Red Cabbage Salad

1/3 head red cabbage, and very finely shredded 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 large ripe mangoes peeled, fruit sliced from the pit, and diced 1 stalk spring onion (optional) 30ml lemon juice 5ml ground coriander 2.5ml ground pepper 15ml lemon juice 15ml granulated sugar 15ml olive oil Directions Place the cabbage in a large bowl and toss it with the salt, …

Macaroni and Cheese

250g Macaroni Pasta 1.5L Water 7.5ml Salt   Measure of 1.5 L water into a large cooking pot Add the salt to the water Bring the water to a rolling boil Add the paste and cook until soft and tender – do not over cook or the pasta will break The cooking should take about 20 min. Drain and set …

Meat Tourtiere

Pastry: 2 cups all purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 170g Butter or Lard 90ml cold water Filling: 450g Ground Beef 200g Ground Pork 1 small Onion 1 clove Garlic 1 large Potato 1 sprig of Thyme 1/4 tsp Cinnamon 1/4 tsp Cloves 1/4 tsp Nutmeg 5ml Salt 2.5 ml Pepper Instructions: Preheat the oven to 400ºF In a large bowl, …

Chocolate Brownies

Ingredients 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1/2 cup white sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 eggs 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 30ml unsweetened cocoa powder 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/8 teaspoon salt Directions Cook 25 minutes Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 6×6 inch baking pan. In a medium bowl, mix together the oil, sugar, and vanilla. …

Mayonaise

1 large egg 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 1/3 cups vegetable or canola oil 20ml teaspoons white wine vinegar or freshly squeezed lemon juice Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper Variation (hand-whisked method): 1Combine the egg yolk  and mustard in a bowl and whisk until well mixed. 2Whisking constantly, add the oil in a thin stream until completely incorporated and …

Carrot and Ginger Soup

INGREDIENTS 45ml 
olive oil 3 
medium onions, chopped 5 
tablespoons peeled grated fresh gingerroot 1,5kg carrots, peeled and thinly sliced 5 
cups water 4 cups milk 2 cubes chicken or vegetable stock 10ml  salt 5ml black pepper 2 bay leaves 5ml cinnamon   DIRECTIONS   Heat the oil in a large saucepan or pot over medium heat. Add onions and …

Simple Buttercream

Simple Butter-cream Ingredients: Makes more than enough for 24 cupcakes – 350g of unsalted butter 500g sifted icing sugar 50ml milk at room temperature 1tsp vanilla extract or extract of your choice . Method: Ensure that the butter is very soft. You can either leave the butter out of the fridge overnight, or zap it 20 seconds at a time in …

Sweet Sour Chicken

The Meat: 450g  skinless and boneless Chicken cut into pieces about 2cm thick and 3 -4cm long The Sauce: Ingredients: 3/4 cup white sugar   5 ml molasses 
1/3 cup white vinegar 
1 cup pineapple juice cup 
30ml soy sauce 
30ml ketchup  2 tablespoons cornstarch  2 tablespoons water  2.5 ml chili powder (optional)  5ml fresh ginger   Directions Place the sugar, …