“Weekday Warrior: Prepare Restaurant-Quality Dishes Everyday” these was the theme for the second cooking workshop at Gala Star Culinary last April 18, 2015.
Learning new ways in preparing delicious and healthy recipes from the famous culinary star and Samsung Digital Appliances Ambassador Chef Ernest Gala with the help of Samsung Refrigerator and Samsung Smart Microwave Oven.
Family Bonding Moments – Enjoyed doing this workshop with my family. Here is my wife and two daughter preparing for the dish that they will be cooking, since it’s summer we requested them to come along and experience the world of cooking. And as for me, am their official photographer.
RECIPE 1 : PORK STEAKS WITH MUSHROOM SAUCE
- 250 grams Butterfly Cut Pork Chops (about 2 pcs) – pound well both sides
1/4 tsp. each of rock salt, pepper, dried thyme (an herb)
1/2 cup canned cream of mushroom soup
1/2 cup fresh or full cream milk
1/2 sliced button mushrooms
2 Tbsp. butter
FOR GARNISH : Parsley Sprig
- Season pork steaks with salt, pepper, thyme.
Arrange on microwave safe dish.
Mix the soup and milk in a small bowl with a fork or small wire whisk.
Pout soup over pork steaks. Carefully top with the sliced mushrooms. Dot with butter. Cover with cling.
Set Samsung Smart Oven to microwave. Microwave on high 10 minutes. Leave cling until ready to serve.
RECIPE 2 : PARSLEY BABY POTATOES (ACCOMPANIMENT TO PORK STEAKS)
A. 250 grams (1/4) kilo Baby Potatoes – wash, do not peel (about 1 cup). Pat dry with paper towel. Carefully poke each potato with the tip of a sharp knife halfway thru.
Pinch of rock salt and pepper
1 Tbsp. salted butter
B. GARNISH: 1 Tbsp. chopped parsley
C. PROCEDURE: Sprinkle salt and pepper on the potatoes. Dot with butter. Set Samsung Microwave on High. Cook potatoes 3-4 minutes or until done. Top with parsley.
RECIPE 3 : MINI S’MORES (DESERT)
- 8 pairs Graham Crakers
24 Chocolate Chips
8 White Marshmallow – cut each into 4
- Put 4 pairs graham crackers on paper plate. Top each with 6 pieces choco chips. Top with the 8 cut up marshmallows.
Set Samsung Smart Oven to Microwave. Microwave on high 1 minute 30 seconds or until marshmallows just starts to puff. Remove from oven and top each with remaining graham crackers.
Here are known Bloggers taking a minute to pose for their photo opportunity.
These is an ongoing workshop until the end of the year which is provided by Samsung Digital Appliance, see you next month May2015. Really love to eat what I have learned from this cooking activity.