Turkish Yogurt Soup

Turkish Yogurt Soup

Turkish Yogurt and Chicken Soup with Garlic-Paprika Butter Serves 4-6 1 cup water ½ cup long grain rice, any variety One quart (4 cups) chicken broth 2 cups plain yogurt, whole or low fat (do not use nonfat) Zest and juice of a lemon; a Microplane does a great job of...
Thai Basil Chicken (Pad Kra Pow)

Thai Basil Chicken (Pad Kra Pow)

Serves 4 canola or peanut oil for cooking 12 ounces top sirloin, semi frozen, cut in half crosswise and cut against the grain into thin strips 3 shallots thinly sliced 4 garlic cloves, minced and divided; set aside half for the stir fry sauce Sauce ¼ cup tamarind...
Banh Xeo (Happy Pancakes)

Banh Xeo (Happy Pancakes)

makes 6-8 pancakes Nuoc Cham ¼ cup fish sauce, I like Three Crabs Brand 3 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons white vinegar ¼ cup water 1 tablespoon Vietnamese chili paste with garlic (Huy Fong brand) or sambal oelek (Indonesian fresh ground chili sauce 1 clove garlic,...
Cod Escabeche with Tomatoes and Artichoke Hearts

Cod Escabeche with Tomatoes and Artichoke Hearts

Serves 6 as a tapa ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 ½ lbs cod cut into one inch pieces Salt and freshly ground pepper 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved 1 (14 oz) can artichoke hearts, drained, squeezed of excess liquid and quartered 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 bay leaves ½...

Thai Green Mango Salad

Serves 4-6 SALAD DRESSING: ⅓ cup light brown sugar ¼ cup fresh lime juice, or adjust amount to your taste, as tartness in limes can vary ¼ cup fish sauce, saltiness will vary by brand 1 tablespoon soy sauce 2-3 tablespoons sambal oelek or Vietnamese chili sauce with...