Cut tomatoes in half, slice each half into 3 wedges. Cut cheese into 1-inch cubes. Mix basil with lemon juice and olive oil, pour just enough over spinach to moisten. Arrange spinach on chilled salad plates. Toss cheese and tomatoes with remaining dressing, arrange over spinach. Sprinkle with black pepper.
Combine above ingredients and bring to boil, cool, Peel green mangoes and cut into long slices. Dont add salt or water to them. Fill sterilized jar with slices. Pour cool syrup over them. Add more slices after 30 minutes. Cover jar. Leave it out for 2-3 days & refrigerate.
Roasted rice is used quite frequently in Vietnamese cooking. We generally prepare a quantity of it and keep it in a jar to have on hand when needed. Heat a small, dry frying pan over high heat and add the rice. Toast, stirring constantly, until rice is brown. Transfer to a blender and grind into […]
* Cut in half and slivered ** Washed and sliced diagonally 1/4″ thick *** Cored, seeded, and cut in 1/4″ dice **** Defatted % Thinly sliced and then shredded %% Peeled, deveined, cooked, and cut in half crosswise %%% Lightly blanched and cut lengthwise into thin strips %%%% Cleaned and thinly sliced In large, heavy […]
-STUFFING – 2 tb Butter 1 md Onion, finely chopped 1 lb Mushrooms, finely chopped 3 Zucchini, grated and drained 1 ts Tarragon, dried 1/2 c Whipping cream 2 tb Lemon juice 1/4 c Breadcrumbs 1/4 c Parsley, finely chopped Salt Pepper, fresh ground SAUCE 1/2 c Port 1 c Red wine 2 tb Butter […]
In a heavy, 12 inch skillet heat 2 tablespoons of the oil over moderate heat for 1 minute. Saute the zucchini in batches until lightly browned on both sides, adding remaining oil as needed. With a slotted spatula transfer zucchini to a platter lined with paper towels. In the same skillet add 2 tablespoons of […]
In large skillet, over medium-high heat, cook and stir sausage until browned; drain well. Stir in rice, celery, green pepper, scallions and chicken broth; bring to boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 45 minutes, stirring occasionally, until liquid is absorbed and rice is done.
Cook asparagus and keep it warm. Melt butter in top of double boiler over hot water; blend in flour with wooden spoon. Add milk and cream gradually; stir constantly. Cook over low heat until smooth and thick. Reserve 1 ts egg; add remainder to sauce; mix well. Place asparagus in serving dish; sprinkle with lemon […]
Wash broccoli and cut off broccoli flowerets. Slice stems 1/4 inch thick. In large skillet or wok, heat oil; stir-fry broccoli 5 minutes until crisp-tender. In small bowl, mix soy sauce and cornstarch. Add honey, ginger and hot pepper sauce. Pour over broccoli. Cook until sauce thickens slightly. Stir in almonds.
Soak saffron in 2 tablespoons of hot water for 30 minutes. Heat oil in paella pan or large skillet; add chicken, fry gently until browned; remove and set aside. Add onion and garlic, fry until onion is transparentd; add ham and rice, and fry, stirring, until rice is transparent; remove from heat. Peel and devein […]