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Cooking Recipes

Garden Salad

Garden Salad   1/2 head of romaine lettuce 2 cups arugula lettuce 1 medium carrot peeled and shredded 1 large spring onion sliced 1/3 red pepper 1/3 cucumber sliced into quarter pieces   Rinse the romaine lettuce and shred with a knife Add the arugula lettuce Peel the carrot and sliver with the peeler Cut…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…