Recipes

Sourdough Bread

Sourdough Bread

We’ve gone through many iterations of Sourdough and saved our favourite recipes and resources below. Rustic Sourdough Bread This one turns into more of a “farmers loaf” similar to what you’d find in a local grocery store bakery, less of the traditional sourdough composition, but 

Mandarin Avocado Salad

Mandarin Avocado Salad

Ingredients 600g Costco Super Kale Mix 1 heart romaine lettuce 200g arugula 1 pack poppyseed dressing (included with Kale Mix) 1 drizzle olive oil 10ml apple cider vinegar 25ml maple syrup Salt & Pepper Pumpkin seeds & dried cranberries as desired 1 large avocado (or 

Garlic Potato Sauce

Garlic Potato Sauce

Ingredients ¼ cup olive oil (or neutral oil) ¼ cup lemon juice 2 boiled potatoes, at room temperature 1 big clove of garlic, smashed ¼ cup mayonnaise Steps Emulsify (by blending) oil and lemon juice Add rest of ingredients and blend

Mushroom Soup

Mushroom Soup

Ingredients 500-600g of your favourite mushroom (we like brown Mini Bellas from Costco) 1/2 cup Butter Olive oil 1 large garlic Optional ½ shallot Salt & pepper 300-400ml 35% cream 300-400ml Milk 250-500ml Water (or your choice of broth) Steps Heat over medium-high heat ¼ 

Boiled Veal Stock

Boiled Veal Stock

A delicious way to make both boiled veal and a simply beef stock. Steps Wash veal in sink to get rid of bone shards Add to big pot filled 60-80% with water (should be proportional to the amount of veal so that it isn’t too 

Avocado Smoothie

Avocado Smoothie

Ingredients 1 large avocado 2-3 tbsp condensed milk (can) 300 ml Ice 100 ml milk Blend! Makes 1 large smoothie (500ml)

Costco Butter Chicken

Costco Butter Chicken

Costco carries an excellent Butter Chicken sauce in a jar by a company called KFI Sauces that makes at home butter chicken a breeze. Steps Marinate chicken thighs in a bit of the sauce from the jar Sauté diced shallots in olive oil in a 

Semolina Pudding

Semolina Pudding

Ingredients 1 bag milk ½ cup semolina flour Water 50ml Orange blossom water ½ cup sugar Crushed pistachios (optional) Steps Put a layer of water to cover the bottom of a pot Empty the entire bag of milk Add half cup of semolina flour and 

Chocolate Roll

Chocolate Roll

A multi-decade Paradi family favourite, especially around birthdays; Grandma’s Chocolate Roll (with optional sour cherry pie filling)! There is no flour in this cake – the eggs do all the work. The roll may be iced and frozen for use later, or stored in the refrigerator 

New York Cheesecake

New York Cheesecake

Adjustments:For the crust, omit entirely (or replace sugar with 9g vanilla sugar)For the cheesecake filling, only include 2/3 of sugar statedTop with fresh strawberries Source: BakerByNature

Pina Colada

Pina Colada

Ingredients ½ fresh pineapple, peeled, cut into 1½-inch pieces 6 ounces sweetened cream of coconut (preferably Coco López) 2 ounces unsweetened coconut milk 8 ounces white rum 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 2 ounces dark rum (optional) Maraschino cherries and lime wedges (for serving) Steps 

Poached Eggs

Poached Eggs

Boil water in a fry pan Once rippling book, turn off heat Add splash of vinegar Crack in eggs Cover and leave on hot element (that is off) for ~4 minutes Check to see if they are done (should still be a bit jiggly if 

Beef Wine Stew

Beef Wine Stew

Ingredients 2.5 – 3 lb stew beef, cubed 3 shallots 2 cloves garlic ⅔ cup balsamic vinegar 75ml (½ can) of tomato paste 1 cup red wine 4 cups water Olive oil ½ cup butter Bay leafs Thyme Steps If cooking in an oven add 

