Mixed Ceviche (without Onions)

We love ceviche just about every way. This past spring we enjoyed some variations with juices and coconut milk  in Bogotá, Colombia. In my opinion, Colombia has some of the tastiest ceviche. Ours today has three different seafood in it, for taste and texture. We chose to leave the onions out of this dish this time, and we did not miss them, actually. It is very important to get enough lime juice and the proper balance of spices. I am not a big fan of adding spices in which the dish is marinating, rather we prefer to sprinkle cayenne and … Continue reading Mixed Ceviche (without Onions)

Fresh Vietnamese Spring Rolls

It’s about time that we share our fresh spring rolls with you. Our favorite version is this one, clean, fresh and delicious, perfectly suitable for lunch or an appetizer. The beauty about making your own spring rolls is that you can pretty much chose any ingredients that you like and enjoy, as long as they are fresh. Celebrate fresh ingredients whenever you can! Here are our ingredients for our fresh rolls: get a package of rice paper for spring rolls (you will have a lot left over for next time) baby arugula basil (remove all large stems) mint (leaves only) … Continue reading Fresh Vietnamese Spring Rolls

Coconut Flour Dusted Calamari

It’s almost summer her in Arizona, and we are looking for lighter, but satisfying lunches like this great tasting coconut flour dusted calamari. Server this with some of your favorite light white wine, we prefer Arizona Stronghold Tazi as a pairing. This is so easy to make and will make you and everyone happy! The best part of this dish is that you can improvise as you see fit to make it work. we made about 15 tentacles, but you can make tentacles and body if you like in a mixing bowl, add: 1/2 cup of coconut flour sea salt … Continue reading Coconut Flour Dusted Calamari

Egg-Dijon Salad Dressing

We love a good oil and vinegar dressing, but ever so often we crave a bit more; looks like we have hit one of those plateaus, you can certainly expect a few more recipes coming your way. Today, we’d like to introduce a simple, but different and delicious dressing for your favorite salad. We served this dressing on top of some fabulous chilled organic butter lettuce. Here is what you need to make this dressing 2 hard boiled eggs, very finely chopped 1/2 cup of extra virgin olive oil 2 tbsp organic dijon mustard fresh cracked pepper to taste sea … Continue reading Egg-Dijon Salad Dressing

Recipe Index

Hello Nutty Kitchen fans and friends! We’ve been sharing and serving up tasty dishes for well over a year now, and have been meaning to make things a lot easier for you to find. Many of you have provided us with amazing comments and suggestions we thank you for that. Please keep your comments and suggestions coming, we are always looking for feedback, experiences, and new twists to foods. We’ve indexed a couple hundred recipes for you in 13 categories. Please let us know what you think of our index. If you come across a recipe that is not indexed … Continue reading Recipe Index

Beet and Turkish Goat Cheese with Guava Dressing

This latest creation is simply delightful and fabulous. We shared one large beet between us in this salad. Here is the fantastic line up of ingredients: 1 large “organic” beet, boiled and peeled 2 – 3 fresh guava fruit 1 fresh red chili pepper 1 pinch of Himalayan Pink sea salt 1 pinch of fresh black cracked pepper 1/2 small pear 2 tsps extra virgin olive oil a few cilantro leaves 4 thick smaller slices of goat cheese, we used a Turkish style Slice the boiled beet in half and then equally cut slices and arrange with tip out on … Continue reading Beet and Turkish Goat Cheese with Guava Dressing

Nutty Kitchen is on Vacation

So much has happened for us, Jo took a new job, family was visiting, clients, … and then a planned vacation to her home country in Austria for her dad’s 70th birthday among other family things.  Upon arrival and for her dad’s birthday, we had grass fed steaks, various salads, and great wines from the Wachau region in which her parents live.  It’s been amazing ever since. One of the most famous things to do in the Wachau is to visit a “good” Heuriger where you can get the most amazing home made meats, cheeses and wines for very little … Continue reading Nutty Kitchen is on Vacation

Rockfish Ceviche

We went on this awesome hike early this morning, Tom’s Thumb, took another “new” way down, was not a good idea in hindsight; we took Gardener’s Wall down. Oh boy…LOL We were hungry, but wanted something light and fabulous, because it is getting hot out, so Henry whipped up some amazing ceviche. Check it out below. We made some fantastic guacamole which we will share shortly, along with some regular/small taro chips, which we’ll share as well. Henry you are amazing. In the meantime don’t forget to check out our big taro root chips. This makes about 4 servings 2 … Continue reading Rockfish Ceviche