Monday, August 2, 2010

Mango-Green Peppers salad

Good Summer dish, the Sweet Mangoes bring out the flavors of spices. It is up to you to adjust the hotness of the dish. You may add more or less hot peppers. Ginger is never as hot as red peppers. don't hesitate in using it.

The Ingredients
You'll Need
Green Banana Peppers
Poblano Peppers
Red Jalapeno Peppers
Sweet onions
Fresh Mint
Fresh Ginger Root
Fresh Perilla Leaves
Fresh Thai Basil leaves
Olive oil.
Pomegranate Juice.
Orange juice.

Here we go - The Procedure...
Peel the mangoes, dice them in small pieces.
Cut the peppers in half, remove the seeds, all of them. Slice the peppers in small slices. DON'T touch your eyes with your hands now, don't go to the bathroom (more about this latter).
Dice the sweet onion.
Shred the herbs leaves.

Mix everything in a big salad bowl.

Add olive oil, pomegranate and orange juice, salt, pepper.

Mix by hand.

WASH your hands with soap, at least twice. If you don't you'll be sorry the next time you wipe your eyes, or go tho the bathroom.

One day I'll tell you the story of my Friend Corse who forgot about that cardinal rule...

Enjoy  - Bon Appetit

July 31st, 2010

Sunday, August 1, 2010

Turtle Burger

This recipe was sent to me by a friend, it is an unusual presentation. 

You'll need : 
Ground Deer meat
Ground coriander
Ground Ginger
Ground Cumin
Sweet onion
Olive oil

The Mighty Baccon Lattice 

Here we go : 
Dice the onion very thinly
In a bowl, mix the ground deer meat with spices, onion, olive oil.
Bred the bacon

Stick the meat upon the bacon

Position the sausage bits
cover the loaf with the bacon
Stick your turtle into a baking dish.

Warm up the oven to 427
Stick the turtle into the oven

Cook until crispy.

With Red Wine...

Nuked Mojito

Classic Mojito Recipe is too complicated - here is one I developed that will give you a great Mojito, quickly, without the headaches.

You will need : 
Rum (White of Brown)
Fresh Limes
Fresh Mint leaves
Sprite or any lemon-lime flavored soda

Here we go : 
In a glass bottle, poor as much rum as you might need. stuff the Mint into the Rum - lots of fresh mint.
Cover the glass bottle with a plastic lid - NO METAL - if you don't have a lid, a small plastic or porcelain plate will do.

Get your bottle in the microwave oven, and nuke on high until the rum starts boiling.
Once it does, stop the Microwave.
Let the Rum and Mint stand for 3 to 5 minutes. The Rum will take all the aroma of the Mint.
It is important to keep the lid on top of the bottle until the mix cools down to room temperature, otherwise the alcohol will evaporate. Which would be a shame.

In a glass, squeeze some fresh lime juice.  Cover with crushed ice.
Add the Minted Rum.
Pour the Sprite.
Decorate with some fresh Mint leaves.

Adjust the amount of Lime, Rum and Sprite to your taste. If you really don't like the sweetness of the Sprite, you can use some seltzer instead.


Note : you can prepare lots of minted rum this way and store it, you won't even need to mix it the next time...