Meal/Course - Appetizer/Hors d'oeuvre
This is a favorite soup at The Regent Resort Chiang Mai. It is well worth the effort to prepare it.
Numerous variations on this dish appear throughout the ABC islands, but this is the one most commonly served on Curaçao.
This is a popular appetizer in Primorskii Krai (Russia's Maritime Territory), reflecting the Korean influence on the cuisine of that region. Korean vendors in the markets of Vladivostok and Ussuriisk sell this spicy salad, ready made, in clear plastic tubes and Russians who live in proximity to Koreans have incorporated this recipe into their own culinary repertoire.
You can find other recipes and read about the Russian Far East in the article Siberian Hot Stuff By Sharon Hudgins
This recipe was collected by travel editor Richard Sterling on his trip to Burma. It was created by Renatto Buhlman, executive chef of the Strand Hotel. Renatto says to use the best quality, unscented tea available. At the Strand they give you a fork, but everywhere else you eat this with your fingers. Serving suggestion: La Phet makes an excellent appetizer with chips and a lager beer or a dry sparkling wine. In Hawaii, you might try a Maui Blanc dry pineapple wine. At any rate, don't take it with iced tea! From the article Exotic & Spicy Salads.
Here is chef Wil Heemskerk’s take on ceviche, the dish that uses citric acid to "cook" the fish. Virtually any fish can be used in this dish, but Wil prefers strongly flavored fish like tuna or kingfish. Serve this as a fancy appetizer.
This recipe comes from Sam Etheridge, formerly of Ambrozia, now of Nob Hill Bar and Grill in Albuquerque, NM.
These delicious crab cakes are a wonderful way to use crab meat. The sauce is unusual and adds a dash of flavor. Serve the cakes with a spinach salad, garlic mashed finger potatoes, and fresh asparagus. Note: This recipe requires advance preparation.
Bajiis, the unstuffed Madras version of chiles rellenos, are popular tea-time snacks in Madras and other cities of Tamil Nadu. They are often accompanied by a mango chutney like the one in this section, and the taste combination is delicious. Serve with fruit drinks or beer.
A favorite of Indian cooks, these pastries are a popular teatime snack in Singapore and Malaysia. They also make a fabulous appetizer!
This salad has a few basic ingredients, but it is also ripe to receive odds and ends from your refrigerator; if you don't have alfalfa sprouts, substitute bean sprouts. If you have a garden, the freshness of this salad will be further enhanced