Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Madd Morrocan Stew, Beautful Beet Salad and a Little Apple Cake Never Hurt Anyone...

This past week was a doozy! wooo weee did anyone else see that line? Well for those of you who were patient little clams you enjoyed the awesomeness that was Emma's faboosh lunch. On the menu this past week was a beet and eggplant salad, a green salad with ground sunflower seeds, a morrocan chickpea stew with brown rice and of course the infamous apple cake!

where to begin?


Beet and eggplant salad w/ onions and cilantro

70 beets
25 med eggplants
50 large onions chopped (we have these ready)
25 cups of lentils
10 bunches of cilantro
1 cup white wine vinegar
1 1/2 cup olive oil
1/2 cup soy sauce

Basting for eggplant

2 cups olive oil

3 tbsps cayenne pepper

Green salad with ground sunflower seeds

60 bunches of greens - can be mixed, doesn't really matter what type they are, as long as they're fresh

1 1/2 cup of red wine vinegar
2 cups olive oil
2 tsps salt or to taste
1 tbsp black pepper
8 cloves of garlic, minced
sunflower seeds

Morrocan Chickpea stew with brown rice
1 1/2 cups vegetable or sunflower oil
30 med-large onions
60 garlic cloves, finely minced
1 cup turmeric
1/2 cup cinnamon
1/2 cup medium curry powder
1/2 cup ground cumin
1/8 cup nutmeg
1/8 cup salt or to taste (add it bit by bit - may need more)
1/4 cup black pepper
30 red peppers, cut into inch long strips
50 pounds of sweet potatoes
10 eggplants
30 cups dry chickpeas
cans chopped tomatoes (??) or 100 cups chopped tomatoes (45 lbs)
10 litres water

Apple cake

1 2/3 cups (400ml) spelt flour = 27+2/3c
2 tsp. (10ml) baking powder 1/2c + 3T
1 tsp. (5ml) cinnamon = 5 1/2 T
1/2 tsp. (2.5ml) nutmeg = 2 3/4 T
1/4 tsp. ground cloves = 4.15tsp
1/2 tsp. (2.5ml) sea salt = 2 3/4T
3/4 cup (180ml) applesauce (Filsingers makes a local organic apple sauce) = 12 cups + 7.2T
1/2 cup (120ml) maple syrup = 8.3 cups
1/4 cup (60ml) organic (non-dairy) milk (Unsweetened almond milk) = 4c + 2.4T
1/4 cup oil (60ml) (non-hydrogenated coconut oil, organic canola oil, or a light-tasting olive oil preferred) = 4c + 2.4T
2 medium apples**, peeled, cored and cut into thin chunks / chopped thin slices = 33.2 apples

I hope everyone enjoys these delightful recipes and brings their shining faces back this thursday for a menu with an italian twist

This week October 1st
  • fettuccini alfredo with roasted vegetables
  • green salad with italian dressing
  • white bean and garlic soup
  • lemon cupcakes
I'll see you in line!

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