Cooking Classes/Class Overview 28/9/2010

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Cooking Class, 28/9/2010


Types of food prepared:


Lemony garbanzo beans, Thai coconut peanut soup, 3 types of jicima, cold Czech cheesecake


Frantisek's Cold Czech Cheesecake Recipe (Vegetarian)


Ingredients:


strained yogurt (Strauss organic whole yogurt, strain 3 hours)

2 cups yamamomo/Myrica rubra[1] (soft and slightly fermented)

1/4 cup lemon juice

1/4 cup honey (liquid)

2 cups of kombucha

1/2 cup coconut milk

honey graham crackers


Cookware needed:


Blender

Casserole pan

Cooling unit


Directions:


Strain yogurt with a muslin strainer for 3 hours

Blend yamamomo fruit with all the wet ingredients

Taste to see if you've created something delicious

Pour thin layer of yogurt mixture into pan

Layer 1 sheet of graham crackers across first yogurt layer

Alternate layers of yogurt mixture and graham crackers (at least 4 layers)

Finish top layer with graham crackers

Chill in refrigerator

Eat! Yum.


Meena's Thai Coconut Peanut Soup (Vegetarian)


Ingredients:


2 tbsp butter

1 onion (yellow)

1/2 tsp garlic

2 tbsp flour

2 tbsp curry

1/4 tsp red pepper

2 cans chicken broth (14.5oz)

1 can coconut milk (14oz)

1 cup creamy peanut butter

1/2 cup chopped peanuts


Cookware needed:


One pot for soup to be made in

Stirring utensil

Adjustable source of heat

Knife for chopping if peanuts aren't pre-chopped


Directions:


Melt butter in soup pot

Add onion - cook 5 minutes

Add garlic - cook 2 minutes

Add flour, curry, and red pepper - cook 1 min

Add chicken broth, bring to a boil

Simmer on low for 20 minutes

Add coconut milk and peanut butter, blend well

Garnish with chopped peanuts


Meena's Lemony Garbanzo Beans (Vegan)


Ingredients:


3-4 cloves garlic

1 large can garbanzo beans

1 small yellow onion

1-2tbsp olive oil

extra olive oil, lemon juice, salt to taste


Cookware needed:


Knife for chopping

Bowl for mixing

Pan for cooking

Stirring instrument


Directions:


Mince garlic and onion

Put 1-2b of olive oil in pan over medium-high heat

Add chopped garlic, sautee ~30 seconds

Add chopped yellow onion, sautee until lightly browned

Add garbanzo beans with juice

Bring to a boil

Season with olive oil, lemon juice, and salt to taste

Simmer until desired consistency achieved


Doug's Jicima Trifecta


Ingredients:


Whole jicima [2], chopped into matchstick-sized pieces

Raw sweet recipe: cinnamon, heavy sugar to taste

Sauteed savory recipe: salt, pepper, cinnamon, heavy sugar to taste, olive oil, chopped white onion

Raw salad recipe: salt, pepper, olive oil, light sugar, chili flakes


Cookware required:


Bowls

Knife for chopping

Pan if you want to make sauteed savory recipe


Directions:


For raw recipes, mix ingredients to taste

For sauteed recipe, sautee jicima on medium heat with seasoning for 10 minutes


Food by Frantisek, Meena, Doug; transcription and painstaking formatting WHY WILL THIS NOT WORK CORRECTLY by Alison

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