LA COCINA GLORIOSA

Becoming the loving wife and mum concerned about the nutritional life of your family. Being capable of feeding your loved ones and visitors with delicious healthy “mama’s special treats” and the satisfaction of watching your family say ‘Mummy is the best cook in the world!’ As a true virtuous woman, you should be able to keep the home and have some domestic skills such as cooking. Don’t be satisfied with being a beautiful career woman with good manners.

Give yourself the satisfaction and pleasant feeling of watching your loved ones eat your food happily and joyfully whilst singing your praises.


BEEF SAUCE

INGREDIENTS

1. Shredded beef
2. Ginger
3. Garlic
4. Kpakpo shito
5. Seasoning
6. Salt
7. Carrot
8. Cabbage
9. Green pepper
10. Onion

METHOD

Allow marinaded beef to stand for some time so to absorb the juice from the mixture.

Get your pan, add a teaspoon of olive oil, pour in your beef and stir to prevent from burning and also sticking.

Add a little water, allow to cook on a low heat so your meat does not become tough.

Cut vegetables into chunks to prevent it from shrinking.

Put in your vegetables starting with firm ones like carrot.

Check on seasoning and salt and add to your taste.

Allow to simmer for minutes and serve with rice.

CURRY RICE

INGREDIENTS

1. 2 cups rice
2. onion, finely chopped
3. 3 tablespoons olive oil
4. 4 teaspoons sweet curry powder
5. Salt, to taste
6. 1/2-4 cups water

METHOD

Heat oil on the stove. Add the oil to a wide, sturdy saucepan and place it over a burner set to medium-high

Fry the onion and garlic. Transfer these vegetables to the hot pan

Add dry rice and curry powder

Add water and salt

Heat to a boil

Simmer over low heat

Fluff and serve.

MANGO MOUSSE

RICE & PLANTAIN FRITTATA

INGREDIENTS

3 ripe plantains

3 table spoons olive oil

½ medium onion, thinly sliced

½ medium red bell pepper, cut in strips

½ medium green bell pepper, cut in strips

½ medium yellow bell pepper, cut in strips

3 garlic cloves

¼ teaspoon curry powder

1/8 teaspoon thyme

1 seasoning cube

¼ teaspoon ground pepper

8 large eggs

1 cup chopped sausage

Salt to taste

Vegetable oil for frying the plantain

DIRECTIONS

1.Heat up 2 cups of vegetable oil in a frying pan.

2.Wash ripe plantain thoroughly and peel off the skin .

3.In a mixing bowl, cut the plantain into preferred shape and size, sprinkle salt to taste and mix thoroughly to combine.

4. Next gently drop plantain piece after piece into the hot oil but be careful not to over crowd the pan so the temperature of the oil doesn’t drop.

5. Fry on both sides for 3-4 minutes or until lightly browned. Set aside plantain in hot

6. In a skillet, heat up olive oil on medium heat.

7.  Sauté onions and garlic for 1 minute.

8. Next add curry powder, thyme, seasoning cube, ground pepper, sausage and salt to taste.

9. Stir and leave to cook for another 3 minutes on medium heat.

10. Finally add bell peppers, stir and allow to simmer for 2 minutes, then take off heat and set aside.

11. In a large mixing bowl, whisk eggs and add sautéed vegetables, season with salt and pepper if necessary. Stir to combine all ingredients.

12. Pour mixture into a 10-inch greased baking pan or casserole dish.

13. You can grease your pan with cooking spray or melted butter.

14. Lay the fried plantain gently on top of the egg mixture.

15. Layered up and ready to go into the oven or to the stove, garnish with some bell peppers to give it a pop of colour.

16. Bake in a 350 degree F pre-heated oven for about 25-30 minutes or until mixture is firm in the center or cook on a stove at the lowest heat regulation until firm.

17. Let it cool for few minutes before serving.

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