Sunday, April 27, 2008

Recipes - Nancy Silverton Recipe from her book "A Twist of the Wrist"

Chipotle Mayonnaise1 cup mayo
1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
2 tbsp lemon juice
4 garlic cloves minced
1 1/2 tsp or more of pureed canned chipotle
1 tsp kosher salt

mix all ingredients together.

Creamy Avocado Dressing
1 cup cilantro leaves
1 large hass avocado
1/3 cup lemon juice
4 small garlic cloves
2 small shallots
2 tsp kosher salt
1/2 cup canola oil
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

puree 1st 7 ingredients. add canola oil and olive oil after.

1 cup couscous
3 tsp kosher salt
1 cup boiling water
2 small cucumbers, chopped and seeds removed
1 cup parsley leaves chopped finely
1/4 cup mint leaves
1 large garlic clove minced
1 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/2 cup lemon juice
32 small sweet tomatoes cut in half or 16 cherry tomatoes quartered

pour boiling water over couscous and kosher salt in mixing bowl. seal bowl with plastic wrap for 5 minutes. break up couscous with fingers. combine remaining ingredients into couscous