Garlic Parmesan Croutons

Soak: 4 cloves garlic, minced very fine in 1/2 c olive oil for 3 hours. Cut: 1 (8 oz) loaf French baguette or similar into 1.5-2 cm cubes. Strain oil over bread and coat evenly. Mix: 3/4 c finely grated Parmigiano-Reggiano (Parmesan) (use 1/2 c in first step, 1/4 c in final step) pinch cayenne… Continue reading Garlic Parmesan Croutons

Groundnut Stew

In: 1/4 cup oil Soften: 1 cooking onion, chopped Sear, in batches: 2-3 lbs lean beef (top sirloin, cubed) Into the last batch of meat, stir in: 3-4 Tbsp peanut butter 1 Tbsp paprika 3/4 tsp cayenne salt, pepper Stir until the odour becomes that of roasted peanuts, and add: 3 Tbsp tomato paste 3… Continue reading Groundnut Stew