Nostalgic scalloped potatoes with fresh and dried herbs, steeped in cream.
Potatoes in Herbed Cream
25mLSnowdon House Onion & Garlic Mix
2cloves of garlic
fresh grounds pepper & salt to taste
Preheat oven to 425F
Place the milk and cream in a saucepan over medium heat. As the milk and cream come to a boil add the garlic, fresh herbs, dried dip mix, salt and pepper. Return to a boil, then remove from heat. Cover and steep for 30 minutes.
Butter a casserole dish. Slice and peel potatoes in 1/4 inch pieces. Lay the potato slices in the casserole dish.
Bring the herbed cream to simmer. Remove herbs by pouring cream through a sieve over the potatoes. Dot with butter. Bake until browned and potatoes are tender.
Mix 1/2 of the Cherry Blossom vinegar, lamb and veal mince in bowl.
Blend the oil, garlic, ginger, chilli, pepper, cumin, coriander, remaining Cherry Blossom vinegar, and salt in food processor.
Stir the paste into the mince.
With wet hands place the meat into shapes and place onto skewers making sure it is pressed evenly. Brush the kebabs with oil and grill under a medium heat or barbeque 4-5 minutes on each side until done.
1/2English Cucumber split in half and remove seeds
25mLSnowdon House Dillicious Dip
2TbspSnowdon House Lemon Verbena Vinegar
Freshly ground pepper to taste
1English cucumber diced
1/4cup kalamata olives
1can rinsed & drained lima beans
1/4 cup feta cheesecrumbled
2tbsptoasted pumpkin seeds
salt and pepper to taste
Place all ingredients in food processor and process until creamy. This can be done ahead of time.
Preheat oven to 425F
Peel parsnip and cut into 3 x 1/4 inch, even sized fries.
Place in bowl and drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with rosemary, cumin, salt and pepper. Toss to coat and spread out in a single layer on parchment paper and roast in oven for 20 minutes, flip fries and continue to roast for 10-15 minutes longer until they are tender. When done remove from oven and place on rack to cool for five minutes.
While fries are cooling, combine cucumber, parsley, lima beans and olives in a large bowl, gently toss together.
To serve, divide the fries among serving dishes. Add cucumber mixture, drizzle with dress, top with feta cheese and pumpkin seeds.
Prick sweet potatoes all over with a for and bake for about 1 hour (turning after 30 min). Let potatoes cools until you can handle them, then scoop all of the potato into a bowl. Try not to break the skin as you will be refilling it.
Place potatoes, Snowdon House Yam & Curry Dip, salt and pepper, sour cream, pumpkin seeds and cheddar into a bowl. Mix well and restful potatoes, dividing mixture evenly.
Place on baking sheet lined with parchment paper and bake an additional 15 minutes. Top with fresh garden chives and serve.
Try this fresh and delicious sandwich on homemade bread. Don’t panic, this bread is quick and easy to make with the West Coast Bread Mix. Just add your favourite can of beer or cider to the package and bake. Slice you’re fresh baked bread and craft this delicious roasted beet sandwich!
Roasted Beet Sandwiches (West Coast Bread Mix) with Onion & Garlic Goat Cheese
1PackageSnowdon House West Coast Bread(Bake according to directions)
2tbspSnowdon House Onion and Garlic Dip
4ozgoat cheese softened(Requires sour cream, crème fraiche or goat cheese)
1/2cupcrème faiche or sour cream
pinchtarragon and salt and pepper to taste
Premix onion & garlic dip and bake West Coast Bread (can do this the night before).
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Arrange the beets in a baking dish and drizzle with olive oil (turn to coat well). Cover the dish with foil and roast the beets until tender when pierced with a paring knife about 1 hour. Let cool.
Peel the beets and slice 1/4 inch thick.
Combine the beets, olive oil, 1/2 of the tarragon in a medium bowl, season with salt and pepper.
Position a rack in the oven 6 inches from the broiler on high and lightly toast the cut sides up under broiler.
Portion the beet mixture evenly over the bottom halves of the bread. Drop the cheese mixture by spoonful's over the beets.
Top the cheese with the arugula dividing evenly. Place the top halves of the bread over the arugula and press. Cut the sandwiches in half on the diagonal and serve.
Grilled Tomato & Zucchini Stacks with Popeye's Passion Dip
1PackageSnowdon House Popeye's Passion Dip Mixprepare according to directions
121/4 inch sliceszucchini cut on the diagonal about 1 medium zucchini
121/2 inch slicestomato, visually a mix of colored tomatoes looks really nice with yellow and red
pintsalt and pepper to taste
Premix 1/2 cup ricotta cheese and 2 tbsp. of Popeye's Passion & 1 tbsp. chopped chives. Set aside in fridge (best if made the day before, it needs at least 2 hours to rehydrate. Add 1 tsp fresh mint and freshly ground pepper, salt to taste)
Preheat a gas grill to medium-high.
Brush the zucchini all over with the 1 1/2 tsp. of olive oil.
Grill until lightly brown and barely tender (1 to 2 minutes per side). Do not overcook. Set aside.
Season the tomato slices and grilled zucchini with sea salt and black pepper. To assemble put a tomato slice on each of the 4 plates. Top with Zucchini repeat twice more and then top with dollop of ricotta mixture and serve.
Cheese Balls are a delicious and easy appetizer to take to any party or potluck. But what we love about this Cheese and Tomato Torta is how well it lasts after the party. Use leftovers in pasta or stuffed mushrooms the next days for a delicious cheesey meal!
Cheese and Tomato Torta
1packageSnowdon House Cheese Pate Mix
1tbspSun-dried tomatoes. You may also use dehydrated tomatoes, just rehydrate them in boiling water first.
Blend Cream cheese and butter at room temperature until smooth.
Stir in cheese pate mix and dried tomatoes.
Roll into blended mix into a ball and roll into optional chopped nuts.
An alternate to this recipe is to use it as a stuffing for mushrooms. Wash and hollow out approx 16 mushrooms and chop the stems, sautee them until done. Add 1/2 of the cheese mixture above and place in fry pan with sauted mushroom till it is all mixed. Don"t leave on heat to long. Remove from heat and fill mushroom and top them with shredded mozarrella cheese and bake for 15-20 minutes until done Oven temp.350