Month: April 2007

Mango Lemonade

Ingredients: 4 cups cold water or club soda 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice 1/4 to 1/2 cup ginger or plain simple syrup to taste 1/4 cup fresh mango puree Directions: In a large pitcher, stir together the mango puree, lemon juice and simple syrup. Then stir in the cold […]

Chocolate Satin Macadamia Brownies

Ingredients: 8 oz semisweet chocolate 3 oz macadamia nuts, coarsely chopped 3/4 cup flour 1/2 cup light brown sugar 1/4 cup Dutch processed cocoa 1/4 cup sugar 6 tablespoons butter 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 eggs Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Spray with baking […]

Kiwi-Mango Slush

Ingredients: 2 kiwi, peeled 3/4-1 cup ice 1/4 cup cubed mango 2 tablespoons ginger simple syrup boba pearls (optional) Directions: Boil some water, pour in as many boba pearls as desired. Cook until they all float to the top. Place the ice, kiwifruit, mango and ginger syrup in a blender. […]

Mango Chicken

Ingredients: for the sauce: 1 1/2-2 cups fresh, cubed mango 2 birdseye chile peppers (or other small, hot pepper) seeds removed 2 tablespoons light soy sauce 1 tablespoon fish sauce 1 tablespoon dark soy sauce 1/2 tablespoon rice vinegar 1 teaspoon Chinese cooking wine 1/2 inch chunk palm sugar 2 […]

How to Cut Up a Mango

You need: 1 very sharp knife 1 cutting board 1 large spoon ripe mango First: Make sure your mango is ripe. It should be slightly soft and give at little to touch, but your finger should not go through the skin. If it does, that is an over ripe mango-throw […]

Green Tea & Black Pearl Cake

Ingredients: 1 1/3 cup flour 2/3 cup sugar 1/3 cup milk 1/3 cup vegetable oil 1 tablespoon green tea powder 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 egg, at room temperature 4 oz Vosges Black Pearl chips* Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour or spray one loaf pan. In a […]

Zippy Coleslaw

Ingredients: 1/2 head of green cabbage, shredded (about 4 cups) 1/3 cup rice vinegar 4 carrots, peeled and grated 3 green onions, minced 2 tablespoons freshly grated ginger 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds 1 tablespoon sesame oil 1 pinch salt Directions: Mix the cabbage, the carrots and the green onions […]

Naan

Ingredients:5 oz hot milk5 oz nonfat, plain yogurt4 cups flour2 tablespoons olive oil2 teaspoons sugar2 teaspoons dry yeast1 teaspoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt1 egg Directions:Meanwhile, stir the yeast into the milk and 1 teaspoon of the sugar. Allow to sit 15 minutes or until frothy. In a large bowl, whisk […]

Green Onion Beer Bread

Ingredients:3 cups flour1 1/4 oz active dry yeast1 1/2 teaspoons salt1/2 teaspoon black pepper1/2 teaspoon paprika1 12 oz bottle beer (we used Smithwicks)1 bunch onions optional add ins:1/2 cup grated sharp cheddar1/2 cup grated parmesan1/2 cup fresh basil 1/4 cup sundried tomatoes red pepper flakes Directions:Preheat oven to 400. Oil […]

Crackers

Ingredients:1 cup flour1/3 cup milk1 tablespoon butter1/2 teaspoon salt spices (for topping)shown here:kosher saltcracked peppertarragon poppy seedcaraway seedcelery seed suggested:paprikarosemaryoregano Directions:Preheat oven to 450. In a food processor or with a pastry cutter or with a mixer combine the flour, salt and butter until a coarse meal forms. Slowly stream […]