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zephyrmum


zephyrmum
 
Home Town: Whitby, Ontario, Canada
Living In: Zephyr, Ontario, Canada
Member Since: Aug. 2010
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Mexican, Indian, Italian, Middle Eastern, Healthy, Vegetarian, Gourmet
Hobbies: Scrapbooking, Gardening, Walking, Photography, Reading Books, Wine Tasting
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Me!
About this Cook
I am a stay at home Mum to two children. I work part time from home for a farm that offers a fabulous Community Supported Agriculture program and have my diploma in the Culinary Arts...so it's safe to say that I love food and everything to do with it!!
My favorite things to cook
Lately I have been doing lots of canning to preserve all the delicious organic produce from my CSA box, but I love to cook Indian and Mexican food as my Husband and children love foods from these countries! Otherwise I enjoy using my slow cooker in the winter months.
My favorite family cooking traditions
My family is British and although they aren't know for their culinary prowess, I do enjoy my mother's cottage pie and Cornish pasties...not to mention clotted cream on scones with fresh preserves!!!
My cooking triumphs
Not to toot my own horn, but I haven't had too many tragedies - I did a beautiful crown pork roast with an apricot brandy glaze and stuffing that was fantastic once and I am always complimented on my various salads and soups.
My cooking tragedies
I have learned that the jalapenos that I get from the farm are MUCH hotter than the ones in the grocery store! Last year I was making "Salsa Verde" with the tomatillos and jalapenos from my CSA box and added the correct amount, but it was incredibly hot!! I just mixed it with another batch that had less jalapenos and it was much more palatable!!!
Recipe Reviews 1 review
Curry Chicken Casserole
We tried this recipe tonight as we are all big Thai and Indian fans - unfortunately none of us really enjoyed this. It has too much sauce (perhaps it would be better with a lot of rice?), and none of us really liked the addition of cheese (not a traditional curry ingredient!).

13 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: May 17, 2012
 
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