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From "Elements of Life": A single bite of mieng salmon displays Thai ingenuity in creating a dish with perfectly balanced taste and flavor. Bitter endive and spicy ginger and onion answer your Fire element's requirements. Sour lime and tart apple acknowledge the presence of nature's Water element...
Best Salmon Marinade

Put fennel seeds in coffee grinder and pulse to chop roughly. Mix with rest of dry ingredients.

Sea bass is incredibly moist and doused in this chive oil infusion its flavors pop out in the most pure and delicious way.
Halibut Fillet
Poaching fish in olive oil gives it a luxe texture. Don't think the fish is going to be oily or greasy as a result because it's not. In fact, poaching --the gentlest form of cooking-- gives the fish a terrific, clean flavor. Halibut is fairly bland, so it needs the flavor intensity that the beets...
Salsa Verde for Enchiladas

This recipe is adapted from Rick Bayless Quick Cooked Tomatillo Sauce (link below). This everyday Mexican salsa verde is green from a delicious native berry (tomatillo) that frequently bears the name of its very distant relation the tomato.

Roasted Beets
Roasted beets are delicious and easy to make. They go well with salads, meat, and alone as a quick snack. Just add a little olive oil, salt and a squeeze of lemon.
Mexican Chocolate

Ruben Ortega, of Hugo's Restaurant in Houston, Texas, shows you how to make Mexican chocolate. Perfect for hot chocolate and mole, it's a deep, pure flavor that's undeniably Mexican.

Corn smut (Ustilago maydis) is a pathogenic plant fungus that causes smut disease on maize and teosinte (Euchlena mexicana). The fungus forms galls on all above-ground parts of corn species, and is known in Mexico as huitlacoche; it is eaten, usually as a filling, in quesadillas and other tortilla-...
This is one of our favorite tarts - tart meaning not too sweet. And that is where the lavender honey comes in, in case you want it a little sweeter. Such a refreshing treat. Enjoy!
Paella Mixta

Recipe for Paella Mixta. This is a simple dish but make sure your mis en place is perfect and in order or you may forget a step. It moves very fast once you start cooking.

20 cookies. The traditional recipe has an extra dip in coconut but we believe the cookies do not benefit in flavor or texture from this additional step.

I like these sometimes since oatmeal cookies tend to get too hard. Not sure where I got this recipe from.

Arroz Rojo Mexicano - Mexican Red Rice
This is the typical red rice you get with Mexican food but served right after it is made it is simply delicious.
Rotisserie Chicken

This is an adapted version of Rotisserie Chicken from food.com. We've tried many-a-rotisserie-chickens and were always wary of the "chicken spices" because of all of the chemicals and artificial flavors. Use salt and pepper and get a bland chicken.

Pizza Dough With Sourdough Starter

This is a no yeast pizza dough. Yield: Dough for 4 12-inch pizzas or 5 9-inch pizzas.

These were the traditional empanadas cooked for Christmas and New Year.

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