Monday, October 21, 2013

Blend it like a Pro!

Blender is one of those gadget in our kitchen which we took for granted. They say blender is the simpler version of food processor.According to Wikipedia, a blender is a kitchen appliance used to mix, puree and emulsify food and other substances. 


Most of the modern blender comes with variable speed which can be adjusted depending on how fine we want our food or other substances. There is also hand held blender which have the same function albeit its handheld controlled. 


 

This is a great video in youtube on how a Blender works;


A Blender is so powerful that it can really tear golf ball into shreds.

There was one time I was watching River Cottage by Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall on the TV. There was one recipe which is called banana and lemon lollies which is simply banana and lemon juice pops on stick and super easy to make. To make the banana and lemon pops, we need to the blender to mix both lemon and banana together. Here is the extract of the recipe from Channel 4

Ingredients
  • 3 large bananas
  • Juice of 1 lemons
  • 1 tbsp icing sugar
Method
  1. Blend bananas with lemon juice and taste. If mixture requires sweetening, add icing sugar and blend.
  2. Pour into 8 small lolly moulds, add sticks, and freeze for at least 4 hours, or overnight.



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