Carrot Cilantro Ginger Latkes with Lemongrass Chili Mint Yogurt

Here are a few of our favorite latke recipes with a modern herbal twist. Each recipe is uniquely herbalized and is accompanied by its own unique serving sauce. We have latkes for all palette types and occasions, including sweet, savory, robust and fresh, and light. All of these recipes will create a new modern symbol of celebration for your Hanukah traditions.

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Carrot Cilantro Ginger Latkes with Lemongrass Chili Mint Yogurt

Cool, healthy, and refreshing, these carrot latkes are incredibly fresh and zesty!

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Chili Basil Salt

Sprinkle on pasta, pizza and seafood.

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Chili Dipping Sauce

Makes 1/2 cup Ingredients 1/4 cup soy sauce 1/4 cup rice vinegar 1 tablespoon mirin 1 tablespoon sesame oil 1 tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 teaspoon minced ginger 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped fine 1-2 red hot chili peppers, sliced Directions Whisk together all the ingredients and let stand about 10 minutes before […]

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Chili Mint Mackerel Ceviche

Serves 6 Ingredients 2 pounds Atlantic Mackerel fillets, chopped in large flat pieces 2 teaspoons salt Juice of 2 lemons Juice of 2 lime 2 tablespoons champagne vinegar 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon lemon zest 1 teaspoon lime zest 2 teaspoons fresh red chili, de-seeded and chopped superfine 1 teaspoon fresh green chili, de-seeded […]

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Classic Guacamole

Serves 2-3 people Ingredients 2 tablespoons white onions, finely chopped 1 tablespoon fresh Serrano chili, minced ½ teaspoon kosher salt ¼ cup chopped cilantro, divided 1 large avocado A squeeze of lime Directions Mash the onion, chili, salt, and half the cilantro to a paste consistency. Score the flesh of the avocado halves in a […]

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Cucumber Mint Chili Salsa

Summertime salsas have come a long way from the tomato, onion and cilantro salsa of our past. Spicy, smooth, sweet, cool, sultry, tangy, and down right sassy; that is how we like our summer salsas.

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Gambas al Ajillo

Serves 10 Ingredients 3 tablespoons olive oil 3 cloves garlic, chopped 2 chili peppers, dried Pinch of cayenne or red pepper 20 pieces of medium-size shrimp, peeled and cleaned Bread, for serving Directions In a small sauté pan, over medium heat add olive oil. Cook garlic cloves, chili peppers, and cayenne pepper. Add shrimp and […]

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GER-NIS CITRUS CILANTRO CHILI SALT

Makes 1 cup salt Ingredients ¾ cup maldon salt 1 tablespoon lemon zest* 1 tablespoon lime zest* 1 teaspoon orange zest* 2 tablespoons fresh Cilantro leaves, chopped superfine 3 tablespoons fresh parlsey leaves, chopped superfine 1 jalepeno, desseded, chopped superfine *Use organic unwaxed citrus, make sure citrus and herbs are completely dry. Directions Preheat oven […]

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Ger-Nis Jerk Cole Slaw

Serves 12 Ingredients For the dressing 1 clove garlic, chopped fine ½ teaspoon fresh ginger, peeled and chopped 1 teaspoon habanero pepper, deseeded and chopped ½ teaspoon lime zest ½ teaspoon orange zest 1 pinch allspice, ground 1 pinch nutmeg, freshly grated 1 pinch cinnamon, freshly grated ½ teaspoon black pepper, ground 1 pinch salt […]

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Ginger Lime Shrimp Satay with Chili Honey Sauce

Serves 6 Ingredients 1½ pounds medium to large sized shrimp Wooden skewers presoaked 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, grated 3 cloves of garlic, grated 2 tablespoons fresh mint, chopped fine Zest of 1 lime Juice of 3 limes 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon spicy sambal Chili Honey Sauce (recipe follows) Directions Mix the ginger, garlic, lime […]

