Passover Matzo Layer Cake – Ugat Matzo

Passover Matzo Layer Cake – Ugat Matzo Passover Matzo Layer Cake – Ugat Matzo For an extra, festive touch, scatter colored candy sprinkles over this cake as a decoration.Ingredients – Preparation time: 20 minutes.– Refrigeration time: overnight.– Serves 10.– 6 tbsp. sugar.– 4 squares unsweetened chocolate.– 1 c. water.– 1 stick (¼ lb.) butter or margarine cut into pieces.– 6 oz. halva, cut into small pieces*.– 2 tbsp. cornstarch.– 6 large matzos Instructions Step 1:In a medium saucepan, combine sugar, chocolate, and water. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring constantly, until…

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New Year’s Noodles

New Year’s Noodles New Year’s Noodles Long noodles, a favorite dish at New Year’s, are also served at birthdays to ensure long life. In China, New Year’s is something like a nationwide birthday party. During this festival, all Chinese people add a year to their age, no matter when they were born.Ingredients – Preparation time: 25 minutes.– Cooking time: 15 minutes.– Serves 4.– 8 oz. dried rice noodles.– 12 dried Chinese or oyster mushrooms.– 1 c. vegetable broth.– 1 tbsp. soy sauce.– 1 tbsp. cornstarch.– 1 tsp. sugar.– 1 tbsp.…

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Crepes with Strawberries – Crêpes aux Fraises

Crepes with Strawberries – Crêpes aux Fraises Crepes with Strawberries – Crêpes aux Fraises Crepes are an old standby in France. Not just for dessert, crepes can also be made with unsweetened batter and wrapped around ingredients such as veggies and cheese to provide a filling main dish. Ingredients – Preparation time: 45 minutes.– Cooking time: 10 to 15 minutes.– Makes 10 to 12 crepes.– Crepe batter:.– 2 eggs.– ½ c. all-purpose flour.– 1 tbsp. sugar.– ½ c. milk.– ⅛ c. water.– ½ tbsp. melted butter.– Filling:.– 3 c. fresh,…

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Mango with Cinnamon – Mango Canela

Mango with Cinnamon – Mango Canela Mango with Cinnamon – Mango Canela Mango with Cinnamon – Mango Canela Topped with coconut and cinnamon, mango canela is a flavorful and refreshing treat.Ingredients – Preparation time: 15 minutes (plus overnight refrigeration).– Serves 4 to 6.– 2 to 3 fresh mangoes, or a 1-lb. can of mangoes.– ¼ c. shredded coconut.– 1 tsp. cinnamon. Instructions Step 1:If using fresh mangoes, allow ½ mango per person. To cut up a fresh mango, place the fruit on a cutting board. Slice down on each side…

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Brown Fava Beans – Ful Medames

Brown Fava Beans – Ful Medames Brown Fava Beans – Ful Medames Brown Fava Beans – Ful Medames Often called the national dish of Egypt, is a versatile dish that can be prepared very simply and then seasoned to each individual diner s taste.Ingredients – Preparation and cooking time: 40 to 45 minutes.– Serves 4.– 2 eggs.– 1 18-oz. can brown fava beans.– 3 cloves fresh garlic, crushed.– ¼ c. fresh parsley, chopped.– 2 lemons, cut into wedges.– 2 tomatoes, chopped olive oil.– salt and peppe. Instructions Step 1:Place eggs…

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Yogurt and Bananas Indian Foods Vegetarian Foods 

Yogurt and Bananas

  Yogurt and Bananas Yogurt and Bananas Yogurt and bananas are good for health and very delicious Ingredients – Serves 4. – 1½ c. (12 oz.) plain yogurt 2 large bananas, peeled and sliced. – ¼ c. flaked coconut. – 1 green chili, finely chopped. – 1 tsp. lemon juice. – ¼ tsp. ground coriander. – ¼ tsp. cinnamon. – ¼ tsp. salt. – 1 tsp. fresh coriander leaves. Instructions Step 1:In a medium mixing bowl, beat yogurt until smooth. Stir in bananas, coconut, chili, lemon juice, coriander, cinnamon, and…

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Creamy Pumpkin Soup Australian Foods Vegetarian Foods 

Creamy Pumpkin Soup

  Creamy Pumpkin Soup Creamy Pumpkin Soup Nearly every Australian family has its own version of this delicious golden soup. They usually make it with hard-shelled winter squash, which they call pumpkin Ingredients – ¼ c. butter or margarine*. – 1 large onion, peeled and chopped. – ½ tsp. curry powder. – 1 16-oz. can pumpkin (2 c.). – ¼ tsp. salt. – 2 c. half-and-half*. – 2½ c. vegetable broth. – ⅓ c. sour cream*. – ⅛ tsp. cinnamon. – 2 tsp. minced parsle. Instructions Step 1:Melt butter in…

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Stuffed Tomatoes with Feta Cheese

Stuffed Tomatoes with Feta Cheese Stuffed Tomatoes with Feta Cheese Fine, fresh vegetables are found throughout Greece. For this recipe, it is important to use the reddest, ripest tomatoes available.Ingredients – Preparation time: 35 minutes.– Cooking time: 15 minutes.– Serves 4.– 4 medium-sized ripe tomatoes*.– 2 tbsp. finely chopped scallions.– 2 tbsp. finely chopped fresh parsley.– ½ c. (about 3 oz.) finely crumbled feta cheese.– ¼ c. bread crumbs.– 3 tbsp. olive oi. Instructions Step 1:Carefully cut tops off tomatoes. Using a spoon, carefully scoop out pulp and seeds. Save…

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Rice

Rice Rice Rice is the staple food in much of Asia, but cooks in different countries may prefer different types of rice and use slightly different cooking techniques. For example, this is a recipe for Japanese short-grain rice However, long-grain rice is more popular for most dishes in China, Vietnamese diners prefer extra-long grain, and Thai cooks almost always choose jasmine rice.Ingredients – 2 c. short-grain white rice, uncooked.– 2½ c. cold water. Instructions Step 1:Wash rice in a pan with cold water and drain in a sieve. Repeat until…

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Unleavened Whole Wheat Bread – Chapatis

Unleavened Whole Wheat Bread – Chapatis Unleavened Whole Wheat Bread – Chapatis Served warm and fresh, chapatis complement a spicy curry and a cool yogurt dip.They are also delicious with rice and bean dishes.Ingredients – 2½ c. whole wheat flour.– 2 tbsp. butter or margarine.– 1 tsp. salt.– 1 c. lukewarm water. Instructions Step 1: Put 2 c. flour into a large mixing bowl.Step 2:Cut butter into small pieces. Make a hollow in the center of the flour and add butter. Rub butter into flour with your fingertips until mixture…

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