Appetizers

Easy Quesadilla Recipe

Easy Quesadilla Recipe

Filled with cheese and chilies, these tortillas are the Mexican equivalent of toasted sandwiches. serve them as soon as they are cooked, or they will become chewy. SERVES 4 INGREDIENTS200g/7oz mozzarella, Monterey Jack or mild Cheddar cheese1 fresh Fresno chili8 wheat flour tortillas, about15cm/6in acrossonion […]

Pan-Steamed Chili Mussels Recipe

Pan-Steamed Chili Mussels Recipe

If you can take the heat, use bird’s eye chilies for this simple dish, or substitute one red cayenne or two red Fresno chilies. the lemongrass adds a refreshing tang. SERVES 4 TO 6 INGREDIENTS1kg/2 1/4lb live mussels2 lemongrass stalks4 shallots, chopped4 kaffir lime leaves, […]

Shrimp Ceviche Recipe

Shrimp Ceviche Recipe

Fresh fish is “cooked” by being marinated in a mixture of mango, lime juice, and chilies. the result is an appetizer with a wonderfully fresh flavor. SERVES 6 INGREDIENTS350g/12oz medium cookedprawns (shrimp)350g/12oz scallops, removed from their shells, with corals intact2 tomatoes, about 175g/6oz1 red onion, […]

Thai-Style Spicy Salmon Marinade

Thai-Style Spicy Salmon Marinade

Made in a similar fashion to the Scandinavian specialty, gravlax, this is a wonderful way of preparing salmon. start the preparation two to five days before you intend to eat it. SERVES 4 TO 6 INGREDIENTStail piece of 1 salmon, about 675g/1 1/2 lb, cleaned […]

Stuffed Jalapeno Peppers Recipe

Stuffed Jalapeno Peppers Recipe

Chilies play a leading role in this delicious appetizer. Serve with crispy ‘seaweed’, made by deep-frying shreds of collard greens, then tossing the shreds with a mixture of castor sugar and salt. Learn below how to make these delicious Stuffed Jalapeno Peppers. Serves 4 INGREDIENTS […]