Here in BC we grow wonderful apples and in the fall they are at their best. A buckle is an easy home-style cake that has been made since pioneer times and uses ingredients found in many kitchens. The fruit you use can vary to use what is in season, so experiment to find your favourite.
Yield: One 20cm (8″) square cake Preparation Time: About 25 minutes Baking Time: About 30 – 35 minutes
Making pita is a wonderful thing. The feel of cool flour then sticky dough on your hands; the energy and repetition required for kneading the dough; the miracle of watching yeast raise the dough; the yeasty smell in the kitchen; and finally watching pita quickly puff up in the oven before your eyes. This Greek bread is a feast for your senses.
Yield: 12 pita bread Preparation Time: About 2 hours 15 minutes (including rising and resting times) Baking Time: 3minutes @ 245 C (475 F)
We tell our young chefs to “eat your colours” and munching on this Greek Salad would certainly allow them to do this. Enjoy this with the pita bread and tzatziki and we’ve got you covered for a Canada’s Food Guide balanced meal. Picnic pretending you’re on a Greek island.
Kids love pasta. When we ask kids about their favourite foods, pasta is at the top of the list. This dish combines fresh tomatoes, herbs and Parmesan cheese with a pasta shape of your choice to create a simple dinner everyone will like.
Yield: 4 servings Preparation Time: About 15 minutes Cooking Time: About 20 minutes
Chicken Fajita is a family favourite meal. It’s interactive as family members can build their own fajita. Place the fillings in the middle of the table and let everyone dig in. Filled with bright, fresh flavours, it’s sure to bring smiles around the table.