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Gravlax – the house recipe

original recipes by walter and andreas vistad preparation time: 45 minutes marinating time: 1.5-3 days emergency contact: carol This is a recombination of Walter’s and Andreas Vistad’s gravlax recipes. Originally posted in 2008, it has been re-tested, updated, and was … Continue reading

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Man o’ War

preparation time: 7 minutes cooking time: none A summery cocktail for the Kentucky Derby, lawn parties, barbeques and occasions beyond. One such occasion being the fact that this is the FIRST cocktail recipe on 54leacock… so head straight to your … Continue reading

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Tea-leaf (marble) eggs

preparation time: 15 minutes cooking time: at least 3 1/2 hours (1 1/2 hours active) emergency contact: carol There are few things as exciting as having a batch of tea-leaf eggs on hand, ready for duty at breakfast, lunch, dinner … Continue reading

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Soft-boiled eggs

preparation time: negligible cooking time: 4.5 minutes emergency contact: wil eggs – 2 good toasting bread butter salt & pepper Set a pot of water to boil (lid on). In the meantime, remove your eggs from the fridge and place … Continue reading

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Orange pecan crescents

preparation time: 30 minutes cooking time: 12-15 minutes emergency contact: valentia These crunchy, nutty crescents have been a holiday staple around Leacock since the days of the salmon spinach puff pastry and the mysteriously “Portuguese” curried chicken stew. In fact, … Continue reading

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Green goop (dow bahn soh)

preparation time: 20 minutes cooking time: 45 minutes chilling time: several hours to overnight emergency contact: carol This is hands down the most requested recipe from the 54 Leacock menu. Dow bahn soh is Shanghainese peasant fare — a chilled … Continue reading

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Port-poached pears

preparation time: 15 minutes cooking time: 30-40 minutes crème fraîche-making time: 2-3 days emergency contact: edward With the New Year, 54Leacock.ca will be posting a series of most frequently requested recipes — for those dishes that often appear at the … Continue reading

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Seafood soufflé

preparation time: 15 minutes cooking time: 10 minutes emergency contact: amy eggs salt sugar soy sauce corn or vegetable oil seafood (clams or dried shrimp are best, fresh shrimp works fine, and for a non-seafood version, sprinkle toasted prosciutto bits … Continue reading

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1-2-3-4 spareribs

preparation time: 10 minutes cooking time: 45 minutes or more emergency contact: amy 1 lb spareribs, cut up into pieces (the smaller the ribs, the better) 1 Tbsp white vinegar 2 Tbsp Shao Hsing Chinese cooking (or other type of) … Continue reading

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Yunan honeyed ham

preparation time: 10 minutes cooking time: 2 hours (30 minutes + 60-90 minutes) emergency contact: carol origin: shanghai 1 chunk of Yunan ham (which is probably not available, so substitute prosciutto ends) chicken broth honey or maple syrup Bring a … Continue reading

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