After a trip to Disneyland or Walt Disney World, I’m often missing the magic: the smells, the rides, the characters and the food. I can’t recreate all that magic at home but I can recreate the delicious food! I decided that I was going to recreate four (4) Disney Parks dishes from Walt Disney World. Come along with me in my culinary adventure!
The first dish I made was the Asian Salad from the ABC Commissary at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. While I hadn’t actually experienced this in the park, it sounded refreshing. My almost 3 year old son has a lot of food allergies and so some ingredients in this dish were omitted such as Carrots and Sesame dressing. I also left out the ginger. Because we were missing some ingredients, I decided to toss in some chicken to add a bit more flavor . This dish was really easy to make and it was so yummy! This is definitely something that I will be trying again. You can make it for yourself here.
The second dish I made was the Maple BBQ sauce from Le Cellier Steakhouse in the Canada Pavilion at Epcot. Admittedly, this did not come out as planned. I cooked the sauce for just a little too long and it burned. It still tasted fine though, it just didn’t look as pretty. No food allergies to worry about in this item but I did remove the onions and shallots based on our personal taste. I used the sauce for chicken and I’ve been eating that and my Tusker House Restaurant roasted potatoes for lunch at work! You can find the recipe here.
I needed a side for my chicken so my culinary adventure took me to Disney’s Animal Kingdom where I made the Roasted Potatoes from the Tusker House Restaurant. I have made this recipe before and it’s so good! It takes me back to our trip to Walt Disney World last November; I can’t wait to go back! This recipe can be adjusted for any size group of people and for my family of 3, I usually cut it down by about half. Even though the potatoes cook for a long time, the prep is easy which for the mom of a busy toddler, this is a necessity. Want to make your own Tusker House Restaurant roasted potatoes? Click here.
Last but not least, dessert!! I have been so interested in The Grey Stuff from the Be Our Guest Restaurant at the Magic Kingdom, because I love anything cookies and cream! After research on the ingredients, I found that it was safe for my son as well. Double win! My little guy is very much into food and he loves to help cook (future Disney Parks chef perhaps?) He was able to help me with a big chunk of this dish with adult supervision. He could put the Oreos in the food processor and help me turn it on, he could stir to his hearts delight and of course, he could enjoy it. Find the recipe for The Grey Stuff here.
I had so much fun making these dishes and can’t wait to cook more! I’d love to hear your favorite dishes and recipes from the Disney Parks in the comments below.
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