One of the best-loved Mexican salsas. There are so many recipes for guacamole, which differ by various additives, spices as well as cutting the ingredients different sizes. I will write a very simple and quick recipe that you can eat with tortilla chips. Use any avocados, but make sure they are ripe....Read more
If you have a bad headache, first prepare a cup of coffee and cut a small slice of fresh lemon peel. Mash the lemon peel with a tablespoon of sugar and add to the coffee....
This is a Scandinavian recipe for raw salmon. Great appetizer for the holidays, you can serve with vodka, dry white wine, or aquavit (a traditional Scandinavian spirit). For this recipe I like to use lemon salt. If you don't have fresh dill you can use dry dill to marinate the fish. Serve plain or on top of rye bread,...Read more
Adobo is the name of a popular Filipino dish that is cooked with chicken, meat or seafood, marinated in a sauce of vinegar and garlic, and then fried and simmered in the marinade. Usually they are using coconut, rice or cane vinegar, but you can try white or cider vinegar. The dish is so easy to prepare, the meat...Read more
When you cook meat or poultry in an oven, place it on top of vegetables, such as potatoes, carrots or onions, and you will have a great side dish to your meat with little fuss. If you are cooking just a meat or poultry, then place them on a grill, so the fat will drain...Read more
Avocado refers to the fruit, although they are often categorized as a vegetable. Smooth, buttery and healthy, they are protein-rich and also contain vitamins E, C, and B6, plus copper and iron. Ripe avocados can be stored in the refrigerator, unripe ones should be put in a paper bag with a banana to soften. There are many delicious ways...Read more
My friend and neighbor Marcela is from Costa Rica and made handmade tamales for Christmas. They were so delicious! Tamales are a popular aromatic and hearty dish from Latin America, made of masa (a starchy dough, usually corn-based). Tamales can be filled with meats, cheeses, fruits, vegetables, chilies and steamed or boiled in a leaf wrapper. In Mexico tamales are wrapped in corn leaves,...Read more
Qutab is an Azerbaijani dish made with a thin, crescent-shaped cake of unleavened dough and stuffed. Its very tasty, simple and healthy. For filling you can use meat, usually lamb with onion, or nearly anything else (pumpkin, nuts, pomegranate seeds, onion, sorrel, herbs). For the cheese filling it's best to use goat cheese, or something salty like feta. If...Read more