Travel the world through food

Join us on a trip around the world with scrumptious recipes and meals ideas from our team members and students from across the globe

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Travel the world through food

Join us on a trip around the world with scrumptious recipes and meals ideas from our team members and students from across the globe

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Experience the flavor and culture of Atlantic Canada

Join us every Sunday at 9 am Atlantic time for a fun and friendly way to immerse yourself in English and learn more about Canadian food and culture: 

– listen to and speak English in a safe environment
– learn authentic Atlantic Canadian Maple 🍁 recipes every week
– get to know our staff and students in a relaxed atmosphere 

Whether you are here in Canada or anywhere else in the world, pop in and experience Atlantic Canada with us.

Our cooking club is held every Sunday 9-10 am Atlantic time (AST).

The Menu

Zucchini Lasagna

Zucchini Lasagna

This is the perfect recipe to use your garden-fresh veggies and herbs from the summer, or to create a comforting winter time meal. 

Ingredients

2 zucchinis cut into strips
2 large onions (cut, chop and cook down with fresh herbs of your choice)
8 large thin slices of Prosciutto – 2 layers
1/2 cup Bread crumbs (can use gluten free)
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese (or none)
1/2 cup stock to use with onions
Thyme – 7-10 sprigs 1/4 cup chopped
Or Rosemary
.
Simmer onions
Layer like a lasagna
Zucchini – meat – onions – zucchini- meat – onions – top with bread crumbs & cheese.
Bake at 375 for 35-40 minutes (Bake less if you like zucchini less cooked)

Maple Cranberry Apple Crisp

Maple Cranberry Apple Crisp

– 2 types of apples 🍎  sliced
– oats
– nuts
– coconut flakes (un sweetened)
– coconut oil
– cinnamon
– maple syrup

Cook apples in frying pan for 15 minutes.

Pour cooked apples with spices and maple syrup into baking dish.

On top layer oats nuts and coconut mixture

Drizzle cranberry maple glaze across top.

Bake for 35 minutes at 375

Enjoy

Serve with ice cream

Caramelized Onions & Roasted Spaghetti Squash

Caramelized Onions & Roasted Spaghetti Squash

4-5 onions – use 2 types of onions (your choice)
olive oil
4-5 cloves fresh garlic
3-4 sprigsfresh thyme
salt & pepper
balsamic vinegarCook med heat 20-35 minutes or more.

Spaghetti Squash – Cut in half, add olive oil, salt & pepper, add balsamic if you’d like. Roast at 380 for 30-40 minutes. Remove squash with a fork into a bowl (careful hot) add olive oil, fresh thyme , balsamic, salt & pepper – enjoy 🍴🍴 i had bacon & topped with micro greens 

Turkey Soup – Homemade

Turkey Soup – Homemade

– 2 cups cooked chicken (maple marinade) or regular roasted
– 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
– 1 tablespoon olive oil
– fresh apple diced (Michelle Tip 🍎)
– fresh chives
– diced almonds
– fresh celery (1 stalk)
– salt & pepper
– 12 cups  broth or stalk
– diced cooked chicken
– diced carrots 🥕
– diced celery
– diced onions
– 1 cup brown long grain rice OR diced potatoes
– bay leaves ×3
– fresh thyme 3-4 springs
– dried summer savory (if available)
– salt & pepper
– 1/2 cup left over gravy (Michelle Tip)
Broth/Stalk recipe

– boil bones from original roasted Turkey 3 hours in 2 litres of water – let it reduce to desired amount

– in water add onions halved, celery stalks with leaves, garlic cloves, 3-4 Bay leaves, salt & pepper

Enjoy this comfort food.  Great eaten as a meal with fresh buns or biscuits.

Enjoy the freshness of herbs 🌿

Turkey & Gravy

Turkey & Gravy

– select size bird you will cook
– herb rub under the skin and on top
Herb rub – (Thyme, Risemary, summer savory, olive oil)
– salt & pepper
– stuff full onion inside the turkey
(Let herb rub sit overnight)
– bottom of baking pan
– 3 large carrots cut in half
– 2 opinions cut up
– 5 stalks of celery
– 5 gloves of fresh garlic
– 3 cups of water

Place turkey on top of vegetables and bake to proper cook time for the turkey size.


