Archive for the ‘Ethnic’ Category

Chile Poblano Cream Soup

3 ounces butter 1 onion, sliced 1 can poblano peppers 2 cups chicken stock 1 tablespoon cilantro 1 cup cream 8 ounces jack cheese, cut into cubes 3 corn tortillas, cut into squares and fried Melt the butter and fry the onion; add the poblano peppers and fry a little. Let cool, then blend with […]

Guadalajara Gazpacho with Shrimp

Source: Dallas Morning News 7/3/96 1 pound ripe tomatoes, seeded and roughly chopped 2 cups spicy vegetable juice 1/2 cup chili sauce 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1/2 cup green onions, thinly sliced 1 medium avocado, cut in 1/4 -inch dice 1 cup diced jicama 1 cup fresh corn off the cob (about 2 […]

Sopa de Tortillas Migas

1/4 pound ground meat 12 corn tortillas 4 ounces green chiles Salt and pepper 1 cup tomatoes (sliced fresh) 1 cup grated cheese 1/2 cup onions 1/2 cup soup stock Cut the tortillas into 3/4-inch strips. Saut? the onions, add tomato and garlic powder with the meat and green chiles. Place the DRY tortilla strips […]

Irish Brown Bread

2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon granulated sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 cup wheat bran 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons shortening Milk Mix all dry ingredients. Gradually add milk until it forms a thick mixture, slightly sticky. Form into one large ball. Flour and shape dough into a round disc about 1 1/2 inches […]


1 3/4 pounds potatoes 1 bunch scallions, trimmed and sliced fine 2/3 cup whole milk Salt and freshly-ground black pepper, to taste 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter Peel the potatoes and cut them into small pieces. Bring to a boil in a pot of salted water, then cover and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes […]

Authentic Irish Soda Bread

1 cup raisins 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup granulated sugar 2 tablespoons lard 3/4 cup milk 1 egg 3 teaspoons caraway seeds Boil raisins for 3 minutes, then drain and dust lightly with a little flour. Sift together with the remaining flour, baking powder, salt […]

English Tea Cake

This is served at high tea in England. It is a very highly prized recipe that was brought to the United States from Woldingham, England in 1936. 1 cup butter, softened 1 cup granulated sugar 2 eggs 2 scant cups flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup white raisins or currants 12 […]

English Rum Cake

1/2 pound candied pineapple 5 cups coarsely grated pecans 1 cup granulated sugar 5 eggs 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter 1 cup rum 1 cup flour 2 teaspoons vanilla extract Chop fruit extra fine. Pour rum over and let set overnight. Beat eggs until thick. Add sugar and then fold in the flour. Add fruit […]

English Plum Pudding

This dessert is traditionally served at Christmastime. 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup raisins 1/2 cup currants 1/4 cup cut-up candied fruit peel 1/4 cup cut-up candied cherries 1/4 cup chopped walnuts 3/4 cup soft bread […]

English Crumpets

3 tablespoons warm water 1 package yeast 1 teaspoon granulated sugar 1/2 cup milk 4 tablespoons butter, divided 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups flour 1 egg Combine water, yeast and sugar. Let stand until bubbly, about 5 minutes. Heat milk, 1 tablespoon of the butter and salt in a saucepan over low heat just […]