Tag: cucumber

  • Cucumber Mint Agua Fresca (Spiked with Gin)

    Cucumber Mint Agua Fresca (Spiked with Gin)

    Makes 1 pitcher Ingredients 1 cup Serrano simple syrup* 2 cup waters 3 cucumbers, peeled and chopped 1/2  cup lime juice 2 tablespoons mint Zest of 2 limes Pinch of salt Ice 1 ½ -2 cups Farmers Organic Gin Cucumber Slice Garnish Minted Lime Salt Garnish ( optional)* Directions Place the simple syrup, cucumbers, zest,…

  • Oven Tandoori Chicken with Cucumber Mint Chutney

    Serves 4 Ingredients 8 chicken pieces, thighs, breasts, wings, drumsticks etc Salt & pepper 1.5 ounces of Ger-Nis’ tandoori spice mix (recipe follows) ½ cup yogurt 2 tablespoons fresh mint leaves 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro leaves ¼ cup lemon juice ½ tablespoon lemon zest ½ tablespoon fresh ginger, chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped Cucumber Mint…

  • Chilled Cucumber Raita with Mustard Seeds

    Makes approximately 4 cups Ingredients 2 tablespoons of canola oil ¼ teaspoon of mustard seeds 2 large cucumbers, seeded and diced 3 cups of plain yogurt (whole or reduce fat) ¼ cup of mint chopped 1 teaspoon cumin Salt to taste Green chilies, optional Directions Heat oil in a small pan over medium heat. Add…

  • 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…

  • Mutton Holler Swamp Coolers

    Makes one gallon of non alcoholic mixer Ingredients Zest of 5 limes Zest of 4 lemons Juice of 10 limes Juice of 10 lemons 2 cups mint simple syrup 1 cup cucumber puree (cucumbers pureed) 1 cup strawberry puree (strawberries pureed) 4 cups water 4 cups seltzer water Ice Cucumber slices, strawberry sliced, lemon slices…

  • White Gazpacho

    Serves 6-9 Ingredients 4 euro or hot house cucumbers, peeled and chopped 2 pounds white (green) grapes, halved 1 cup white balsamic vinegar 1 cup extra virgin olive oil 2 cups raw almonds 1 cup Greek yogurt Salt & pepper to taste Directions In a food processor, combine the cucumbers, grapes, ½ cup white balsamic…

  • Mediterranean Lentil & Bulgur Salad

    Serves 4 Ingredients 1 cup lentils, cooked 1 cup cracked bulgur wheat, cooked 1 medium cucumber, peeled, deseeded and chopped medium 1 red bell pepper, chopped medium 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved 3 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped fine 3 tablespoons fresh mint, chopped fine 1 clove garlic, chopped superfine ½ cup lemon juice ½ cup…

  • Cucumber & Gazpacho Granita Ice Bites

    Makes 20-25 bites Ingredients 1 cucumber, sliced semi thin 1 cucumber, peeled and chopped 1 cup chopped tomato ¼ cup white onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, chopped 1 tablespoons lemon juice 1 teaspoon lemon zest 1 tablespoon champagne vinegar 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon fresh mint, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped 2 teaspoons…

  • Cucumber Infused Gin

    Makes 4 cups Ingredients 1 large cucumber, peeled and sliced 4 cups gin Directions Place all ingredients in a quart container and let infuse about 2 to 3 days.

  • Spring Daisy

    Makes 1 drink Ingredients Ice 2 ounces cucumber infused gin 1 ounce strawberry rhubarb syrup 1 ounce herbal syrup (parsley mint) 1 ounce lemon juice 1 teaspoon lemon zest Lemon slices Directions In a shaker filled with ice, place all ingredients and shake vigorously. Pour into a low-ball glass and place a lemon slice like…

  • Detox Shots

    Makes one shot Beet Basil Shot ½ cup fresh beets, 1 cup fresh basil leaves, ¼ cup orange juice Grapefruit Parsley & Lemon-Thyme ¼ cup grapefruit juice, ½ cup fresh parsley leaves, ½ cup fresh lemon-thyme leaves Lemon Ginger Mint ¼ cup lemon juice, ½ inch chunk fresh ginger, ½ cup mint Cucumber Parsley Mint…

  • 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…

  • Gazpacho Spaniard with Lemon Cucumber Garnish

    Makes one cocktail Ingredients For the cucumber-tomato infused vodka 1 cucumber, peeled and sliced 1 tomato cut in half 1 quart vodka For the lemon cucumbers 1 tablespoon lemon zest 1 tablespoon lemon juice ¼ cup vodka ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon sugar 1 cucumber, sliced (skin on) For the cocktail Ice 2 ounces cucumber-tomato…

  • Lentil and Bulgur Salad (Green Lentils)

    Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon lemon zest 1 clove garlic, grated on microplane ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 cups French green lentils, cooked and cooled 1 cup bulgur wheat, cooked and cooled 1 small red onion, chopped fine 2 stalks celery, chopped fine ½ English cucumber, seeded and chopped fine…

  • Grape Leaves

    Grape Leaves

    Makes 24 INGREDIENTS 2 (1 lb) jars grape leaves or pack of 12 2 carrots, peeled and grated 2 cups cooked basmati rice ¼ cup feta cheese, crumbled sautéed with onions and garlic cooled Salt and pepper, to taste 5 scallions, roughly chopped Yogurt Sauce, recipe below PREPARATION Preheat oven to 450ËšF. In a large…

  • Cantaloupe Mint Cucumber Gazpacho

    Cantaloupe Mint Cucumber Gazpacho

    Serves 6 Ingredients 4 cucumbers, peeled, deseeded and chopped fine 1 medium cantaloupe, deseeded, peeled and cut into small dice 2 bunches green onions, sliced fine 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, finely grated 3 cloves garlic, chopped fine ½ cup fresh mint, chopped fine ½ cup fresh basil chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh chives, chopped fine…

  • Cantaloupe Mint Cucumber Gazpacho

    from Culinary Herb Center Class- Summer Gazpacho

  • Green Herb Gazpacho

    There is no food more reminiscent of summer, more cooling in the scorching heat, than gazpacho.  In the late summer, when local tomatoes are tasty and plentiful, it’s one of the easiest, most impressive and refreshing light meals.

  • Yellow Gazpacho Cocktails with Grilled Cilantro Pesto Shrimp & Avocadoes

    There is no food more reminiscent of summer, more cooling in the scorching heat, than gazpacho.  In the late summer, when local tomatoes are tasty and plentiful, it’s one of the easiest, most impressive and refreshing light meals.

  • Zucchini Cakes

    Zucchini Cakes

    from Culinary Herb Center Class- A Night of Mezzes with Miriam Restaurant

  • Cucumber Feta Dill Dressing

    Cucumber Feta Dill Dressing

    Serve over a spring pea and radish salad

  • Pickled Chili Ginger Mint Cucumbers & Red Spring Onions

    Pickled Chili Ginger Mint Cucumbers & Red Spring Onions

    Makes 2 cups

  • 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.

  • Santorini Tzaziki

    We wanted to bring you a little taste of Oia, so here are a few recipes for the wonderful Santorini foods that one can experience on the unforgettable Greek isles.

  • Muddled Minted Cucumber Gin

    Makes 4 Drinks These drinks are cool and refreshing and are great paired with sushi type appetizers for any happy hour occasion.

  • Minted Cucumbers with Chili

    Makes 6 Servings

  • Cucumber Yogurt Sauce

    Makes 2 cups sauce