To make gravy

– from pan left drippings, remove all celery and discard
– place the rest of ingredients in a pot, at more liquid as desired
– blend the mixture until smooth

Quinoa Salad

Quinoa Salad 

– 1 cup cooked quinoa
(Select all or at least 4 diced veggies – hard types of vegetables- broccoli, kohlrabi, fennel)
– 1/4 cup diced celery
1/4 cup diced radish
1/4 cup diced carrots
1/4 cup diced sweet red pepper
1/4 cup sweet corn (roasted Michelle tip)
1/4 cup diced cilantro or basil or thyme
1/4 cup chives or finely diced onion 🌰
1/4 cup diced cabbage
– 1/2 lemon 🍋 juiced (or lime or orange)
– 3-4 tablesspoons good olive oil
– 1 tablespoon maple syrup or honey
– salt & pepper

Serve cold and enjoy

Great to take to enjoy with friends

Keeps for 4-5 days refrigerated

Pumpkin Maple Bake

Pumpkin Maple Bake 

– Adjust amounts to suit serving

Pumpkin cubed (cut into small pieces)
Squash cut same size as pumpkin
Onions cut into large pieces
Garlic cloves – cut in large pieces
Sweet peppers
Fresh Thyme (3 tablespoons)
Fresh cranberries 1/4 cup
Salt & Pepper
Drizzle maple syrup across the top
Bake in 400 degree oven for 35-40 minutes, when squash is soft.

Enjoy the flavors

Baked Maple Apples

Baked Maple Apples

Core and slice apples
(Use a firm apple)
Stuff each one

Stuffing (in a bowl mix)
– oats
– coconut
– walnuts crushed
– hemp hearts
– raisins or what ever you like
– 1/2 maple syrup
– apple cider in bottom of pan

Bake at 375 for 45 minutes

Remove and top with maple syrup and nuts or your favorite ice cream 🍦 🍨

Maple Pumpkin Tarts

Maple Pumpkin Tarts 

Filling

– 1 cup of pumpkin spiced tea (use as cooking liquid)
– pumpkin (baked) 3 cups cooked
– 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
– 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
– 3 star anise (remove before blending)
– 1/4 cup maple syrup
– orange zest

Simmer all ingredients in the tea until soft, 15 minutes, remove star anise blend until smooth

Tart shells

1 cup raw almonds
1 cup raw cashews
1 egg
1/8 cup coconut oil, melted
1/4 cup maple syrup
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp sea salt
2 1/4 cups pureed pumpkin (filling)
1/3 unsweetened almond milk
2 1/2 Tbsp arrowroot powder (this is a replacement for corn starch)

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 F. Line a muffin tray with parchment cups, or use coconut oil to grease.

Pulse the almonds and cashews in a food processor. Add egg, the coconut oil, maple syrup, vanilla extract, cinnamon and sea salt, until a crumbly dough forms. Press the nut mixture into muffin tray to form the crust. Spoon pumpkin filling into each tart. Bake for 45 minutes. Remove tarts from muffin tray and let cool. Serve warm or refrigerated. Top with coconut whipped cream, nuts and seeds, mint, pomegranate seeds, etc.

Sweet enough for dessert, healthy enough for breakfast!

Layered Dip

Layered Dip

– seasoned cooked ground beef
– caramelised onions (4-6 medium sized)
– diced yellow peppers
– avocado 🥑
– cilantro – 1 cup cut fresh
– diced green onion – 1 cup
– tomatoes diced (juice removed)
– olives 1/2 cup sliced

Prepare meat, cooked beef, 1 cloves garlic minced, 1 onion diced, salt, pepper, chilli powder smoked paprika, 1 cup chicken stalk, 1 tablespoon corn starch, 1 cup diced fresh cilantro.

Carmelised onions

– 4-6 large onions
– quarter and sliced this
– olive oil
– garlic
– salt & pepper

Cook on medium heat until soft and carmel colored. Add small amounts of water to soften as needed.
Bake meat with carmelised onions for 30 minutes at 375.
Top with fresh layers
Use glass pan to show the beauty.

It eats like a meal

Roasted Squash Seeds

Roasted squash seeds

– use pumpkin too
– clean off seeds by hand
– place evenly across baking sheet on parchment paper

Mix in a bowl

– garlic powder
– salt
– cracked pepper
– smoked paprika

Spread mixture over seeds, stir up to coat all sides. Ensure seeds are not crowed on the pan. They roast better.

Oven at 375 for Approximately 30-40 minutes. Keep an eye for just crispy.

Enjoy all the parts of your veggies.

Maple Chicken Salad

Maple Chicken Salad

– 2 cups cooked chicken (maple marinade) or regular roasted
– 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
– 1 tablespoon olive oil
– fresh apple diced (Michelle Tip 🍎)
– fresh chives
– diced almonds
– fresh celery (1 stalk)
– salt & pepper

Serve on your favorite bread, buns or in a lettuce wrap.

Maple Pancakes

Maple Pancakes

– your favorite mix
– sliced bananas
– crushed nuts
– maple syrup

Put mix in pan, sprinkle nuts and banana slices in to mix in frying pan. When ready flip cook to golden brown top with maple syrup and more nuts.

Atlantic Omelette

Atlantic Omelette

– 2 eggs (well beaten in a bowl)
– 1 teaspoon of water in eggs
– cook in advance mushrooms
– diced tomatoes (remove seeds)
-diced green onion
– bacon

Warm up pan, coat bottom with egg mixture, move around until mostly cooked, add ingredients and fold in half, cook 1 more minute.

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