Brinjal Chana Masala

February 26, 2022
curry, eggplant, chickpeas

Serve with rice or flatbread Ingredients # 250 grams brinjal (eggplant), chopped 2 tbsp oil 1/4 tsp mustard seeds 1/2 tsp cumin seeds 1 sprig curry leaves 1 cup onions, chopped finely 1 green chili, chopped 1 cup tomato, chopped or pureed 1 can (15 ounce) chana (chickpeas), slightly drained 2 tsp coconut sugar 1 tsp ginger garlic paste 1 tsp red chili powder 1/8 tsp tumeric 1/3 tsp salt 1 tsp garam masala 2 tbsp coriander leaves Method # Heat oil in pan, add mustard and cumin seeds Add curry leaves and fry for a minute Add onions and green chili. ...

Korean Kimchi Tofu Soup

November 8, 2016
kimchi, tofu, zucchini, soup

Total Time: About 35 mins Makes: 3 servings Ingredients # 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1/2 medium yellow onion, medium dice Kosher salt 2 teaspoons Korean chile paste, also known as kochujang 1 medium zucchini, medium dice 1 cup kimchi, coarsely chopped 2 cups low-sodium beef or chicken broth 1 teaspoon soy sauce 1 (14- to 16-ounce) package silken or soft tofu, drained 3 large eggs (optional) 2 medium scallions, thinly sliced (white and light green parts only) Steamed white or brown rice, for serving Game plan: You’ll need to make white or brown rice before you begin. ...

Bran Muffins

October 2, 2015

Ingredients # ¼ cup canola oil ½ cup brown sugar ¼ cup molasses 2 eggs 1 cup milk 1 cup whole wheat flour 1 ½ tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. baking soda 1 ½ cup bran ½ cup raisins 1 tsp. ...

Beef Noodle Soup

December 16, 2012
blog, recipe
beef, noodles, soup

So I have a new toy to play with in the kitchen, a Pressure Cooker. Ok, its not really new. I found it in the basement, my wife bought it several years ago. Since hauling it out I’ve made lamb curry, 9 bean soup, and now Taiwanese Beef Noodle Soup. It has been a favourite of mine for the past couple years, and it turns out its dead simple to make with the pressure cooker. ...

Apple Cake

September 25, 2011
blog, recipe
apple, cake

There is an eatery in Toronto on the corner of Jarvis and Richmond streets called Mystic Muffin that serves the worlds best apple cake. The sign says it, and I agree. The owner Elias makes many dishes that I loved to consume when I worked in the area. I attempted to make my own apple cake, the following is the result of research and tinkering I performed to do so. ...

Chocolate coconut macaroons

September 25, 2011
chocolate, coconut, macaroon

Yield: approximately 3 1/2 dozen depending on size Ingredients # 2 squares unsweetened chocolate, melted 4 cups packed shredded coconut 1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk 1 teaspoon vanilla Directions # Mix melted unsweetened chocolate with sweetened condensed milk and shredded coconut; mix thoroughly. Stir in vanilla. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto well greased baking sheet, 1" apart. ...

Ellie's Grandma's Zucchini Cookies

September 25, 2011
cookies, zucchini

Ingredients # 3/4 cup soft butter or margarine 1 1/2 cup sugar 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla 1 1/2 cup grated zucchini 2 1/2 cup flour 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 cup chopped almonds 6 oz chocolate chips or raisins powdered sugar Directions # Cream butter and sugar. ...

Grandmere's Tourtiere

October 11, 2001
pork, veal

Ingredients # 2 lb ground pork 1 lb ground veal 3 onions, chopped finely 6 medium potatoes, peeled and grated 3 cloves garlic, minced or 1 tsp garlic powder 1 Tbsp salt 3/4 tsp nutmeg 3/4 tsp celery salt 3/4 tsp black pepper 3/4 tsp dry mustard 3 Tbsp fresh parsley (chopped) or 3 tsp dried parsley flakes pie pastry for two double crust pies, unbaked Makes 2 9" tourtieres ...

Apple Crumble Muffins

October 1, 1996
apple, muffins

Ingredients # Topping 1/2 cup brown sugar 6 Tbsp flour 1/3 cup rolled oats 1/4 cup butter, melted 1 tsp cinnamon Batter 1 1/2 cups brown sugar (firmly packed) 2/3 cup vegetable oil 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla 2 1/2 cups flour 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp cinnamon 1 cup buttermilk 2 cups apples (peeled, cored and very thinly sliced) Oven temp: 350 F (preheated) ...

Pineapple Squares

May 3, 1996
dessert, pineapple

Ingredients # 2 cups graham wafers (crushed) 1/2 cup soft margarine 2 eggs 1 cup icing sugar 1/2 cup chopped peacans 1 jar sliced marachino cherries (drained) 1 big can crushed pineapple (drained) 1/2 pint whipped cream Instructions # In an 8" x 12" pan layer 1 1/2 cups crushed graham wafers Blend together 1/2 cup soft margarine, 2 eggs, and 1 cup icing sugar Beat until thick and creamy, spread over wafers in pan ...