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Squash II.
Food Recipes

Squash II.

North American First Nations were the first to domesticate squash 8000 – 10 000 years ago, and relied on this vegetable belonging to the cucurbite family of plants for their diet. Now, there are many varieties with different shapes, colours, textures, and taste. All store for a long time without […]

Curry II.
Food Recipes

Curry II.

Curry, the English term for garam massala, is used in Far Eastern cuisines to great effect .It can be mild or “hot” but never searing. English civil servants stationed in India liked to eat searingly hot curried dishes and when they returned to the United Kingdom asked for such Oriental […]

Modern Scottish Food.
Food Recipes

Modern Scottish Food.

Gastronomes consider Scottish food to be heavy, deep fried, stodgy, oatmeal laden, and full of saturated fats. It is true that haggis is still popular with cash-strapped university students but you will be hard pressed to find haggis on restaurant menus in this ruggedly beautiful country, famous for among other […]

Rosemary Mushroom Crostini.
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Rosemary Mushroom Crostini.

Yield: 4 portions 1 baguette 2 tbsp butter ¼ cup red onion, minced 1 clove of garlic, minced 5 cups finely chopped mushrooms (preferably mixed) ¼ cup whipping cream 1 tsp fresh rosemary, minced 1 cup grated Emmenthal or aged Cheddar ½ cup Parmigiano Reggiano grated salt and pepper to […]

Ceviche.
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Ceviche.

Yield: 4 appetizer portions 500 grams of sole or sea bass fillets, cut in bite-sized pieces 1 /1/2 cups minced onions 1 1/3 cups fresh lemon juice ½ cup finely chopped celery ¼ cup shredded coriander Sea salt to taste ½ tsp hot chilli (optional) Place fish pieces in a […]

Lemon Loaf.
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Lemon Loaf.

Yield: 10 slices ½ (125 ml) unsalted butter, softened 1 cup (250 ml) granulated sugar 2 large eggs 1 tbsp grated lemon peel 1 ½ cups (375 ml) all-purpose flour 1 ½ tsp basking powder ½ cup (125 ml) milk 2 tbsp (30 ml) lemon juice Syrup: 1/3 cup (80 […]