A vegetarian recipe found in “Sunt og Godt” (Healty and Delicious) published by Det Beste in 1988
This spicy dish combines sweet peppers and tomatoes with fiery chilli powder and cayenne pepper in a sauce with delicious lentils, beans and chickpeas. Server with a salad of cucumber and yoghurt tasted with mint, it will taste fresh and chilly with this spicy chilli.
A starter/light lunch recipe found in “French Cooking” published Golden Apple in 1986
The avocado (Persea americana) is a tree long thought to have originated in South Central Mexico, classified as a member of the flowering plant family Lauraceae. Recent archaeological research produced evidence that the avocado was present in Peru as long as 8,000 to 15,000 years ago. Avocado (also alligator pear) refers to the tree’s fruit, which is botanically a large berry containing a single large seed.
A dinner recipe from “Mine 100 Bedste Opskrifter Fra Fad Og Fryser” (My 100 Best Recipes from Pots and Freezer) by Mona Giersing published by Lademann in 1982
It’s not very often you see Scandinavian dinner recipes using fruit to the to the extent that Mona Giersing is using here. It almost gives this veal stew a touch of the Caribbean and that certainly works for me – Ted
A starter recipe found in “Fransk Bondekost” (French Farmhouse Cooking) published by Hjemmets Kokebokklubb in 1980
It is not correct to use the term “cousine” of French farmhouse cooking. It is more a natural part of life. There is no Machiavellian refinements or superfluous embellishments. Wholesome, tasty, simple ingredients in dishes to suit season, climate and workload.
A spicy chicken recipe found in “Fjærfe” (Poultry) published by Hjemmets Kokebokklubb in 1982
The history of Ginger goes back over 5000 years when the Indians and ancient Chinese considered it a tonic root for all ailments. While Ginger originated in Southeast Asia, it has a long history of being cultivated in other countries. At an early date it was exported to Ancient Rome from India. It was used extensively by the Romans, but almost disappeared from the pantry when the Roman Empire fell. After the end of the Roman Empire, the Arabs took control of the spice trade from the east. Ginger became quite costly like many other spices. In medieval times it was commonly imported in a preserved form and used to make sweets.