Karen Anderson's Beef Shish Kebabs

Karen Anderson shares a recipe from the forthcoming book - A Spicy Touch: Family Favourites from Noorbanu Nimji's Kitchen.

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Karen Anderson's chocolate mug cake

Our food columnist Karen Anderson talked about The Gastronomic Meal of the French

on the show today but her take-away recipe is the current Paris fad - a super easy Mug 

Cake. Check her blog Savour It All for recipes for a multi course French meal.

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Chocolat-ey Chocolate Mug Cake

Yield: 1 mug cake or 2 ramekin cakes
4 Tablespoons all purpose flour
4 Tablespoons sugar
3 Tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 egg - beaten
3 Tablespoons skim milk
1 Tablespoon melted butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 Tablespoons chocolate chips

Whisk flour, sugar, cocoa, baking powder, salt, egg, milk, butter and vanilla in a medium 
bowl till smooth then add the chocolate chips. 
Pour all the mixture into a regular sized coffee mug and microwave on high for 90 
Divide the mixture into 2 ramekins and microwave on high for 60 seconds.
Enjoy with ice cream or whip cream on top and a bit of fresh seasonal fruit.
Variation - Stop the microwave at one minute, drop a few salted caramels into the centre 
of the cake and continue cooking for the last 30 seconds.


Karen Anderson's Easter Dinner recipes


Food columnist Karen Anderson took her inspiration for this Easter Dinner menu from all the Long Table Dinners she's attended around the province. Check out the Alberta Culinary Tourism Alliance to find out where this year's culinary events will take place around the province.


Recipes after the jump...

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