Tuesday, October 9, 2007

Appetizers Take 2

I give you "The Phyllo Cup"...You give me...HONEST feedback!

Phyllo cup filled with a garlic, basil and sundried tomato couscous garnished with a baby basil leaf:


Phyllo cup filled with a spinach and tofu feta mixture, topped with sundried tomatoes (pretend there are toasted pin nuts on top too!):


Phyllo cup filled with sweet carmelized onions and walnuts in a balsamic reduction:


Phyllo cup filled with sweet carmelized onions and walnuts in a balsamic reduction garnished with a fresh basil leaf:

13 comments:

  1. absolutely lovely, and I don't think I ever mentioned how awesome it is to have the weight/measurements and stuff on the left side of your site. woo for you!

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  2. Those all look delicious! I really like the idea of phyllo cups, and the couscous one looks amazing. (imagine me making a homer-simpsonesque gargling noise)

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  3. The phyllo cups are a great idea. I really like the couscous version, looks amazing and everyone likes those flavor combinations. My least favorite would have to be the tofu feta, something about the texture looks mushy and/or meaty?

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  4. i think these are great! they look so much more sophisticated/culinary/attractive than crackers! and i love the spinach/tofu/sundried tom/pine nut combo.

    another idea for you (not that you need anything other than the phyllo cups, but in case you have wondering mind..) is pancakes.. i stumbled upon these the other day and thought they sounded kinda amazing

    http://www.chow.com/recipes/10861 (obvi, sans the salmon and dairy subbed)

    http://www.chow.com/recipes/10057

    http://www.chow.com/recipes/11011

    let me know what you think!

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  5. Celine...I totally did that for selfish reasons :) I was so sick of always looking it up! I just finished my last PB & Ohs treat yesterday....mmmmmmm good!

    Demian...Those pancakes do look really yummy. Thanks for the links.

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  6. These do look delicious but I wonder how easy they are too eat. Will the filo crack and the filling spill out all over the place? It wouldn't bother me but it might some.
    I'm thinking a mushroom and broccoli filling might work too, maybe with toffuti cream cheese?

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  7. those look amazing. now how do you get the phyllo pastry in a cup shape?

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  8. liz...they are really small...one bite only!!!

    pavotrouge...mini muffin tins!

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  9. I think the spinach feta ones sound the best. Plus I love the combination of the green and red as far as looks go. The mini phyllo looks great!

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  10. They all look delicious! The phyllo cups really bring the fancy up a notch. Thumbs up!

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  11. Those look like winners to me. I agree with crystal, I think the spinach feta ones sounds the best. But I'd eat any of them!

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  12. Hm what are phyllo cups? Never seen them in the supermarket. Maybe they don't sell it in Singapore..

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  13. mustard... I made my own phyllo cups in a mini muffin tin using two sheets of phyllo dough, brushed with a little olive oil, cut into little squares, and then formed into their shape in the tins. There is such a thing as premade, frozen phyllo cups, but I just asssume to make my own. MUCH CHEAPER. You can usually find phyllo or (filo) in a box in the frozen foods section, though I don't know, maybe it has a different name in Singapore.

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