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Easy Lemon Cake.
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Easy Lemon Cake.

Easy Lemon Cake. YIELD: ONE LOAF ½ cup butter 1 granulated sugar 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour 1 ½ tsp baking powder pinch of salt ½ cup milk rind of one lemon 2 eggs FOR THE GLAZE ½ CUP SUGAR ¼ CUP LEMON JUICE Preheat oven to 350° F. Combine […]

Honey Nut Shortbread.
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Honey Nut Shortbread.

Honey Nut Shortbread. YIELD: 16 cookies ½ cup unsalted butter cut into 10 pieces ¼ liquid honey ½ tsp vanilla extract ½ cup coarsely chopped, mixed nuts 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour In medium saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Remove from heat and stir in honey, vanilla and nuts. […]

Banana Bread Pudding.
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Banana Bread Pudding.

Banana Bread Pudding. YIELD: 4 portions 3 tbsp butter, softened 6 tbsp raisins 1 vanilla pod 1 ¾ cups light cream 6 thick slices homemade-style white bread 1 large banana 3 medium eggs 2 tbsp brown sugar Butter an ovenproof gratin dish. Sprinkle half of the raisins over bottom. Split […]

Italian Bread Pudding.
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Italian Bread Pudding.

Italian Bread Pudding. YIELD: 6 portions 12 slices stale pannetone, lightly toasted ½ cup unsalted butter, melted and cooled 2 cups vanilla custard Preheat oven to 350° F. Brush slices with butter and place them in a Baking dish. Pour the custard over pannetone and soak for 15 minutes. Bake […]

Congee.
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Congee.

All across east and Southeast Asia congee is a popular breakfast food. A thick flavourful hot soup, congee is both satisfying and comforting, as any breakfast should be. There are many different versions of congee, but the main difference lies in the range and variety of condiments use to dress […]

White Bean and Vegetable Soup.
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White Bean and Vegetable Soup.

YIELD 8 PORTIONS 1 CUP WHITE BEANS SOAKED FOR 12 HOURS 2 TBSP EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL 2 LARGE STALKS OF CELLERY AND LEAFY TOPS, SLICED 2 MEDIUM ONIONS, CHOPPED 1 CLOVE OF GARLIC, MINCED 3 CUPS CHICKEN STOCK (MAY BE SUBSTITUTED WITH WATER OR LOW  SODIUM CANNED STOCK ) […]

Toblerone Mousse.
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Toblerone Mousse.

TOBLERONE MOUSSE YIELD: 4 portions 3 3oz (90 gram) Toblerone milk chocolate bars, broken into pieces 5 eggs separated ½ teaspoon almond extract 1 cup heavy cream 1 3 oz Toblerone bittersweet chocolate bar, finely chopped Place chocolate pieces on top of a double boiler and heat over simmering water […]

Osso Buco.
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Osso Buco.

OSSO BUCO YIELD: 6 PORTIONS 4 lbs. (1.8 kilograms) veal shanks, 1 ½” = 4 cm )thick 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 cup chopped onion ½ cup finely chopped carrot 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 ½ cups San Marzano tomatoes, diced (available canned Italian grocery stores ) I […]