Acorn Squash Quesadilla

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 2 medium acorn squash 4 tablespoons canola oil (more for frying) 3 tablespoons diced white onion 1 tablespoon minced jalapeño 1 clove garlic, minced 2 peppers, roasted, peeled and cut into strips 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped Salt and pepper to taste 10-inch flour totillas 1 cup shredded Montery Jack cheese Tomatillo […]

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Ahi Tuna Tartare with Avocado and Tortilla Chips

Serves 2 -4 1 teaspoon super finely, chopped ginger 2 garlic cloves, chopped superfine 1 teaspoon orange zest, plus juice of one orange 1 teaspoon lime zest, plus juice of one lime ¼ cup yuzu rice vinegar ¼ cup tamari sauce 1 tablespoon sriracha sauce 2 tablespoons sesame oil ½ medium red onion, chopped superfine […]

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Asian Pork Meatballs with Sesame Spinach

Serves 6 Ingredients 1 small Spinach onion, minced 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 teaspoons ginger, minced 2 pounds ground pork 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped 1 large egg, scrambled ¾ cup Panko breadcrumbs 1 teaspoon fish sauce 2 tablespoon soy sauce Sriracha (optional, to taste) Hoisin (optional, to taste) Canola oil Sesame oil 2 pounds […]

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Baby Bok Choy Mint Millet with Cilantro Ginger Miso

Serves 2 INGREDIENTS ½ cup millet, cooked ¼ cup adzuki beans, cooked ¼ cup red cabbage, shredded 6-8 shitake mushrooms, sliced 3-4 green onions, sliced 1 carrot, sliced thin or shredded ¼ cup fresh mint, chopped ¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh Thai basil, chopped 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, chopped 2 cloves garlic, […]

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Baked Corn & Wheat Cumin Cilantro Chips

Makes approximately 3 cups Ingredients 10-12 whole wheat tortillas, cut into 3 inch triangles 12-15 corn tortillas, cut into 3 inch triangles 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 teaspoon cumin seeds, toasted Juice of 1 lime Salt Directions Preheat oven to 350°F. Cut tortillas and place in a large bowl. In […]

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Baked Corn & Wheat Cumin Cilantro Chips

Ingredients 10-12 whole wheat tortillas, cut into 3 inch triangles 12-15 corn tortillas, cut into 3 inch triangles 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 teaspoon cumin seeds, toasted Juice of 1 lime Salt Directions Preheat oven to 350°F. Cut tortillas and place in a large bowl. In a separate small bowl […]

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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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Beer Roasted Lime and Cilantro Chicken

As the weather starts to cool and the wind begins to gust, we shut the windows and sweaters come out of hibernation.  Leave your diet behind, because fall is right around the corner, which means slightly richer, more decadent cooking awaiting our palettes…

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Black Bean Cilantro Burger

Vegetables are a modern alternative for vegetarian and vegans. For meat eaters, these veggie burgers have such a great taste and texture that even the biggest hamburger fans will choose it.

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Cactus Fruit (Prickly Pear) Cilantro Lime Tequila Coolers

Makes 1 cocktail INGREDIENTS 1½ ounce tequila blanca 1½ ounce Grand Marnier 1 ounce cactus fruit syrup (recipe follows) 1 ounce agave syrup 1 ounce lime syrup (recipe follows) DIRECTIONS Add all ingredients into a strainer filled with ice, shake vigorously. Strain through fine mesh strainer. Serve over ice garnish with a lime wedge and […]

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Carimanolas with Panamanian Salsa Chombo

Makes 24 Ingredients 5 cups yucca, boiled and mashed Vegetable oil 1 tablespoon salt, plus more 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 medium yellow onion, chopped fine 1 jalapeno pepper, deseeded and chopped fine 1 green bell pepper, deseeded and chopped fine 1 pound lean ground beef 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped fine 2 tablespoons […]

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Carrot and Cilantro Mousse

Please enjoy some of these herbal mousse ideas!

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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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Carrot Ginger Soup with Cilantro Lime Pesto

Serves 6-8 Ingredients 2 tablespoons canola or olive oil 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 medium white onion, chopped 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, peeled and chopped fine Zest of 1 lime 4 cups carrots, chopped (peeled or unpeeled) 4 cups vegetable broth or water Juice of ½ a lime Salt Black pepper Cilantro-Lime Pesto, to […]

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Carrot Soup with Cilantro-Lime Cream

Serves 8 INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons canola oil 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 large yellow onion, chopped 1 teaspoon cumin 4 cups carrots, chopped 4 cups vegetable broth or water Juice of ½ a lime Salt Cilantro-Lime Cream, to garnish (recipe follows) DIRECTIONS In a heavy bottomed soup pot over medium heat, add canola oil. […]

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Chicken Paillards with Grilled Peach & Pepino Salsa

Serves 6 Ingredients 4 large chicken breasts, boneless skinless Salt/pepper 2 medium peaches, pitted and chopped fine 1 medium Pepino melon, seeds removed, peeled and chopped fine (1 cup chopped honeydew melon can be substituted) 1 medium red bell pepper, chopped 2 teaspoons jalapeno or Serrano pepper, chopped fine ¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped fine […]

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Chicken Paillards with Grilled Peach & Pepino Salsa

Serves 6 Ingredients 4 large chicken breasts, boneless skinless Salt/pepper 2 medium peaches, pitted and chopped fine 1 medium Pepino melon, seeds removed, peeled and chopped fine (1 cup chopped honeydew melon can be substituted) 1 medium red bell pepper, chopped 2 teaspoons jalapeño or serrano pepper, chopped fine ¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped fine […]

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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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Chipotle Cilantro Lime Turkey Sausages

A spicy zesty alternative to Taco night these hot sausages are perfect with a pot of beans or in chili or on a bun for a great turkey burger.

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Chipotle Cilantro Marinated Flank Steak

Some of our favorite and most comforting winter mac & cheese recipes, so embrace the bounty of choices when it comes to mac & cheese to create comfort and nostalgia!

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Chipotle Herb Glaze

This spicy south-of-the-border glaze or BBQ sauce will turn your Thanksgiving into a spicy zest affair. The sauce can also be used to fl avor mashed potatoes and is excellent outside of Thanksgiving on beef, chicken, fi sh and vegetables!

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Chipotle-Herb Sloppy Joes

This is a sure fire south of the border specialty because it is spicy, zesty, and as fresh as can be. It’s also super easy yet decadent. You will need party size buns, too.

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Cilantro & Roasted Jalapeno Pumpkinseed Pesto with Aged Cheddar & Pickled Red Onions

Makes 2½ cups pesto and 3 cups of pickled onions Ingredients For the Cilantro Pumpkin Seed Jalapeno Pesto 1½ cups fresh cilantro leaves 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1 tablespoon lime zest Juice of 2 limes 3 roasted jalapeños, deseeded, peeled and chopped ½ cup pumpkin seeds 1½ teaspoons salt ¼-½ cup olive oil For the […]

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Cilantro Chipotle Mac & Cheese

Some of our favorite and most comforting winter mac & cheese recipes, so embrace the bounty of choices when it comes to mac & cheese to create comfort and nostalgia!

