Savoury Thoughts

Author: sherwin

Sherwin is a somewhat shy cook. He thinks class has a really interesting role in the way people appreciate and make judgements about food.

Lefse

Lefse on a griddle

Lefse Ingredients 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup whipping cream 3 1/2 scant cups flour 6 cups riced potatoes (patted down a little) 1 tsp salt Instructions Rice the potatoes, and melt the butter and mix. Mix it for a long time, maybe six or ten minutes, with a mixer. Make it into balls – maybe…

Pizza dough

pizza dough before rolling it out

Pizza dough Cook time: 10 mins Total time: 10 mins Ingredients 1 1/4 cups of water 2 cups of flour package of dry yeast (quarter ounce or 7 grams) 1/2 tsp salt 1 1/2 to 2 cups of flour (to your preference) Instructions Heat the water to roughly 48 degrees Celsius. Put in flour, salt…

Nanaimo bars

chocolate cover of nanaim bars

Nanaimo bars Ingredients First layer: 1/2 cup of butter (or margarine) 1/4 cup of white sugar 3 Tbsp cocoa 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla 2 cups of graham wafer crumbs 1 cup of coconut 1/2 cup of chopped nuts (pecans or walnuts) Second layer: 1/4 of butter (or margarine) 2 Tbsp of custard powder 2…

Squash, pumpkin soup

illustration of squash and carrots

Squash, pumpkin soup Ingredients This soup gets nice and thick and it’s a great way to use up the various fall squashes. It is somewhat inspired by the tagine. 10 units of squash and/or pumpkin 2units of onions 1 unit of olives 1 unit raisins 1 unit mushrooms some sea salt, pepper balsamic vinegar .5…

Roast beef on the barbecue

Roast beef in tinfoil on a barbecue

Roast beef on the barbecue Cook time: 1 hour 30 mins Total time: 1 hour 30 mins Ingredients Roast beef Oil Coarse salt & pepper Garlic, thickly chopped Instructions I’m no roast expert. But this roast beef turned out quite well! I covered it lightly with olive oil, coarse salt, pepper, and thickly chopped garlic.…

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