God gave us more than Turkey and Ham to be thankful for.
Why not have a vegetarian Thanks Giving . . .
8 oz cream cheese
7 oz soft blue cheese
1 cup plain yoghurt
11/2 tbspn finely chopped mint
Blend cheese, yoghurt & mint in a blender until smooth. Move to a bowl and season to taste with
salt & pepper
1/4 cup very hot water (not boiling)
1 1/2 tbspn gelantine
Pour hot water into a jug and sprinkle with gelantine. Beat briskly until gelantine is dissolved. Add to cheese-mixture.
1 1/2 cup cream ~ wip until firm (not stiff) and fold into cheese-mixture. Adjust seasoning if necessary. Spoon into a ring mould (8in) Cover & chill for about 6 hours. Invert onto a serving plate & garnish center with cherry-tomatoes, curled succhini & black olives.
Slim brown & white eggplant (smal), succhini, bell-pepper.
Core the eggplant & succhini, turning the vegetables gently & carefully in the palm of your hand while with a slim knife or corer you move into the center of the vegetable. Start from the center and movve out toward the edge of the vegetable. Immerse immediately in cold water until needed.
1 cup rice (boiled)
1 onion (grated)
2 carrots (peeled & grated)
3 tomatoes (grated)
1 garlic (crushed)
2 ts. salt, 1 ts. pepper, 1 ts. cinnamon, 1ts. mint, parsley, dill
Mix together and stuff the vegetables.
1 kg tomatoes blended with 10 cloves garlic & 1 tablespoon celery. Place in bottom of a pot & arrange the stuffed vegetables over mixture with top up. (standing so the stuffing doesn't run out.) Cook over moderate flame for abt. 30 - 40 minutes.
Serve with french fries, tomato-sauce & green salad
1/2 cup glacé pineapple (chopped)
1-2 cup glasé ginger (chopped)
1-3 cup mixed peel
1-4 cup sultanas
2 tbspn rum
Mix the above and let rest for 2 hours
100 gram butter (softened)
1/2 cup caster sugar
Beat butter with sugar until light and creamy. Add yolks one at the time then add . . .
1/2 cup silvered almonds
2 teaspoon grated lemon rind
2 teaspoon grated orange rind
2 tbspn lemon juice
Move to a bigger bowl and fold in . . .
750 gram fresh ricotta cheese (sieved)
1/2 cup sour cream and the fruit mixture.
Press into a mould linned with a cloth (muslin) or foil. Cover top with plastic and place in the fridge until stiff. (over night) Turn out and decorate with almonds and glacéd apricots
HAPPY THANKS GIVING TO ALL MY FRIENDS