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Cilantro Curry Pickled Cauliflower

Makes 3 cups

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Cilantro Jalapeño Cranberry Sauce

This spicy sauce is perfect for a south-of-the-border themed Thanksgiving. Try it with a chipotle glazed turkey, corn bread jalapeño stuffi ng, corn mashed potatoes, and green chili gravy.

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Cilantro Lime Créme Fraiche

Makes 2 tablespoons Ingredients 2 tablespoons créme fraiche 1 tablespoon lime juice Pinch of lime zest ½ tablespoon fresh cilantro leaves, chopped fine Salt Directions Place all ingredients in a small bowl, and whisk. Set aside.

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Cilantro Lime Curried Yogurt Chicken

Serves 4

Can be eaten as a dish as is or with pita or nan bread. Also can be served over rice or grains.

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Cilantro Lime Honeydew Prosciutto Bites

Makes 20 Bites INGREDIENTS Lime marmalade, recipe below 10 each prosciutto slices, sliced thin and cut in half ½ cup cilantro leaves 1 ripe honeydew melon, skin removed, sliced in 2 to 3” long slices PREPARATION To assemble, spread ½ teaspoon lime marmalade over the prosciutto and place a few cilantro leaves on top, followed […]

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Cilantro Lime Mango Gazpacho

from Culinary Herb Center Class- Summer Gazpacho

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Cilantro Lime Mango Gazpacho

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 3 medium mangoes, peeled, pitted and diced small 1 red bell pepper, chopped fine 3 large cucumbers, peeled, deseeded and chopped fine 1 red onion, chopped fine 3 cloves of garlic, chopped fine 1 jalapeno pepper, deseeded and chopped fine ¼ cup rice wine vinegar ½ cup fresh cilantro leaves, chopped fine […]

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Cilantro Pesto

INGREDIENTS 1 bunch fresh cilantro (approx. 1½ cups) 3-4 cloves fresh garlic Zest of 2 limes 1 jalapeño pepper, chopped and deseeded (optional) Juice of 4 limes Juice of 1 lemon ½ cup walnut oil or olive oil 1 tablespoon cumin Salt PREPARATION In a blender, or with a handheld food processor, combine cilantro, garlic, […]

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Cilantro Pesto Grilled Chicken Breasts

Serves 6

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Cilantro Pumpkin Seed Jalapeño Pesto

Yields approximately 2½ cups Ingredients 1½ cups fresh cilantro leaves 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1 tablespoon lime zest Juice of 2 limes 3 roasted jalapeños, deseeded, peeled and chopped ½ cup pumpkin seeds 1½ teaspoons salt ¼-½ cup olive oil Directions Place all ingredients, except the oil, in food processor and pulse until chopped pretty […]

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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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Coconut Cilantro Rice

Serves 4 Ingredients 2 cups long white rice 2 cups coconut milk 2 cups water 2 tablespoos sugar 1 teaspoon Ger-Nis Chili Herb Pepper 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped fine Directions Combine all the ingredients, except the cilantro, into a large saucepan and bring to a boil. Once the mixture is boiling cover and reduce […]

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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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Corn & Avocado Cilantro 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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Corn Curry

Serves 4 INGREDIENTS For green paste 1 fresh hot green chile, stemmed and cut in half ½ teaspoon cumin seeds 2-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and cut into large chunks 12 fresh or 16 frozen curry leaves, torn into pieces (optional) ¼ cup fresh cilantro sprigs (with tender stems only) 2 tablespoons water For the […]

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Corn Salsa with Chips

INGREDIENTS Corn Cilantro Red peppers Lime juice Scallions Corn chips Avocado Salt PREPARATION Chop all ingredients and combine in bowl. Serve with corn chips

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Corriander Tomato Gehaktballen

Makes about 20 meatballs Meatballs are one of the most popular dishes in Holland, with traditional and fusion type recipes due to the ever changing population. This version gives a fresh new take on meatballs with the bright additive of cilantro! INGREDIENTS ½ cup breadcrumbs 1 cup fresh coriander (cilantro), chopped fine ¼ cup fresh […]

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Crispy Okra Salad (Kararee Bhindi)

Serves 4 INGREDIENTS Canola oil 1-pound okra, stemmed and thinly sliced lengthwise ½ small red onion, thinly sliced 1 medium or 2 small tomatoes, cored, seeded, and thinly sliced ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves Juice of ½ lemon 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1½ teaspoons chaat masala DIRECTIONS Heat 2 inches of oil in a […]

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Curried Cauliflower Yogurt Chicken

Serves 4-6 The yogurt in this curry creates a mild and cool flavor, very herbaceous and not too spicy! Ingredients Olive Oil 1 tablespoon sesame oil 1 tablespoon coconut oil 2-3 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 tablespoon ginger, chopped fine 1 serrano chili peppers, deseeded and chopped (optional) 1 medium red onion, chopped coarsely 1 […]

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Curried Yellow Lentils and Sweet Potato Soup (Yellow Lentils)

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 4 garlic cloves, chopped fine 1 (1-inch) piece fresh ginger, peeled and grated 1½ teaspoons garam masala 1½ teaspoons curry powder 1 pound sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into ½-inch cubes 4 cups vegetable broth 1 cup yellow lentils 1 fresh bay […]

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Curry Cilantro Mint Yogurt Dressing

Serve over Cauliflower salad, use for curry chicken salad or with a fresh pea salad.

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Eggplant Caviar with Mint Yogurt Sauce

Serves 8 Ingredients 1 large eggplant 2 medium tomatoes, chopped medium 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro leaves 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon lemon zest 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil 8 ounces Greek Yogurt ¼ cup fresh mint, chopped fine ¼ cup fresh lemon juice Directions Preheat oven […]

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Eggs in Herbal Purgatory

Serves 6 This quick and easy dish has its origins in Naples and originated as a means to use up leftover sauce at breakfast time. The eggs are essentially cooked in the tomato sauce, hence the purgatory! Many cultures all over the world utilize this Italian idea, this recipe has more of the Middle Eastern […]

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Falafel

Makes 25 INGREDIENTS ½ lb dried chick peas, soaked for 24 hours 2 teaspoons cumin ½ lb dried fava beans, soaked for 24 hours 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 small onion, quartered 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1 bunch parsley, chopped 1 tablespoon salt ½ bunch cilantro, chopped 1 teaspoon black pepper ½ bunch scallions, roughly […]

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Fish Tacos with Cilantro Crème Fraiche

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS For Sauce 1 jalapeño, deseeded and chopped fine (set aside half for tacos) ½ cup crème fraiche ½ cup fresh cilantro leaves, chopped fine Pinch of lime zest Juice of 2 limes Pinch of cumin 2 teaspoons salt For Tacos 2 tablespoons canola oil 1 medium red onion, cut in half and […]

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Fresh Cilantro Radish Cabbage Salad

Use as a topping for fajitas or toss with lime juice and enjoy as a salad.

