Saturday, November 10, 2012

Clam Chowder & Garlic Bread

Clam Chowder & Garlic Bread

   Ingredients for the Clam Chowder

Clam Chowder

20g Butter
1 large onion, finely chopped
2 large potatoes, diced
225g diced bacon
2 cups milk
1 cup chicken stock
1 cup cream
1 clove garlic, chopped finely
200g can clams, drained
2 tbsp. chopped fresh parsley
freshly ground black pepper


1. Melt butter over medium heat.
2. Add onion and garlic and cook until soft.
3. Add potatoes and bacon.
4. Cook, stirring over low heat for abt 30 mins until golden.
5. Stir in milk, stock, cream and clams.
6. Simmer gently for 10 mins.
7. Stir in parsley
8. Season with pepper.

Garlic Bread


  6 large garlic cloves, chopped
1/4 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley
1/4 cup chopped fresh oregano leaves
Freshly ground black pepper
1 loaf baguette
1 tablespoons salted butter


1.  Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
2.  In a small bowl, combine butter and garlic. Add the parsley, oregano and black pepper.
3.  Brush over cut sides of bread.
4.  Place cut side up on a baking sheet.
5.  Bake at 350 degrees celcius for 8 mins. Broil for 2 mins or until golden brown.

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