Tag Archives: Asian

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
Cocoa Pork Carnitas
Seasonings 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp salt 1 tsp chili powder 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper 1/2 tsp smoked paprika 1 tbsp cocoa powder 1/2 tsp ground pepper Main ingredients 3 lbs trimmed pork shoulder 5 small tomatoes 1 garlic head 1 yellow onion 4-5 sprigs fresh oregano leaves 4-5 sprigs fresh Continue Reading
Baklava
This is a Sotiropulos family recipe and probably one of the best baklava recipes around. Syrup: 1    cup   honey 1    cup   sugar 1/2 cup   water 1 cinnamon stick 1 whole (not grated) fresh orange peel Baklava Nut Mixture: 1 lb          Walnuts 1/3 cup  Sugar 1 tsp       Continue Reading
Calamari Tacos
Ingredients: 1 lb calamari steak 1 tsp lemon juice 2 tsp olive oil 1 tsp Italian parsley 1 tbsp chopped garlic 1 tbsp shallots 1 inch minced ginger 1 tsp red pepper flakes (optional) Instructions: Wash calamari steaks.  Score them slightly in one direction and then slice them thin (1/4″ to 1/2″) In a bowl, Continue Reading
Horta are not just Dandelion Greens
Horta, or Greens, are a healthy staple in any Greek household.  Many people mistake “horta” for dandelion greens, but the truth is that there are dozens of different types of greens that Greeks use that fall into the “horta” category.  Horta are greens. These greens are simply boiled, cooled, and traditionally eaten topped with olive Continue Reading
Moroccan Lamb Shanks
Ingredients: 4 lamb shanks 1 tsp turmeric ¼ tsp cinnamon ¼ tsp ground coriander ¼ tsp ground ginger ¼ tsp cayenne pepper 4 cloves garlic 2 medium diced tomatoes small bunch fresh parsley large bunch fresh cilantro ½ tsp orange zest red wine stock or broth 2 sliced onions cubed sweet potatoes chopped carrots flour Continue Reading
Apple Bastilla
Ingredients: 4 chopped apples 5-6 bananas filo dough butter 1 tsp cinnamon 2-3 tbsp. Honey chopped lavender chopped thyme buds toasted almonds olive oil Instructions: Create a nutty paste by processing some almonds with honey and olive oil. Set aside. Cooking: Cook apples with butter and cinnamon. Add the honey. Add the lavender and thyme 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
Tomatillo Sauce / Blackened Tomatillo Salsa
Ingredients: 3 lbs tomatillos (shells removed) 1 poblano pepper 1 bell pepper 1 medium onion 4 cloves garlic 1 jalapeno pepper 2 tsp cumin 2 tsp oregano Pinch ground cloves Salt and pepper EVOO for blackened Instructions: For Regular: Parboil (partially cook) tomatillos, poblano pepper, bell pepper, onion. For Blackened: Under a Broiler, add oiled Continue Reading