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Fresh Guacamole

Makes approximately 3 cups INGREDIENTS 6-8 avocados, ripe and soft, but not mushy ½ cup fresh cilantro leaves, chopped fine ½ cup tomatoes, chopped fine ½ cup white onions, chopped fine 1 jalapeño, seeded and chopped fine 1 teaspoon cumin powder Salt 5-6 limes PREPARATION In a large mixing bowl mash avocados one by one […]

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Fresh Guacamole

Makes approximately 1½ cups INGREDIENTS 4 avocados, ripe and soft, but not mushy ¼ cup fresh cilantro leaves, chopped fine ¼ cup tomatoes, chopped fine ¼ cup white onions, chopped fine 1 jalapeño, seeded and chopped fine 1 teaspoon cumin powder Salt Juice of 3 limes DIRECTIONS In a large mixing bowl mash avocados one […]

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Fresh Thai Beef Cabbage Salad

Serves 6 Ingredients 1 pound flank steak Salt 1 fresh thai chili, sliced thin 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped Zest of one lime Juice of three limes 2 tablespoons fresh mint, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh thai basil, chopped 1 tablespoon sweet chili sauce 2 tablespoons rice […]

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Fresh Tomato Salsa

Makes approximately 3 cups INGREDIENTS 3 cups red cherry tomatoes, chopped fine 2 medium yellow tomatoes, chopped fine ½ cup white onion, chopped very fine ½ cup red bell peppers, chopped very fine ½ cup fresh cilantro leaves, chopped fine 1-2 jalapeño peppers, seeded and chopped fine 1 teaspoon cumin Juice of 3-4 limes Salt […]

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Fresh Tomato Salsa

Makes approximately 1½ cups INGREDIENTS 3 tomatoes, chopped fine ¼ cup white onion, chopped very fine ¼ cup red bell peppers, chopped very fine ¼ cup fresh cilantro leaves, chopped fine 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and chopped fine ½ teaspoon cumin Juice of 2 limes Salt DIRECTIONS Mix all ingredients in a medium-sized mixing bowl […]

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Frozen Mango Margaritas

Makes 1 pitcher Ingredients 3 ripe mangoes, peeled, deseeded and chopped Zest of 2 limes 1⁄3 cup fresh cilantro leaves, chopped Juice of 15 limes 1½ cups Cointreau Triple Sec 2 cups tequila blanco Coarse salt Limes for garnish and taste Directions Puree the mangoes, lime zest, cilantro leaves and lime juice in a blender […]

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Fume Y Flor (Mexico)

Sweet and Smoky is the jest of this one. An intoxicating and powerful drink, its silky and sultry texture with its sweet and smoky vibe, allows one to forget the intoxication factor.

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Gallo Pintos

Serves 6 Ingredients 3 tablespoons lard or canola oil 1 medium white onion, chopped fine 2 cups cooked black beans, drained but cooking liquid reserved 2 cups long grain rice, cooked Salt ¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped fine (optional) Directions In a large skillet, heat oil to medium, add onions and sauté until edges start […]

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Garden Flounder Ceviche

Serves 6 Ingredients 2 pounds Flounder fillets, sliced in thin strips or cut into small cubes 1 medium zucchini, chopped super fine 1 medium carrot, chopped super fine ½ medium red onion, chopped fine 1 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered 1 teaspoon red chili, chopped fine 1 small shallot, chopped fine 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon […]

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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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Green Chili Chicken Tamales with Cilantro Sauce

Makes 20 tamales Ingredients For the green chili chicken 1 medium yellow onion, chopped medium 1 medium tomato, chopped medium 1 fresh bay leaf 2 cups water 1 tablespoon cumin 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon lime zest ½ pound (2-3) chicken thighs, boneless and skinless 2 poblano chilies, roasted, peeled, deseeded and chopped 1-2 jalapenos, […]

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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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Grilled Chicken Paillard with Nectarine Salsa and Peach BBQ Sauce

Serves 6 Ingredients 4 large chicken breasts, boneless, skinless Salt/pepper Peach BBQ Sauce (recipe follows) 2 nectarines, not fully ripe, firm, deseeded and chopped small ½ red bell pepper, deseeded and chopped small 1 green bell pepper, deseeded and chopped small ½ red onion, chopped small 1 serrano chili, deseeded and chopped fine ½ cup […]

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Grilled White Eggplant with Peanut Sauce and Cilantro Red Pepper Relish

Serves 6 Ingredients 2 small white eggplants (about 1 pound each) cut into ½ inch thick slices the long way Sesame oil 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 shallot, chopped fine 2 red chilis, deseeded and chopped fine 1 teaspoon lime zest 1 tablespoon peanut butter 2 tablespoons tamari 2 tablespoons yuzi rice vinegar Juice […]

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Guatamalan Pollo en Peppian Tacos (Chicken Tacos with Pumpkin Seed Sauce)

Makes 20 tacos INGREDIENTS 2 cups water 1 chicken breast, skinless 2 chicken thighs, skinless 2 chicken legs, skinless ½ large white onion (half reserved), chopped 1 tablespoon black pepper 1 teaspoon ground allspice 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup green pumpkin seeds 2 tablespoons sesame seeds 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 2 whole allspice berries 3 […]

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Guatamalan Red Chili Pork Chuchitos (Tamales)

Makes 20 tamales INGREDIENTS For the red chili pork 2 cups water 1 medium tomato, chopped medium 1 red chile, torn into pieces 1 medium yellow onion, chopped medium 3 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 tablespoon ground cumin 1 tablespoon cumin seeds, toasted 1 pound pork butt 1 teaspoon salt 1 fresh bay leaf 2 […]

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Guatemalan Chirmol

Makes approximately 1 ½ cups Ingredients 2 green onions 3 small vine ripened tomatoes 1 cup fresh corn 1 clove garlic 1 jalapeno pepper ¼ cup canola oil Juice of 1 lime ½ cup fresh cilantro, chopped 1 teaspoon salt Directions Heat the oven to broil and on a baking sheet place green onions, tomatoes, […]

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Herbal Spring Rolls

Makes 12 rolls Ingredients 12 rice paper wrappers 1 head boston lettuce leaves, white parts removed 2 medium carrots, cut into 1-inch matchsticks 1 red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch matchsticks ½ cup scallions, chopped fine ½ cup semi ripe mango, cut into 1-inch matchsticks ½ cup fresh mint leaves ½ cup fresh cilantro leaves […]

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Herbed Lamb Kabobs with Garlicky Mint Yogurt & Mustard Mint Pesto

