Monthly Archives: January 2013

Fish Pie Picardie

Ingredients 1½-2 lbs haddock or other firm white fish 8-10 large scallops 12-15 medium/large shrimp 1 cup milk 2 Tablespoon butter 2 Tablespoon canola/vegetable oil (not olive oil) 1 cup cider  (you can replace the cider with 1 cup white wine or 1/3 cup sherry or calvados and 2/3 cup water) ¼ cup flour ½ teaspoon salt…

Beans and Greens

Ingredients Bunch kale, stemmed and washed in two changes of water 3 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 1 carrot, chopped 1 rib celery, chopped 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 2/3 cups white beans (¾ pound) or dried lima beans, picked over and soaked for at least four hours and drained 1…

BBQ Sauce

Ingredients ¾ cup vinegar 1½ cup water 1½ teaspoon pepper 1½ Tablespoon salt ½ cup brown sugar 2 Tablespoon prepared mustard ½ teaspoon cayenne 3 thin slices of lemon 3 onions, sliced 1½ cup ketchup ¼ cup Worcestershire sauce Directions Mix all ingredients except ketchup and Worcestershire sauce and bring to a boil.  Simmer for 10 minutes. Add the ketchup…

Carrot and Coriander Soup

Ingredients 1Tablespoon vegetable oil 1 onion, chopped 1 lb carrots, washed and sliced 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 teaspoon (5 ml) ground coriander 2 pints vegetable stock 3 Tablespoon chopped fresh coriander A squeeze of lemon juice Freshly grated nutmeg to taste Salt and freshly ground black pepper Single cream to serve if liked Directions…