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Cod Provencal en Papillote with Roasted Baby Potatoes

Cod Provencal en Papillote with Roasted Baby Potatoes

Cod en Papillote Provencal with Roasted Potatoes Serves 4 ½ stick unsalted butter, room temperature 2 tablespoons finely chopped herbs (such as lemon thyme, English thyme, chives, and/or parsley) ½ teaspoon salt, plus more ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, plus...

Hearts of Palm, Tomato and Avocado Salad with Mango Vinaigrette

Hearts of Palm, Tomato and Avocado Salad with Mango Vinaigrette

         Hearts of Palm, Tomato and Avocado Salad with Mango Vinaigrette Serves 4-6 1 cup diced ripe mango, ripe mango will be fragrant on the outside and yield to pressure 1/3 cup canola oil 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 2-3 tablespoons tablespoon light brown sugar,...

Pineapple Macerated with Vanilla-Mint Syrup

Pineapple Macerated with Vanilla-Mint Syrup

                                                                                                Pineapple Macerated with Vanilla Bean-Mint Syrup Serves 6-8 1 large pineapple, peeled, cored and quartered, then  very thinly sliced (see method below) ¼ cup mint, chopped,...

Celery, Date, Walnut and Parmesan Salad

Celery, Date, Walnut and Parmesan Salad

Celery, Date, Walnut and Parmesan Salad Serves 4 ½ cup walnuts, coarsely chopped 1/3 cup roasted walnut oil or olive oil 2 tablespoons sherry vinegar or white wine vinegar 2 tablespoons D’VASH Organics Date Syrup 1 small shallot, minced ½ teaspoon Kosher salt ¼...

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 Beef (Pad Kra Pow)

Thai Basil Beef (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...

Red Wine Poached Pears with Candied Almonds & Mascarpone

6 Bosc pears 1 750 ml bottle red table wine 2 cups granulated sugar 3 whole star anise OR 2 tablespoons Chinese Five Spice powder 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground cloves Candied Almonds 1 cup sliced untoasted almonds 2 tablespoons granulated sugar Mascarpone 8...

Lemony Turkish Yogurt and Chickpea Soup with Garlic-Paprika Butter

Serves 4 1 cup water ½ cup rice 4 cups chicken broth 1 cup plain yogurt, preferably whole fat 2 large egg yolks Zest and juice of a lemon 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour; for a gluten-free alternative, may substitute with rice flour One 15-ounce can chickpeas, drained...

Cucumber-Tomato Raita 

Serves 4  1 large cucumber halved, seeded and grated  1 tomato, seeded and cut into small dice  1 ½ cups plain yogurt, drained in coffee filter or 2 layers of cheesecloth, set in sieve over bowl   1/4 cup fresh mint, finely chopped 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon...

Roasted Chicken Thighs With Curried Chickpeas and Carrot-Raisin Salad

serves 4 8 chicken thighs, skin on, boneless Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1/3 cup golden raisins ½ cup white wine ½ teaspoon sweet curry powder 1 15-ounce can chickpeas beans, drained 4 carrots, peeled and grated ½ red onion, thinly sliced 12 to 15 mint...