Coleslaw

Coleslaw

Beta Ingredients 1/4 head red cabbage, shredded 1 medium carrot, shredded 1 green onion, sliced 1-2 limes 1-2 tbsp maple syrup 1 tbsp chipotle hot sauce Lots of salt & pepper Alpha Ingredients 2 big carrots 4 leaves of cabbage 2 oz fresh lime juice 

Waffles

Waffles

Makes 8-12 waffles. Ingredients 2 large eggs 2 cups flour 1 3/4 cup milk 1/2 cup oil 1 tbsp sugar 4 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 tsp Vanilla extract Source: AllRecipes

Pogacsa

Pogacsa

Hungarian style cheese biscuits. A staple at Paradi family gatherings from Judy Paradi. Ingredients 6 cups flour (best with white bread flour but can substitute one cup for whole wheat) 1 cup plus 1 tbsp Becel – it is a Margarine (I use the lite 

Vanilla Creme Brulee

Vanilla Creme Brulee

Ingredients 500ml 35% cream 6 large egg yolks 1/2 cup sugar 1 1/2 tsp vanilla (paste) More sugar for topping (1 tbsp each) Steps Add eggs and 1/4 cup sugar to a mixing bowl, whisk until smooth. Don’t over whisk. Add cream and 1/4 cup 

Kebeh

Kebeh

Enjoy this traditional Syrian dish in 3 different ways. Vegetarian Steps Soak 1 cup Bulgar in 2 cups of Water Use food processor to grind finely Mix with parsely, and spices (salt, sauteed onion, optional spicy, optional pomegranate sauce) Boil potatoes, mash, and mix in 

Pizza in 4 Movements

Pizza in 4 Movements

Neopolitan pizza dough with 3 topping recipes including traditional Margherita, Syrian style beef Lahame Bhagine, red pepper onion Mmhamara. A Hiba and Calin favourite for Friday nights. Following ingredients for 8 pizzas. Pizza Dough Ingredients 1L Good Water 5g Dry Instant Yeast 10g Honey 25g 

Shakshuka

Shakshuka

Ingredients 1 medium onion, diced 1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced 4 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2 tsp paprika 1 tsp cumin 1/4 tsp chili powder 1 28-ounce can whole peeled tomatoes 6 large eggs salt and pepper, to taste 1 small bunch fresh 

Korean Date Night

Korean Date Night

Fried Chicken: https://www.maangchi.com/recipe/kkanpunggi Spicey Cucumber Salad: https://www.maangchi.com/recipe/oi-muchim Rice Cakes: https://mykoreankitchen.com/easy-korean-spicy-rice-cakes/#wprm-recipe-container-9321

Orange Cake

Orange Cake

Delicious, fresh, easy, citrus cake, perfect for tea time.

Mojito

Mojito

We drink to unfulfilled dreams https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/147363/the-real-mojito/

Bún Thịt Nướng Vietnamese Pork Noodle Bowl

Bún Thịt Nướng Vietnamese Pork Noodle Bowl

It was so yummy! Below copied from source recipe. Bún Thịt Nướng (Vietnamese Grilled Pork with Rice Noodles) Adapted from The Culinary Chronicles; Nuoc Cham adapted from Vietnamese Home CookingServes 4 Thit Nuong (Pork) 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon fish sauce 1 tablespoon honey 

Pull Apart Garlic Bread

Pull Apart Garlic Bread

Ingredients 1 cup 8 oz warm water 2 tablespoons white sugar 2 teaspoons active dry yeast 2 tablespoons unsalted butter softened 1 cup 8 oz milk (I used 1%) 2 1/2 teaspoons salt 5 1/2 – 6 1/2 cups 1 lb 9 oz – 2 lbs 3 oz bread flour For Topping: 8 tablespoons butter melted 1/4 cup fresh parsley finely chopped (or 4 teaspoons dried) 

