BC: Created by: Michaela Maday
FC: French Cookbook By: Michaela Maday
1: A crepe is a very thin pancake. This is a very common breakfast to have in Canada. To make a crepe you need the following ingredients: -4 eggs -2 cups milk -2 cups flour -1/2 teaspoons salt -2 tablespoons sugar -2 tablespoons melted butter | You could also add chocolate sauce or powered sugar to add a little flavor. While crepes originate from a region in the northwest of France, it's considered a national dish. | Directions: In a large bowl, combine eggs with milk. In a separate bowl, sift together flour, salt, and sugar. Whisk into egg-milk mixture and add the melted butter. Allow the batter to chill one hour or overnight. Then heat a pan over medium heat. Brush lightly with butter. Use a 1/4 measuring cup to scoop batter out of the bowl. Pour onto the pan in a spiral shape and swirl the pan to spread the batter out. Cook until the edge is lightly brown. Then lift and flip.
2: Sucre a la Creme is a traditional fudge from the Quebec province of Canada. There are few ingredients in Sucre a la Creme but, yet, the result is delightful! This recipe usually takes 5 minutes to prepare and 10 minutes to cook, therefore, your dish will be ready in 15 minutes. This dessert originated from Scotland. It is often flavored with vanilla and sometimes has nuts in it. | To make Sucre a la Creme you will need the following ingredients: -1 cup white sugar -1 cup brown sugar -1 cup heavy cream | Directions: In a saucepan with high sides, bring the milk and sugars to boil over medium heat. Stir constantly until it reaches about 240 degrees Fahrenheit. Remove from heat and cool slightly' then stir until mixture thickens. Pour into the buttered pan.
3: A Croquette du Poulet is a beautiful dish. You can have a good-tasting meal for lunch if you prepare and cook it right. To complete the dish, you may want to add a spicy sauce on the side. This meal takes a long time to make, but it's worth it in the end. This dish originated in Tampa, Florida. | To make this dish you will need: -2 cups mashed potatoes -1 cu cooked chicken -1/3 cups grated cheese -2-3 eggs -4 tablespoons -1 cup flour -1 cup break crumbs -1/2 cup vegetable oil -1-2 cups chicken stock -salt and pepper | Directions: In a medium bowl, beat one egg. Add the potatoes and combine well. Dice the chicken and add to potato mixture. Stir in graded cheese. Then, roll the potato mixture into balls a little bigger than a golf ball. Get three bowls and place them side by side. In the first bowl, put 4 Tbps. of flour. In the middle bowl, 1 beaten egg. Place 1 cup of bread crumbs in the third bowl. In a large skillet, heat 1/2 cup vegetable oil over medium high heat. Next, preheat the over to 300 degrees Fahrenheit. Roll the potato balls in the flour and shake off the excess. Dip into egg, then roll into the breadcrumbs. Place in the oil to brown. Roll them around so all sides get golden brown and crispy. Once browned on all sides, transfer to an oven-safe dish and place in 300 degrees oven to keep warm while you finish the rest. Once all of the Croquettes have been browned, stir 1/2 cup of flour into the remaining oil. Then stir the chicken stock to make gravy.
4: This delicious dinner has a lot of ingredients, but takes only 20 minutes to cook. This recipe is called Chicken Crepes. They aren't very popular in Canada, but they are great-tasting. These crepes originated from Brittany and are considered a national dish. | To bake this dinner you will need: -4 tablespoons butter -1/2 cup flour -1 1/4 cup milk -1 cup chicken broth -2 eggs, lightly beaten -2 cups diced cooked chicken -salt -1 recipe crepes -1/2 cups shredded cheese. | Directions: Melt the butter in a skillet. Add the flour and then slowly add the milk, stirring constantly. Add the broth, allow it to simmer until thickened. Break the eggs into a small bowl and beat. Add a little of the sauce to the eggs, stir to combine, then add to the skillet. Add in the chicken and salt to taste. Preheat to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
5: This dessert, called the Iced Strawberry Souffle, is easy and a healthy dessert to make. There aren't many ingredients in this recipe and it turns out to be delicious in the end! This dessert is very popular all over Canada. It is part of global cuisine nowadays through it is believed to have its origin in the American cuisine. This dessert is sweet to the tongue. It is best prepared by freezing. | To create this wonderful dish you will need the following: -150 ml egg whites -300 ml strawberry puree -250 g sugar -400 ml whipped cream -100 g fresh strawberries -50 g strawberry coulis | Directions: Wash, drain, and remove the strawberry stalks. Heat 2 tablespoons of puree with egg yolks. When mixture becomes granular, remove from heat, and pour into a separate bowl. Continue beating mixture and add the remainder of puree. Beat until relatively smooth. Mix in previously-beaten soft white cheese. Then pour the mixture into the ice cream maker.
