Appetizers

 AMARETTO SHRIMP

AMARETTO SHRIMP

You'll never believe it...it's just this easy to create exceptional flavor! Serve the shrimp over rice or place individual shrimp in Chinese soup spoons and set them out as an hors d'oeuvre.
 Beet Hummus

Beet Hummus

This creamy dip has a tang, sweetness and a touch of heat from the raw garlic. Serve with Pita Chips, raw veggies, smothered on slices of roast chicken and as a spread on sandwiches.
 CARAMELIZED MUSHROOM TARTS
  • Time: 30 minutes
  • Complexity: easy
  • Origin: Appetizers

CARAMELIZED MUSHROOM TARTS

Purchase pre-made puff pastry tart shells in the freezer section or shelf stable aisle at your high-end grocery store. This recipe is elegant and impressive and as easy as it is delicious!
 CARAMELIZED ONION AND OLIVE TARTS
  • Time: 30 minutes
  • Complexity: easy
  • Origin: Appetizers

CARAMELIZED ONION AND OLIVE TARTS

Awesome smokey onion notes with a tangy and savoriness from the olives.
 Ceviche de Atún (TUNA CEVICHE)
  • Time: 50 minutes
  • Complexity: medium
  • Origin: Appetizers

Ceviche de Atún (TUNA CEVICHE)

FONDA SAN MIGUEL: Thirty Years of Food and Art by Tom Gilliland and Miguel Ravago This zesty ceviche is Miguel’s response to the public’s craving for raw fish. Be sure to use only sashimi-grade tuna, the freshest you can find.
 CHICKEN, BEEF or PORK SATAY with PEANUT SAUCE

CHICKEN, BEEF or PORK SATAY with PEANUT SAUCE

This delicious combination of spices in the marinade and the smoke form the grill makes for delicious, tender, flavorful meat. If you have coriander or cumin seeds, toast them in a small dry skillet until fragrant and then grind in a coffee grinder used for spices only.
 Cinco de Mayo GREEN CHILE CHEESE PUFFS
  • Time: 30 minutes
  • Complexity: easy
  • Origin: Appetizers

Cinco de Mayo GREEN CHILE CHEESE PUFFS

The perfect appetizer to kick-off Cinco de Mayo festivities! Called gougères in French, these cocktail snacks are irresistible.
 CITRUS SHRIMP BRUSCHETTA
  • Time: 30 minutes
  • Complexity: easy
  • Origin: Appetizers

CITRUS SHRIMP BRUSCHETTA

Sweetness and heat come together in this tropical crostini.
 CLASSIC ESCARGOTS A LA BOURGUIGNONNE
  • Time: 10 minutes
  • Complexity: medium
  • Origin: Appetizers

CLASSIC ESCARGOTS A LA BOURGUIGNONNE

Classical dish needs no description
 COCONUT SHRIMP
  • Time: 30 minutes
  • Complexity: easy
  • Origin: Appetizers

COCONUT SHRIMP

Crisp and easy to handle, these offer a snappy blend of sweet and spicy flavors. Serve them with a crisp, cool sparkling wine, a fruity Riesling or a Sauvignon Blanc.
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