Tag: nuts

Bee Pollen Dusted Hazelnuts

Ingredients:1 cup dry roasted hazelnuts2 tablespoons bee pollen1 teaspoon sugar1/2 teaspoon olive oil1/8 teaspoon salt Directions:Place the pollen, sugar and salt in a mortar and pestle or spice grinder and grind until a fine powder forms. Heat the oil in a small skillet. Add the nuts and toss occasionally for […]

Spicy Peanut Noodle Salad

Ingredients: 10 oz grilled or sauted chicken breasts* 8 oz somen or soba noodles cooked, drained and cooled 1 1/4 cup spicy peanut sauce chopped dry roasted peanuts chopped scallions julienned seedless cumber steamed snow peas mung bean sprouts Directions: Slice the chicken breasts into long, 1/4 inch wide strips. […]

Spicy Peanut Sauce

Ingredients: 2/3 cup pork broth, at room temperature 1/4 cup lightly salted roasted peanuts (see note) 1 tablespoon fish sauce 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 tablespoon chili garlic sauce 2 cloves of garlic 1 green onion, green parts only, chopped additional lightly salted roasted peanuts, chopped Directions: Note: I made […]

Thai Noodle Salad with Turkey and Shrimp

Ingredients: for the dressing 1 shallot, thinly sliced 2 Thai green chiles, thinly sliced juice 1 lime 2 tablespoons fish sauce (nam pla) 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 1 tablespoon palm sugar 1 tablespoon tamarind juice (optional) salad ingredients: 1/2 seedless cucumber, thinly sliced 3 oz bean sprouts 1/4 cup fresh […]

Cinnamon & Sugar Peanuts

Ingredients:2 cups unsalted roasted peanuts1 tablespoon sugar1 tablespoon light brown sugar1 tablespoon olive oil1 tablespoon cinnamon1/4 teaspoon nutmeg Directions:Line two baking sheets with parchment paper. Preheat the oven to 250. Toss all ingredients together. Make sure the nuts are evenly coated. Arrange in a single layer on one of the […]

Banana Walnut Muffins

Ingredients:2 eggs1 1/4 cup mashed overripe bananas1 cup whole wheat flour1 cup flour1/2 cup chopped walnuts2/3 cup light brown sugar1/2 cup milk1/4 cup butter, at room temperature1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder1 teaspoon vanilla1 teaspoon cardamom1/2 teaspoon cinnamon1/2 teaspoon salt1 banana, sliced into 1/4 inch slices (optional) Directions: Preheat oven to […]

Pork Summer Rolls with Peanut Dipping Sauce

Ingredients: 1 lb thick cut pork chops 2 tablespoons canola oil 6 rice paper wrappers* 1/2 pound rice stick noodles 1 cucumber, in thin strips 2 carrots, in long strips 1 head red or green leaf lettuce fresh mint pork marinade: 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 2 tablespoons rice wine 2 […]

Pea Shoot Pesto

Ingredients: 1/4 lb fresh, young pea shoots 1 bunch Spring onion, chopped 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese 1/3 cup olive oil 1/4 cup toasted pinenuts salt pepper to serve: 1 lb hot cooked pasta 3/4 lb peeled, steamed shrimp (optional) garnish: additional pea shoots Directions: Place the pea shoots, onion, cheese, […]

Spiced Smoked Almonds

Ingredients:2 cups raw almonds1 1/2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce1 1/2 tablespoons liquid smoke1 tablespoon salt1 tablespoon olive oil1/2 teaspoon chipotle chile powder1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika Directions:Line two baking sheets with parchment paper. Preheat the oven to 250. Toss all ingredients (except the salt) together. Make sure the nuts are evenly coated. […]

Rocket Pesto

Ingredients:2 cups fresh arugula (rocket)2 cloves garlic1/3 cup parmesan cheese1/3 cup olive oil1/4 cup toasted pinenutssaltpepper Directions:Place all ingredients in a food processor or blender, pulse until a thick paste forms. Toss with 1 lb cooked pasta. Yield: about 4 servings My thoughts: I wish we called arugula rocket here. […]