6: This breakfast, called Shirred Eggs with Tarragon, is not a popular breakfast in Canada, yet very scrumptious. It consists of only a few ingredients. You will need: -2 tablespoons whipped cream -2 teaspoons minced fresh tarragon -1 small diced shallot -6 large eggs -salt and pepper -2 tablespoons grated parmesan. | Directions: Lightly butter six 1/2 cup custard cups. Evenly sprinkle the bottoms with half of the herbs. Break 1 egg into each cup; sprinkle with remaining herbs. Spoon 1 tsp. whipped cream over each cup. Spread salt and pepper to taste. Place cups in shallow baking dish; pour in enough boiling water to come halfway up sides of cups. Bake at 350 degrees for about 15 minutes. | This dish only takes about 12-14 minutes to bake. This breakfast has low carbs and feeds about 8 people. A shirred egg is cooked slowly on top of the stove in a ramekin.
7: This yummy dessert only contains 2 ingredients. It is called the Honey-Grapefruit Sorbet. You will need 400 ml mixed yellow and pink grapefruit juice and 100 ml of acacia honey. To add a little spice, you could sprinkle some cinnamon on top of the grapefruit. This brings a little spice into the flavor. Honey-Grapefruit Sorbet originated before 1000 A.C. Back then it was a mix between ice and fruits. Many people enjoy this snack on a hot summer day because it is so cold. | Directions: Heat the honey. Then add 4 tablespoons of grapefruit juice and mix. Next, pour contents of saucepan into remainder of the juice then mix and cool. Finally, pour this into an ice cream maker.
8: Herbed Chicken a la Francaise is an American dinner. It is a popular and sweet tasting meal. It has items such as avocado, tarragon, chicken, cheese, and sauce. This dish can usually serve 4 people. | For this delightful meal you will need: -2 whole med chicken breasts -2 sliced green onions -1/2 tsp tarragon -1 tbsp butter -1/2 cup dry white win/chicken broth -1 egg white -1/2 cup mayonnaise -1 tbsp parmesan cheese -1 tbsp snipped parsley | Directions: Arrange the chicken in 12X7X2 baking dish. Sprinkle green onion, tarragon over chicken. Dot with butter and season with salt and pepper. Add wine to baking dish. Bake uncovered at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Remove from the oven. In mixer bowl, beat white until stiff. Fold may into egg white. Spoon egg white over chicken breasts. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Return to over, bake uncovered 12-15 minutes more until lightly browned. Sprinkle with parsley.
9: This Crockpot Lemon-Baked Chicken serves about 6-8 people. Though it takes about 15 hours to cook, The result is worth it. | To make this dinner you will need: -1 large lemon -3-4 lb whole chicken -1 small onion -2 tbsp olive oil -2 cloves garlic -3 tbsp brandy -2 tbsp chopped parsley | Directions: Preheat slow cooker on high. Grate zest of lemon and cut in half. Into a small bowl, squeeze one half on the lemon. Cut the remainder of the lemon into four pieces. Cut the onion into quarters. Place the onion and lemon quarters in the cavity of the chicken. In a large skillet, heat olive oil. Brown chicken all over. Then transfer the chicken to the crock of the slow-cooker of crockpot. Slice garlic cloves thinly. Add to the skillet with lemon zest. Saute briefly and stir in lemon juice and brandy. Add chopped parsley and bring to a boil and remove from heat. Finally, spoon the sauce over the chicken in the crockpot.
10: This lunch called French Onion Soup serves about six people. French Onion Soup is an onion and beef broth or a beef stock based soup traditionally served with croutons and cheese as toppings. The modern version of this soup originates in France in the 18th century, made from beef broth, and caramelized onions. | Ingredients: -4 tablespoons unsalted butter -6 large yellow onions, slice about 1/8 inch thick -salt and freshly ground black pepper -2 teaspoons all-purpose flour -1 cup dry white wine -8 cups homemade chicken or beef broth -1 sprig-leaf parsley -1 baguette, cut into as man 3/8-inch slices as needed to cover six soup crocks -1-1/2 cups grated cheese | Directions: In a large, wide soup pot, melt the butter over the medium heat. Add the onions and season lightly with salt and pepper. Cook the onions gently, stirring frequently, until they're very soft and have begun to turn a dark straw color, 35 to 45 minutes. When the onions are ready, stir in the flour and cook for 3 to 4 minutes. Pour in the wine and increase the heat to medium high until the liquid is mostly reduced, 5 to 8 minutes. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
11: Ingredients: -1 clove garlic, cut -1/2 teaspoon salt -1/2 teaspoon dry mustard -1/4 teaspoon paprika -Fresh ground pepper -11/4 cup salad oil -4 cups greens, any combination -2 tablespoons vinegar -2 tablespoons lemon juice | How to make Fresh Green Salad: Rub salad bowl with garlic. Measure in salt, mustard, and paprika. Grind pepper over; blend. Beat in salad oil with a fork and then add the greens. Toss till leaves glisten. Sprinkle with vinegar and lemon juice and then complete tossing. | This Salad originated from the 1930's and is very simple to make.