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Cheese Pretzel

Cheese Pretzel

1 1/3 Cup All Purpose Flour Mozzarella String Cheese (5 to 7) / 6 oz (170g) 1 Tsp Olive Oil 2 Tsp Yeast 1 Tbsp Baking Soda 1 Tsp Salt 1 Tbsp Sugar Salt or Garlic Salt PREPARATIONS: 1- Heat water to 110 F (43 C). 2- Cut the mozzarella string cheese sticks lengthwise in four pieces. DIRECTIONS: 1- Combine salt, yeast and sugar in a bowl. 2- Stir in 3/4 Cup of warm water and mix thoroughly. 3- Gradually, add the flour to the mixture. 4- Knead the dough for 5 to 10 minutes. 5- Add a tsp olive oil and roll the dough in it to grease. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and allow to rise for an hour at the room temperature. 6- In a separate bowl, dissolve baking soda in a cup of warm water. 7- Divide the dough in 6 equal pieces. Roll out each peace into a 24 x 2 inch rectangle. 8- Place the sliced cheese in the center and wrap the dough around it creating a rope. 9- Make a U shape and cross the rope over to create a knot. 10- Dip the dough into the baking soda water. 11- Place the pretzel onto a cookie pan covered with parchment paper. 12- Rest the dough for 10 more minutes before baking. 13- Preheat oven to 480 F (232 C), Bake the pretzels for 8 minutes. 14- Remove the pretzel from oven, brush with olive oil. 15- Sprinkle with salt or garlic salt.

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Cheese Pretzel Calories & Nutrition Values

Cheese Pretzel Calories & Nutrition Values

Pretzel specifically Cheese Pretzel is a good source of energy. if you try pretzel early in the morning as breakfast, you'll be getting about 319 calories (88 calories from fat) in one serving (100g). Cheese Pretzel is very high in calcium. It contains 33 percent calcium. Calcium is crucial for maintaining healthy bones and teeth. It also has slimming effects on the metabolism. Cheese pretzel contains rich amounts of selenium. Selenium is not an antioxidants per se but does make your body make a good use of antioxidants. It can also normalize the thyroid function. Cheese Pretzel is also a good source of protein. 3.5 oz (100g) of It contains 18.3g protein. It also has 9.8g total fat (5.1g saturated fat), 24mg cholesterol and 39.3g total carbohydrates.

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     "Saffron Ice Cream"

  • 1/2 Cup Sugar
  • 2 Tbsp Cream (Whip Cream)
  • 1/4 Tsp Saffron (Zafran)
  • 1/2 Liter Milk
  • 1/4 Cup Rose Water
  • 1 Tsp Salep
  • Pistachios

1- Soak 1/4 tsp saffron for 20 minutes.
2- boiling water.


1- Pour 2 tbsp cream into a plate, spread the cream across the plate evenly and put it in freezer for 2-3 hours.
2- Boil the milk and pour it into a bowl.
3- Add the saffron and rose water to the bowl and stir.
4- MIx the sugar and the salep in a separate bowl then add it to the milk bowl gradually while stirring.
5a - Place the bowl in a large ice-filled bowl and keep stirring for half an hour. fill with more ice if needed. Put the bowl in refrigerator for half an hour and repeat the above step until it becomes creamy or resembles ice cream.
5b- Pour the mixture into a ice cream making machine and churn for 20 minutes or until resembles ice cream.
6- put the ice cream in a container and freeze it for at least 3 hours before serving.
7- Smash the frozen cream (Step 1).
8- Sprinkle the ice cream with pistachios and frozen cream when served.

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