RECIPES

from A Piece of Black Cake for Santa An intensely dense and aromatic cake made with dried mixed fruit. Most people start soaking the fruit months in advance for a real, full-bodied Caribbean flavour. Also known by the name Caribbean Fruit Cake. Black cake originated from the British plum pudding. Dear readers: cooking as a …

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from The Artful Pie Project Tourtière a rustic meat pie, is a sentimental favourite. My beloved French-Canadian aunt Aline used to make tourtière whenever my family and I visited her in Montreal.  Customarily served after Midnight Mass 0on Christmas Eve, tourtière is a Quebecois tradition. My father recalled travelling with his siblings by horse and …

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from Ship to Shore Lift four nice fillets from the John Dory, or have your fish shop do it for you. To fillet the fish, slice firmly into the fish, along the middle, from head to tail. Then work the knife from the incision, away from the middle, staying along the bone. Keep the skin …

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from The Science and Spirit of Seaweed Chef Mat Clarke of End Dive, Victoria BC provided this recipe. Yield: 2 large salads Ingredients Salad 6 new potatoes 12 green beans 1 cup (250 mL) dried winged kelp, soaked until soft 1 shallot 2 heirloom tomatoes A couple handfuls of local salad greens, torn Dressing 1 …

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from truLOCAL Contributed by Scrambled & Scrumptious www.scrambledandscrumptious.com  This Mexican street corn and chicken includes jalapenos, rice and feta for intense flavour that the whole family will love. Serves: 2 Time: 35 minutes Ingredients 1 ½ cups chicken broth 1 cup brown rice ½ white onion (about 1 cup) 2 tsp butter 3 ears corn, …

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from truLOCAL Provided by Stephanie Kay at www.kaynutrition.com  Since salmon is a fish rich in healthy fats, it is often cooked at a high heat to help give it a crispy crust, however salmon is also delicious when slow-roasted. This foolproof method helps keep salmon moist and beautifully tender with every bite.  Ingredients 2 salmon …

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from Newfoundland’s Best Breakfasts and Brunch Provided by Seaglass Bed & Breakfast and Studio of New Perlican, Newfoundland. While none of the early settlers to Newfoundland and Labrador were likely from Greece, this recipe from Karen and her husband, Michael, reflects their love of travel and of food and flavours from different countries. This B&B …

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from Little Critics Cookbook Contributed by Suzanne Barr: “This is my go-to for the whole family when I don’t have a lot of time but still want to serve something substantial, and it is the epitome of comfort food. As a chef and mother, I try to tweak hearty classics to make them healthier without …

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from Natalie MacMaster Ingredients Dough: ¼ cup warm water 2 ½ teaspoons active dry yeast 1 teaspoon white sugar ¾ cup milk, warmed 2 tablespoons butter 1 large egg 3 tablespoons white sugar 1 teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon vanilla extract 3 ½ cups all-purpose flour Coating: 1 ½ cups brown sugar 1 ½ teaspoons ground cinnamon ½ cup butter, melted Directions Combine water, yeast and sugar together in a bowl and set aside to rise, about 15 minutes. In a small …

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from Sweet Potato Mania Are you one of those people who only eat sauerkraut in a Reuben sandwich or on a hot dog? World-renowned for its full-bodied flavour, plain sauerkraut can be transformed into a wonderfully satisfying comfort food dish. Besides having lots of flavour, fermented foods such as sauerkraut contains probiotics that help keep …

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