French Pastries

French Pastries
Terry John Zila prepares two popular French pastries. Gougeres Ingredients: ½ cup water ½ cup milk 1 stick (4 ounces) unsalted butter, cut into tablespoons Pinch of Kosher salt 1 cup all-purpose flour 4 large eggs 3 ½ ounces finely shredded Gruyère or Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese (1 cup), plus more for sprinkling ⅛ teaspoon...

Crepes

Crepes
The crepe was born in the country of France.  They are very thin pancakes and are either sweet or savory.  Terry John Zila creates a dessert version for us. Crepes Makes approximately 18 crepes Ingredients: ¾ cup all-purpose flour 2 eggs ¼ teaspoon kosher salt 1 cup whole milk Olive oil, for pan 4 tablespoons (½ stick)...

Jalapeno Recipes

Jalapeno Recipes
Terry John Zila always adds spice to Twin Cities Live.  This time, he’s cooking with it! Basil Lime Fruit Salad Ingredients: ¼ cup fresh lime juice 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon lime zest 2 jalapeño peppers, seeded and minced 2 cups seedless watermelon, cut into ½-inch cubes 2 cups cantaloupe, cut into ½-inch cubes 2...

Summer Pie

Summer Pie
If you like baking but are just getting the hang of it, chances are you find nothing more intimidating than making a pie from scratch, especially the crust. Terry John Zila is the creator of JohnJeanJuan Cakes. He specializes in pies, tarts, cookie, bars and other tasty desserts. If you plan on making a pie, Terry says you don't need to buy a...