condiment

Black Mint Sauce / Huacatay Sauce / Salsa de Huacatay/ Aji de Huacatay

CitizenFood Mon, 02/09/2009 - 21:26

HUACATAY (BLACK MINT) SAUCE

Ingredients :

1 lb farmers cheese (ricotta, feta)
¾ cup cream or evaporated milk
Huacatay (Black Mint) leaves
Salt

Preparation:

Place in blender or processor, cheese, cream or milk, and huacatay leaves.

Blend until mixture is creamy.

Add 1 teaspoon ground ají amarillo /hot yellow pepper as desired.

8 servings

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Parsley Sauce / Salsa de Perejil

CitizenFood Sat, 02/07/2009 - 21:23

Serves 6

Ingredients :

1 cup parsley leaves
½ cup olive oil
4 ají amarillo fresco / fresh yellow aji (chili) washed, seeded and deveined.
1 teaspoon salt

Preparation:

Blend or process parsley leaves with olive oil and aji.

Add salt. Mixture must be creamy.

Serve with: potatoes, meats or fish.

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Aji Dipping Sauce / Crema de Aji amarillo

CitizenFood Sat, 02/07/2009 - 20:46

Makes 2 cups

1/2 cup hot yellow pepper paste / aji amarillo paste.
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup sliced green onions
3 tablespoons lime juice
Salt and pepper to taste

Mix all ingredients in a medium bowl and let chill in refrigerator. Serve at room temperature.

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Basic Vinaigrette / Salsa Vinagreta Basica

CitizenFood Sat, 02/07/2009 - 20:20

Makes 1 cup

Ingredientes :

¼ cup of vinegar
¾ cup of either olive oil or vegetable oil
1 cup of mustard
Salt
Pepper
2 tbs of fresh herbs like cilantro or parsley (optional)

Preparation:

Mix vinegar, salt, mustard and herbs. Whisk well. Add oil gradually as you continue to whisk. Mix well

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Green Mayonnaise / Creole Mayonnaise / Mayonesa Criolla / Mayonesa Vede

CitizenFood Sat, 02/07/2009 - 18:59

Ingredients:

2 eggs
1 teaspoon chopped cilantro leaves
1 tablespoon fresh ají (chili), seeded and deveined, pureed
1 tablespoon chopped parsley leaves
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon mustard
1 cup olive oil
Salt

Preparation:

Place eggs in the blender and add mustard, lemon juice, salt, pepper and fresh aji. Turn on blender and start adding a thin stream of olive oil until mayonnaise has a sauce consistency.
Remove from blender and stir in chopped parsley and cilantro.

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