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Green Chili Gravy

Makes 2 cups of gravy INGREDIENTS 1 pound tomatillos, husks removed, cut into quarters 1 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup chicken broth 3 poblano chili peppers, roasted, seeded and chopped 1 jalapeño pepper, roasted, seeded and chopped 1 cup fresh cilantro leaves ½ cup heavy whipping cream Juice and zest of 1 lime […]

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Heirloom Squash & Chili Mint Salad

Serves 6 Ingredients 5 zucchinis, cut into ribbons (using a mandolin) ½ cup fresh mint leaves, chopped 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 teaspoons lemon zest 1 tablespoon lemon juice 2 cloves garlic, chopped superfine 1 -2 teaspoons fresh red chili, deseeded and chopped superfine 3 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted Salt Directions In a mixing bowl […]

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Hoisin-Drenched Vegetable Medley

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 1½ tablespoons canola or peanut oil 1 bunch scallions, sliced thin (reserve ¼ cup to garnish) A 1-inch piece of fresh ginger, peeled and chopped fine 3 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 small chili, sliced thin 1 red bell pepper, sliced 1 cup snow peas 1 cup snap peas 2 tablespoons mirin […]

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Lamb Chops with Preserved Lemon-Mint Chili Chimichurri or Cucumber Pomegranate Salsa

Serves 6 Ingredients 12 baby lamb chops, French cut and ½ inch thick Salt Pepper Mint oil (½ cup extra virgin olive oil infused with ½ cup fresh mint leaves) Chimichurri or Salsa (recipes follow) Directions Preheat broiler to High. Arrange the baby lamp chops on a sheet pan or in a baking dish. Sprinkle […]

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Mediterranean Olive & Bay Leaf Chimichurri with Fried Lemon Peels And Chilies

Makes 1 cup A lovely take on Chimichurri, with fried lemon peels and bay leave to intoxicate  with Mediterranean flavors.  Excellent on steak and fish. Ingredients 2-3 tablespoons olive oil 3 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 medium shallot, chopped fine 1 fresh red chili pepper, chopped ( deseeded and de-pithed for less heat) 3-4 fresh […]

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Mexican Samurai

Makes 1 cocktail 2 ounces (really good quality) Anejo Tequila ½ ounce Domaine de Canton Ginger Liquor 1 ounce Ginger, Mango & Chili Syrup* Juice of 1 Lime Sake (ice cold and preferable a floral dry type) Chili Pepper Cilantro – Lime Garnish* In a shaker filled with ice, combine the tequila, ginger liquor, syrup […]

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Mini Mozzarella Pearls Marinating in Herbs & Chili

Makes 1 pound of marinated mini mozzarella balls Ingredients 3/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 2 teaspoons lemon zest 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cracked black pepper 1/2-1 teaspoon red chili flakes 1 pound fresh mini mozzarella balls 1 tablespoon fresh basil leaves, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves 1 tablespoon fresh parsley leaves, […]

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Minted Cucumbers with Chili

Makes 6 Servings

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Pescado Frito

Serves 6 Ingredients 1 ½ -2 pounds whole fish (sea bass, snapper) 1 clove garlic, mashed 1 chili, chopped fine 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon coarse salt ¾ cup whole-wheat flour ¼ cup cornstarch 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon pepper Vegetable oil Lime wedges Directions In the body of the fish cut shallow criss-cross […]

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Preserved Lemon, Mint, and Chili Chimichurri

Makes approximately 1 cup Ingredients 1 to 2 garlic cloves ¼- ½ cup preserved lemons 1 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves 1 cup fresh mint leaves 1 long red chili, deseeded and chopped ⅓ cup champagne vinegar ½ cup extra virgin olive oil Salt, to taste Directions Combine all ingredients in blender and pulse until […]

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Preserved Lemon-Mint Chili Chimichurri

Chimichurri originally hails from Argentina and Uruguay. It is a green herb sauce generally used to flavor meats that incorporates vinegar, garlic, and other spices. There are many variations of Chimichurri throughout the world, from Central America to France and Italy. This version adds a bit more depth and brightness with the preserved lemons. An […]

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Roasted Spring Vegetable Salsa and Whole Wheat Chips

