Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Irish Coffee

1 x 200 gm Dark Chocolate
2 tins Condensed Milk
1 x 26 oz. Scotch Whisky
1 dessertspoon coffee powder
2 x 300 gm. cartons cream

Method: Melt chocolate with one tin condensed milk, then add all other ingredients except the cream which is then mixed in very slowly or it will curdle. If too thick add whisky or 1/2 and 1/2 with milk. Do not add ordinary milk as it will go off.

Source: contributed by E. Anesbury in Trinity Gardens Primary School Recipe Book (Adelaide, n.d.), p.82.

Monday, July 20, 2015

Three Minute Sweet

Take 1 apple for each person, peel and grate.
Sprinkle with sugar, orange juice, a little coconut, sliced bananas.
Serve with cream or custard.

Source: contributed by S. D. Cook in Trinity Gardens Primary School Recipe Book (Adelaide, n.d.), p.44.

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Simple Sweet/Sour Sauce

In a small saucepan stir and bring to the boil -
2-3 cups water
1/2 cup white unspiced vinegar
2 Tablespoons sugar
1 Teaspoon salt
Red food colouring or (tablespoon tomato sauce or tomato paste)

Source: contributed by J. Lempens in Trinity Gardens Primary School Recipe Book (Adelaide, n.d.), p.19.

Sunday, July 12, 2015

French Casserole

1.5 kg blade steak, cubed
2 slices bacon, chopped
2 carrots, 2 peppers, sliced
3 onions, sliced
1 tin mushrooms in butter
1 cup stock

Method: Brown steak, bacon & onions, put into casserole dish, add all other ingredients, bake in moderate oven for 1.5 hours. 
Add: - carrots and peppers
Bake moderate oven for 1&1/2 hours

Source: The Wentworth Private Residential Care Cookbook (Aberfoyle Park [Adelaide], ?2008), p.27.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Cucumber Spread

3&1/4 cups vinegar
2&1/2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon salt
Green food colouring
4 cucumbers
500g (1 lb.) onions
4 large green apples (unpeeled)

Method: Boil vinegar and sugar until sugar is dissolved. Add salt. Mince apples, cucumbers and onions. Add to boiling vinegar. Cook 2 hours or until thick. When cool tint with green food colouring.

Source: contributed by G. Kunoth in Gulnare Gourmets (Adelaide: Gulnare Primary School Welfare Club, 1984 [2nd edition]), p.133.

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Cheese Strata

2 eggs
6 slices day old bread
1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
1/2 teaspoon salt
125g (4 oz.) cheese
1&1/2 cups milk
1 dessertspoon chopped onion
Pinch cayenne pepper

Method: Remove crusts from bread and arrange three of the slices in a greased baking dish. Cut cheese into thin slices and place on bread. Add remainder of bread. Beat eggs and mix with salt, pepper, mustard and finely chopped onion. Pour over the bread in the dish and stand aside for 1 hour. Put in a moderate oven and bake for 50 minutes or until fluffed and brown. Serve at once.

Source: contributed by J. Lemon in Gulnare Gourmets (Adelaide: Gulnare Primary School Welfare Club, 1984 [2nd edition]), p.129.