Posts Tagged: Latin inspired

Salmon Ceviche
https://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2015/06/07/salmon-ceviche-inspired-by-chile/
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Salmon Ceviche (inspired by Chile)

My husband and I spent most of last January in Chile working on this puppet show and then traveling a bit.  It was a glorious southern hemisphere summer.  We ate a lot of terrific food, which I have been putting

Salmon Ceviche
https://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2015/06/07/salmon-ceviche-inspired-by-chile/
/ Erin

Salmon Ceviche (inspired by Chile)

My husband and I spent most of last January in Chile working on this puppet show and then traveling a bit.  It was a glorious southern hemisphere summer.  We ate a lot of terrific food, which I have been putting

Radishes dipped in Avocado Crema and Spicy Pepita Powder
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Radish Snack with Avocado Crema and Spicy Pepita Powder

I love radishes.  It is odd that I have not talked about more on this blog.  I guess that  I don’t actually cook with radishes.  I just eat them as a snack with olives, salted nuts or cheese….and add them

Radishes dipped in Avocado Crema and Spicy Pepita Powder
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Radish Snack with Avocado Crema and Spicy Pepita Powder

I love radishes.  It is odd that I have not talked about more on this blog.  I guess that  I don’t actually cook with radishes.  I just eat them as a snack with olives, salted nuts or cheese….and add them

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Watercress Salad with Avocado and Broiled Pineapple

Happy Mother’s Day!!  This is a recipe for my mother and also for anyone else who reads this blog in Hawaii (where I grew up).  I have made this fabulous salad recipe, from Gran Cocina Latina: The Food of Latin America by

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Watercress Salad with Avocado and Broiled Pineapple

Happy Mother’s Day!!  This is a recipe for my mother and also for anyone else who reads this blog in Hawaii (where I grew up).  I have made this fabulous salad recipe, from Gran Cocina Latina: The Food of Latin America by

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Rio Zape Pot Beans with Collards and Roasted Garlic and Jalapeno

There are two stars in this simple dish…home made vegetable stock and Rio Zape Beans from Rancho Gordo. I have started using Silvi’s system for making experimental economical vegetable stock. It is amazing how much excellent soup stock you can

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Rio Zape Pot Beans with Collards and Roasted Garlic and Jalapeno

There are two stars in this simple dish…home made vegetable stock and Rio Zape Beans from Rancho Gordo. I have started using Silvi’s system for making experimental economical vegetable stock. It is amazing how much excellent soup stock you can

Picadillo Omelet
https://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2012/03/04/picadillo-omelet-with-a-salad/
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Picadillo Omelet with a salad

I used to order this for “lunch” at a Cuban cafe near a school that I worked at.  I was teaching kindergarteners, so my “lunch” break came before 11 AM.  I ordered this omelet and two cafe con leche every

Picadillo Omelet
https://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2012/03/04/picadillo-omelet-with-a-salad/
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Picadillo Omelet with a salad

I used to order this for “lunch” at a Cuban cafe near a school that I worked at.  I was teaching kindergarteners, so my “lunch” break came before 11 AM.  I ordered this omelet and two cafe con leche every

Gluten-Free Swiss Chard Stem and Green Olive Empanadas
https://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2012/02/18/empanadas-filled-with-sauteed-swiss-chard-stems-green-olives-and-roasted-red-peppers-gluten-free-or-not/
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Empanadas filled with Sauteed Swiss Chard Stems, Green Olives and Roasted Red Peppers (Gluten-free or not)

What do you do with swiss chard stems?  It is an ongoing question in my kitchen.  I eat about two bunches of sautéed swiss chard a week year round.  In the winter though, I find that the stems overwhelm the greens

Gluten-Free Swiss Chard Stem and Green Olive Empanadas
https://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2012/02/18/empanadas-filled-with-sauteed-swiss-chard-stems-green-olives-and-roasted-red-peppers-gluten-free-or-not/
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Empanadas filled with Sauteed Swiss Chard Stems, Green Olives and Roasted Red Peppers (Gluten-free or not)

What do you do with swiss chard stems?  It is an ongoing question in my kitchen.  I eat about two bunches of sautéed swiss chard a week year round.  In the winter though, I find that the stems overwhelm the greens

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Agwa Mojitos!

OK, so before you tell me I am perfectly aware that it is the middle of winter and not really mojito season. But sometimes a girl’s gotta live in denial.

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Agwa Mojitos!

OK, so before you tell me I am perfectly aware that it is the middle of winter and not really mojito season. But sometimes a girl’s gotta live in denial.