Makes 2-3 cups salsa Ingredients 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine 2 small spring onions, chopped fine ½ cup fennel bulb, chopped fine 1 red bell pepper, deseeded and chopped fine 3 spears of asparagus, chopped fine ½ cup fresh peas ½ cup carrots, chopped fine ¼ cup fresh parsley leaves, chopped fine ½ cup fresh […]

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Shrimp with Sweet Basil, Purple Eggplant and Peppers

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons mirin 2 tablespoons soy sauce A 1-inch piece of fresh ginger, peeled and chopped fine 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined 3 tablespoons canola or peanut oil 1 purple eggplant, cubed 1 red bell pepper, chopped ½ cup water 1 small chili, chopped fine 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine 2 […]

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Sichuan-Style Green Beans

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS ½ cup chicken broth 2 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons mirin 1 teaspoon sugar ½ teaspoon toasted sesame oil 2 teaspoons black soy sauce 1 teaspoon cornstarch 1½ pounds green beans, trimmed 2 tablespoons canola or peanut oil 2 scallions, chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 small chili, sliced thin DIRECTIONS […]

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Southwest Soft Boiled Eggs Drizzled with Cilantro and Chili Sauce

Eggs…

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Sweet Chili Sauce

Makes 1 cup Ingredients ½ rice wine vinegar ¼ cup roasted red pepper puree 2 teaspoons garlic, chopped superfine 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, chopped superfine 1 teaspoon red chili paste 1 tablespoon lime juice 4 tablespoons hot water 2 tablespoons light brown sugar Salt Directions In a mixing bowl whisk together all ingredients until smooth. […]

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Sweet Mango Curry Truffles with Sweet Curry Powder

Makes about 30 truffles Ingredients ½ cup heavy cream 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ½ teaspoon curry powder ½ teaspoon fresh chili, chopped superfine 1 tablespoon honey ½ cup stone fresh mango puree or chopped ripe mango 8 ounces semisweet or bittersweet dark chocolate, chopped Sweet curry Powder for dusting (*3 teaspoon curry powder mixed with […]

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Thai Basil Chili Tofu Satay with Mild Peanut Sauce

Serves 6 Ingredients 1 pound firm tofu, cubed Wooden skewers, presoaked 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, grated 3 cloves of garlic, grated 2 tablespoons fresh thai basil, chopped fine Zest of 1 lime Juice of 3 limes 2 tablespoons soy sauce Mild Peanut Sauce (recipe follows) Directions Mix the ginger, garlic, thai basil, lime juice and […]

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Three Bean Pork & Green Chili

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS For the Rub 2 tablespoons cumin 2 tablespoons green chili powder 2 tablespoons salt 3 pounds pork butt, cubed in 1-inch pieces For the Chili Vegetable oil 2 medium yellow onions, chopped 1 jalapeño, seeded, pith removed, and chopped 1 pound tomatillos, husks removed and chopped 3 poblano chilies, roasted, peeled, seeded, […]

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Zucchini & Chili Mint Salad

Serves 2 Ingredients 2 zucchinis, cut into ribbons (using a mandolin) ½ cup fresh mint leaves, chopped 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon lemon zest 1 teaspon lemon juice 1 glove garlic, chopped superfine 1 teaspoon fresh red chili, deseeded and chopped superfine 2 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted Salt Directions In a mixing bowl mix […]

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Zucchini, Chili & Mint Panini with Parmesan

Makes 4-6 Paninis Ingredients 2 zucchinis, cut into ribbons (using a mandolin) ½ cup fresh mint leaves, chopped 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon lemon zest 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1 clove garlic, chopped superfine 1 teaspoon fresh red chili, deseeded and chopped superfine 2 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted Salt 12-18 slices parmesan cheese Ciabatta […]

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Zuchinni Carpaccio With Chili Oilmint and Toasted Pine Nuts

Carpaccio, traditionally a dish of thinly sliced raw fish or beef, has come a long way. This season’s hot herb trend is more than just plain old carpaccio, it’s a showcase of flavor creativity and is no longer reserved for just beef and fish.

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