Further Study

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Bamia Sweet and Sour Okra

Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 1 Tablespoon lemon juice, freshly squeezed 1. Wash the okra and pat it dry with paper towels. 2. Discard any blemished or hard pods. 3. Heat the olive oil in a heavy saucepan and saut the okra in the oil for 3 to 5 minutes, turning each pod once. 4. Add the honey, salt, pepper, lemon juice, and water. Cover, lower the heat, and simmer for 15 minutes, adding more water if necessary.

Mafa Sousta Se Syre Smatf Cheese Bites

14 cups goat or cheddar cheese, thickly sliced 2 tangerines, peeled and sectioned, or 8 1. Place a slice of cheese on each slice of cucumber. 2. Pin a piece of tangerine or grape on top with a toothpick. Travelers may stop at a street stand and buy a parek (hotdog), klobasa (spicy sausage), or hamburgery, which are not like Western hamburgers. A hamburgery is ground pork (not beef) with sauerkraut, mustard, and ketchup on a bun. Stands also sell Middle Eastern specialties such as fala-fil...

Pudim Thick Custard

Grease the cups of a 10 to 12 muffin tin and sprinkle with a bit of sugar. 3. In a saucepan, combine sugar and water. Bring to a boil, stirring until mixture forms a thin syrup. 4. Add butter and remove from heat and allow to cool. 5. When syrup is cool, add the egg yolks and coconut and mix well. 6. Pour mixture into sections of muffin tin. 7. Place tin in a larger pan filled with 1 inch of hot water. 9. To test if they are done, stick a toothpick into the...

Topinky S Vejci Eggs on Toast

V2 cup goat or cheddar cheese, grated 3 eggs Salt, to taste 8 slices bread 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil Paprika, to taste 1. In a mixing bowl, beat the eggs. 2. Add the shredded cheese and salt. 3. Arrange the bread slices on a cookie sheet. 4. Cover the bread slices evenly with the egg and cheese mixture. 5. In a frying pan, heat the oil on medium heat. The food that is prepared for Easter dinner is usually taken to Mass on Easter Sunday, where it is placed on the altar and blessed by the...

Melon Fingers with Lime

Melon Fingers make a delicious and refreshing dessert. 1. Cut the melon into eighths, or sections, about 1-inch wide and remove the seeds. 2. Next make cuts cross-wise about -inch wide across each melon slice. To make melon fingers, slice a honeydew melon, remove the seeds, and make cuts across each melon slice. To make melon fingers, slice a honeydew melon, remove the seeds, and make cuts across each melon slice. 3. Arrange the slices on a large serving plate. 4. Section the lime and place a...

Safou a la Sauce Tomate Prunes in Tomato Sauce

Rinse the prunes, cut them in half, and remove the pits. 2. In a saucepan, simmer the prunes with water until soft, about 4 minutes. Drain. 3. In a frying pan, heat the peanut oil over medium heat and fry the prunes, about 2 minutes. 4. Measure the tomato sauce into a medium saucepan, and add the fried prunes. 5. Cook over medium heat for 5 minutes. Serve over rice.

CC Easy Fufu

This is a good recipe to make with a friend, so you can share the job of stirring the stiff mixture and holding the pot steady. Neither the ingredients nor the process is authentic, but the results are similar in texture to the fufu prepared in Cameroon from cassava. 2 cups instant flour mix (such as Jiffy Mix or Bisquick) 2 cups instant mashed potato flakes Cassavas resemble sweet potatoes, but have a shiny, brittle skin. Pictured with the cassavas here is a bag of gari (or cassava meal),...

CC Billy

Billy pot (pot with handle, available at camping stores) Handful (2 or 3 Tablespoons) of loose tea leaves Clean stick for stirring (wooden spoon or chopstick may be substituted) 1. Fill billy pot full with water. 2. Place the pot on a burner and heat the water to a boil. (The traditional method is to hang the pot over an open fire.) 3. When the water is boiling, add the tea leaves. 4. Remove the pot from the fire or stove. 5. Stir leaves and water with stick (or wooden spoon). 6. Let the...

Kedjenou Seasoned Meat and Vegetable Sauce

Place the chicken, onion, tomatoes, ginger, garlic and bay leaf in a heavy casserole dish. 2. Season with the salt and pepper. 3. Cover with a thick, tight-fitting lid that will not let any steam escape. 4. Put the casserole on medium to high heat. 5. When the ingredients start to simmer, turn the heat down to medium to low. 6. Remove the casserole from the heat and without removing the lid, shake the casserole well to stir up the contents so that it cooks evenly. 7. Repeat this procedure every...

Quiche au Saumon et Crevettes Salmon and Shrimp Quiche

1 prepared pie crust 4 small pieces of smoked salmon 1 small can of little shrimp Swiss cheese, grated V2 cup sour cream 2. Beat the eggs until light and fluffy. 3. Add the sour cream and cheese to the eggs and beat again. 4. Poke holes in the bottom of the pie crust with a fork. 5. Cover the bottom of the crust with the salmon. Arrange the shrimp evenly on top of salmon. 6. Pour the egg mixture over the seafood. Bake for 25 minutes. 7. Cut pie into quarters and serve hot with a salad and...