Serves 6 Ingredients 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine ½ cup red onion, chopped fine 2 pounds ground lamb 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh mint, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh […]

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Herbed Lamb Kabobs with Garlicy Mint Yogurt

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine ½ cup red onion, chopped fine 2 pounds lamb, cubed ½ pound pork fat, cubed 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground corriander 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh mint, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped 2 tablespoons […]

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Herbed Pot Stickers with Citrus Miso Dipping Sauce

Makes about 20 pot stickers Ingredients 2 cloves garlic, chopped superfine 2 teaspoons ginger, chopped superfine ¼ cup red bell pepper, chopped superfine 1 cup shredded red cabbage ¼ cup mung bean sprouts or sprouted mung beans are okay as well 2 tablespoons thai basil, chopped superfine 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped superfine 3 tablespoons […]

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Huevos Ranchero’s de Nissa

Serves 4-6 Ingredients Avocado or canola oil 1 medium red onion, chopped ½ jalapeño, deseeded and chopped ½ red pepper, chopped small ½ cup cherry tomatoes, halved 6 eggs Salt Ger-Nis Tabasco ½ cup fresh cilantro leaves, chopped fine Avocado (optional) ¼ cup cotija cheese Corn tortillas, warmed Directions In a medium sauté pan, heat […]

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Huevos Rancheros with Cilantro Jalapeño Sauce

When it comes to fried eggs, there’s not much trickery involved. A fried egg is simply that, a fried egg. Eggs are fried with fat, butter, oil, lard, bacon grease or you name it.

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Jerk chicken Slaw

Serves 6 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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Jerk Chicken Slaw

Serves 6 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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Kelp Noodles Pad Thai and Almond Sauce

Serves 2-4 Ingredients Pad Thai mixture 1 carrot, julienne 1 red pepper, filled, julienne ½ red cabbage, thinly sliced or mandolin ¼ cup snow peas, cut thinly on diagonal 1 spring onion, sliced thin 2 tablespoons lime juice 2 tablespoons tamari 1 shallot, sliced thin 1 small red chili, minced 2 tablespoons coconut nectar 2 […]

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Kumquat Cilantro Chicken

The kumquat is the bizarre fruit of the citrus world.

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Lahori Chicken Curry with Whole Spices & Potatoes

Serves 4 INGREDIENTS A 4-pound chicken, cut into 8 to 10 pieces and skinned 3 medium red boiling potatoes, peeled and quartered ¾ teaspoon turmeric ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper Salt 1½ medium onions, roughly diced 5 garlic cloves A 2-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and cut in half crosswise 3 tablespoons canola oil A 1-inch […]

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Lamb Kefta with Herbed Yogurt

Serves 4 INGREDIENTS For the Meatballs 1 pound ground lamb 4 cloves garlic, chopped fine ¼ cup red onion, chopped super fine ½ cup fresh mint, chopped fine ½ cup fresh cilantro, chopped fine 1 teaspoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon cinnamon ½ teaspoon allspice 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon salt ½ cup Kashi Whole Grain […]

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Laotian Beef Salad

Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 1 teaspoon vegetable oil 3 cloves garlic, minced ½ pound very lean (94% lean, plus), ground beef ½ cup fresh squeezed lime juice ½ cup of roasted rice powder ½ cup finely chopped Spanish onions ½ cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro ½ tablespoon ground Thai chili peppers (or paprika for the less […]

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Laotian Summer Rolls

Makes approximately 15 rolls INGREDIENTS For rolls 4 oz rice vermicelli noodles 15 spring roll rice paper skins 5 ounces deep fried tofu, sliced into rectangular pieces (appx. 2 inches x ½ inch) 3 carrots, peeled and julienned 1 cup oyster mushrooms / other julienned vegetable of your choice 1 cup bean sprouts 1 cup […]

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Malay Chicken

Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons of canola oil 3 chicken thighs (with the skin on the bone) 3 cloves garlic, minced ½ cup julienned ginger 1 yellow onion, halved and then sliced into lengthwise pieces 1½ tablespoon dark soy sauce 1 tablespoon preserved black beans ½ cup boiled/hot water 1 tablespoon fish sauce ½ teaspoon […]

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Mango Shrimp Summer Rolls with Sweet Chili Sauce

Makes 12 rolls Ingredients 12 rice paper wrappers 1 head boston lettuce leaves, white parts removed 2 medium carrots, cut into 1-inch matchsticks 1 red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch matchsticks ½ cup scallions, chopped fine ½ cup semi ripe mango, cut into 1-inch matchsticks 24 medium sized shrimp, shelled, poached and tails removed ½ […]

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Massaman Thai Curry Paste / Gaeng Massaman

Makes 1 cup Ingredients 5 small fresh red chilies 5-6 cloves garlic, chopped fine 2 tablespoons shallots, chopped fine 2 teaspoons coarse sea salt 2 tablespoons galangal root, peeled and chopped fine 2 tablespoons ginger root, peeled and chopped fine 2 tablespoons lemongrass bulb, cleaned and trimmed and chopped fine 2 tablespoons lime zest 2 […]

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Mattar Paneer

Serves 6 Ingredients 1 package of paneer (cubed) 2 tablespoons ghee 3-4 cardamom pods, whole 1 small stick of cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 small onion, diced 1/4 teaspoon ginger, grated 3 green chilies, finely chopped 3-4 large tomatoes, pureed 1/4 teaspoon sugar Salt (to taste) 1/2 teaspoon garam masala 1/2 teaspoon chili powder […]

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Mexican Herbed Chicken & Albondigas Soup with Winter Greens

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS Meatballs 1 pound ground chicken 2 limes, zest and juice ½ cup fresh cilantro, chopped fine 1 teaspoon jalapeño pepper, chopped fine ¼ cup red pepper, chopped fine 1 tablespoon dried cumin 1 teaspoon salt 1 egg, beaten Soup Olive oil, for sautéing 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 medium red onion, […]

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Mexican Herbed Chicken Albondigas Soup

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS For the Meatballs 1 pound ground chicken Zest and juice of 2 limes ½ cup fresh cilantro, chopped fine 1 teaspoon jalapeño pepper, chopped fine ¼ cup red bell pepper, chopped fine 1 tablespoon dried cumin 1 teaspoon salt 1 egg, beaten For the Soup Olive oil 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine […]

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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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Mexican Spiced Walnut and Tomato Salsa with Collard Green Wrap

Serves 3-4 Walnut meat Ingredients 1½ cups raw walnuts (soaked and dehydrated) 1½ teaspoons ground cumin ¾ teaspoon ground coriander 2 tablespoon nama shoyu ¼ of dried chipotle, soaked 1 teaspoon garlic powder ½ jalapeño, seeded and finely diced 1 green onion, sliced in very thin slices ½ cup sun dried tomatoes in oil, finely […]

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Mezcal, Cilantro Dried Cherry Glazed Chicken Wings

Smoky mezcal and dried cherries give these wings a unique flavor, and the sweet and smoky flavors perfectly complement ice cold beer!

