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Recipes

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)

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

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...