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Potatoes Lima Style/ Causa a la Limena

CitizenFood Mon, 02/09/2009 - 21:39

Ingredients :

Causa:
2 lb golden potatoes
¼ cup oil
¼ cup freshly squeezed limes
1 tsp hot yellow pepper grounded
Salt
Pepper
Lettuce leaves for decoration
1 cup of cooked corn kernels
Fresh cheese
1 cooked egg sliced
4 pitted Mediterranean olives

Creole Sauce:
1 large onion
2 fresh hot pepper pitted, deveined and cut julienne style.
2 limes freshly squeezed
Vegetable oil
Parsley or cilantro finely chopped
Salt
Pepper

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Ocopa Sauce, Salsa de Ocopa

CitizenFood Mon, 02/09/2009 - 21:30

Ingredients :

4 ó 5 Peruvian hot yellow peppers/ají amarillo fresh, pitted (or 2tbs hot
yellow pepper paste).
1 onion peeled and cut in half
2 garlic cloves
3 pieces of plain vanilla crackers
1.5 cup fresh cheese feta o ricotta)
3 tbsp toasted peanuts (or cashews)
Oil as needed.
1 cilantro sprig
¾ cup evaporated milk
1 black mint sprig
Salt
Pepper

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Quinoa Paella / Paella de Quinoa

CitizenFood Sat, 02/07/2009 - 20:55

Serves 6

Ingredients :

½ cup olive oil
1 onion, finely chopped
1 tsp garlic, minced
1 ½ tbsp, dried red ají panca paste
1 ½ tsp paprika
½ cup fresh peas
½ cup fresh fava beans
2 carrots, peeled and cut into matchsticks
4 artichoke hearts, cut into strips
1 red pepper, roasted, peeled, seeded and deveined, cut into strips
1 cup mushrooms, sliced
3 ½ oz fresh asparagus, chopped
1 fresh yellow aji (chili) seeded and deveined, cut into strips
3 tomatoes, peeled, seeded and diced
2 cups vegetable stock
3 cups quinoa, rinsed and drained

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Tuna Stuffed Potato/ Causa stuffed with Tuna/ Causa rellena de Atun

CitizenFood Sat, 02/07/2009 - 20:40

Ingredients :

2 lbs golden potatoes
¼ cup oil
1/2 cup lime juice
Salt
Pepper
1 tbsp ground aji amarillo fresco / fresh yellow aji (chili)
1 fresh broiled tuna fish or 2 6-oz cans of tunafish packed in oil seasoned with
lime juice and chopped onions.
½ red onion, diced
2 tomatoes
2 sliced avocados
2 cups mayonnaise
Parsley or cilantro
8 Mediterranean olives
2 hardboiled eggs
Red pepper, thinly sliced for decoration

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Quinoa and Butter Beans / Quinua con Pallares

CitizenFood Sat, 02/07/2009 - 19:21

Serves 4

2 tablespoons butter
3/4 cup finely chopped onion
1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
3/4 cup orange juice
2 cups water
2 tablespoons honey
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground cilantro
1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 cup diced sweet potato (1/2-inch pieces)
1 cup diced butternut squash (1/2-inch pieces)
1 1/2 cups canned butter beans (drained and rinsed)
1/2 cup quinoa

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Peruvian Caramel / Dulce de Leche / Manjarblanco Casero

CitizenFood Sat, 02/07/2009 - 19:15

Ingredients :

4 cups milk
1 ½ cup white sugar
½ teaspoon vanilla

Preparation:

Combine milk with sugar. Cook, stirring constantly until thickened and the bottom of pan is seen while stirring.

Remove from heat. Add vanilla. Cool and transfer to a serving bowl. Serve.

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Potato Stuffed with Crab meat / Crab meat Causa / Causa Rellena con Cangrejo

CitizenFood Sat, 02/07/2009 - 19:13

Serves 6

4 lbs golden potatoes, boiled and peeled
1/2 cup aji amarillo paste / yellow hot pepper paste
3/4 cup oil
Salt & Pepper to taste
1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
12 ounces of crab meat
1 cup mayonnaise or more if needed.
2 avocados, peeled and sliced
1 Boiled egg, sliced
1 tomato, peeled and thinly sliced
Chopped parsley, for garnish

Mash the potatoes. Allow potatoes to cool until they are comfortable to handle.

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Amazon Grilled Sea Bass / Grilled Sea Bass wrapped in banana leaves

CitizenFood Sat, 02/07/2009 - 18:51

Serves 6

Ingredients:

6 Sea bass fillets or other firm white fish
16 thin fresh lemon slices
8 sprigs fresh thyme
8 large banana leaves, soaked in water to make them easier to work with
12 toothpicks (soak them in water)
1 tablespoon olive oil

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Sweet Potato Flan / Flan de Camote

CitizenFood Sat, 02/07/2009 - 18:31

Serves 8

2 pounds sweet potato, peeled, boiled and mashed
2 cups of evaporated milk
1 cup wheat flour
3 1/2 cups sugar
2 eggs
3 tablespoons butter, melted
3 tablespoons vanilla extract
Slivered almonds

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

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Caramel Pudding with Port Meringue / Suspiro a la Limena II

CitizenFood Sat, 02/07/2009 - 18:26

Serves 4

1 can evaporated milk
1 can condensed milk
5 egg yolks
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 egg whites
1 cup sugar
Port wine
Ground cinnamon

In a medium saucepan, boil both milks into a thick cream. Remove from the heat and add egg yolks and vanilla. Let it cool and pour into a bowl.

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