SQUASH MACAROONS

SQUASH MACAROONS

Materials:
1/2 cup butter
4 eggs
1/3 cup white sugar
1/2 pack dessicated coconut
2 tsp. vanilla
3/4 cup grated squash

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SQUASH MAJA

SQUASH MAJA

Materials:
1 cup cornstarch
3 cups coconut milk (second extraction)
1 cup coconut milk (first extraction)
1 1/2 cups squash, boiled and mashed
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FLOUR AND VINEGAR FROM SQUASH FLOUR

FLOUR AND VINEGAR FROM SQUASH FLOUR

 

Procedure:

 

1. Wash and peel the squash, remove the core and seeds.

2. Slice into 1 x x cm.

3. Soak in 0.01% sodium metabisulfite to preserve the natural food nutrients.

4. Wash in tap water, drain.

5. Blanch for 15 minutes, drain.

6. Dry in an oven at about 50-55° C.

7. Grind and strain several times. Pack in plastic bags and cover tightly. VINEGAR

 

Procedure:

 

1. Wash the core and peelings, add three parts water for every part of the core and

peelings.

2. Boil for 15 minutes.

3. Strain. Add 1 1/4 cup sugar for every 4 cups of liquid mixture.

4. Roll again for 20 minutes. Transfer into a container, add 1 tsp. yeast.

5. Allow to ferment for 7 days unti it reaches an alcohol content of 8%.

6. Decant the alcohol solution slowly so as to separate the precipitate from the alcohol

solution.

7. Add 1 cup vinegar starter for every 4 cups of the alcoholic solution.

8. Allow to ferment for 15-20 days. Acidity of the solution is 6-7% as compared to

commercial brands of 4%.

 

Source: ITDI (DOST)