Tag: citrus

Strawberry-Thyme Cupcakes

Ingredients:3/4 cup flour1/2 cup sugar3 tablespoons butter, at room temperature1/3 cup milk3 large strawberries, mashed (with juices)1 teaspoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt1 egg, at room temperature3 sprigs thyme leaves, lightly crushedzest of 1 small lemon lemon thyme frosting Directions:Allow the thyme to seep in the milk for at least 15 […]

Numbing Hot Shrimp with Chinese Broccoli

Ingredients for the sauce: 2 teaspoon palm sugar 2 teaspoons dark soy sauce 2 teaspoons light soy sauce 2 teaspoons black vinegar 1 teaspoon cornstarch 1 teaspoon black sesame oil 1 teaspoon shaoxing everything else: 1 lb Chinese Broccoli, cut into manageable pieces 1 lb peeled medium sized shrimp 3 […]

Key Lime Cream Cheese Frosting

Ingredients:4 oz cream cheese, at room temperature1 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar1 tablespoon key lime juicefood coloring, optional Directions:In a large bowl, beat together all ingredients until well blended. Frost on cooled cupcakes or cake. Yield:icing for about 12 cupcakes or a single layer cake. My thoughts: I still find a […]

Roasted Beet and Citrus Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

Ingredients: for the salad: 3 large roasted beets beet greens from the beets 1 orange 1 tangerine dressing: 1 shallot, grated 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 3 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 tablespoon orange juice 1/2 tablespoon tangerine juice 1 teaspoon poppy seeds 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/2 teaspoon orange zest Directions: […]

Cranberry & Tangerine Sauce

Ingredients:2 cups fresh cranberries3/4 cup sugar3/4 cup water1/4 cup tangerine juice2 tablespoons Aperol1/2 inch knob ginger, mincedzest of 1 tangerine Directions:Place the cranberries, water, juice, sugar, ginger and zest in a medium saucepan and, stirring occasionally, cook for 20 minutes over medium high heat to reduce and thicken. Remove from […]

Triple Citrus Cranberry Cake

Ingredients:3 eggs3 cups flour1 1/2 cups sugar1 1/2 cup cranberries1/2 cup oil1/2 cup tangerine juice1/3 cup lime juice¼ cup lemon juice1 1/2 teaspoons Chinese 5 spice powder1 teaspoon baking soda1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon vanilla½ teaspoon saltzest of one limezest of one tangerine Directions:Preheat oven to 350F. Grease and […]

Kiwi Kumquat Salad with Key Lime Syrup

Ingredients: 6 kiwi, sliced 6 kumquats, sliced or halved 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup sugar 1 tablespoon key lime juice 1/2 teaspoon key lime zest Directions: In a saucepan, bring water, sugar, juice and zest to a boil. Stir until completely dissolved and syrup has thickened. Meanwhile, arrange fruit in […]

Kumquat Liqueur

Ingredients:1 pint vodka6 kumquats, thinly sliced horizontally Directions:In a glass jar, pour in the vodka. Add the kumquats*. Cover and allow to sit for at least 2 weeks in a dark cupboard to infuse. *Taste a kumquat and if it is unusually sour, add some sugar to taste and shake […]