Burnished-skinned, deeply flavored and more than just a little spicy, it’s no wonder that Peruvian chicken has become something of an obsession here in the United States. There are dozens of way to make this dish, but most recipes call for two different kinds of Peruvian chile pastes — aji […]
There’s no better place to start than with halloumi, the rightful king of grilling cheese. The salty, semi-hard goat’s and sheep’s milk cheese hails from Cyprus and has a high melting point that makes it suitable to grill. In my heavily Greek neighborhood, halloumi can be found in almost every […]
These Grilled Sweet Potatoes are little slices of heaven. Grilled to a crispy, tender finish, and served with chipotle lime dipping sauce or Chimichuri sauce, these make a delicious (and nutritious) side dish and are sweeter than regular sweet potato recipes.
Torta Ahogada is a "drowned submarine sandwich". It is a typical dish from Guadalajara, Mexico. It is called such because the sandwich is partially submerged in a sauce made primarily of dried chili peppers. Our version is a less spicy version of the sandwich, made with a tomato-based consomé.
Marinated and grilled chicken thighs are transfored into crispy, caramelized perfection. Quick pickles with daikon radishes and carrots, and sliced up jalapeños and herbs makes the ultimate banh mi, a now-classic Vietnamese sandwich.
White mole is used to please the bride and groom at their wedding. The characteristic of this popular mole in Mexican cuisine is that unlike others it is white due to all its ingredients. Its flavor is unique and will surely surprise everyone who tastes it. It is a sophisticated […]
A rich and complex sauce with sophisticated flavors, mole is an iconic Mexican dish with ancient origins. Traditionally prepared with pork, this version for traditional mole manchamanteles is just as delicious and is prepared with ancho chile and a blend of seeds and spices. Traditional mole manchamanteles is known for […]
A fragrant broth and perfectly tender beef shanks make for the ultimate noodle bowl. Richard Ho of Ho Foods in NYC makes Taiwanese beef noodle soup, a dish he’s so passionate about, he devoted his restaurant to it. Richard’s adoration for this complex dish and a lack of Taiwanese restaurants […]
Crab Fried Rice is a classic Thai dish, characterized by its delicate flavors. The lump crab is really the star of the show in this recipe.
This take on the classic Peruvian seafood dish of steamed mussels is always a hit at Danielle Bell and Pablo Osorio’s de Porres Dinner Series events. The bright, fresh topping is a kind of salsa criolla, a Peruvian red onion relish with chile and lime. Arrange the mussels on […]
Caramelized Cabbage is the basis for many other dishes, including Russian braised Cabbage, Southern fried cabbage with bacon and onions, St. Paddy’s day, fried cabbage, Mexican Cabbage and Tomatoe salsa. Its versatile and flavorful
These grilled mushroom tacos are an unexpectedly delicious diversion from meat-centric, over-the-top fiesta food that typically arrives with summer barbecue season.
How to make simple but classic SALMON cakes with diced peppers, onion, and celery!
What a flavor combination. “19 things going on in my mouth” according to Guy Fieri. The flavors alternate from bacon fat to smokey fish to lime then to the heat. Its an unbeatable flavor spread. Served with cumin infused corn tortilla chips, its easy to make and delicious too.
I love this dish. The flavor is great, It is like a healthy version of Chinese dumplings but easier to make because you don’t need to make the wrapper.
Delicious grilled Mexican street corn salad recipe is a fiesta in a bowl! A healthy salad packed with fresh vegetables and creamy chipotle yogurt dressing.
My favorite thing about molletes is that they’re an open-faced blank canvas, as simple as they are flexible. This version has all the essentials, and makes for a hearty on-the-go breakfast, but can easily be dressed up to become the star of a fabulous brunch—add chorizo or bacon for […]
Originating from the west coast of South America, today ceviche can be found in various forms from Mexico down to Peru and beyond. It’s also a dish that has been embraced by fine dining establishments around the world. It plates up elegantly and is an ideal light seafood starter […]
Spring rolls or summer rolls are a Vietnamese delicacy known as “gỏi cuốn”. Depending on region, salad rolls were made differently. Some vegetarian families make vegetarian spring rolls rather than meat spring rolls. However, the typical ingredients include slivers of cooked pork (most often cha pork sausages), shrimp, sometimes […]
Marinated Thai chicken satay skewers – tender and juicy, with a lightly charred finish – served with a spicy peanut sauce. Even with a bit of marinating time it's super quick and easy! The satay peanut sauce has a few special additions for a spicy creamy finish you'll love!
