“Baja Style” Spicy Purple Kale Pesto Sauce

Makes 2 cups pesto Ingredients ¼ cup pumpkin seeds, toasted 2 cups purple kale, stems removed and chopped 2 cloves garlic ¼ cup red onion, chopped fine ½ cup avocado or olive oil Zest of 1 lime, juice of two 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 jalapeño, chopped (seeds […]

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Cumin-Zucchini & Bell Pepper Tacos

Serves 4-6 INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 white onion, sliced thin 2 zucchinis, cut in half lengthwise and sliced thin 1 red bell pepper, sliced in strips 1 jalapeño, deseeded and thinly sliced Juice and zest of 1 lime 1 teaspoon cumin Salt Tortillas, for serving DIRECTIONS In a large sauté pan, over medium […]

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Dried Cherry Mole Sauce

Makes 2 cups 2-3 dried ancho chilies 2 dried guajillo chilies 2-3 cloves garlic 1 medium yellow onion ½ cup raw almonds 3 whole cloves 1 tablespoon black peppercorns 1 teaspoon coriander seeds 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 4 tablespoons sesame seeds ¼ cup raw pumpkin seeds 1 teaspoon salt ½ cup dried cherries 2 tablespoons […]

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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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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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Jamaican Jerk Pulled Chicken and Sweet Turnip Tacos & Cotija Cheese

Serves 6-8 Ingredients ½ a medium yellow onion, chopped fine 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine ½ tablespoon fresh ginger, peeled and chopped ½ habañero pepper, deseeded and chopped ½ tablespoon lime zest ½ tablespoon orange zest ½ teaspoon allspice, ground ½ teaspoon nutmeg, freshly grated ½ teaspoon cinnamon, freshly grated ½ tablespoon black pepper, ground […]

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Pan Fried (Herbal) Cod Tacos with “Baja Style” Spicy Purple Kale Pesto Sauce and Pickled Red Cabbage

Serves 6-8 Ingredients 2 cups red cabbage, shredded Juice of 2 limes 2 teaspoons salt 4 pieces of cod, local & sustainable Salt and pepper 2 eggs, beaten 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped superfine 1 tablespoon fresh chives, chopped superfine ½ cup whole wheat flour 1 cup panko bread crumbs Canola oil Dried Red Chili […]

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Pumpkin Taquitos with Dried Cherry Mole Sauce

Serves 6-8 Ingredients 2 cups fresh pumpkin, cubed about 1 ½ inches 1 small red shallot, chopped 1 dried chipotle chili (preferably mecca variety), crumbled 1 teaspoon cinnamon, freshly grated 1 teaspoon nutmeg, freshly grated 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper, freshly grated Avocado oil 16 soft corn tortillas, small Maldon salt Fresh local […]

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Red Chili Parsley Chimichurri

Makes 1 ½ cups Ingredients 1 cup fresh parsley leaves, chopped ½ cup fresh oregano leaves, chopped 4 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 medium red shallot, chopped fine Juice and zest of 1 lemon 1 fresh red chili, chopped fine, seeds and all ½ cup avocado oil or olive oil ¼ cup red wine vinegar […]

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Roasted Carrot & Parsnip, Beef & Sundried Tomato Tacos with Red Chili Parsley Chimichurri

Serves 6-8 Ingredients 1 pound skirt steak 2 medium carrots, cut into thin 2 inch strips 2 medium parsnips, cut into thin two inch strips ½ medium white onion, halved and sliced ½ cup sundried tomatoes, chopped fine (good quality ones) 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 1 teaspoon black pepper, cracked 1 teaspoon […]

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Roasted Cauliflower & Spinach Whole Wheat Tacos with Tomatillo Sauce

Serves 6-8 Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon cumin 2 teaspoons cumin seeds 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon lime juice 1 teaspoon lime zest 2 cups cauliflower florets (bite size) 1 medium red onion, halved and sliced 2 cups baby spinach Whole wheat tortillas Sharp cheddar cheese (I use a local raw jalapeno) Lime […]

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Sprouted Corn Roasted Squash Breakfast Tacos with Peruvian Cilantro Sauce

Serves 6-8 Ingredients 2 cups winter squash, cubed ½ inch ½ red onion, chopped medium ½ red bell pepper, chopped small 1 chipoltle chili pepper, crumbles Salt and pepper Avocado oil 2 cups spinach leaves 6 eggs Sprouted corn tortillas Peruvian Cilantro Sauce Directions Pre heat oven to 400° F. In a large bowl, toss […]

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