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Mint-Cilantro Chutney

Serves 2 INGREDIENTS 1 cup fresh mint leaves 1 cup fresh cilantro leaves ½ bunch scallions, white parts only, trimmed A ½-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and cut into large pieces Juice of 1 lime ¼ cup water DIRECTIONS Combine the ingredients in a blender and process until well blended. © Recipe Property of Suvir […]

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Mixed Herb Bloody Marys

Makes 1 qrt Bloody Mary Mix

Heartier fare is needed for this drink so a brunch of steak and eggs is the perfect dazzler for any Sunday morning.

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Moqueca

Serve over white rice!

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Mussels with IPA & Thai Red Curry & Lime

Serves 6 Ingredients 1 tablespoon coconut oil 1 tablespoon sesame oil 3 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, chopped fine Zest of 1 lime 1 small red onion, chopped fine 3 tomatoes, chopped medium Juice of 2 limes 2-3 tablespoons red curry paste ½ cup IPA beer ½ stick butter 1 teaspoon maldon […]

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Nacatamales (Nicaraguan Tamales)

Makes 15 tamales (large) Nacatamales are similar to Mexican tamales but they are quite large and filled with a potato, rice, corn, vegetable and herb mixture and are typically served on holidays and special occasions. This recipe makes ½ size portions of the traditional tamale. Ingredients For the tamale dough 2 cups masa harina 2 […]

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Negro Modelo Cocktail (Mexico)

For the beer drinkers who can’t decide between beer or a cocktail, we offer a house favorite, it’s like a heavy meal with a spicy and boozy kick! Highlighting our fresh cilantro and homemade Tabasco.

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Nicaraguan Chilero Rojo

Makes approximately 1 ½ cups Ingredients 2 dried red chilies 2-3 cloves garlic 1 medium yellow onion 2 medium vine ripened tomatoes, chopped ¼ cup red bell pepper, chopped 2 tablespoons vinegar 1 cup chicken stock or water Juice of 1 lime 1 teaspoon salt ¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped Directions In a medium sauce […]

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Pan Roasted Bass with Tropical Mango Salsa and Coconut Cilantro Rice

Serves 4 Ingredients Ger-Nis Herb Chili Pepper 1 tangerine 4 4-ounce bass fillets, skin on (no more than two inches thick) Avocado oil or olive oil 1 cup fresh pineapple, cubed small 1 cup ripe but firm mango, cubed small ¼ cup red bell pepper, chopped small ¼ cup red onion, chopped fine ¼ cup […]

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Panamanian Ceviche

Serves 6-8 Ingredients 2 pounds red snapper filets, cut into bite sized pieces 1 medium red onion, chopped fine 1 red pepper, chopped fine 1 jalapeno, deseeded and chopped fine ½ cup fresh cilantro leaves, chopped fine Juice of 5 to 6 limes 1 tablespoon salt (maybe more to taste) Directions Mix all ingredients gently […]

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Panamanian Sancocho

Serves 6 Ingredients 1 chicken breast, 1 chicken wing, 1 chicken thigh and 1 chicken drumstick Salt Pepper Vegetable oil (avocado oil preferred) 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 medium yellow onion, chopped fine 1 bunch green onions, chopped fine 1 jalapeno, deseeded and chopped fine 1 cup yucca, chopped in ½ inch squares 1 […]

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Parathas Stuffed with Potato, Chiles, and Cilantro

Makes about 12 Parathas INGREDIENTS 1 cup whole wheat flour plus 1 cup unbleached all-purpose flour, or 2 cups chapati flour Salt 1 to 1¼ cups water 1½ pounds boiling potaotes, boiled in their skins until tender (25 to 30 minutes) and cooked ½ cup very finely chopped red onion 1 fresh hot green chile, […]

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Peas, Potatoes and Yuerba Buena Harissa

Serves 4 An accidental combination of the best kind, this dish is inspired by Salatata Batata al Tunis (Tunisian Potato Salad), and uses some of the fresh and vibrant local ingredients that I found here in Ecuador;  baby potatoes, peas , spicy red chilies and yerba Buena.  The spice mixture is a little plainer in […]

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Persian Herb Stew

Here is one of Kfir’s family recipes for these little wonders. One of my favorite things about Persian or Iranian cooking is the HUGE use of fresh herbs so this recipe is one of my personal favorties as well!

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Peruvian Blue Potato Latkes

These latkes are colorful, vibrant and have a spicy tang that gives them a special kick.

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Peruvian Ceviche

Ceviche is the national dish of Peru, with records of the dish ranging back over 2000 years. Recipes for ceviche are diverse throughout the world and there is a great deal of argument about where ceviche originated and which country and culture has the “best “recipes. What we know of Peruvian ceviche and Peruvian seafood in general is that it is fresh, simple and clean and has been influenced over the years by the Asian culture that has been predominant in Peru. There are a couple of distinguishing characteristics when it comes to Peruvian ceviche, and besides for fresh parsley in addition to fresh cilantro the distinguishing marks are what it is served accompanied with; cold sweet potato, cold corn on the cob and of course the Peruvian staple Cancha or toasted cornnuts.

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Peruvian Pappas Rellenos with Peruvian Cilantro Sauce

Serves 6-8 Ingredients 2 pound russet potatoes, peeled, cooked and mashed 2 tablespoons butter 2 eggs 2 tablespoons milk ¼ cup flour 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped fine 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon black pepper Oil for frying 3 hard boiled eggs, quartered ½ pound ground beef, cooked (sautéed with ½ white onion, chopped fine, […]

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Picado de Rabano (Radish Salad)

Serves 4-6 as a garnish for tacos and tamales INGREDIENTS 1 bunch (about 12) radishes, sliced thin ¼ cup fresh cilantro leaves, chopped fine Juice of 2 limes Salt DIRECTIONS In a small mixing bowl combine radishes, cilantro and lime juice, mix well and season with a generous amount of salt (preferably a flake salt […]

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Pico de Gallo

Makes approximately 2 cups INGREDIENTS 1 medium red onion, chopped fine ½ jalapeño, seeded and chopped fine ½ cup fresh cilantro leaves, chopped fine 2 medium tomatoes, flesh removed, chopped fine Juice of 2 lemons Dash of cumin 2 teaspoons maldon salt PREPARATION In a medium-sized mixing bowl, combine all ingredients and let stand for […]

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Red Chili Pork Tamales with Mole Negra

Makes 20 tamales Ingredients For the red chili pork 10 small red dried chilies 2 cups water 1 medium tomato, chopped medium 1 medium yellow onion, chopped medium 3 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 tablespoon ground cumin 1 tablespoon cumin seeds, toasted 1 pound pork butt 1 teaspoon salt 1 fresh bay leaf 2 tablespoons […]

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Rhubarb Pink Peppercorn Tequila Cooler

Ingredients 2 ounces tequila reposado (Centenario Rosangel) 1 ounce Rhubarb Pink Peppercorn Syrup* 1 ounce lime juice Seltzer ½ ounce Sweet Cilantro Syrup* Lime wheel Pink Peppercorn Cilantro Sugar* Rhubarb Bitters Directions In a shaker filled with ice, combine the tequila, rhubarb syrup and lime juice and shake vigorously.  Strain into a highball glass filled […]

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Roasted Eggplant Caviar with Mint Soy Yogurt Drizzle

Serves 8 Ingredients 1 large eggplant 2 medium tomatoes, chopped medium 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro leaves 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon lemon zest 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil 8 ounces soy yogurt ¼ cup fresh mint, chopped fine ¼ cup fresh lemon juice Directions Preheat oven […]

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Roasted Jalapeno Poppers with Cilanrto

These faux poppers allow you to concentrate on the party and not on the difficult job of stuffing jalapeños while yielding greater taste satisfaction!

