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Pan Seared Sea Scallops
December 11, 2015 - 12:50 pm in Restaurants
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Oh, Oovina!!! New Restaurant, GREAT Food!

New to the restaurant world, Ooviña is making noise as they enter this competitive industry. Located in the heart of Hells Kitchen on Ninth Avenue you will find Ooviña, a refreshing twist to your average Wine and Tapas Bar. Ooviña is not only visually captivating; it also offers a completely delicious…
Photo Courtesy of Suellen Pineda
October 15, 2015 - 11:00 am in Condiments, Culinary News, Recipes
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Tapado de Pescado y Camarones: Honduran Style Fish and Shrimp Coconut Soup

If you ask for ‘Tapado’ in Honduras, you will most likely get two options; ‘Tapado Olanchano’ and ‘Tapado Costeño (North Coast Style)’. The first one originated in the region of Olancho, eastern part of Honduras. They both have similar ingredients but the method of preparation are quite…
Kañiwa Stuffed Summer Squash
Kañiwa Stuffed Summer Squash 1.80/5 (36.00%) 5 votes

Kañiwa Stuffed Summer Squash

There's no much left of summer, but, there's still time to make a summery light and yummy recipe! If you love Quinoa, then you will LOVE Kañiwa! This tiny deep red seed is very similar in texture and flavor to Quinoa, including its superb nutrition profile. I came across Kañiwa thanks to a Peruvian…
Chicken-Kabobs
August 19, 2015 - 10:59 am in Condiments, Healthy Tips, Nutrition, Organic Foods, Recipes
Grilled Chicken with Mango and Nectarine Kabobs 4.50/5 (90.00%) 4 votes

Grilled Chicken with Mango and Nectarine Kabobs

Fire up the grill with these delicious and super easy to make kabobs. Just a few ingredients—that can be easily substituted with a variety of fruit—and you can make a superb dish that is not only yummy but also highly nutritious! For this recipe I used mangoes, which pack about 200% of vitamin C…
HLE_Croquettes
July 28, 2015 - 4:07 pm in Condiments, Recipes
Sweet Potato Croquettes with Chipotle Aioli 5.00/5 (100.00%) 1 vote

Sweet Potato Croquettes with Chipotle Aioli

Traditional Spanish croquettes or croquetas are small breadcrumbed potato fritters filled with meat, fish, or cheese. Their crisp golden exteriors yield to the bite to reveal pillowy potato and savory fillings of jamón serrano, cod, shrimp, manchego cheese, and morcilla or blood sausage. While traveling…
Quinoa con Leche
February 24, 2014 - 5:15 pm

Quinoa con Leche

Memories of being a child, watching my grandmother prepare Arroz con Leche when we all craved something…
Chicken-Kabobs
August 19, 2015 - 10:59 am

Grilled Chicken with Mango and Nectarine Kabobs

Fire up the grill with these delicious and super easy to make kabobs. Just a few ingredients—that…
Ensalada Rusa Featured
March 27, 2014 - 7:46 am

Ensalada Rusa aka Latin Potato Salad

Today I'm going to share a recipe that I grew up eating. Everyone knows that potato salad or as some…
Bacalao Salad
June 2, 2014 - 10:22 am

Light and Refreshing Bacalao Salad

Satisfy your nostalgic memories with this updated version of a traditional Puerto Rican dish, Balcalao…
gmo labeling
July 8, 2013 - 7:00 am

Whole Foods To Put GMO Label On Its Foods

Finally, a large food supplier is standing up to the GMO behemoths. We couldn’t be more thrilled about…
Confetti Lentil Salad 2
August 8, 2014 - 10:23 am

Heart Healthy and Delicious Lentils

Out of all the ingredients in my pantry, I consider lentils a super star ingredient. Like other legumes,…
Taco
May 21, 2014 - 9:57 am

The Whale’s Tale, East Northport, NY

I visited one of my brother's favorite summer spots this weekend and was reminded of the value of a…
Mex Tofu
July 17, 2014 - 9:04 am

Mexican Inspired Tofu Scramble

A good breakfast is a great way to start your day. Sure green smoothies are great, but sometimes on…
veggie flautas
September 4, 2014 - 10:02 am

Delightful Veggie Flautas with Salsa Verde

“Flauta” is Spanish for flute and also the shape for rolled-up tortillas that are traditionally…
Peel-&-Shirmp-Shrimp
June 19, 2014 - 10:14 am

Peel & Eat Citrus Shrimp with Ancho Lime Dip

Peel and Eat shrimp are a southern coastal favorite. There is almost nothing like a platter of highly…
Spicy Cilantro Pesto 1
August 26, 2014 - 10:13 am

Spicy Cilantro Pesto

Traditional pesto is an uncooked sauce made with fresh basil, garlic, parmesan or pecorino cheese,…
media noche empanadas
June 20, 2013 - 12:34 am

Cuban Media Noche Empanadas

I've been making empanadas for years now, inspired by my Grandmother who diligently prepared these cocktail…
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