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Green Bean and Heirloom Tomato Salad with Mint

Green beans definitely fall into that category of green vegetables that the vast majority of children won’t touch with a ten foot pole.  But...

Toasted Candied Coconut Ribbons

If you’re a longtime reader then you already know I love all things coconut: coconut meat, coconut juice, coconut milk, coconut oil, etc.  But...

Lemongrass Soy Milk

Out of all the non-dairy milks commercially available, mass-produced soy milk is my least favorite (almond milk is the clear front runner in my...

Do Chua- Pickled Carrot and Daikon

One of the reasons I love Vietnamese food so much is that the majority of meals achieve the perfect balance of hot, sour, salty...

Ga Nuong- Lemongrass Chicken

One of my favorite parts of my trip to Vietnam was exploring the northern part of the country, miles and miles from the tourist...

Raspberry Espuma- Raspberry Foam Dessert

Last week I posted some very seasonal recipes: rhubarb and ginger spritzers as well as rhubarb and ginger mojitos.  This week, I thought I’d...

Herbed Zucchini and Feta Fritters

I don’t often subscribe to food magazines (who has time to read magazines when there are so many great food blogs out there?), but...

Double Chocolate Hazelnut and Brown Butter Brownies

You’ll have to forgive me for taking a quick break from my Peruvian cooking.  I just couldn’t bear holding off on sharing this recipe...

Choros à la Chalaca- Peruvian Mussels with Corn Salsa

Mussel lovers, meet your new favorite party appetizer.  I’m not even that much of a mussel fan, but when I saw photos of these...

The Fruity Root – Pear, Parsnip and Lime Juice

Is it just me or are parsnips having something of a moment right now?  I never gave much attention to these root vegetables (which...