Thai Vegetable Fritters

3 tablespoons corn oil 6 scallions, trimmed and chopped 1 red bell pepper, de-seeded and chopped into small pieces 1 cup all purpose flour ½ teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon salt 1 large egg 5 tablespoons coconut cream (if you can’t find this, use the thick...

Julia Child’s Easy Quiche

ALL-PURPOSE CUSTARD: Whatever the filling, the custard mixture remains the same. Since pie shells vary in depth, calculate the custard by egg: Whisk 1 large egg in a measuring cup. Blend in liquid (usually milk) to reach the 1/2 cup mark (e.g., whisk 3 eggs into 4-...

Pavlova

Meringue base: 4 egg whites 1 teaspoon white vinegar 1 tsp cornstarch Pinch salt 1 cup granulated sugar 1 tsp. white vinegar 1 tsp. vanilla Topping: Fruit such as fresh peaches, pineapple, bananas, strawberries, etc. 1 cup (240 ml) whipping cream 1 1/2 tablespoons...

Coconut Balls

½ cup butter 1 tsp vanilla 1 cup white sugar 2 cups Rice Krispies 1 egg, beaten ½ cup chopped nuts 1 cup chopped dates Dessicated coconut Melt butter in frying pan.  Add sugar, egg and dates.  Stir and flatten dates.  Cook until thick and dark brown (about 3 – 5...

Fudge

1 lb. brown sugar 3 Tbsp corn syrup 1/3 cup (approx) cereal cream ¼ lb. butter 1 tsp vinegar 1 tsp vanilla Combine all ingredients in saucepan. Bring to boil; continue boiling for 3 – 5 minutes, until candy reaches ball shape in water (thermometer 235º). Remove from...

Coconut Squares

2 cups flour 1 tsp baking powder ½ cup butter 2 eggs, beaten 2 Tbsp brown sugar ½ cup coconut 1½ cups brown sugar 1 cup chopped walnuts 2 Tbsp flour Combine flour, butter and 2 Tbsp brown sugar; press in square cake tin and bake until light brown. Combine remaining...