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Recipe: Sweet Cassava February 26, 2010

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Sweet Cassava

Sweet Cassava

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 medium sweet cassava
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1 whole grated nutmeg or 2 teaspoons
  • 3 oz. Margarine
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • ½ cup raisin
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ cup warm water

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Wash and grate cassava with a fine grater
  3. Combine the cassava, coconut milk, sugar, nutmeg, cinnamon and mix
  4. Combine this and the rest of the ingredients with the beaten eggs and mix.
  5. Slowly add the ½ cup of warm water and stir well
  6. Bake in greased baking tin for once over
  7. Serve warm with additional golden sauce (see recipe below) or caramel spooned over individual servings.

*Golden Sauce*

INGREDIENTS:

  • 3 teaspoon butter
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 cup whipping cream

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Combine butter and sugar in a medium pan.
  2. Cook and stir over low heat until the butter is melted.
  3. Add cream and stir in cream
  4. Bring to a boil while stirring.
  5. Stir uncovered until the sauce has thicken
  6. Serve with pudding or refrigerate.
  7. If refrigerated reheat when serving
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Recipe: Bread Pudding October 21, 2009

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Bread Pudding

Bread Pudding

Ingredients :

  • 1 lb day-old white bread (preferable hard  bread)                                 
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar                                   
  • 3/4 tsp ground cinnamon               
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg                    
  • 1/4 cup rum
  • 1/3 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 4 cups whole milk
  • 5 eggs (beaten well)

Directions:

 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. 

  1. Grease a 9-inch square baking dish with butter.
  2. Line the baking dish with wax paper
  3. Remove the crust from the bread
  4. Break up the bread into small portions. 
  5. Combine the bread, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, rum, raisins, and melted butter in a mixing bowl. 
  6. Pour into the baking dish.
  7. Mix the condensed milk, eggs and whole milk
  8. Pour this over the bread mixture in the baking dish. 
  9. Place the oven
  10. Bake for 1¼ hours. You can test if it is baked by inserting a small knife in the middle until it comes out clean. 
    erve warm or cool.
  11. Best served with Ice cream or whipped cream.
  12. Serves 6 to 8
 

Recipe: Brown Stew Fish September 7, 2009

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  • Brown Stew Fish

    Brown Stew Fish

Ingredients:
  • 2 lbs of fish fillets
  • A splash of lime juice
  • 1 tsp of salt
  • 1 tsp of black pepper
  • 1 onion
  • 3 stalks of scallion
  • 1 hot pepper (scotch bonnet if you can find it)
  • 1 sweet pepper
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1/2 inch of ginger
  • 3 tomatoes
  • oil for frying
  • 3 tbsp flour, stirred into the 1/4 cup of flour
  • 3 sprigs of fresh thyme (or 3 tbsp of dried thyme)
  • 1 tbsp of butter
  • 1 tbsp of browning
  • 2 tbsp of soy sauce
  • 2 cups of water

Directions:

  • Mix the lime juice in a bowl with hot water and wash the fish in the mixture
  • Remove the fish from the water, pat dry and rub with the salt and pepper
  • Leave to marinate for 1 hour
  • Chop the onion, scallion, hot pepper, sweet pepper, garlic and tomatoes in to small pieces, grate the ginger and mix the flour in 1/4 cup of water
  • Gently fry both sides of each fish fillet until it has sealed
  • Remove the fish and drain off the oil
  • Melt the butter in the saucepan and fry the onion, scallion, hot pepper, sweet pepper, garlic, tomatoes and thyme for three minutes
  • Add the water, soy sauce and browning and simmer for five minutes
  • Stir the flour/water mixture in to the stew then add the fish
  • Simmer for five minutes, occasionally stirring gently

Serve with Rice and Peas