Beef Pho

Serves 6-8 INGREDIENTS For the broth 2 medium onions, chopped large A 1-inch piece of galangal, peeled and chopped 2-inch piece of ginger, peeled and chopped 3-5 pounds of good beef bones, preferably leg and knuckle 1 pound beef chuck, cubed 1 cinnamon stick 1 tablespoon coriander seeds 1 tablespoon fennel seeds 3 star anise […]

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Chicken Pho

Serve 6-8 INGREDIENTS For the broth 2 medium onions, chopped large A 1-inch section of galangal, peeled and chopped A 2-inch section of ginger, peeled and chopped 3-5 pounds of chicken pieces, wings and other bones 1 cinnamon stick 1 tablespoon coriander seeds 1 tablespoon fennel seeds 3 star anise 1 cardamom pod, shell removed […]

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Citrus Chili Atlantic Mackerel Ceviche

Serves 6 Ingredients 2 pounds Atlantic Mackerel fillets, chopped in large flat pieces 2 teaspoons salt Juice of 2 lemons Juice of 1 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 super fine 1 teaspoon fresh green chili, […]

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Coconut Curry Sauce with Coconut Jicama Rice

Ingredients For the Coconut-Curry Sauce 2 cups of coconut meat 1½ cups filtered water 1 tablespoon coconut butter 1 thumb size knob of ginger, peeled and minced with micro plan 2 teaspoon ground cumin 2 teaspoon ground coriander 1 teaspoon turmeric 2 small chili peppers or other small red chilies, with seeds 1 tablespoons kaffir […]

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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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Lemony Pesto Verde

Makes 1 cup Ingredients 3 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped fine 1 tablespoons fresh Italian parsley, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh chives, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh mint, chopped fine 2 teaspoons lemon zest 1 teaspoon fresh red chili, chopped fine (optional) 1 tablespoon champagne vinegar 1 teaspoons wholegrain mustard ½ cup extra virgin olive oil […]

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Tofu Vegetable Pho

Serves 6-8 INGREDIENTS For the broth 2 medium onions, chopped large 3 cloves garlic 1 shallot, chopped large A 1-inch piece of galangal, peeled and chopped A 2-inch piece of ginger, peeled and chopped 2 small carrots, cut into large pieces 1 cinnamon stick 1 tablespoon coriander seeds 1 tablespoon fennel seeds 3 star anise […]

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Vietnamese Summer Garden Noodle Salad

Serves 6 Ingredients 1 package buckwheat soba noodles, cooked, and rinsed cool (or Rice noodles) 1 cups napa cabbage, shredded 1 cup red cabbage, shredded 1 cups baby bok choy leaves 1 red bell pepper, chopped 1 yellow bell pepper, chopped 1 medium carrot, ribboned with a peeler ½ cucumber, peeled and chopped ½ cup […]

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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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