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Saturday, March 19, 2011

Weekly Report 18/3

The experiment of the day was Black Pepper Fritter with Bitter-gourd.The activity started with:

 2.10pm: Mise en Place
 All ingredients are compiled from the basic formula,

2 1/2 cups plain flour
1 cup rice flour
3 tbspn ground black pepper
3 nos chillies
1 whole sweet potato
3 nos of bitter-gourd
1 cup beansprout
2 nos of eggs
1 no of onion
3 tbspn sugar
2 tspn salt
1 3/4 cup water 

 2.25pm: Start Cooking
The next agenda will be the production of the fritters,

1. Mix all the ingredients except eggs and water. 

2. Once all the dry ingredients are equally mixed, add in the rest of the ingredients and combine well.

3. Next, deep-fry batter in fat in medium-high heat.


3.15pm: Finished Cooking
The whole batter was fried, the results were,

Taste it, then you know it.

6.00pm: Class Dismissed

Fritters used with rice flour turned out to be more crispier than used with tapioca flour.




Sunday, March 13, 2011

Weekly Report 10/3

The experiment was of Pegaga and Apple Fritter with Black Pepper. The activity started with:

2.30pm: Mise en Place

2 1/2 cup plain flour
1/2 cup tapioca starch*
2 tbspn ground black pepper
3 tbspn chillies
2 nos sweet potatoes, jullienne
2 tbspn sugar
2 tbspn salt
1 cup blended pegaga
2 nos apple, jullienne
1 no of egg

1. Mix together all the dry ingredients except sweet potatoes and apples. 
2. Crack egg. Mix evenly.
3. Add in blended pegaga and mix until a smooth batter takes shape. 
4. Add in the potatoes and apples.
5. Lastly, deep fry thumb-size batter in fat.

4.00pm: Finished Frying
The result of the experiment:


5.00pm: Class Dismissed

*Addition of tapioca starch flour makes the fritter crispier.


Thursday, March 3, 2011

Weekly Report 4/3/2011

This will be the starting week in commencing the proposed idea: Pineapple Fritters with Black Pepper. However, pineapple was not available therefore the varied item for the experiment was changed to green apple.

The operation started off with,

2.10 pm: Mise en Place

4 apples
2 eggs
2 red chillies 
1/2 Sweet Potato
1 onion
2 cups plain flour
1/4 cup ground black pepper
 1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 tspn salt
1/2 packet of fat

2.30 pm: Started the Procedure; Method
The first thing which needed to be done in the list was coarsely cut the apples that is to be blended to get the apple juice.

 Next will be mixing all the dry ingredients:

Sliced chillies, onions and julienne cut sweet potato

Ground black pepper

 Followed by the addition of eggs and apple juice,

 Lastly, the batter was chilled in the chiller. The significance of the act is to gain a crispier effect for the fritter.

3.15 pm: Frying the Fritters 
The fritters were deep-fried in fat,

 4.30 pm: Finished
The upshot of the experiment:


5.50 pm: Class Dismissed 

1. Pay attention to the heat to avoid burnt and undercooked fritters.