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The world has great cusine. Allow it flourish in your your kitchen
and it will make you and your guests very happy. Bella la vita!




Mustard Mixed Fruit Relish

Mustard Mixed Fruit Relish

carte du jour Thanksgiving


mojitos (see Beverages)


Cssareccio Bread
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Basil or Spinach with Wine Potatoes and Egg
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Pancakes
Pancakes

Pecan Saffron Rice with Herbs
Steve's Pecan Saffron Rice with Herbs and Mushrooms

Chef's Salad
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Stuffed Italian Tomatoes - Click to enlarge this image
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Simplest Potato Salad -  - Click to enlarge this image
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Thai Green Curry
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Leek and Potato Soup
Leek Soup

Figs Radicchio Prosciutto and Mint
Salad with figs

Thai Shrimp Soup
Thai Shrimp Soup

Fava Beans Potatoes Onions and Tomatoes
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Paella Truely one of the world's best dishes.
Recipes for this dish vary somewhat, even in Valencia. My version is shown below.
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Fresh Prawns - See About Shrimp
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Mantis Shrimp and Scamp1 - See About Shrimp
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Mango Salsa
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Chinese Broccoli
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Eggpant Stuffed Peppers with Pancetta
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Presentation Pleases the Eye
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Thai Shrimp Soup
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Kaffir Lime Leaves
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Vegetables at their Peak
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Wine Glasses for Red Wine
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Pork and Chicken Ramen
Pork and Chicken Ramen

Chiles Rellenos Burritos
 Chili Rellenos Burritos

Sugar Cookies


Wine Cake
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Baby Zucchini Squash with Flowerets
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Potatoes Gratin Dauphinois




Maitake Mushrooms
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Bran - See Cassarechio Bread
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Rising Bowl - See Cassarechio Bread
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San Marzano Tomatoes
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Belgum Endive
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Califlower

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Wood Ear Mushroom

The Wood Ear have a firm, thick skin and an interesting jelly-like, springy yet soft texture when fresh that becomes slightly crunchy when cooked. In Asian cooking, it is often used in pork recipes and miso, eggflower or other Asian soups for its crunchy texture.

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Coconut Cream and Milk
Coconut cream is very similar to coconut milk but contains less water. While high in fiber, it is also high in saturated fat. The milk and the cream may be used in soups, stews, puddings, cakes, and custards.
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Thai Herbs
Left to right, Thai basil, lemon grass, scallions, cilantro, Thai bird chiles, and culantro (Eryngium foetidum)
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Rum Cake
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Pot Sticker Wrapers
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Instant Yeast
Instant yeast has a greater concentration of live yeast hence works faster and does not require re-hydration hence may be added directly to the dry ingredients.
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Making whole grain pasta really benefits from repeated rolling.
Use good [asta flour,white whole wheat, eggs and, optionally, a little olive oil (1 or 2 tablespoons)
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A seckle Pear Salad at the height of the pear season can be a wonderful thing. Here is what to look for.


Tomatillos
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Fresh Wraps
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Fresh Ingredients make better meals.
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Instant corn masa for making tortilla, pupusas, tamales, and arepa
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