Food Adventures (Sept-Oct 2015)

Gravensteins
Gravensteins, freshly picked.
Gravensteins all in a row, from baby to papa.
Gravensteins all in a row, from baby to papa.
Apple sauce, one of many big batches!
Apple sauce, one of many big batches!
All ready for the freezer
All ready for the freezer
Silken apple - quite tasty!
Silken apple – quite tasty!  Check out the white seeds!
Teff pie crust (it's good!)
Teff pie crust (it’s good!)
Dry vs. soaked flax seeds (for flax bread)
Dry vs. soaked flax seeds (for flax bread).  The soaked ones are very gelatinous.
Brown Rice and flaxseed bread
Brown Rice and ground flaxseed bread
The result
The result
Sucre à la crème (sugar and cream fudge)
Sucre à la crème (sugar and cream fudge):  Grand-maman’s recipe!  Brings back fond memories.

Sucre a la creme-9

Sucre a la creme-12
Cooling
Soooooooo delicious (and rich) - 2 pieces is just right.
Soooooooo delicious (and rich) – 2 pieces is just right.
My attempt at rice crackers (my own recipe). Did not work out so well. Very hard.
My attempt at rice crackers (I made it up as I went along). Did not work out so well. Hard as rock.
As I tried to make the rice crackers softer, they became more and more like pancakes. I already know how to make those! Grrrrrrr
As I tried to make the rice crackers softer and more palatable, they became more and more like pancakes, in flavour and texture. I already know how to make those!  Grrrrrrr.   After multiple tries, I gave up and decided to buy them instead.
Gluten free gingerbread cookies
Gluten free gingerbread cookies (I call them Gingerbread Cake Plops as they are very much cake-textured (soft and crumbly) – not the traditional stiff gingerbread cookie that you can cut into shapes and decorate).
After trying to make crispy fries in the oven (and not succeeding), we bought ourselves an oil fryer, and have not regretted it since!
After trying to make crispy fries in the oven (and not succeeding), we bought ourselves an oil fryer, and have not regretted it since!
Home made fries
Home made fries
Woops!
Woops!  Note: do not let dry lasagna noodles sit too long on sauce…weird!
Focaccia with olive oil and rosemary
Focaccia with olive oil and rosemary
Focaccia
Focaccia
French toast made with leftover yorkshire pudding
French toast made with leftover yorkshire pudding – twas good!
I just had to add this 'cause doesn't it look sooooooo delicious! It is. I think i like the dough even more than the cooked product, haha! 'Tis chocolate chip oatmeal cookie dough.
I just had to add this ’cause doesn’t it look sooooooo good! That’s ’cause it is!  I think i like the dough even more than the cooked product, ha ha!  (Chocolate chip oatmeal cookie dough).