to share my (our) Rhubarb CheeseCake with you. Enjoy.

Ingredients: 1) Bottom: 300 g crushed Crackers ”Digestive”; 150 g butter, melted. 2) Rhubarb-juice for Cheesecake Topping: 400 g Rhubarbs; 0,5 dl cold water; 50 g Icing sugar; 1 Vanilla pod + a little bit of raw sugar; 3 leafs gelatine; 2 teaspoons Lemon juice. 3) CheeseCake Topping: 200 g Sour cream 38% (I use 18%) (creme fraiche); 300 g ”Philadelphia” (classic) Cream cheese; 1,5 dl Heavy cream; 5 leafs gelatine; 2 Egg whites; 1 organic Lemon (juice + grated peel); 150 g Raw, organic Sugar. First we have to pull up some fresh, organic Rhubarbs in the garden. When you pull them up, be careful not to harm the new ”baby-plants”. At spring Rhubarbs litterally burst up of the ground. They are the beginning of a new season of fruits, berries and veggies. Rhubarbs have so much taste. And you can use them in many things.Let’s use these Rhubarbs in one delicious CheeseCake. 

How to do: 1) Bottom: Melt butter in small pot – no boiling. Place Crackers in 2 plastic bags. Crush finely the Crackers with rolling pin – until very fine crumbs. With hand mix in a bowl crushed Crackercrumbs with melted butter. In springform pan with hand press crushed Crackers onto bottom. Make sure it is homogeneously flat. Set aside in refrigerator.

2) Rhubarb juice for Cheesecake Topping: Trim roots and tops. Rinse. Cut Rhubarbs. In a casserole add Rhubars, water, icing sugar, Vanilla pod mix and the pod itself, 2 teaspoons Lemon juice. Cook about 5-7 minutes. Stirring. Use strainer to strain off juice into a large bowl. Set aside in a small casserole with lid on. Gelatine leafs: Add cold water in two small bowls and add 3 leaf gelatine in one of them, and 5 leaf gelatine in the other one. Mix 3 leafs gelatine in warm Rhubarb juice; stirring well.

3) Cheesecake Topping: In a large bowl mix Cream Cheese ”Philadelphia” with sour cream and heavy cream. Separate the eggs. My dog loves eating the Egg yolks. Beat the 2 Egg whites stiff. Fold the stiff Eggwhites into the Cheesecake Topping. In a small casserole heat the Lemon juice and Lemon peel. Off the heat, add 5 leafs gelatine in Lemon + peel. Stirr well. Mix gently the Lemon/peel-gelatine into the Cheese Topping. Finally add Rhubarb/juice-gelatine into Cheese Topping. Fold gently, not to much. Add Cheese Topping onto Bottom. Put a lid on. Set aside in refrigerator for a couple of hours. Rhubarbs straight from the garden in the best Rhubarb CheeseCake….Bon appetit !

FISH FILLET with SEAWEEDS, BEETS and CAROTS.

 FISH FILLET WITH SEAWEEDS AND BEETS. Fresh HAKE-FILLET   breaded with SEAWEEDS ”Tang Panér-mix” from    http://www.nordisktang.dk/  “Tang Panér-mix” is a made of Sugar Tongs (”Sukkertang”) which are Seaweeds. It’s considered to be Super-Food and rich on Omega 3 fatty acid, minerals and vitamins B12, C, A, D, E, K and it’s antioxydant. The HAKE-FILLET is excellent fresh fish from http://hav.dk/ I love to eat fish at least once a week. Fish contains Omega 3, Vitamin D, Selenium, Iodine. And in addition the fishbones has been removed in the fillet, so it’s easy to eat. Easy fish for dinner. In my garden I digged up some of my homegrown beets and carots. Organic seeds and organicly grown. Now time to cook!

Ingredients: FISH: 1 kg HAKE-FILLET, fresh (2 large, long fillets); Butter, TANG Panér-mix (Breading with SEAWEEDS); Salt & pepper.

VEGETABLES IN OVEN: Beets: Red, pink, white, yellow; Carots: Orange, white, red, yellow; Fresh Rosemary; Olive Oil; salt & pepper.PROCEDURE: Preheat oven to 400°Fahrenheit/ 200° (traditionel) Celcius. VEGETABLES IN OVEN: Wash and rinse vegetables. Chop Beets and carrots. In a large bowl mix rosemary, Olive Oil, salt & pepper with all the beets. Bake vegetables in the preheated oven 50-60 minutes minutes at 400°Fahrenheit/ 200° (traditionel) Celcius.FISH: Prepare fish for pan frying. Cut the fillets in smaller parts – though not to small parts. Pat the fish dry with paper towels. Then dip both sides of fillet in egg beaten. Then coat fish with ”Tang Panér-mix” – crumbs. Fry hot butter. Fry the breaded HAKE-FILLET 2-3 minutes on each side in the butter. Turn the fish once half-way through frying. SERVING: Delicious PANFRIED HAKE-FILLET BREADED WITH SEAWEEDS ”Tang Panér-mix” SERVED WITH BEETS & CAROTS & ROSEMARY – delicious dinner. Bon appetit!