Sunday, September 29, 2013

Yellow Pepper Pesto Terrine

BM # 32 Week 4
Theme : International
Cuisine: Italian
Cooking with alphabet 'Y' 


We are coming to an end of this month long marathon, with Y as to day's alphabet we have just one more day to go.The alphabet 'Y' was not much of a problem. Infact I had listed out three options, but this recipe kind of attracted me. I am so glad that I tried this recipe as it was a total hit in the family.I made some minor changes to the original recipe and the final result was totally mind blowing.I have put it under party food category, as I know the guest would love this Italian spread.




Pesto
2 yellow peppers
1 cup basil leaves
1/4 cup bread crumbs
1 tbsp pine nuts
1 tbsp olive oil
1/2 tsp salt or salt to taste
1/4 tsp black pepper
4 cloves garlic
Roast the peppers on slow fire till charred.
Let cool.
Remove the skin, seeds and veins.
Wash and chop the peppers.
Add all ingredients to a food processor including the peppers.
Blend and keep aside.


Cheese Filling
3 cups cream cheese
1/2 cup cooking cheese
1 tbsp chilly flakes
Salt to taste
Mix all ingredients .
It should be a smooth and thick paste
( you could give a quick blend in the mixer)


Assembling the terrine
Take a terrine mould.
Line it with a cling film , over hang it on sides.
Divide the filling into two parts.
Spread a layer with one part of the filling.
Spread the pesto over it.
Now spread the rest of the filling .
Cover the terrine with the cling film.
Place it in the refrigerator for at least 2-3 hours.
Remove the cling film and de mould the terrine.
Slice and serve.

Serving options
Crackers
Herbed toast



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16 comments:

  1. A very unique and new one..Interesting ingredients though!

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  2. is there anything you can't do - just WOW

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  3. wow terrine looks so beautiful and falavorful combo pesto and cream cheese filling looks super delicious :) Can't take my eyes of it .. fabulous recpe choice as ever :) they really look attractive dear !!

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  4. superb idea, i still remember your gajar halwa and gulab jamun terrine, but this is even better, looks fabulous

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  5. Such a clever way to present the pesto! ... this would be a real conversation starter at a cocktail party! Delicious and interesting bites!

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  6. So creative and mouthwatering recipe specially with use of pesto

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  7. Omg, wat an incredible terrine, looks very tempting, gorgeous with an incredible pesto..Love that colour.

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  8. What an eye catching party dish. Absolutely love all the different colors in that dish.. highly inviting and tempting dish.

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  9. so tempting!! I am bookmarking this!! what a perfect party dish!!

    Sowmya

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  10. Very attractive party dish. The white and green looks very tempting and delicious.

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  11. Oh ! That Terrine looks incredible ! Such a wonderful recipe to impress guests...

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  12. Wow! Really mind blowing dish...I am sure this will rule the party table :-)

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  13. That is one party pleaser! Again I am knocked over by your presentation :)

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  14. As for me this recipe is brilliant. I would try to do it by myself today.

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  15. I remeber the gajat halwa terrine that you had mad for BM 25. This one is too good. Wish I ws the one eating it. Not making I do not have the patience. but eating YES!

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  16. wow!!!This looks so attractive....perfect party pleaser!

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