Ingredient - Vegetable
With salsa overtaking ketchup in sales volume in 1992, it made sense that the ketchup makers would fight back. There are several dozen brands of hot and spicy ketchup on the market these days, and more to come. This recipe will keep indefinitely.
The vegetable sold as "morning glory" in stores like Silom is sometimes called "water spinach"—the leaves are slightly bitter, but taste absolutely perfect with a handful of burning red Thai chiles. The exact quantity of each ingredient in this dish is somewhat variable; I like to use approximately the proportions given here, but Sanamluang’s version is a little more salty and less spicy. I’m not sure where the name comes from, but perhaps the red chiles have something to do with it.
This Southwestern caesar salad with chipotle dressing may sound strange, but it tastes wonderful.
This fresh red pepper paste is popular among those Russians who like spicy foods. Use this as a condiment to accompany grilled meats, or stir a tablespoon or two into soups and stews, as a flavor enhancer. You can find other recipes and read about the Russian Far East in the article Siberian Hot Stuff By Sharon Hudgins
The ingredients of this specialty from Russia are similar to the
traditional Mexican pico de gallo salsa with the exception that celery
replaces tomatoes and dill is added. Georgians spread it thickly onto a
piece of lavash (Georgian bread) and wolf it down no matter how many
chiles are added to it. Please note that this recipe requires advance
preparation, as the adzhiga tastes better when it's served 1 to 3 days
Here is my approximation of Dreamland's dreamy sauce.
Whisk together all ingredients and allow to sit, covered, at room temperature for thirty minutes to blend the flavors.
This recipe features PAMA Pomegranate Liqueur in a vinaigrette that could be used on a variety of salads. For more recipes, visit www.pamaliqueur.com.
I don't know about you, but I like to nibble on sweet, salty, and tangy vegetable pickles with my meals. They help digest food and provide balance during the meal, especially when you are eating starchy foods like noodles. They also whet the appetite, which is probably why they are served the minute you sit down in many Asian restaurants. I call for kirby, Persian, or Japanese cucumbers, all of which are slender when compared to regular cucumbers. Kirby and Persian pickles are 4 to 5 inches long, while Japanese cucumbers are a couple of inches longer. The pickling liquid here is traditionally used for pickling sliced cucumber, carrots, and daikon, so feel free to try these vegetables as well. The amount of pickling liquid may look inadequate, but there will be enough because the cucumbers give up some of their natural water while sitting in the brine.