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Roasted Red Pepper Cilantro Cumin Seed Hummus

Serves 10 Makes 3 cups Ingredients 2 cups of chick peas, canned or soaked overnight and cooked (reserve ½ cup cooking liquid) 2 cloves garlic, chopped â…“ cup tahini 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground cumin ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil â…“ cup lemon juice 1 tablespoon lemon zest 1 roasted red bell pepper, peeled, […]

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Roasted Tomato & Red Lentil Soup with FIRE HOT Yemini Zhug

Serves 6 Ingredients ½  teaspoon coriander seeds 1 teaspoon rainbow pepper corns 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1-2 cups red cherry tomatoes, halved 4 cloves garlic, chopped course 1 medium shallot, chopped fine 2 teaspoons smoked paprika ( Turkish variety if you can get your hands on it!)2 teaspoons salt 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups […]

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Rock Shrimp Tacos

Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 1 pound rock shrimp Juice of 1 lime 12 teaspoons cumin ½ cup fresh cilantro Salt Oil Cherry tomatoes Corn or whole wheat tortillas Avocado Radish Salad Garnish DIRECTIONS In a small mixing bowl, place shrimp, lime juice, salt and cumin, and mix. Let stand for 5-10 minutes. Strain, reserving liquid. In […]

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Rose Sparkler with Sweet Cilantro Syrup

Ingredients 1 ounce strawberry puree Rose sparkling wine Sweet Cilantro Syrup* Directions Place one ounce of pureed strawberries in a champagne flute and fill with rose sparkling wine.  Stir and squirt or spoon a little Sweet Cilantro syrup  on the top. *Sweet Cilantro Syrup-In a blender blend ½ cup simple syrup, the juice and zest […]

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Salsa Rojo (Red Sauce)

Makes approximately 1½ cups INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoons olive oil 2 medium dried red chilies, seeded and chopped (stems included) ½ a medium yellow onion, chopped ½ a poblano pepper, seeded and chopped 1 medium tomato, chopped ½ tablespoons tomato paste 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro leaves 1 clove garlic, chopped ½ teaspoon cumin ¼ teaspoon cumin […]

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Savory Indian Crepes with Tomato-Shallot Chutney (Cheelas)

Serves 4 to 6 INGREDIENTS For the crepes 1 cup chickpea flour (besan) 1 teaspoon kosher salt ½ teaspoon carom (ajowan) 1⁄8 teaspoon cayenne pepper ¾ cup water 1 jalapeño (cored and seeded to make more mild), finely chopped ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro 1½ teaspoons canola oil For the chutney 1 tablespoon canola oil […]

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Savory Millet and Hominy Cakes with Cilantro Jalapeño Sauce

Makes 8 cakes The cakes can be seared in a pan instead of baked. For additional serving options, put a dollop of yogurt or some crumbled feta cheese on top. Or serve grilled chicken or fish on top of the cakes, and garnish with the sauce. Ingredients 2 tablespoons canola or olive oil for cooking, […]

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Shredded Chicken Mole Verde Tostadas

Makes 15 tostadas INGREDIENTS 2 cups water 1 chicken breast, skinless 2 chicken thighs, skinless 2 chicken legs, skinless ½ large white onion (half reserved), chopped 1 tablespoon black pepper 1 teaspoon ground allspice 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup green pumpkin seeds 2 tablespoons sesame seeds 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 2 whole allspice berries 3 […]

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Shrimp and Crab Fresh Corn Enchiladas with Salsa Verde & Red Sauce

Serves 6 Salsa Verde INGREDIENTS 1 pound tomatillos, husks removed, cut in quarters 3 poblano chili peppers, seeded and chopped 1 teaspoon cumin 1 cup water 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup fresh cilantro leaves ½ cup half-and half Juice of 1 lime PREPARATION Place the tomatillos, poblano peppers, cumin, salt, and water in a medium […]

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Shrimp Scampi Masala

Serves 6 to 8 INGREDIENTS ¼ cup lemon juice (from about 1 lemon) 2 teaspoons kosher salt 2 pounds large or extra-large shrimp, peeled and deveined 12 scallions (white and light green parts only), thinly sliced 1 cup fresh cilantro, chopped ½ teaspoon ground peppercorns 8 ounces capellini or angel hair pasta or thickly sliced […]

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Smashed Beans

Serves 4-6 Ingredients Avocado or canola oil 1 medium white onion, chopped fine 3 cups black, red or pinto beans ½ cup fresh cilantro leaves 1 teaspoon cumin Salt Directions In a medium sauté pan heat the oil to a medium high heat. Sauté the onions until slightly translucent or about 3 minutes. Add the […]

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Smoked Spiced Eggplant

Serves 4 to 6 INGREDIENTS 1 large eggplant 3 tablespoons canola oil 1-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and finely chopped 1 large red onion, finely chopped 1 teaspoon salt, or to taste 2 garlic cloves, ground to a paste in a mortar and pestle 1 tablespoon unsweetened shredded coconut (optional) 1 tablespoon ground coriander ½ […]

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Smokey Eggplant Mousse

One of the truly most decadent dishes I have ever tasted in Israel is the many versions of eggplant mousse. A longtime fan of baba ganoush, I was skeptical a few years ago when I tried my first version of this classic Middle Eastern staple in a mousse form. I am not the biggest fan of French technique cooking; I find the raw grittiness of food in a more pure form typically attracts me greater than dishes that are over concocted. But even so, I am willing to try anything (except liver), and so I did. To my amazement, I fell in love with eggplant made into a mousse. There is something so luxurious about the texture and taste. There are several different version of the dish of course and I typically and happy with most, some more lemony, others more cuminy, while my favorites tend to be smoky and herbaceous tasting with lots of sumac and paparika. I guess the point to all of this is don’t underestimate the mousse and certainlyy let’s keep eating baba ganoush, but don’t overlook a smokey eggplant mousse if you come across one and this recipe is my best recollection of the best I have had, combined with hot grilled flat bread you can sit in complete luxury even all alone, and indulge in this one of a kind dish.

