Daily Archives April 21, 2015

steamed clams with sausage

Steamed Clams with Sausage (Ameijoas na Cataplana)

This is a dish which has been around for centuries in Portugal.

2 pounds very small clams, about 1 1/2 inches
1 large onion, thinly sliced
3 cloves garlic, chopped
1 small red or green bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper
2 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
1/2 cup dry white wine
1/2 cup chopped fully-c...

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cebiche de camarones

Cebiche de Camarones (Peruvian Marinated Shrimp)

Submitted to Recipe Goldmine by Julio Livia

Hello my dear friends, I’m a Peruvian guy who likes to eat very well. This is a very good (and real) Peruvian recipe for Cebiche, Seviche or Ceviche, as you like to write it.

1 to 1 1/2 pounds cooked shrimp, peeled and deveined
Finely chopped (about 1 tablespoon) fresh hot chile pepper
    (red or yellow) wi...

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tortillas de maiz

Tortillas de Maiz (Corn Pancakes)

1 cup fresh corn kernels cut from 2 large
    ears of corn, or substitute 1 cup thoroughly
    defrosted frozen corn kernels
1/3 cup vegetable oil
8 eggs
2 tablespoons flour
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
4 to 6 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup sour cream
2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley

With paper towels, pat corn kernels completely dry.

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coconut-raisin pudding

Coconut-Raisin Pudding (Dulce de Coco – Brazil)

3 cups shredded fresh coconut
1 cup granulated sugar
2 cups milk
Dash of salt
3 eggs, beaten
1/2 cup raisins
3 tablespoons rum

Heat coconut, sugar, milk and salt to boiling in 3-quart saucepan over medium heat, stirring frequently. Stir at least half of the hot mixture gradually into eggs. Blend into hot mixture in saucepan...

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potato lefse

Potato Lefse (Norwegian)

3 cups cooled, mashed potatoes
3 cups sifted flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon sugar
2 tablespoons shortening or oil
2 tablespoons cream

To the cooled, mashed potatoes, gradually add the remaining ingredients. Roll out 1 tablespoon at a time, using part of the 3 cups flour to keep from sticking. Roll thin...

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