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Inner Western Courier Thursday Not Used Anymore : September 17 2008
36 INNER-WEST WEEKLY, Thursday, September 18, 2008 MB Perfect cheesecake VANILLA CHERRY CHEESECAKE Recipe: HEIDI FLETT. Photography: ROB PALMER. Ingredients: Serves: 10. 250g packet caramel pecan cookies; 40g reduced-fat spread, melted; 250g light cream cheese, softened; 400g reduced-fat ricotta cheeses; 200g reduced-fat vanilla yoghurt; 2 eggs; 1 teaspoon vanilla extract; 670g jar pitted cherries, drained, syrup reserved 2 teaspoons finely grated orange rind; 1/4 cup orange juice; 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon rind; 1/4 cup lemon juice. Method: Preheat oven 170C/150C fan-forced. Grease a 6cm- deep, 19cm (base) round springform pan. Line base and side with baking paper. Process biscuits until mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Add spread. Process until just combined. Press mixture over base of prepared pan. Refrigerate for 10 minutes. Bake for 10 minutes. Cool. Process cream cheese, ricotta, yoghurt, eggs and vanilla until smooth. Pour mixture over base. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until just set. Cool. Cover and refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight. Heat reserved cherry syrup, orange rind, orange juice, lemon rind and lemon juice in a saucepan over medium- high heat. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low. Simmer for 6 to 8 minutes or until reduced by half. Add cherries. Stir to coat. Remove from heat. Cool. Serve cheesecake topped with cherry mixture. For more mouth-watering recipes, grab the latest issue of Super Food Ideas, Australia's leading food magazine. Ask Kim Every time I try to make baked cheesecake, something goes wrong -- it either cracks or ends up undercooked. Can you help? Cheesecake is cooked when only the centre of the cake jiggles if you shake the pan slightly. This doesn't mean it's undercooked! Leave the cake in the oven (once switched off) with the door ajar for around an hour, as the cake will continue cooking slightly in the residual heat of the oven. Once refrigerated it will set completely. To avoid cracks in your cheese- cake try to refrain from opening the oven door during baking -- drafts can form surface cracks and make the cheesecake fall. Cream cheese should be at room temperature for mixing. Refriger- ated cheese is hard to beat, and this can lead to over-mixing, which can cause air bubbles in the batter and lumps throughout the cheesecake. Kim Coverdale is food editor at Super Food Ideas. Email her at email@example.com TOP NOSH www.innerwestweekly.com.au Seafood SYDNEY Fish Market's specials for the week starting Monday, September 15. Prices are in kg/ doz. Christie's Seafoods: spanner crab meat, Qld, $32.50 tub. Claudio's Quality Seafoods: pink ling fillets, NSW, $19.99kg. De Costi Seafood: baby octopus, NSW, $17.90kg. Musumeci Seafoods: whole ocean jacket, NSW, $6.95kg. Nicholas Seafoods: green banana prawns, Qld, $10kg. Peter's Fish Market: fresh whole snapper, NZ, $12.99kg. WINE EVANS and TATE drew fruit from across the Margaret River region for their 2007 Margaret River Classic White. It's a wine that year after year showcases the crisp zestiness of the region's semillon and sauvignon blanc. Tropical fruit notes from the sauvignon blanc and herbal goose- berry from the semillon make this an ideal wine for al fresco dining. Pay $18.99. Specials WOOLWORTHS Prime quality lamb mid loin chops or lamb rump steak, $12.95kg, save $8.04kg. Medium cooked Aussie tiger prawns, $22.99kg, save $4kg. Carrots, 1kg Bag, $1.15ea. Blueberries, 125g punnet, $3.88ea. Dolmio chunky pasta sauce 580g or KanTong simmer sauce 560-600g, 2 for $5, save from $1.22. On sale until Sunday, September 21, unless sold out earlier. Limits per customer may apply. FRANKLINS Doritos corn chips varieties 200g/230g, $1.99, save 97c. Nestle chocolate block varieties 125g/200g, $2.97, save $1.29. Cold Power or Dynamo laundry concentrate varieties 1kg, $3.99, save up to $1.96. 2 litre Pepsi/Schweppes soft drink varieties, buy 4 for $6, save $4.12. 5th or more $1.50 each or single unit price $2.53 each Kleenex Cottonelle toilet roll varieties 18pk, $8.99, save $4.50. On sale until Sunday, September 21, while stocks last. Savings are off reg- ular prices. Savings may differ in your store. ALDI Strawberries, 500g, $1.99, or 40c per 100g. Tomatoes, $1.49kg. Sundowner apples, $1.49kg. Lettuce, 99c each. Produce prices effective until Monday, September 22. IWW 2208425iL WK12 Be tempted by our Special *Must mention this special on ordering. Not in conjunction with any other offer. Expires 22/9/08
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