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Southwest Soft Boiled Eggs Drizzled with Cilantro and Chili Sauce

Eggs…

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Southwest Turkey Burger with Cilantro Avocado

Burgers with herbs and a modern day twist. Recipe makes four 6 oz. burgers.

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Spicy Black Bean Squash Cheese Tamales with Spicy Red Pepper Sauce

Makes 20 tamales Ingredients For the black bean squash 2 cups cooked squash (winter squash or zucchini), cubed 1 cup black beans, dried and cooked or canned 1 red pepper, roasted, destemmed, peeled, deseeded, and chopped 1 jalapeno, roasted, destemmed, peeled, deseeded, and chopped 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cumin seeds, toasted ½ cup fresh […]

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Spicy Black Bean Sweet Corn Tomato Salad

This salad is so delicious and quick to prepare, healthy as all heck, and CHEAP CHEAP to make! I eat it often when I am short on time. I used to sprinkle cotija cheese over the top, but since I am on my new, almost-vegan diet I have eliminated it and have not for a second had any complaints!

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Spicy Corn Fritters with Sweet Red Pepper Sauce

Serves 6-9 Ingredients 3/4 cup all purpose flour ¼ cup course corn meal 1 teaspoon baking powder 2 eggs ¾ cup milk or buttermilk 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon lime zest ½ cup poblano pepper, chopped fine 2 teaspoons Serrano peppers, chopped superfine 4 cups sweet corn kernels (fresh) 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped super […]

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Spicy Fried Cilantro Leaves

At Ger-Nis, we can’t imagine that there is any herb lover out there who fails to appreciate the newest trend in hot herbs – fried herb leaves!

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Spicy Mango Salad

Serves 6 Ingredients 2 firm-greenish ripe mangoes, sliced in thin long wedges ½ cup scallions, chopped fine 1 small red onion, sliced thin ½ cup fresh mint leaves, sliced ½ cup fresh cilantro leaves, sliced 1 small thai chili, sliced thin Salt Zest of one lime Juice of two limes 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar […]

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Spicy Peruvian Cilantro Sauce

Makes 2-3 cups Ingredients 2 cups fresh cilantro leaves 2 cloves, garlic, chopped ½ small white onion ¼ cup avocado oil ¼ cup olive oil 1 teaspoon salt (more to taste) Juice of 1 lime ¼ cup hot water (more as needed) Directions Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth and creamy, […]

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Spicy Peruvian Cilantro Sauce

Makes 2-3 cups Ingredients 2 cups fresh cilantro leaves 2 cloves garlic, chopped ½ small white onion ¼ cup avocado oil ¼ cup olive oil 1 teaspoon salt plus more to taste Juice of 1 lime ¼ cup hot water (more as needed) Directions Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth and […]

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Spicy Peruvian Cilantro Sauce

Makes 2-3 cups Ingredients 2 cups fresh cilantro leaves 2 cloves garlic, chopped ½ small white onion ¼ cup avocado oil ¼ cup olive oil 1 teaspoon salt (more to taste) Juice of 1 lime ¼ cup hot water (more as needed) Directions Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth and creamy, […]

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Spicy Tomato Salad

Serves 4-6 Ingredients 1 medium red onion, chopped 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved ½ cup fresh cilantro leaves, chopped 1 cup baby lettuce ¼ cup avocado oil 2 tablespoons lime juice 1 teaspoon jalapeño, chopped superfine 2 teaspoons Ger-Nis Tabasco Salt Directions In a mixing bowl, toss together onions, tomatoes, cilantro and baby lettuce. In […]

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Spring Carrot Soup with Cilantro-Lime Créme Fraiche

Serves 1-2 Ingredients 1 tablespoons canola or olive oil 1 clove garlic, chopped fine Zest of 1-2 limes (reserve half of the cream fraiche) 3 medium carrots, chopped, peels on 1 cup water Juice of ½ a lime Salt Black pepper Cilantro-Lime Créme Fraiche, to garnish (recipe follows) Directions In a heavy bottomed soup pot […]

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Spring Cilantro Carrot Sesame Noodles

Homemade pasta is incredibly easy and quick to make, offering the options for flavor diversity. It is simple and cheap and with very few tools needed, we recommend every kitchen being equipped with a pasta maker/pasta roller, they are relatively inexpensive and they allow you to roll the pasta extremely thin and cut the pasta evenly. Of course you can do it all by hand as well.

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Spring Greens & Herb Smoothie

Makes 2-10 ounce smoothies INGREDIENTS 1 cup green kale leaves, chopped 1 cup fresh parsley leaves 1 cup fresh mint leaves ½ cup fresh cilantro leaves 1 banana, cubed ½ apple, peeled, cored, and cut into chunks ½ pear, peeled, cored, and cut into chunks 1 cup water 1 cup of ice 1 teaspoon salt […]

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Stir Fried Cauliflower with Potato & Crunchy Bengali Spice

Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons canola oil 1 teaspoon nigella seeds (optional) 1 teaspoon cumin seeds Rounded ¼ teaspoon coriander seeds A 2-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and chopped 1½ pounds red boiling potatoes, peeled, halved, and sliced lengthwise about ½ inch thick 1 small to medium head cauliflower, cored and cut into medium florets […]

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Sweet & Spicy Herbal Slaw

Makes 4-5 cups of Slaw, serving 12-15 people INGREDIENTS 1 medium to large head of red cabbage, shredded and center discarded 2 large carrots, peeled and shredded 1 red bell pepper, deseeded, pith removed, and chopped 1 yellow bell pepper, deseeded, pith removed, and chopped 1 orange bell pepper, deseeded, pith remove, and chopped ½ […]

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Sweet Corn Chowder With Roasted Poblano Peppers

This dish is a lovely way to keep corn a staple in our meals even after corns peak season, the corn is not as sweet this time of year, which is why it is delicious in this spicy corn chowder! Don’t worry the corn is still plenty sweet to give the perfect balance of sweet and spicy!

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Tandoori Herb Barbecue Sauce

Tandoori is basically marinated meat grilled over an open fire, in a tandoori grill or in a clay covered pot with an intensely hot and smoky fire to cook the meats.

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Tarka Daal

Serves 6 Ingredients 1 pound chana dal (dried yellow split peas), rinsed until the water runs clear 2 pints water 4 tablespoons clarified butter 2 tablespoon cumin seeds 1 medium onion, finely chopped 3 to 4 whole green chilies, pricked with a knife 1 small (2 inch) piece fresh ginger, grated 3 cloves garlic, peeled […]

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Tecate Cilantro Ceviche

Beer is such an enjoyable drink in the summer time that it’s easy to forget it’s potential for being a wonderful seasoning and flavor agent, changing ordinary into extraordinary food.

