Shabbat Dinner of 5/17/19
Please tell me where time flies to? It's been a busy week, and menu writing and brainstorming is always a priority.
Have an incredible Shabbat Shalom! -Mushky
Passion Fruit Hurricane
Combine in a pitcher- 2 cups passion fruit juice, 1/2 cup sugar, 3/4 cup lime juice, 1 cup rum, 2 tbsp grenadine, top with ice. Can garnish with a cherry or with fruit.
Spelt Maple and Oat Challah
3 cups warm water
2 tsp yeast
1 tbsp salt
1/4 cup maple syrup
3 cups spelt flour
3 cups all purpose or bread flour
1 cup oats
proof yeast, mix and knead the rest of the ingredients (adding more flour as needed), let rise 1 hour, shape into loaves in a loaf pan - it doesn't really hold a shape, egg wash and top with oats (and/or sesame seeds, sunflower seeds), let rise again and bake at 400 degrees for approx 25-35 minutes depending on size. Until golden brown.
les boulettes de poisson - Merci @Debbie
1 lb ground fish
1/4 cup grated potato
1 bunch fresh parsley, chopped
1 clove fresh garlic
salt, pepper, cumin and paprika
Form into balls and bake or fry to hold shape (otherwise will fall apart in sauce)
In a pot, add 2 cans tomato paste with 1/2 cup water, add salt, pepper, chopped fresh cilantro. Cook fish balls for 15- 20 min. in sauce.
thyme + tomato and leek confit @thymelyeats
In a saucepan or oven safe dish, place cherry tomatoes, sliced leek, garlic cloves, fresh thyme and a sprinkle of salt. Cover with olive oil and cook on your lowest flame for 45 minutes, or in the oven at 350 for 1 hour.
Arugula, peach and herb salad
Arugula, cucumber slices, peach slices, 1 avocado sliced. Toss with toasted sesame seeds.
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup fresh cilantro
1/4 cup fresh parsley
1 garlic clove
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp coriander
Handmade Matzah balls with caramelized onions served over minestrone soup
First caramelize 1 sliced onion.
Make Matzah balls:
Gently whisk 4 eggs, 1/4 cup oil, 1 tsp salt, 1 tsp baking powder. Mix in the onions and gently mix with 1 cup matzah meal. Don't overmix. Refrigerate batter for 20 min. and bring a pot of salted water to a boil, and drop in the matzah balls, let simmer for 30 minutes.
1 chopped Onion, 4 fresh garlics, 2 chopped celery stalks, 4 chopped carrots, 1 can diced tomatoes, 1 can beans, 1 tsp Italian seasoning mix or herbes de provence, salt and pepper. Cover with water and cook for 1 hour.
Chinese eggplant in garlic sauce
Slice 4 Chinese eggplants lengthwise, and chop into chunks. Stir fry in oil on all sides until golden. Add 5 minced garlic cloves, 1 tsp of grated ginger and a light sprinkle of red pepper flakes. Cook for about 1 minute and add 2 tbsp soy sauce, 2 tsp sesame oil, 2 tbsp honey, 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar, and a sprinkle of salt. Keep mixing on the fire for another 1-2 minutes until all comes together. Garnish with scallions.
Spread chicken thighs and legs (skin-on) in a baking pan. Salt evenly with kosher salt. Give a very generous spreading of Dvash Date Nectar all over*. Sprinkle garlic powder, sumac and dehydrated onion flakes (or powder).
Cover and bake at 450 degrees for 2 hours.
It comes out deeply caramelized and delicious!!
*feel free to use honey, maple syrup or agave.
pistachio brownie toffee bars