Italian Meatballs with Cremini Mushroom & Roma Tomato Ragout

Italian meatballs ingredients yield 48 x 1.5 oz meatballs 0.75 kg lean ground beef 4 strips bacon, diced ½ yellow onion, diced 1 tablespoon smoked paprika 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon tabasco sauce 1 tablespoon garlic, minced ¼ cup parmesan cheese, shredded 1 egg, large ¼ cup bread crumbs 2 tablespoons fresh chives, chopped…

Tempura Ponzu Chicken

Ingredients 2 x 6 ounce chicken breasts, thinly sliced ¼ cup soya sauce Zest and juice of 2 oranges 2 tablespoons garlic, puree 2 tablespoons ginger, puree 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar 3 tablespoons sesame oil *tempura mix* Directions Combine all ingredients and marinate chicken strips overnight. Prepare stove top deep-fryer with canola oil and…

Chicken Soup Recipe

Ingredients 2 whole chickens 8 cups water 4 teaspoon salt 6 carrots 3 stalks of celery 1 whole onion 1 heaping tablespoon of Sara’s Green Stuff 1 sprig of dill 1 tablespoon pepper Directions Put chicken and water in stock pot. Add salt and bring to a boil. Add all other ingredients. Cover and simmer…

Holiday Eggnog

Ingredients: 6 cups 4 egg yolks 1/3 cup white sugar 2 cups 2% milk 1 cup whipping cream (35%) 1 teaspoon nutmeg Pinch salt 1 tablespoon sugar 4 egg whites Separate eggs. In an upright mixer, beat the egg yolks until they begin to lighten. Gradually add sugar until dissolved. Set aside. In a heavy…

Roasted Butternut Squash & Granny Smith Apple Soup

Ingredients: yield 4 litres 2 kg butternut squash, cubed 1 tablespoon sunflower oil 2 granny smith apples, peeled and cubed 1 cup pumpkin puree 3 litres vegetable stock 2 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoon cinnamon, ground 2 teaspoons ginger, ground 2 teaspoons nutmeg, ground 1 teaspoon cloves, ground 1 teaspoon allspice, ground Salt and pepper to…

2019 Food Trends

Every year comes with a few new ideas on the way we’re eating, all in good effort for us to eat healthier, more delicious and heartier food. 2019 will do just that. This coming year’s food trends will start off with the Keto way of eating. Keto means consuming high protein and high fat foods…

Cookie Exchange | Gingersnap Cookies

Happy National Cookie Day!! Imagine a world where you can have many types of homemade cookies at once without spending hours baking. Well, that’s exactly what cookie exchange parties are for! A cookie exchange is when a group of people, maybe you and your family, friends, or co-workers, each bake homemade cookies of different types…

Sweet Potato Chickpea Corn Chowder

Ingredients 1 tablespoon oil 1 large onion diced 2 cloves garlic 2 med sweet potatoes (peeled and cubed) 1 tablespoon paprika 4 cups vegetable stock 19 ounce can drained chickpeas 12 ounce can drained corn niblets 1 teaspoon salt Pepper and cayenne pepper to taste 2-3 tablespoons chopped parsley Red pepper puree 1 roasted red…

Meat Lasagna Recipe

Sauce 2 kg ground beef 2 tablespoons sunflower oil 2 medium onions, diced ¼ cup brown sugar 1 ½ litres crushed tomato 1 ½ litres diced tomato 3 tablespoons oregano 2 tablespoons basil 1 tablespoon thyme 1 teaspoon cinnamon 3 tablespoons fresh garlic, minced Salt and Pepper to taste Cook beef until internal temperature reaches…

French Toast Recipe

Ingredients: yield 2 slices 2 slices thick cut white bread (Texas toast) 1 egg ¼ cup whipping cream Pinch of nutmeg Pinch of cinnamon 1 teaspoon butter Crack egg into a small bowl and whip lightly. Add in cream and spices and whip until incorporated. Preheat a large skillet pan to medium heat and add…

Homestyle Chicken Noodle Soup

Ingredients: yield 3 litres 100g egg noodles, parboiled 1 white onion, diced fine 2 chicken breasts, cooked and diced 2 tablespoon smoked paprika 3 litres chicken stock 1 tablespoon thyme 1 tablespoon parsley Salt and pepper to taste In a large soup pot, sweat onions over medium heat until translucent. Add smoked paprika and cooked…

Smokey Bacon Alfredo

Ingredients: yield 2 litres 7 strips bacon, diced ½ white onion, diced fine ½ cup butter ½ AP flour, sifted 2 litres 2% milk 2 tablespoons garlic, minced 1 teaspoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon liquid smoke, hickory Salt and pepper to taste In a large saucepot, sweat bacon and onions over medium low heat until translucent….