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Thai Chicken & Coconut Green Herb Curry Soup

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS Olive oil, for sautéing 4 garlic cloves, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh ginger, chopped 2 green chilies, chopped 1 tablespoon lemongrass, chopped fine 3 limes, zest and juice 1 large red onion, chopped 4 chicken breasts sliced into thick, long slices about 1 inch wide and the length of the breast 2 large […]

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Thai Chicken, Cilantro & Coconut Stew

Garnish with lime wedges. Serves 6.

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Thai Coconut Scallop Ceviche

Serves 6 Ingredients 2 pounds of Nantucket Bay Scallops 2 teaspoons salt Juice and zest of 3 limes ½ cup coconut milk 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce 1 tablespoon lemon grass bulb, chopped into a paste 1 tablespoon garlic, chopped into a paste 1 tablespoon ginger, chopped into a paste 1 tablespoon raw sugar 1 or […]

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Thai Green Coconut Curry & Vegetables

Serves 4-6 Ingredients 1 tablespoon sesame oil 1 tablespoon coconut oil 1 tablespoon canola oil 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1 medium red onion, sliced thin 1 red bell pepper cut into 2 inch thin strips 1 medium carrot cut into 2 inch thick strips 1 medium sweet potato, cubed in small cubes 1 thai green […]

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Thai Green Curry Paste / Gaeng Keow Wan

Makes 1 cup curry paste Ingredients 5-10 small fresh green chilies (10=HOT) 5-6 cloves garlic, chopped fine 2 tablespoons shallots, chopped fine 3 teaspoons coarse sea salt 2 tablespoons galangal root, peeled and chopped fine 2 tablespoons ginger root, peeled and chopped fine 2 tablespoons lemongrass bulb, cleaned and trimmed and chopped fine 2 tablespoons […]

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Thai Red Curry Paste / Gaeng Phet

Makes 1 cup curry paste Ingredients 5-10 small fresh red chilies (10=HOT) 5-6 cloves garlic, chopped fine 2 tablespoons shallots, chopped fine 2 teaspoons coarse sea salt 2 tablespoons galangal root, peeled and chopped fine 2 tablespoons ginger root, peeled and chopped fine 2 tablespoons lemongrass bulb, cleaned and trimmed and chopped fine 2 tablespoons […]

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The Gentle Bloody Mary

Makes 1 pitcher of bloody mary mix Ingredients 4 cups tomato juice 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh dill, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh chives, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped fine 1 teaspoon fresh horseradish, grated 1 teaspoon lemon zest 2 tablespoons worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon celery salt Juice of […]

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The Puebla Cocktail

INGREDIENTS Cilantro ¼” strip of fresh jalapeño pepper ¾ oz lemon juice ¼ oz agave nectar 3 oz jalapeño-infused tequila PREPARATION Muddle the cilantro in your mixing glass with jalapeño pepper, lemon juice and agave nectar. Fill glass with ice. Add tequila. Shake vigorously. Strain over ice into rocks glass. Garnish with a sprig of […]

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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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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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Tostadas de Guacamole (Avocado Tostadas)

Makes 8 tostadas INGREDIENTS 8 corn tortillas 2 avocados, ripe Juice of 1 lime (1 teaspoon reserved) 1⁄3 cup fresh cilantro leaves (2 tablespoons reserved) Salt 3 spring onions or 1 small white onion Hot sauce Oil (canola) Dry queso or cotija cheese, crumbled Hot sauce DIRECTIONS Lay the corn tortillas out flat on the […]

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Vegetable, Bean, and Cheese Burritos

Serves 8 Ingredients 2 tablespoons canola oil 1 medium white onion, chopped medium 1 red bell pepper, chopped medium 1 poblano pepper, chopped medium 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and chopped fine 1 medium tomato, chopped medium 1 tablespoon cumin 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 2 teaspoons salt ½ cup white rice 1 cup water 1½ cups […]

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Vietnamese Chicken Sandwiches (Banh Mi)

Makes 4-6 sandwiches Ingredients ½ cup rice vinegar 1 tablespoon sugar 2 teaspoons salt ¼ cup water 1 teapoon lime zest 4 inches of daikon radish, cut in super thin matchsticks about 2 inches long 2 medium carrots, cut into super thin matchsticks about 2 inches long 2 jalapeño peppers, sliced in rings 2 cloves […]

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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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Warm Lentil Salad with Coconut and Tomato

Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 2½ tablespoons canola oil 1 tablespoon black mustard seeds (optional) 1 teaspoon yellow split peas 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 2 whole dried red chiles 8 fresh or 12 frozen curry leaves, torn into pieces (optional) 1⁄8 teaspoon asafetida (optional) 1 fresh hot green chile, cut corsswise into thin slices 1 red onion, […]

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Watermelon Agua Fresca Slushy (Spiked with Tequila)

Makes 1 pitcher 1 ½ cup  jalapeño Infused Tequila* 1/2  cup  Sweet Cilantro Syrup* 2 cups  frozen watermelon chunks 1 cup water ½  cup fresh lime juice Sugared Jalapenos* Place all the  ingredients except the Sugared Jalapenos in a blender and blend until smooth and slushy.  Pour into a glass and garnish with a Sugared […]

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Watermelon Singe

1.5  ounces Jalapeño Infused Tequila* .75  ounce Sweet Cilantro Syrup* 1 ounce  ounces watermelon agua fresca* .5 ounces fresh lime juice Watermelon Slices (thin and round) Sugared Jalapenos* Place all the ingredients except the watermelon slices and sugared jalapenos in a shaker filled with ice and shake.  Strain into a coupe or martini style glass. […]

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Yellow Gazpacho Cocktails with Grilled Cilantro Pesto Shrimp & Avocadoes

Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 15 medium yellow tomatoes cut into little pieces, making sure to retain liquid 1 teaspoon lemon zest 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, finely chopped 2 medium cucumbers, peeled ¼ cup olive oil 1 teaspoon salt 1 red bell pepper, finely chopped 1 teaspoon cracked pepper 1 medium red onion, finely chopped 15 shrimp, […]

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Yemini Zhug

Makes 2 cups Ingredients ½  teaspoon coriander seeds, toasted 1 teaspoon rainbow pepper corns, toasted 1 cardamom pod, cracked and toasted 1 teaspoon cumin seeds, toasted ½  teaspoon caraway seeds, toasted 2 teaspoons salt 3 cloves garlic2 cups cilantro leaves 4 -6 hot green chilies, chopped (any type is fine- Serrano, jalapeño, cayenne a combination […]

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Zesty, Free Range Chicken Burger

Serves 4 Ingredients 1 pound chicken breasts (free Range) cut into cubes 1 teaspoon salt Zest of 1 lime Juice of 2 limes ¼ cup red onion, chopped fine ¼ cup red peppers, chopped fine ¼ cup cilantro, chopped fine 1 jalapeño, deseeded and chopped fine 1 tablespoon cumin powder Directions Grind all ingredients in […]

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