Tofu stew with lemon and maple syrup sauce

Tofu stew with lemon and maple syrup sauce

Tofu stew with lemon and maple syrup sauce

Tofu stew with lemon and maple syrup sauce is a fun and tasty alternative to meat on the everyday menu.

Tofu is a good source of vegetable protein and excellent from a nutritional point of view.

Together with lemon, spices and maple syrup, it has a delicious sweet and sour flavor.

Tofu stew accompanied by Venus rice and cooked as well as raw vegetables is a perfect oriental-inspired, healthy and tasty main dish.

PREPARATION

2 servings

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Preparaion: 5 minutes + 15 minutes' rest

Cooking: 10 minutes

Difficulty: easy

Main Course

Author: MapleFarm

INGREDIENTI
  • 150 g of mashed tofu
  • 1 tablespoon of soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of cornstarch
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/2 tsp of ginger
  • 1/2 tsp of turmeric powder
  • 1 generous tablespoon of MapleFarm Maple Syrup, Grade A, Organic Dark Variety 
  • 1 teaspoon of cornflour
  • 1 lemon with an edible peel
  • salt
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ISTRUZIONI
  • Cut the tofu into 1 cm cubes and marinate in the soy sauce for at least 15 minutes.
  • Then transfer it to a plate with the cornflour and turn it so that all the cubes are well floured.
  • Fry the tofu in a tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil until it is golden brown on all sides and set aside.
  • In a small frying pan, brown the garlic in a tablespoon of oil, then add the spices, juice, grated lemon peel and maple syrup. Cook for a few minutes over a low heat.
  • Dissolve the cornflour in a tablespoon of sauce, then pour this mixture into the sauce and let it thicken over a low heat.
  • When it is thick and sticky, pour it over the tofu cubes.
  • Serve piping hot with boiled Venus rice and cooked as well as raw vegetables.

Chocolate pancakes

Chocolate pancakes

Chocolate pancakes

Chocolate pancakes are an even tastier version of the classic pancake.

On Easter morning, these soft and fluffy pancakes are made even tastier with the addition of chocolate…perhaps taken from eggs.

If you’re a pancake lover, this version, drizzled with lots of maple syrup, will knock your socks off!

PREPARATION

8 servings

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Preparation: 5 minutes

Cooking: 2 minutes each

Difficulty: Easy

Dessert

Author: MapleFarm

INGREDIENTS

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INSTRUCTIONS

  • Heat milk in a small saucepan over low heat and add chopped chocolate while stirring until it has melted. Allow to cool.
  • In a bowl, mix the pancake mixture with the cocoa and egg and begin to stir with an electric whisk, gradually adding the warmed milk and chocolate.
  • Heat a non-stick frying pan and grease it with butter. 
  • Cook the pancakes on a low heat by pouring in 2-3 tablespoons of batter each time and let each side cook for about 1 minute.
  • Serve piping hot and drizzle with maple syrup.

Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns are soft, sweet buns traditionally eaten on Good Friday.

Originally from Anglo-Saxon countries, the recipe has also spread to Canada.

There are many legends surrounding this recipe. It is said to have beneficial effects: a small bite is enough to cure flu or seasonal illnesses.

For some they are a symbol of friendship all year round, for others they protect sailors from shipwrecks and houses from fires.

What is certain is that they are a delicious breakfast!

PREPARATION

10 servings

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Preparation: 30 minutes - 4 hours rest time

Cooking: 15 minutes

Difficulty: medium

Dessert

Author: MapleFarm

INGREDIENTS

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INSTRUCTIONS

  • Mix 50g of flour with 25g of water and 4g of brewer’s yeast. Let the dough rest until it has doubled in size.
  • In the planetary mixer put the remaining flour, the previously prepared dough, milk, an egg, lemon peel and maple syrup.
  • Knead until the dough is sticky but homogeneous.
  • Add the salt and continue kneading.
  • Let the dough rest for a few minutes, then resume kneading and gradually add the
  • the butter in small bits. Continue to knead until the dough detaches completely from the bowl.
  • Finally, distribute the sultanas evenly.

Poutine

Poutine

Poutine

Poutine is a typical and delicious finger food from Québec.

Crunchy, golden fries and cheese cubes are sprinkled with gravy which is made by mixing meat stock or roast stock with butter and flour.

We offer an original version with maple syrup for an entertaining and carefree evening, without counting calories.

PREPARAZIONE

4 servings

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Preparation: 20 minutes

Cooking: 25 minutes

Difficulty: medium

Snack

Author: MapleFarm

INGREDIENTS

  • 600g of frozen chips or fresh potatoes cut into thin strips
  • 150g of diced Fontina cheese
  • 500ml of meat stock
  • 2 tbsp. of tomato paste
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1 clove of garlic, chopped
  • 2 drops of Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 drops of apple vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon of  MapleFarm Maple Syrup, Grade A, Dark Variety
  • 35g of butter
  •  30g of flour
  • Salt
  • pepper
  • sunflower oil for frying
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INSTRUCTIONS

  • In a medium sized saucepan add meat stock, onion, garlic, tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce, vinegar, maple syrup and the pepper.
  • Boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 15 minutes. Then strain and adjust the salt if necessary.
  • Melt the butter in a saucepan over a medium heat, add the flour and cook over a low heat for one minute while stirring continuously to create a roux.
  • Slowly incorporate the stock into the roux until it is completely mixed in and cook for a few minutes until the sauce has reached a fairly thick consistency.
  • Fry the chips and divide them into individual plates, sprinkle with the cheese cubes and cover with the hot sauce.

French Toast

French Toast

French Toast

French Toast, also known as eggy bread, German toast, gypsy toast, poor knights, or Spanish toast, is a classic example of a recycled recipe that becomes irresistible yummy.

In France, it is also known as pain perdu, precisely because the recipe was created to recycle stale bread.

Easy to prepare and with a sweet, mouth-watering taste, it is a must for brunch or a hearty breakfast full of energy.

PREPARATION

4 servings

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Preparation: 5 minutes

Cooking: 10 minutes

Difficulty: easy

Dessert

Author: MapleFarm

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 large egg
  • 20 g of melted butter
  • 120 g of milk
  • a pinch of cinnamon
  • 20 g of sugar
  • 30 g of flour
  • a pinch of salt
  • brioche or rustic sliced bread
  • butter for frying
  • Maple syrup, Grade A, Amber variety
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INSTRUCTIONS

  • Beat the egg with a fork and add a pinch of salt, sugar, melted butter, milk and cinnamon.
  • Then add the flour until it is smooth and homogeneous.
  • Heat a frying pan and melt a teaspoon of butter.
  • Dip the brioche slices in the batter on both sides for 20 seconds and immediately put them in the pan, frying them for one minute on each side.
  • Serve hot with plenty of maple syrup and fresh fruit as desired.