Irea Cinnamon Beverage

Place the cinnamon and sugar in a small saucepan with the cold water and bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. 2. Lower the heat and allow the mixture to simmer for 10 minutes, or until it is brownish. 3. Remove the cinnamon sticks and pour the drink into a cup. 4. Serve with mixed nuts sprinkled into the cup.

Moravske Vano ni Kukyse Moravian Christmas Cookies

Moravia is an eastern region in the Czech Republic. V2 teaspoon each cinnamon, ground ginger, 1. In a large mixing bowl, combine molasses, shortening, sugar, cinnamon, ginger, baking soda, and salt. 2. Add flour, a little at a time, to form dough. 3. Cover with plastic wrap or foil and refrigerate for at least 4 hours. 5. Divide dough into 4 balls, and keep covered with a damp towel. 6. On a lightly floured surface, roll each ball, one at a time, to about Vk-inch thick (very thin). 7. Cut into...

Mealtime Customs

A typical snidane (breakfast) in a Czech home is hearty-bread with butter, cheese, eggs, ham or sausage, jam or yogurt, and coffee or tea. For a quick breakfast, a Bohemian kolace (pastry) topped with poppy seeds, cottage cheese, or plum jam may be bought at a bakery. 6. With a pancake turner or spatula, pick up the bread slices one at a time and flip them mixture down, into the oil. 7. Fry the bread about 2 minutes, or until the eggs are cooked. Be careful not to burn. 8. When ready to serve,...

Ensalada Cubana Tipica Cuban Salad

2 ripe red tomatoes 1 head of iceberg lettuce Radishes, sliced thin 2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 cloves garlic 1. Cut the tomatoes into wedges. 2. Cut the onion in thin slices. 3. Break up the lettuce by hand. 4. Toss all the ingredients together with the radishes. Place all the vegetables in the refrigerator to chill. 5. In a separate bowl, mash the garlic with the salt and pepper. 6. Add the olive oil, vinegar, and lemon juice to the crushed garlic. Whisk together thoroughly. 7. Just...

CC Kategna

Large flat bread flour tortilla, lavosh, or other wrap bread V2 stick 4 Tablespoons unsalted butter, softened 2. Mix the garlic powder, spices, and butter together to make a spread. 3. Spread a thin layer over a piece of flat bread. 4. Place the bread on a cookie sheet, and bake for about 20 minutes, until crispy.

Geographic Setting And Environment

Brazil is the largest country in South America, and the fourth-largest country in the world. It lies on the East Coast of South America. Because Brazil lies in the Southern Hemisphere, the seasons are reversed from those in North America the winter months are May through August, and the warmest summer month is January. The mighty Amazon River, the world's second-longest river after the Nile in Egypt, flows across northern Brazil. The area around the Amazon River is known as one of the world's...

Quindins Coconut Macaroons

1 egg white, beaten into stiff peaks 2. In a medium-size bowl, mix the sugar, butter, and coconut together. 3. Beat in the egg yolks one at a time, stirring well. 4. In another bowl and using an electric mixer, beat the egg white until it is very stiff, and peaks remain on the surface when the beaters are lifted from the whites. 5. Fold stir very carefully the beaten egg white into the egg yolk mixture. 6. Grease the molds of a 12-muffin tin with butter and divide the mixture into the molds. 7....

Carbonada Criolla Stew with Meat Vegetables and Fruit

2 pounds of stewing beef, cut into 1-inch 4 large tomatoes, chopped thick 1 green pepper, chopped thick 3 potatoes, diced into 1-inch cubes 3 sweet potatoes, diced into 1-inch cubes 2 ears of corn, cut into 1-inch widths or use 2 cups of frozen corn 2 zucchini, diced into ' 2-inch pieces 2. Brown beef in separate batches so that all of it gets cooked. Remove from the pot and set aside. 3. In that same pot, cook tomatoes, pepper, onion, and garlic until soft. 4. Add bay leaves, oregano, and...

Spinach with Garlic

Add onions and cook, stirring with a wooden spoon, until onions are softened. 3. Add the garlic and continue to cook for 2 minutes. 4. Add the tomato sauce and bring to a boil. 5. Simmer for 10 minutes on low heat. 6. Add the spinach and water, and heat to a boil again. 7. Cover and simmer on low heat for 15 minutes. 8. Serve warm over cooked rice. In Cairo, Egypt, a young vendor pushes sugarcane stalks through a commercial juice extractor. Behind him is a...

Sweet Corn Pancakes

6 eggs, separated Note to separate eggs, crack the egg and allow just the white to fall into a bowl, holding the yolk in one of the shell halves. Transfer the yolk back and forth between the two shell halves, being careful not to break it, until all the white has dripped into the bowl. Put the yolk into a separate bowl. V cup corn may be fresh or frozen corn 1. Beat the egg whites until they hold soft peaks when the beaters are lifted up. 2. In another bowl, combine the egg yolks,...

