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Burgers are as popular as ever

By Alexandra Gagan / January 1, 2015

According to Google Burger Recipes top the list when searching for foods and nothing better than the comfort food itself.  Whether it’s meat, vegi option it’s top of the list and many a recipe has been pulled together to satisfy all tastes.

Recreate the authentic American diner experience with burgers in soft white bun, add fries and salad to your requirements and washed down by a thick vanilla milkshake.  (recipe taken from BBC – Food – Recipes: Cheeseburger and fries)


For the cheeseburger
For the fries
For the vanilla milkshake

Preparation method

  1. For the cheeseburger, put the mince in a large bowl and season with salt and pepper. Use your hands to shape the mince into four burger-shaped patties. Wrap the patties in cling film and place in the fridge for an hour.
  2. Heat a large frying pan and add the oil. Once hot, add the burgers and cook each side for 2-3 minutes. When cooked, set aside to rest.
  3. In a small bowl, mix the mustard with the mayonnaise.
  4. For the fries, preheat a deep-fat fryer to 180C/350F. (CAUTION: hot oil can be dangerous. Do not leave unattended.)
  5. Fry the chips for 3-4 minutes, then drain on kitchen paper and season with salt.
  6. For the vanilla milkshake, place all the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
  7. Just before serving, pour the milkshake into glasses.
  8. To assemble the burger, place each patty in a brioche roll topped with the gherkins, sliced tomato, lettuce, a few onion slices, cheese and beer mustard mayonnaise.
  9. Place the burgers on serving plates and secure with a wooden skewer. Place the fries alongside and serve with the milkshakes.

About the author

Alexandra Gagan

Editor & Writer of Life North Cyprus. E: [email protected]

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