Chicken Bites with Spicy Maple Glaze Recipe

Chicken Bites with Spicy Maple Glaze

A sweet and hot dish that is reminiscent of a much loved American-Chinese take out, General Tso’s chicken. My recipe lacks the over sweetness found in many General Tso’s. Maple syrup or honey provides enough natural sweetness and lets the chicken crispness shine through.

Spicy Chicken with Peppers and Cashew Nuts Recipe

Spicy Chicken with Peppers and Cashew Nuts

Very popular in my house and much better than ordering a takeout. The addition of roasted cashews gives an addictive nutty flavor to the dish and red pepper flakes add the extra kick.

Portuguese Pork and Clam Stew Recipe

Portuguese Pork and Clam Stew

Carne de Porco à Alentejana, a popular stew of pork and clams from the south of Portugal, the Algarve and Alentejo regions. A burst of flavors, a true representative of Portuguese cooking.

Etruscan-style Rabbit Recipe

Etruscan-style Rabbit

Tender rabbit meat in a savory sauce of herbs and spices. The original recipe from Tuscany calls for a hare but we’ll use the more easily available rabbit. Its mild flavor is similar to veal or chicken and it’s high in protein and low in fat.

Rock Cornish Game Hens in Escabeche Recipe

Rock Cornish Game Hens in Escabeche

A variation of Guatlles amb Vinagreta, a traditional Catalan dish made with quails. In the US quails are hard to come by outside the mega cities. I use Rock Cornish game hens, also known as Cornish game hens.

Meat Empanadas Recipe

Meat Empanadas

Empanadas, also called Empanadillas (the diminutive), are one of my favorite finger foods and have a sure presence in my parties. They are found all over Spain and in the Americas.

Pollo (Chicken) Tonnato Recipe

Pollo (Chicken) Tonnato

Slices of poached chicken breast in tuna sauce garnished with capers and lemon slices served at room temperature.