Tuesday, September 27, 2005

Caribbean Vegetable Stew



From Moosewood Restaurant Cooks at Home
Saute 2 cups chopped onion in 2 Tbs veg. oil on med. heat for 4-5 min. Add 3 cups cooked cabbage and 1/4 tsp. cayenne and continue to saute stirring often until the onions are translucent.

Add 1 Tbs. grated ginger and 2 cups water, cover the pot and bring to a boil. Stir in 3 cups diced sweet potatoes, sprinkle w/ salt and simmer for 5 or 6 min. until potatoes are barely tender.

Add 2 cups tomatoes, 2 cups okra, and 3 Tbs. lime juice. Simmer until all the veggies are tender, about 15 min. Stir in cilantro and add more salt to taste.

Sprinkle the stew w/ chopped peanuts adn top w/ a few sprigs of cilantro.

Monday, September 26, 2005

Thursday, September 22, 2005

mazamorra morada & arroz zambito


Mazamorra morada (sweetened purple corn & fruits) and arroz zambito (rice, pecans and caramel sauce) - Peruvian sweets

Sunday, September 18, 2005

Wednesday, September 14, 2005

guaba fruit


Bizarre Latin American fruit - you eat the white pulpy flesh that coats the black seeds inside the elongated fruit pod of the Inga tree

Sunday, September 11, 2005

vietnamese hoagie


a "vietnamese hoagie" in Philadelphia (elsewhere know as a Vietnamese sub or banh mi): a french baguette filled with veggie pork, pickled vegetables, shredded carrots, cucumber, cilantro, chili pepper, and sauce

Wednesday, September 07, 2005

mote con huesillo


Chilean beverage of carmelized juice, mote wheat (a Chilean type of wheat), and dried apricots

Saturday, September 03, 2005

drunken noodles, panang curry, spinach on fire


drunken noodles (flat rice noodles with vegetables, tofu, thai basil, and chili pepper), panang curry with vegetables and tofu, and spinach on fire (sauted spinach in black bean sauce) at the Sala Thai restaurant in Bethesda, Maryland