Focaccia (Focaccio)

Focaccia; Focaccio. [foh-kah-chyah] This Italian bread begins by being shaped into a large, flat round that is liberally brushed or drizzled with olive oil and sprinkled with salt. Slits cut into the dough’s surface may be stuffed with fresh rosemary before the bread is baked. Focaccia can be eaten as a snack, or served as […]

Ciabatta

Ciabatta [chyah-bah-tah] Italian for SLIPPER, describing a long wide loaf of bread with a soft interior and a crisp, thin crust. RECIPE Ingredients 1 1/2 cups Water 1 1/2 teaspoons Salt 1 teaspoon Sugar 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 1/4 cups Flour; (4.06 cups of spelt) 1 1/2 teaspoons Yeast Original recipe makes 20 Servings […]

Pork adobo (Adobong Baboy)

Pork Adobo or Adobong Baboy, made with succulent pork belly braised in vinegar, soy sauce, garlic, and onions. A delicious balance of salty and savory, this hearty stew is the Philippines national dish for good reason! As many and as diverse are the islands and dialects in the Philippines are the many ways the Filipino […]

Chicken adobo

Chicken adobo is one of the many variations of the classic Filipino adobo. Like its pork counterpart, this chicken version is made by braising the meat in a mixture of soy sauce and vinegar. Onions, garlic, peppercorns, and bay leaves are added to amp up the flavor. It is not uncommon for cooks to add […]

Dhal Curry

A dish made with lentils (or other pulses) that have been cooked in water, then seasoned variously with spices, tomatoes and onions. Dals may be spicy or mild – they are often pureed and typically served as a side dish. The most common DALS found on menus are CHANNA DAL (made with yellow split peas) […]

Bún thịt nướng (Vietnamese grilled pork with rice vermicelli)

Bún thịt nướng (Vietnamese: [ɓǔn tʰìt nɨ̌əŋ]), rice noodles with grilled meat) is a popular Vietnamese cold rice-vermicelli noodle dish topped with grilled pork, fresh herbs like basil and mint, fresh salad, Giá (bean sprouts), and chả giò (spring rolls). The dish is dressed in NƯỚC CHẮM (fish sauce with sugar, lime juice, garlic, chili, […]

Mì Quảng (Pork, chicken and prawn noodle soup)

Mì Quảng (also spelled mỳ Quảng), (literally: Quảng style noodle) is a Vietnamese noodle dish that originated from Quảng Nam Province in central Vietnam. In the region, it is one of the most popular and nationally recognized food items, and served on various occasions such as at family parties, death anniversaries, and Tết. Mì Quảng can also be found in many restaurants around the […]

Fettuccine Alfredo

Fettuccine Alfredo [feht-tuh-chee-nee al-fray-doh] Roman restaurateur Alfredo di Lello is credited with creating this dish in the 1920s. The Fettuccine is enrobed in a rich sauce of butter, grated parmesan cheese, heavy cream and plentiful grindings of black pepper. Other noodles may be substituted for the fettuccine. RECIPE (With fresh fettuccine) Ingredients Pasta Dough: 3 […]

Arroz con pollo

Literally “rice with chicken” this Spanish and Mexican dish is made with rice, chicken, tomatoes, green peppers, seasonings and, sometimes, saffron. RECIPE: Ingredients: 2-3 pounds chicken breasts and thighs 1 medium yellow onion, quartered, plus ½ yellow onion, thinly sliced 1 cup homemade or canned low-sodium chicken broth (240 ml) 1 cup beer (240 ml) […]

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