Weeknight style 25 Minute Korean Bulgogi BBQ Chicken with spicy garlic butter corn. The super fast Korean chicken and rice bowl that tastes just like your favorite Korean spot in town but made at home! Quick-cooking chicken tossed in a sweet, tangy, and spicy Korean style Bulgogi BBQ sauce with […]
Birria, the regional stew from Mexico saw a meteoric rise in popularity recently, as a soupy style made with beef, popularized by birria vendors in Tijuana, took off in the United States. It can be made into a soup with vegetables or Pinto beans, in tacos, quesadillas or even […]
Hearty, well spiced and literally fall-off-the-bone tender, this recipe for cola de res al mole is pure Mexican comfort food. If you’ve never had oxtail, you’ve been missing out on a super-flavorful and tender cut of meat! Oxtail (which is really the tail of the cow, not an actual […]
Traditional pho originated from Nam Dinh province on the northern Vietnamese coast, just 40 miles northwest of Hanoi. The dish was created during the 19th century French occupation—resulting in the permanent bonding of Vietnamese noodles and herbs with a French-influenced beef broth similar to pot-au-feu. In the 20th century, many […]
A lovely curried lentil soup with a hint of sweet/tart apple and just a bit of heat, enough to make it lightly tingle on your tongue. The texture of the soup is soft, smooth and delicate.
These Steak Tacos are delicious, tender & juicy! The marinade will inspire you with the fragrance and aroma it has. Pick your favorite cut of beef and enjoy every step of this recipe. Serve as an entrée or make tacos.
If you have never heard of it Whole 30 is one of the latest diets that embraces all the other diets like Keto, Paleo, and a few others. The difference is, this diet works by eliminating dairy and foods that lots of folks are allergic to without even knowing […]
We prepared this refreshing shrimp cocktail for the family during the hot summer. Being a Mexican-American family, we always add Mexican hot sauce (such as Valentina® or Tapatio®) and serve with saltine crackers on the side. The trick is to start with well-chilled large shrimp (not over-cooked), ketchup, and tomato […]
In Mexico, the variety of Mole recipes vary from region to region; this particular recipe is from the State of Veracruz, where the mole’s consistency is a little less thick than versions from other states. Mole Verde is also known as “Pipian” or “Pipian Verde” in some places of Mexico. […]
Mexican chile Relleno recipe made from roasted poblano peppers stuffed with cheese dipped in a fluffy egg batter and fried until golden brown. Traditionally, is typically stuffed with melted cheese, such as queso Chihuahua or queso Oaxaca or with picadillo meat made of diced pork, raisins and nuts, seasoned with […]
Shakshuka may be at the apex of eggs-for-dinner recipes, though in Israel it is a breakfast food, a bright, spicy start to the day with a pile of pita or challah served on the side. (It also makes excellent brunch or lunch food.) It’s a one-skillet recipe of eggs […]
Super Good Seven Seas Soup
Crisp zucchini, burst cherry tomatoes, and meltingly sweet red onions make a lovely summer side dish. We love this with our Salmon Milano but it works for chicken, shrimp, and chickpea proteins as well.
The recipe is said to have been concocted by the grateful people of Puebla, who were giving a banquet in honor of Don Agustin de Iturbide’s saint’s day, August 28 in 1821. He and his followers had led the final revolt against Spanish domination; as self-proclaimed emperor he had […]
Green coriander, or the fresh seed of a cilantro plant, is known for its intensely aromatic, slightly citrusy, mildly cilantro-ish flavor. Use it anywhere you’d use cilantro: marinades, dressings, hummus; in stews, soups or braises; in herbed rice; with rice noodles or soba; mixed with oil and drizzled atop poached […]
Copycat Panera Spicy Thai Salad with Chicken flavorful, yet healthy
These are both a "pair of eggs" separated. In the Mexican version the eggs are 'Divorced' One is with chili verde the other with chili rojo. The eggs divorced themselves because their owners (the married couple that like eggs in the morning, decided to call them just that. One like […]
Mexican Squash is one of our deeply beloved Mexican vegetables. We call these squashes “calabacitas”, and they have a slightly sweeter flavor compared to zucchini and have a tender, thin skin. They’re delicious paired with cheese, cream, or just served by themselves! Check out this traditional recipe to learn […]
Chicken tagine is a traditional Moroccan dish of chicken pieces braised with spices, garlic, onion, olives, and lemons.
