Recipes

How to cook and what to use, how to eat and what to eat. Recipes from all over the world.

Grilled Chicken: Summer Recipe for Vision Health

While we all know to wear sunglasses to protect ourselves from the summer sun, there are other steps we can take to maintain our eye health all year long. For example, your diet plays an important role in your overall vision. To keep your peepers in tiptop shape, opt for foods rich in vitamin C (berries), vitamin E (olive oil), beta carotene (carrots), zinc (nuts), …

The Tamilian Cuisine

Almost everyone who loves ethnic food is sure to have heard, seen or eaten the items that originated in Tamilnadu, Dosai (with Sambar or Chutney), Idli, Vadai (or Vada) etc. Most of the Tamilian cuisine is inherently lacto-vegetarian due to the fact that most of the population is hindu and religious and consider animals like the cows as holy. Meals Traditional Tamil meals offer sambhar …

Cannellini Bean Pate

Servings: 4 Preparation Time: 1:00 Categories: Cooking Class, Appetizers Amount Measure Ingredient Preparation 1 – 1/2 cups white beans canellini, dry 1 piece kelp (kombu) 1 tablespoon garlic roasted 1/4 teaspoon thyme 1/4 teaspoon oregano 1/2 teaspoon sea salt Soak, change water and cook the beans. Save liquid for other stock needs. Process all ingredients. Lightly oil a muffin tin. Scoop 4 ounces bean mix …

Halva preparation – how to make it at home

Servings: 4 Preparation Time: 0:20 Categories: Cooking Class, Desserts, East Indian Ingredients for halva preparation Amount Measure Ingredient 1/8 lb unsalted butter 1 cup Farina 1 cup water 1 cup milk, 1% lowfat 1 cup maple syrup 1 cup raspberry jam 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 each bay leaf 1 pinch saffron If you want to try this halva recipe  at home, you have to …

Saffron Basmati Rice

Servings: 4 Preparation Time: 0:20 Categories: Cooking Class, East Indian Amount Measure Ingredient Preparation 1 cup basmati rice washed 3 times 1 – 1/4 cups water 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 each bay leaf 1 pinch saffron 1 stick cinnamon stick 3 whole clove 1/3 cup raisins, seedless 1/2 teaspoon seasalt Bring water to a boil in a sauce pan on high heat …

DATE AND RAISIN BARS

Ingredients 6 oz milk-free margarine 4 oz brown sugar 2 eggs or egg substitute 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 1/2 cup honey 5 oz. raisins 5 oz. chopped dates 2 oz. walnuts 10 oz plain flour 1/2 tspn salt 1/2 tspn bicarb soda Method Cream butter and sugar. Add beaten egg, vanilla essence and honey. Stir in raisins, dates and walnuts. Add sifted flour, bicarb soda …

Tastefully simple spiced carrot muffins

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups SR Flour 3/4 cup soft brown sugar 1 tspn bicarb soda (firmly packed) 1/2 tspn cinnamon 1 egg (or substitute) 1/2 nutmeg 1/2 cup soy pinch of all spice vinegar added pinch of ground ginger 1/2 cup sultanas 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1/2 tspn vanilla 11/2 cups grated carrot chopped nuts (optional) 1 cup drained crushed pineapple in syrup Method Preheat …

LACTOSE FREE CAKE

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups SR flour 2 tblspns ground hazelnuts 1/2 cup carob powder 1 1/4 cups caster sugar 1 cup soy milk 185g milk free margarine (melted and cooled) 2 eggs (or substitute), lightly beaten 25cm covered cake board Decorations as desired Carob Icing 125g unsalted milk free margarine softened 1 1/2 cups icing sugar mixture 1 tblspns carob powder 2 tblspns soy milk …

Savory Baked Apple Custard

THE SLIGHT PEPPERINESS OF SAVORY is a pleasing accent to the smoothness of custard, and the sweet-tartness of apples. Summer savory goes well with many fruits: peaches, apricots, and cherries in compotes; pears, peaches, apricots, and apples in jellies, jams, or butters. Firm-ripe peaches or pears could also be used in place of the apples in this recipe. Serves 6 to 8 2 cups milk …

SHRIMP AND AVOCADO NOEL

This recipe is very celebratory! It combines pink shrimp, greenish avocado, fresh ginger and lime — the right colors for a holiday party. My friend,  who tested this with me named it. She tasted and said, “It’s a Noel!” Whatever you call it, it’s delicious! It takes just 30 minutes to make. Ingredients: 1 quart water 2 rounded teaspoons dried basil 1 small onion (size …

SAUTEED CHICKEN BREAST WITH LEMON SAUCE

Delicious with steamed basmati rice, or tiny boiled red potatoes. It serves 4. 1 tablespoon grape seed oil 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, halved Salt and ground white pepper to taste 1/4 cup butter 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1/4 cup chicken bouillon Season the chicken breast with salt and pepper to taste. In a heavy skillet over a medium-high heat, heat the oil and …

Seasoned Country-Fried Chicken

Serves: 4 Work Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes 1 cup all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons pepper 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon poultry seasoning 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1 egg, beaten 1/2 cup milk 1 2 1/2- to 3-pound broiler-fryer, cut up Vegetable oil Combine first 6 ingredients in a plastic bag; shake to mix, and set aside. Combine egg and milk; …