recipes: appetizer/snack

  • Bastilla
    minced garlicRice bran oil for fryingsmoked paprikaKosher salt and black pepperyellow onionsminced gingerchicken thighsRas al hanoutchicken stocksaffron threadsbay leavescinnamon stickcinnamoncilantrosliced almondsgolden raisinspowdered sugarfueille de brick doughbutter
  • Beef Negimaki
    beefscallionsstring beans or asparagussoy saucemirinsake (optional)sugarvegetable oil
  • Black Bean and Cheese Empanadas
    all-purpose flourKosher saltsugarbaking powdercold unsalted butterwaterextra flour for dustingrice bran oilyellow onionjalapenogarliccuminchili powdergranulated sugarblack beansKosher salt and black pepper to tasteshredded mozzarellaeggswater
  • Bruschetta Three Ways
    baguettesextra-virgin olive oilKosher saltgarlicgolden raisinswhite wineextra-virgin olive oilartichoke quartersceleryshallotsgarlichoneybalsamic vinegarchopped mint leavesKosher salt and ground black pepperpine nutsricotta cheesemozzarella cheese curdKosher saltHot water (about 160 F)2-3 heirloom tomatoesbasilextra-virgin olive oilKosher salt and ground black pepperquail eggsSpanish white anchovies (boquerones)4 or 5 roasted Piquillo peppersthymeextra-virgin olive oilKosher salt and ground black pepper
  • Camarones al Tamarindo
    Tamarind pulpWater tamarind paste (from step 1)Red OniongarlicgingerVegetable stockchipotle chiles in adoboSaltMolassesSugar waterVegetable oilShrimpRice bran oilSalt