Tortilla Soup

Recipe for 4.  This is the recipe the Tercera Ladies worked from in their December cooking demonstration,  and it was delicious! INGREDIENTS: 6 dried corn tortillas, cut into 1/4" strips. 1/4 cup oil 1/2 cup chopped onion 2 cloves garlic 1 medium poblano pepper chopped  - you can use a … [Read more...]

Lyne’s Feta Stuffed Pork Chops

I've also included spinach in this recipe but I know not everybody likes it. Ingredients • Cooking spray • 4 garlic cloves, minced and divided • 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided • 5 sun-dried tomatoes, packed without oil, diced • 1 (10-ounce) … [Read more...]

Lyne’s Crab (or Salmon) Cakes

Some fish cakes I've had in the past were tasteless! This recipe is good for salmon or crab, and makes 8 good sized patties. Or you can make them smaller and serve as appetisers. Advance preparation is necessary. Ingredients Lemon Dill Sauce:• 1 cup mayonnaise • 1/4 cup buttermilk • 2 … [Read more...]

Diana’s Hummus

This Middle Eastern dip is oh so quick and easy and always welcome as finger food. Make it in advance and refrigerate it. Let it stand for 30 minutes before serving it. You can give it some colour by adding diced roasted red bell pepper, or spice it up with a little chilli paste. Garnish with a … [Read more...]

Linda’s Banana Muffins

This is an easy recipe to use the bananas growing on the palm in our garden! Ingredients(Makes 12) •4 ripe bananas •½ cup (1 stick) melted butter •1 egg •¾ cup white sugar •1 tsp vanilla •1 tsp cinnamon •½ tsp nutmeg •½ tsp salt •1 tsp baking soda •1 tsp baking powder •1½ … [Read more...]

Diana’s Vegetarian Eggplant Parmesan

This is a healthier recipe for  eggplant, baking instead of frying. Ingredients: Serves 6: 1 - 2 eggplants, peeled, sliced no more than 1/2" thick 1 - 2 beaten eggs (depending on size) 2 1/3  cups and 1 tablespoon - Italian seasoned bread crumbs (buy a packet of croutons and crush with … [Read more...]

Susan’s Philly Pesto Chicken

Another easy to prepare dinner! You can fry the chicken breasts but I prefer to grill them on the BBQ as a token towards healthier eating. Ingredients: Serves 4: 1 teaspoon olive 4 chicken breasts, boneless and skinless 1/4 cup Philly cream cheese spread 1/3 cup reduced sodium chicken broth … [Read more...]

Susan’s Baked Mexican Fish

This is a really easy fish dish - and delicious! Ingredients: (6 servings): 1 1/2 lbs white fish - Sierra or Dorado 1 cup salsa - your choice as to how fiery you want, but don't kill the taste of the fish 1 cup shredded  Cheddar cheese 1/2  cup coarsely crushed corn chips 1 avocado, … [Read more...]

Pozole

And here is another recipe from the ladies of the Tercera Edad.  They cooked this out at their facility, with many thanks to Rita Kollock for translating as they did so, and writing it all down.  This is another example of how the ladies can make a relatively small amount of food go an exceedingly … [Read more...]

Chicken Mole Oaxaca

Here is the recipe for the delicious chicken mole prepared by the ladies from the Tercera Edad at the cooking class.  There are of course regional variations!: Ingredients:  this sauce recipe made enough to serve with chicken for 16 people         200 grams … [Read more...]