Smashing Pumpkin Soup

Here is my former Canadian neighbour’s recipe for Smashing Pumpkin Soup. Ingredients 4 potatoes or 2 sweet potatoes (which are better for you) 1 onion 2 carrots some spinach 1 half or 1 quarter Japanese pumpkin 1 pack of tofu lots of fresh ginger 2 cloves of garlic chicken or vegetable bouillon milk (to be

Cheesecake

Crust ingredients: 300ml graham crumbs 60ml sugar 60ml melted butter Mix above ingredients and pat into pan. If you can’t find graham crumbs, you can crush granola bars or cookies. You can also replace the butter with margarine. Cake ingredients: 2 blocks of cream cheese 250ml sugar 4 eggs 10ml vanilla Beat above ingredients in

Quiche

2 frozen pie sheets 150 ml fresh cream 2 eggs 5 or 6 strips bacon bunch enoki bunch spinach 150 g cheese 1. Boil the spinach and cut in 4 cm chunks. Cut the enoki and warm it in the microwave for one minute and then squeeze out the excess water. Cut the bacon in

Five Minute Fudge

400 ml sugar 150 ml undiluted evaporated milk 30 ml butter 500 ml miniature marshmallows 375 ml semi-sweet chocolate chips (or butterscotch, peanut butter, etc.) Combine sugar, evaporated milk, and butter in a large, heavy saucepan (I use a big cast-iron frying pan). Stir over medium heat until mixture boils vigorously. Boil 4 to 5

Omelette

6 eggs 1/2 cup milk 1/4 cup ham (finely cut) 1 tbsp green onion (finely cut) 2 tbsp butter or margarine 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese salt, pepper 1. Mix eggs, milk, ham, onion and seasonings. 2. Melt butter over medium-high heat in frying pan. 3. Pour egg mixture into pan. As the omelette

Apple Crisp

6 medium to large apples 1 cup rolled oats 1 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup flour 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1 dash salt 1/2 cup butter Put topping ingredients (everything but the apples) in a bowl and cut in the butter until mixture is crumbly. Cover apples with topping and bake at 175C for

Macaroons

3 cups rolled oats 1 cup shredded coconut 1 tbsp cocoa 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup milk 2 cups white sugar 1 tsp vanilla Mix oats, coconut, and cocoa together. Bring rest of ingredients to boil. Let boil for 5 minutes. Add rolled oats mixture and stir until thoroughly coated. Spoon onto waxed paper and

Chili Con Carne

1 can tomato soup 40g onions 40g celery 1 tomato 1 clove garlic 400g ground beef 120g kidney beans 1 tbsp oil parsley salt, pepper 1. Peel tomato in hot water and cut in 1cm dices. 2. Put oil in pan then sauté the garlic, onions, and celery (in that order) without letting them brown.