Light Brioche Hamburger Buns

Light Brioche Hamburger Buns

You’re not going to want to pay $18 for a burger at your local pub again

Fesenjon Pomegranate Stew

Fesenjon Pomegranate Stew

Estimate serves 8-12 meals Walnuts 1. Toast 1 pound (about 4-4.5 cups) walnuts using one of these methods:a) spread in a single layer in large skillet and toast on medium high, stirring frequently until lightly toastedb) spread them in a single layer in a baking 

Grape Leaf Rolls

Grape Leaf Rolls

Steps Prepare inside mixture Rice Parsley Diced tomatoes Butter (if non-fatty meat, else if like ground beef butter is not needed) Optional red pepper paste, siracha Lemons Salt Put veal on bottom of crock pot Roll grape leaves and layer on top Top with sliced 

Kanafeh

Kanafeh

Ingredients 1 pack of kidiyef noodles 1/2 brick Butter 2 pkg Vanilla sugar Plain sugar Water Orange blossom water Ricotta cheese or akawi cheese (preference) Steps Leave kidiyef noodles to defrost Prep the aatar (syrup) while waiting, 1 cup of sugar to 1 cup water, 

Chicken Stock

Chicken Stock

A simple chicken stock, easily made with leftover chicken bones or fresh bone-in chicken

Roasted Tomato & Red Pepper Soup

Roasted Tomato & Red Pepper Soup

A creamy tomato soup with a deep flavour

Semolina Ma’amoul

Semolina Ma’amoul

Ingredients 1 kilogram fine semolina 300 grams butter, softened 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1 cup all purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 1 tablespoon yeast 1 teaspoon vanilla sugar 1/2 cup of water 3 table spoons of orange blossom water Source: ChefInDisguise

Uncle Lyndon’s Gravy

Uncle Lyndon’s Gravy

The recipe from the family gravy master himself

Beef Stuffed Zucchini in Yoghurt

Beef Stuffed Zucchini in Yoghurt

Time consuming and delicious traditional Syrian dish

Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut Squash Soup

Recipe yields about 4 bowls or 6 cups of soup. Ingredients 1 large butternut squash (about 3 pounds), halved vertically* and seeds removed 1 tablespoon olive oil, plus more for drizzling ½ cup chopped shallot (about 1 large shallot bulb) 1 teaspoon salt 4 garlic 

Beef, in Three Movements

Beef, in Three Movements

A palette of ways to cook stewing beef

Non-Vegan Beans

Non-Vegan Beans

These beans are yummy, but not vegan.

Coconut Milk Banana Bread

Coconut Milk Banana Bread

Extra moist and you’ll never taste the secret ingredient!

Falafel

Falafel

Syrian style, best served in pita

Peach Cilantro Marinade

Peach Cilantro Marinade

If you don’t like Cilantro, you won’t like this

Red Pepper Yoghurt Marinade

Red Pepper Yoghurt Marinade

Savoury marinate perfect on chicken or beef

Muhammara (Red Pepper Walnut Dip)

Muhammara (Red Pepper Walnut Dip)

Hiba’s famous muhammara!

Backlog

Backlog

Backlog of recipes to try/test/improve Pomegranste, roasted red pepper chicken with garlic Slow cooker beef/pork Loaded Taco Salad Goodfood recipes

Scones

Scones

A classic scone base for fruit or cheese or whatever you please.

Breakfast Bread

Breakfast Bread

This egg based breakfast bread is a palette for creativity.

Red Thai Curry

Red Thai Curry

Our preparation dish for December 2018 in Thailand

Kebabs

Kebabs

Ground beef, onions, and salt

Pomegranate Cashew Salad

Pomegranate Cashew Salad

Spinach + Nuts

Alexander Salad

Alexander Salad

The classic daily salad!

Paillard Salad

Paillard Salad

This favourite salad comes from Quebec City bakery, Paillard’s!