An ultra-simple salad/salsa/side dish, Peruvian Red Onion Tomato Salad requires only a few ingredients, takes a few minutes of active prep time, and is a perfect accompaniment to many of your favorite dishes!
Easy Peruvian Shrimp Bowl made with spiced shrimp, an addictive spicy cilantro mint sauce, and rice come together in less than 20 minutes.
They’re called swordfish “steaks” (not filets) because when cooked correctly, this fish is as rich, tender, and substantial as filet mignon. Unfortunately, it’s fairly easy to overcook swordfish, unless you’re preparing it with a Sous Vide Precision Cooker. This recipe is about as simple — and quick — as […]
This cooling herbed yogurt sauce is adapted from the chef Yotam Ottolenghi in London, who serves it with leek fritters. But it’s wonderful with mild fish like cod. The fish, while delicious, is utterly simple: fillets baked in a 300-degree oven until opaque, 10 to 20 minutes depending on the […]
Super Easy Yellow Rice complements just about any meal! You can make this on the stove top or in the rice cooker. So tasty!
This crustless Sweet Corn and Zucchini Pie is so incredibly simple to make and it’s the perfect way to enjoy summer produce!
These spicy North African sausages are popular in Morocco, where they are grilled and served in a variety of ways–plain, with couscous, in sandwiches, with eggs or stuffed into pastries. Merguez sausage can be made with ground lamb, ground beef or a mixture of the two. My favorite is […]
This is a standard raw tuna (poke) salad served in most Hawaiian homes. Although unconventional, it is sure to please the more adventurous seafood lovers. Be sure to use fresh tuna for the very best flavor, although fresh frozen tuna will produce acceptable results. 2 h 15 m In a […]
This is my sister-in-law’s red salsa recipe. She uses it to make her wonderful chicken enchiladas, but it’s excellent for other uses as well. She is from Mexico City, and her Mexican cooking is always outstanding
The authentic Mexican egg dish of Huevos Albañil (Bricklayer Eggs) features scrambled eggs that are bathed in tomato sauce or salsa tomatillo (green tomatoes) and are served on slightly crisp corn tortillas with cheese, and cilantro. Served with black beans and rice.
They are called “drowned eggs” because they are prepared with plenty of broth (caldillo) and / or sauce. The first time I heard someone say huevos ahogados I was just a little girl in my great grandmother’s house, trying to figure out why they were talking about eggs that had […]
Refreshing Jicama Salad. Easy to make and this cools the palate if you are eating spicy food like our Camarones Diabla. This jicama citrus salad from the Yucatan is known as “Xec” or “Xe’ec”, which comes from the Mayan word for “Ensalada” (salad). It is also known by other […]
Arepas define Venezuelan cooking. These thick cornmeal patties are griddled, then baked, and then stuffed while warm with anything from white cheese to this zesty chicken salad with avocado mayonnaise (Johan Santanas first choice). The salad is named in honor of Susana Duijm, Miss World in 1955 and a popular […]
I learned this recipe from my Aunt who lives in Mexico City. I've been perfecting it for over 25 years and realized that it was time to share it when my foodie friends tried to drink the sauce out of the saucepan. I use the roasted or baked chicken from […]
This is so easy and so good. It’s always the hit of the party and it’s gone before anything else on the table
There is something to be said for combining Spinach with feta and ricotta cheese. The sensation that it creates is amazing. The Greek do know how to eat! The creaminess of ricotta and the saltiness of feta combine with earthy spinach to create a wholesome taste. Spanakopita is a Greek […]
Cucumber raita is a popular savory condiment dip made with cucumber and curd (yogurt). It is simple, refreshing, and cooling to the palate. This cucumber raita recipe comes together in 5 minutes and tastes fabulous when paired with biryani, pulao, or any Indian meal.