Moqueca aos Ovos Spicy Egg Stew

Break the eggs into a bowl and beat gently. 2. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat and cook the garlic, onion, and cilantro, stirring, until they are lightly browned. 3. Pour the eggs into the skillet, stir, and cook for a few seconds. 4. Reduce the heat to low, and continue to cook, stirring occasionally, about 5 minutes. 5. Season and serve hot over white rice. Afro-Brazilian cuisine is well known for its sweets and desserts, probably because of the influence of the Portuguese...

Saskatoon Berry Snack

Saskatoon berries, similar to blueberries, have been picked and eaten in the wild by Aboriginal Canadians for centuries. In the late twentieth century, commercial fruit growers began planting crops of these tasty berries to sell to grocery stores. 1 pint berries may be blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, or other fresh berries 1 package dried berries blueberries, cran 1. If using fresh berries, rinse them under running water. 2. Divide berries into several waxed paper bags or plastic...

Barros Jarpa Ham and Cheese Sandwich

Place one slice each of ham and cheese on a slice of bread and place the other slice of bread on top. 3. Toast the sandwich in the pan on both sides until the cheese melts. Restaurants range from snack bars to expensive restaurants. A favorite Chilean fast food meal is a completo, which is similar to a hot dog and typically accompanied with mustard, avocado, tomatoes, and mayonnaise. Ponche Chilean punch is a traditional and popular beverage. Barros Jarpa grilled ham and cheese sandwich ,...

Shai Mint Tea and Baklava

1 package mint tea loose or in tea bags 4 to 6 cups water depending on how many people are being served 2. If using loose tea, measure 1 teaspoon of tea leaves into a teapot for each person being served. 3. Otherwise, place one tea bag per person into the teapot. 4. Pour boiling water over tea. 5. Allow to steep soak for about 3 minutes. 6. Pour tea into cups. In Egypt, small glass tumblers are used. 7. If loose tea is used, allow the tea leaves to settle to the bottom of the pot, and pour...

Kure Na Paprice Chicken Paprikas

2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken, cut into chunks 1. Season chicken with 1 teaspoon paprika, salt and pepper. 2. Heat olive oil in skillet over medium to high heat and saut chicken on both sides until thoroughly cooked. Set aside. 3. Add butter to skillet. Saut onion until softened, about 3 to 4 minutes. 4. Add remaining 3 teaspoons paprika and stir. 5. Add chicken broth to mixture and boil until sauce is thickened, about 8 minutes. 6. Place chicken back in skillet. Turn heat down to low and...

Olho de Sogra Motherin Law Eyes

Place 1 cup each of the sugar, water, and coconut in a medium-size saucepan and cook over low heat until mixture thickens, about 15 minutes. The sweet treats, Olho de Sogra Mother-in-law Eyes , may be enjoyed anytime. Some people may prefer not to eat the whole clove in the center. The sweet treats, Olho de Sogra Mother-in-law Eyes , may be enjoyed anytime. Some people may prefer not to eat the whole clove in the center. 2. Remove from heat and let cool. 3. Whip egg yolks until...

Toast with Vegemite or Milo Spread

Vegemite available at some supermarkets Milo spread V2 cup butter or margarine V2 cup hot chocolate mix 2. Spread 2 slices with Vegemite spread. 3. Spread 2 slices with Milo spread. 4. Cut toast into triangles and serve with milk or juice as a snack. May be eaten as a light breakfast or after-school snack. 1. To prepare Milo spread, combine butter or margarine and powdered hot chocolate mix in a bowl. 2. Beat the mixture until well combined. 3. Store the Milo mixture in a covered container in...

Creme de Vie Cuban Eggnog

Before you begin, have a large bowl ready to fill with ice at the end of the cooking time. 2. Separate the egg yolks from the egg whites one at a time. 3. Combine the water and sugar and boil until it becomes syrupy. 5. In another saucepan, heat the evaporated and condensed milk and vanilla over low heat do not let the mixture boil if it starts to boil, take the pan off the heat right away. 6. Add a little of the hot milk to the egg yolks to warm them. 7. Then very gradually add the egg...

Knedtifcy Czech Dumplings

4 to 5 slices white bread, cut into cubes 1. In a mixing bowl, combine beaten egg, milk, flour, baking powder, and salt until smooth. 2. Add bread cubes in batter and mix well. 3. Make 2 small balls from the dough. 4. Fill a large pot about half full with water and bring to a boil. 5. Drop the dough balls into the pot of boiling water and cook 10 minutes, then roll knedliky over and cook an additional 10 minutes. Knedliky, or dumplings, are made from dough that is boiled in water. Knedliky, or...

Te con Leche Tea with Milk

2 teabags 2 cups water 2 cups boiling milk Sugar, to taste 1. Heat 2 cups of water to boiling. 2. In a saucepan, heat the milk just to boiling, and remove from heat. 3. Place tea bags into 2 separate cups. 4. Pour the water into cups, filling 1 3 of cup. 5. Let the tea steep soak for 5 minutes, then remove bag. 6. Fill the rest of the cup with the hot milk. Recipe may be doubled or tripled, to serve more guests.