Harvard Beets

A north American Delicacy. Ingredient 5 Medium-Size cooked Beets 1/2 cup sugar 1 tbsp cornstarch 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 cider or white wine vinegar 1/2 cup water 2 tbsp butter Making Peel the beets and cut into medium- thick slices. Set aside. In the top of a double boiler, combine all the other ingredients except…

Ratatouille

Ingredient 2 medium eggplant 4-5 tbsp olive oil 1 large onion, halved and sliced 2 or 3 garlic clove, very finely chopped 1 large red or yellow bell pepper, seeded and cut into thin strips 2 large zucchini, sliced 1 1/2 pounds ripe tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped or 2 cups canned crushed tomatoes. 1…

Fabada

A classic Spanish stew. Ingredients 1 tbs olive oil 6 ounces of belly pork, rind removed and diced 4 ounces cured chorizo sausages, diced 1 onion , chopped 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 large tomato, coarsely chopped 1/4 tsp dried chili flakes 14- ounce can beans, drained 2/3 cup chicken stock salt & freshly…

Aloo Saag

Simple & Authentic curry. Ingredients 1 lb Spinach 1 tbsp oil 1 tsp black mustard seeds 1 onion, thinly sliced 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 in piece root ginger, finely chopped 1 1/2 lb potatoes, cut into 1 in chunks 1 tsp chili powder 1 tsp salt 1/2 cup water Making Wash & trim the…

Tabbouleh (Middle-East)

Classic Lebanese Salad. Best served with cold sliced lamb. Ingredients 1 cup fine Bulgar wheat. Juice of 1 Lemon 3 Tablespoon Olive oil 1/2 cup finely chopped fresh parsley 3 Tablespoon fresh mint, chopped 4- 5 scallions, chopped. 1 Green bell pepper, seeded and sliced salt and freshly grounded black pepper. 2 Large tomatoes, diced…

Chorizo in Red wine

Ingredients  8 ounce cured chorizo sausage. 6 Tablespoon Red-wine 2 Tablespoon Brandy Chopped Parsley to Garnish. Making Prick the chorizo sausage in several places with a fork and place in a pan with wine. Bring it to boil, lower the heat then cover and simmer gently for 15 mins. Remove from heat and coll it…

Mysore Pak

Ingredients: Sugar- 2 ¼ cups/350gms Water- 1 Cup/ 250ml Green Cardamom, Powdered- 8 Ghee- 2 cups/400gm Bengal gram Flour(besan)- 1 ¼ cups/125gm Refined flour (Maida)- ½ cups/50gm Methods: Boil the sugar with water till thick syrup of 2-3 string consistency is obtained. Mix in the green cardamom powder. Keep aside Heat the ghee to boiling…

Coconut Burfe

Ingredients Coconut Powder- 3 cups/300gm Sugar- 3tbsp/60gm Water- 5tbsp/75ml Essence- 1 drop Saffron- a few strands Green cardamom- 1tsp/2gm Pista or silver leaf (varq) for garnishing Method Heat the sugar and water in a pan. Stir continuously till the sugar is completely dissolved. Bring the sugar syrup to the boil. Add coconut powder, sweet ittar,…