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Jul 30, 2007
Category: Beverages - non-alcoholic
Cuisine: Caribbean
Prep Time: Less than 30 min
Special Considerations: Vegan
PINEAPPLE ORANGE DRINK 1 lb renta yam 1 c fresh squeezed orange juice 1 c pineapple chopped 2 limes 1 lb granulated sweetener 2 oz ginger 2 c of water peel and boil renta yam until yam is soft. allow to cool. add yam to blender. extract the juice from the 2 limes. add to blender. peel ginger and add to blender. add chopped pineapple to blender. blend together water, yam, lime juice, ginger and pineapple until smooth. let settle for 20 minutes. add orange juice. sweeten to taste with sweetener. serve over ice.
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Posted: Jul 30, 2007 10:28am
Jul 30, 2007
Category: Breads
Cuisine: Caribbean
Prep Time: Less than 30 min
Special Considerations: Vegan
johnny cakes 4 c flour 2 tsps baking powder 1 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 c earth balance 1/2 c cold water 1 c vegetable oil for frying sift the flour, baking powder, and salt together into a large mixing bowl. cut in the earth balance until the mixture forms marble-sized doughballs. add the water 1 tsp at a time, just enough to bring the dough together with a firm consistency. heat oil in a heavy bottomed frying pot over medium-low heat until hot break off pieces and form the dough into slightly flattened biscuits, about 2 inches across. on a lightly floured surface, knead the dough well, for about five minutes. fry the johnny cakes, uncrowded, in the hot oil only until they become golden--(Approx about 2- 3 minutes) remove the johnny cakes with and drain on a paper towels to absorb the extra vegetable oil.
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Posted: Jul 30, 2007 10:26am
Jul 30, 2007
Category: Desserts
Cuisine: Caribbean
Prep Time: Less than 1 hr
Special Considerations: Vegan
BULLA 3/4 c sweetener 1/2 tbsp salt 2 c a bit of water 1 c earth balance 2 tbsp ginger 2 tbsp vanilla 7 1/2 c flour 3 tbsp baking powder 1/2 tbsp baking soda 1 tsp nutmeg flour for rolling out bulla dissolve sweetener and salt in water, add ginger, earth balance and vanilla. sift together all dry ingredients and combine with liquid- gradually dough must be clammy and heavy. place on floured board and dust with flour until dough is manageable. roll out to a thickness of .75cm and cut into slices bake in a 375 degree oven until done 20-25 mins
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Posted: Jul 30, 2007 10:04am
Jul 30, 2007
Category: Beverages - non-alcoholic
Cuisine: Caribbean
Prep Time: More than 1 day
Special Considerations: Vegan
Jamaican Ginger Beer 1 pound ginger 8 tbsp of sweetener 2 1/2 quart water puree ginger and water in blender. let it sit for a day. add sweetener & mix (add more or less sweetener based on your taste) best served with crushed ice. serves 6-8.
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Posted: Jul 30, 2007 10:04am
Jul 30, 2007
Category: Salads and Dressings
Cuisine: Caribbean
Prep Time: Less than 30 min
Special Considerations: Vegan
JAMAICAN POTATO SALAD 4 c potatoes diced 2 stalk escallion chopped 2 tbsp earth balance 1 clove garlic 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1 c vegan mayo (like veganaise or nayonaise) 1/4 tsp. black pepper 1/2 stalk celery (optional) 1/4 c corn 1/4 c baby peas (blanched) 1/4 c carrot (optional) 1/4 tsp. salt wash, peel, dice and cook potatoes about 10 mins. dice celery, slice escallion and finely chopped garlic. when potatoes are boiled, drain instantly. place in a large bowl, toss with earth balance. add corn, peas, escallion, garlic and celery. stir in vegan mayo with pepper and salt. serve warm or cold.
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Posted: Jul 30, 2007 10:04am
Jul 30, 2007
Category: Soups and Stews
Cuisine: Caribbean
Special Considerations: Vegan
"we must become members of a new race, overcoming petty prejudice, owing our ultimate allegiance not to nations, but to our fellow men within the human community." (haile selassie) "many discouraging hours will arise before the rainbow of accomplished goals will appear on the horizon." (haile sellassie) Quick Veggie Curry frozen vegetables (Broccoli, carrots, beans, etc) 1 onion - sliced 1-tsp salt to taste 2-tbsp cornstarch 1 c water 4-tbsp olive oil 1-tsp cayenne pepper 4 tbsp curry add olive oil into a skillet and heat add curry & mix with hot oil add onion slices & sauté add frozen vegetables to skillet mix cornstarch with 1 tbsp. water until a paste is formed add cornstarch paste into skillet until lightly thickened. cook for 10 minutes then serve
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