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Jean’s Preserved Root Ginger Recipe

January 11th, 2016 by alice  Tags: , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

Jean's Preserved Root Ginger Recipe

INGREDIENTS

  1. 2 1/4lbsgingerroot
  2. 500mldry sherry

DIRECTIONS

  1. Peel and cut root ginger into 1 inch pieces and place in jars.
  2. Cover with dry sherry.
  3. This keeps indefinately in the fridge and as you use your ginger the sherry can be used in marinades.
  4. (I usually don’t use amounts when I make this, just fill the jars with ginger and cover with sherry.I hope these amounts are about right!).

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Jean’s Lamb Shanks Recipe

January 4th, 2016 by alice  Tags: , , | Print This Post Print This Post

Jean's Lamb Shanks Recipe

INGREDIENTS

  1. 4lamb shanks
  2. 4garlic cloves, finely chopped
  3. 1cm square piece of finely choppedgingerroot
  4. 1orange, juice and zest of
  5. 3/4cupsweet soy sauce
  6. 1/2cupwhite wine
  7. 4tablespoonsmint sauce, homemade is better though(either store bought or homemade)

DIRECTIONS

  1. Mix all of ingredients and pour over shanks.
  2. Marinate for a minumum of four hours or overnight (for best flavour overnight is the best, turning shanks every so often, keep in fridge covered when marinating.
  3. Bake covered in marinade on very slow oven 125C or 250F for 5 hours.

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Jean’s Chinese Cabbage Salad Recipe

April 25th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 2cups uncookedchicken-flavored ramen noodles(2 pkgs)
  2. 1/4cupslivered almonds
  3. 1cupsesame seeds
  4. 1/2cupbutter
  5. 6green onions, diced
  6. 1-3 shreddedcarrot(I used prepacked shreds)
  7. 1/2headred cabbage, shredded
  8. 1/2headgreen cabbage, shredded
  9. 2-3cups dicedcooked chicken(I use deli chicken, boned and diced)
  10. 1/2cupsalad oil
  11. 1/2cupsugar
  12. 1/4cupwine vinegar
  13. 1tablespoonsoy sauce
  14. seasoning(packages from noodles)
  15. salt and pepper

DIRECTIONS

  1. Melt butter in fry pan.
  2. Add noodles broken in pieces (I place them in a zip lock bag and break them up into small pieces with a rolling pin).
  3. Add almonds and sesame seeds.
  4. Saute on a medium-low heat until golden brown.
  5. Set aside to cool.
  6. Mix salad oil, sugar (I use Splenda) vinegar, soy sauce, Raman seasoning and salt and pepper.
  7. Set aside.
  8. Mix cabbage, onions, carrots,and chicken.
  9. Mix browned noodle mixture with cabbage mixture.
  10. Toss with dressing.
  11. Enjoy.

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Nana Jean’s Chocolate Sponge Pudding Recipe

March 7th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 2ouncesbutter
  2. 1/2cupsugar
  3. 1egg
  4. 1cupself raising flour
  5. 4teaspoonscocoa
  6. 1/2cupmilk
  7. 1/2teaspoonvanilla essence
  8. topping

  9. 1/2cupsugar
  10. 4teaspoonscocoa
  11. 2cups hot boiledwater

DIRECTIONS

  1. cream butter and sugar (just using wooden spoon).
  2. add egg.
  3. mix well.
  4. fold in sifted flour and cocoa alternately with milk and vanilla/.
  5. top with mixed cocoa and sugar.
  6. gently pour hot water over ingredients.
  7. bake in moderate oven for 30-40 minutes.

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Jean’s Munchies Recipe

February 11th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1lb whiteAmerican cheese
  2. 1lb spicedham
  3. 6hard-boiled eggs
  4. 2mediumsweet onions
  5. 1 (6 ounce)canpitted ripe olives(drained)
  6. 1clovegarlic
  7. 1/4lbbutter(melted)
  8. 18hard rolls

DIRECTIONS

  1. Grind the first six ingredients together, into a large bowl.
  2. Melt the butter and mix into the ground ingredients.
  3. Mix throughly.
  4. Cut slice from top of roll set top aside.
  5. Pull out the insides of the roll and save for another recipe.
  6. Fill each of the hollowed out rolls with the ground mixuture and top with the roll slice.
  7. Wrap each of the rolls individually in a piece of wax paper.
  8. Refriderate overnight.
  9. Warm the rolls (still in the wax paper) in the oven at 300 degrees.
  10. Depending upon where you put the rolls in the oven will determine how long to heat.
  11. I usually keep them in about 25- 30 until the cheese is melted.

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