Category – Recipes

Pizza-cake

   4 small garlic naan breads (about 6-8") Small can crushed tomatoes 1 summer sausage Pizza mozzarella Green onions 1 roll store-bought flaky pastry, defrosted Basically, this is a layering job. Preheat the oven to 380°F. Then lay the first naan onto a baking sheet....

Sauce for using over BBQ meat or any roast

This is the best ever sauce for using over BBQ meat or any roast Ingredients: 250g salted butter 6 anchovy fillets 1 heaped teaspoon capers 8 finely chopped twigs of rosemary Method: Melt butter till just warm and add the juice of 1 lemon and rest of ingredients and...

Saltspring Island fresh Moules et Frites

   This dish is so easy and delicious – the key here is to buy fresh mussels. I started caramelizing some onions and fresh fennel, garlic and butter with oil in a cast iron pan. Add 1 cup of dry white wine You can add fresh lemon juice, parsley, sea salt and pepper to...

Vegan Chocolate Cake

   Ingredients: 2 ¼ cup all-purpose flour 1 ½ cups granulated sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda ¼ teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon salt 1 cup warm coffee ½ cup plus 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract Small handful of chocolate chunks and/or cocoa...

Tips to roast a bird

   Here's what I've learned about cooking a whole chicken or turkey, just in time for the big Easter-eating! - If you are using a stuffing, make it the night before. It's worth it. - Consider adding something smoked to stuffing: bacon is the obvious choice, but I used...

EGG MUFFINS

   Sometimes you want a hearty breakfast that you can eat on the go or throw in your bag to take to school or work. Usually the most portable of breakfast ideas are carb and sugar loaded. And these tasty breakfast egg muffins. You decide what meat, cheese and...

Rice Patties

  Ingredients: 2 cups of white rice 4 cups vegetable stock 4 eggs 1/2 cup shredded cheese of your choice 1/2 zucchini, finely chopped 2 tablespoons seasoning salt pepper to taste 2 cups breadcrumbs 1 tablespoon Italian dried seasoning Method: Bring the stock to the...

Paptert

  I've never made a "paptert" before, and honestly didn't even know what you're supposed to put in the layers! So I made it up... Bottom layer: Stir fried a leek, an onion, beef strips, and kale with BBQ sauce. Then a layer of pap made in beef stock Then a sauce...

Vegan Carrot Cake

  Ingredients: 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 teaspoons cinnamon 2 teaspoons nutmeg 1/2 cup apple sauce 1 cup almond or soy milk 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/2 cup white sugar 1/2 cup neutral oil (like canola or...

Grilled Polenta

  Ingredients: 5 cups water 1 vegetable stock cube 1 1/2 cups cornmeal 2 tablespoons butter or margarine Fresh ground pepper to taste 3/4 cup grated cheddar Feta cheese to garnish Method: Bring the water with vegetable stock to a rapid boil (or just use stock, if you...

Soup

  Tonight's dinner: soup to accommodate my new state of wisdom-toothlessness Ingredients: 1 onion 2 cloves of garlic 12 or so mushrooms 3 stalks of celery 2 Roma tomatoes 1 cup broccoli 1/2 head cauliflower 1/2 cup lentils (I used split red lentils) 8 cups water with...

Potato croquettes

  Potato croquettes The quantities for this recipe is only a guide. It all depends on how many you wish to make. I would suggest that you make double what you think you may need, as I promise you that nothing will be left once you dish them up, they will...