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Sweet Potato Croquettes with Chipotle Aioli

July 28, 2015 - 4:07 pm in Condiments, Recipes
Sweet Potato Croquettes with Chipotle Aioli
4.5 (90%) 2 votes

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,…


Cheat Day Dessert Under 200 Calories: Grilled Peaches with Almond Butter and Mint Berry Compote

November 2, 2014 - 9:45 am in Recipes
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Sweet, nutty, creamy, and topped with a mint berry compote, this peaches-and-creme inspired dessert is just as perfect for a romantic date night as it…

veggie flautas

Delightful Veggie Flautas with Salsa Verde

September 4, 2014 - 10:02 am in Recipes
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“Flauta” is Spanish for flute and also the shape for rolled-up tortillas that are traditionally filled with a mixture of shredded chicken, beef, or…

Spicy Cilantro Pesto 1

Spicy Cilantro Pesto

August 26, 2014 - 10:13 am in Condiments, Recipes
Spicy Cilantro Pesto
3.33 (66.67%) 3 votes

Traditional pesto is an uncooked sauce made with fresh basil, garlic, parmesan or pecorino cheese, pine nuts and olive oil used in Italian cuisine that plays well with pasta and gnocchi. Here, we're replacing the basil with its leafy amigo cilantro, skipping…


Chino Latino Chicken Lettuce Wraps

June 17, 2014 - 9:52 am in Recipes
Chino Latino Chicken Lettuce Wraps
4 (80%) 1 vote

Borrowing a concept from Thai cuisine, these lettuce wraps are full with flavors from Asia and Latin America. It bears resemblance to both picadillo and larb (a traditional Laotian and Thai dish) in it’s cooking method and is spiked with sweet and heat from…