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 fruit (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 yamamo 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, 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 by Alison

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