Category Archives: Appetizer


Beef and Lamb Patties
Ingredients 2 lbs lean beef.  Use good quality, grass fed, etc. 1lb ground lamb (Make it healthy – replace with ground chicken or turkey breast. Add 1/4 c olive oil to recipe to keep moist) 2 diced garlic cloves 1 diced yellow onion 3 Slices of bread, ground into crumbs 1 whole egg 1/2 cup Continue Reading
Ginger Garlic Chicken Meatballs
INGREDIENTS: 2 pound ground chicken breast (or turkey) 1/2 cup oat flour 1/2 cup oats 2 minced scallions, plus thinly sliced scallions for garnish 3 tablespoons minced peeled fresh ginger 1 whole egg 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil 2 teaspoons soy sauce 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt Asian chile sauce, for serving Continue Reading
Lemongrass Ginger Steak Skewers
Ingredients S2 lbs flap steak.  You can also use skirt steak 4-5 peeled garlic cloves 1 stalk lemongrass 1″ fresh ginger 3 tbsp sesame oil 3 tbsp vinegar (rice/white/apple) 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper 1 tsp salt Instructions The flap steak is very thin, so simply cut it into 1.5″ strips and set in a bowl Continue Reading
George’s Thai Pork
Ingredients: 1-2 lbs pork shoulder cubed ¼ cup sesame oil ¼ cup balsamic vinegar ¼ cup soy sauce 1 bunch cilantro chopped 5 cloves garlic minced 3 tbsp ginger minced 2 tbsp sugar salt black pepper 12 wooden skewers soaked in water Serve with Peanut Sauce:    Peanut Sauce Recipe   Instructions: Preheat BBQ Mix Continue Reading
Beef Satay
Ingredients: 1 lb flank steak, sliced against grain 1tbsp sesame oil ½ cup EVOO ½ cup thin soy sauce ½ cup shaoshing wine or red wine 2 tbsp minced garlic ½ cup chopped scallions ½ tbsp coarse ground black pepper 2 tbsp brown sugar 12 red lettuce leaves 1 bunch Thai basil leaves 2 cups Continue Reading
Chicken Satay
Ingredients: 1/2 cup coconut milk 1 tbsp fish sauce 2 tsp red curry paste 1 tsp palm sugar or brown sugar 1 tbsp chopped cilantro ½ tsp ground turmeric Salt and ground black pepper 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts Bamboo skewers, soaked in cold water Serve with Peanut Sauce and Cucumber Relish:    Peanut Continue Reading
Tomatoes Provencal
Ingredients: 4 large plum tomatoes Olive oil for brushing tomatoes ¼ cup fresh bread crumbs 3 tbsp freshly grated Parmesan 2 tbsp minced parsley leaves 1 small garlic clove, minced Salt and pepper Instructions: Halve the tomatoes horizontally and trim the ends so that they will stand level, cut side up. Brush them all over Continue Reading
Miso BBQ Beef with Ginger
Ingredients: Barbeque Beef Marinde: 2 ½ lb rump roast 1 ½ tbsp Japanese miso 3 tbsp mirin/rice wine or dry sherry 3 tbsp Japanese style soy sauce 1 tbsp distilled white vinegar 1 tbsp sugar 2 tsp sesame oil Ginger Teriyaki Sauce: 2 tbsp sake 3 tbsp mirin/rice wine or dry sherry 3 tbsp Japanese Continue Reading
Ingredients: Bread: 2 cups flour 1 tsp baking powder ½ tsp baking soda 2 tsp sugar 1 egg 1cup milk 3 tsp olive oil Topping: 2 tsp onion seeds 1 tsp cumin 1 clove minced garlic ½ minced onion ¼ cup parmesan cheese (these are approximate measurements. The dough should be the consistency of any Continue Reading
Ingredients: The Dough: 3/4 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 tbsp water 3 tbsp butter, cut into pieces 1/4 packet rapid rise yeast Meat Filling: 1 lb ground lamb/beef 1 minced onion 3 cloves minced garlic 1 bunch chopped coriander 1 bunch chopped mint 2 tbsp ground coriander 2 tbsp ground cumin 2 tbsp ground Continue Reading