Coconut Shrimp Curry and Shrimp in Trees

Sri Lankan Entree COCONUT SHRIMP CURRY INGREDIENTS 3 garlic cloves 1½” ginger root 2 small green chiles 1 medium onion 1 small tomato 12 fresh curry leaves 1 teaspoon dry curry leaves, or curry powder […]

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Hummus and the Great Michael Jordan

Jordanian Appetizer HUMMUS INGREDIENTS 1½ pounds canned chickpeas ½ cup tahini 3 tablespoons olive oil ¼ cup fresh lemon juice 1 garlic clove ¼ teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon salt SPECIAL UTENSIL food processor Makes 3 […]

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Griots and Family-Safe Riots

Haitian Entree GRIOTS INGREDIENTS 3 pounds pork shoulder 1 green bell pepper 1 medium onion 1 shallot 1 Scotch bonnet or habanero pepper ½ tablespoon pepper 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon thyme 3 tablespoons lime […]

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Shrimp In Chocolate Sauce and Collegiate Chaos

Spanish Entree SHRIMP IN CHOCOLATE SAUCE INGREDIENTS 2 garlic cloves 1 small onion 2 tablespoons olive oil ½ cup beef, fish or vegetable stock 1 pound jumbo shrimp (16 count), peeled and deveined 2 tablespoons […]

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Mocha Coffee Creamer and Why Can’t Find It At Your Store

American Appetizer MOCHA COFFEE CREAMER INGREDIENTS 4 cups half and half 6 tablespoons sugar 6 tablespoons cocoa powder 2 teaspoons vanilla extract SPECIAL UTENSILS 2-to-3 screw-top bottles or jars. Makes 4 cups. Takes 15 minutes […]

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Couscous and Culinary Law

Algerian Entree COUSCOUS INGREDIENTS – STEW 1½ pounds boneless chicken or lamb ½ teaspoon cinnamon ⅛ teaspoon clove powder ½ teaspoon coriander ½ teaspoon pepper ½ teaspoon salt (⅛ teaspoon more later) 1 medium onion […]

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Piri Piri Shrimp and Dueling

Mozambican Entree PIRI PIRI SHRIMP INGREDIENTS 5 garlic cloves 6 piri piri chiles of 6 Thai chiles or 2 teaspoons cayenne pepper) 1 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons lemon juice 1 bay leaf 10 tablespoons peanut […]

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