Pina Colada and Lentil Cream Pie
May01

Pina Colada and Lentil Cream Pie

Crust: 1 1/4 cups (310 mL) graham crumbs 1/4 cup (60 mL) margarine, melted 2 Tbsp (30 mL) liquid honey Filling: 2 1/2 (625 mL) cups red split lentils, cooked 250 g low fat cream cheese 1/3 cup (75 mL) liquid honey 1 Tbsp (15 mL) canola oil 1 tsp (5 mL) cornstarch 1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla 1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt 14 oz (350 g) can unsweetened crushed pineapple, drained 1/2 cup (125 mL) shredded unsweetened coconut Preheat oven to 180° C (350°...

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Ultimate Maple Syrup Pie
Mar01

Ultimate Maple Syrup Pie

This is a French-Canadian traditional recipe that was part of the food culture of les colons (settlers).  It’s an adaptation of the even more historical, sugar pie, tarte au sucre. I use the darker, less expensive syrup because it lends an even fuller flavour. • One – baked and cooled 9”/ 23 cm pastry shell • 2 eggs • 1 cup (250 mL) brown sugar • 1/2 cup (125 mL) maple syrup • 1 cup (250 mL) whipping cream (35%) • 1 tsp (5...

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