Daily Archives April 8, 2015

portuguese coconut custards

Portuguese Coconut Custards

Makes 10.

2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 cup milk
1 cup flaked coconut
3 large eggs
1 cup granulated sugar
2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
1/4 teaspoon lemon extract

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Adjust the rack to middle position. Line a 12-cup muffin tin with 10 foil cupcake papers.

Dissolve the cornstarch in 1/4 cup of the milk; set aside.

In a...

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portuguese pork with lemon

Portuguese Pork with Lemon

2 pounds boneless pork shoulder
2 cloves garlic, chopped
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/4 cup water
1/2 cup pitted ripe olives

Trim fat from pork; cut pork into 3/4-inch cubes...

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carne en adobo

Carne en Adobo (Beef in Tomato and Pepper Sauce – Guatemala)

1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 medium onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, chopped
2 red peppers, seeded and chopped
3 pounds lean boneless beef chuck, cut into 1-inch cubes
10 ounces canned tomatillos
4 medium tomatoes, coarsely chopped
1 bay leaf
2 cloves
1/2 teaspoon oregano
Salt and pepper
1/2 cup beef stock
2 stale flour tortillas

Heat oil in saucepan and ...

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paraguayan corn bread

Paraguayan Corn Bread (Sopa Paraguaya)

1 1/2 cups boiling water
1 cup cornmeal
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
3 eggs, separated
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup cottage cheese
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
1 (8 ounce) can whole-kernel corn, drained
1 cup shredded Monterey jack cheese (4 ounces)
1 small onion, chop...

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swedish cream

Swedish Cream

2 envelopes plain gelatine
1/4 cup cold water
2 cups cream
1 cup milk
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups sour cream

Dissolve gelatine in water in a small bowl. In a heavy saucepan, combine cream, milk, salt and sugar over low heat. When sugar is dissolved, whisk in gelatin mixture and heat until smooth and gelatine is completely dissolved...

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