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…

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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…

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Harvest Pomegranate Chutney

Thank you all for being patient – we have been burning the candle at both ends; thus the tardy post. I began my Yoga Teacher Training and you can follow my journal here. We made this chutney a few weeks ago in anticipation of fall, and have made it a few times since. It really…

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Zwetschkenknoedel Nutty Kitchen Style

YUMMM! That’s all we can say. I grew up eating these all the time, but they were made with flour. The end of summer is perfect for these as the European plums are in season and they have just the perfect ripeness and flavor. The original dumplings are made with dough from flour and are…

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Sauteed Beef Kidneys

We haven’t posted any offal lately, but could not resist sharing this with you. We got our whole steer not to long ago from our favorite local ranch, Date Creek Ranch. Always make sure that you eat grass-fed, and know where your meat is coming from. Why should you eat kidney? Kidney is a good…

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Phukett Green Chicken Curry

This dish is very authentic, it’s so lovely and quite easy to make, that you have to give this a try and let us know what you think. Ingredients 2 lbs of chicken thigh meat, cubed into 1 – 2 inch thick pieces 2 tbsp coconut oil 2 cups of coconut cream (we use Aroy-D)…

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Cardamom Coconut Cream Custard

In the previous post we made these awesome macaroons, but ended up with 8 left over egg yolks, hmmmm…what to do? We decided to turn these great yolks into a custard that is very different in taste and ingredients from our previously posted Vanilla Custard. This is a powerhouse dessert or quick breakfast after your…

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Liver Dumplings for Soup (Leberknoedel)

Today, I’d like to share a personal all time favorite of mine since childhood, Leberknoedel, aka Liver Dumplings. These are so incredibly easy to make and offer a nutritional punch like little else. Check out how nutritious liver is. In this case we used chicken liver, but you could use veal or good grass-fed beef…

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Patacones

My brother Marc asked us to finally post this for him.  So babe, here it is: Colombian Patacones for you! My husband and mom in law taught me how to make these amazing treats. You should have these like most carbs after your workouts, don’t forget. Fabulous Ingredients Required: 2 Large green/unripe Plantains Sea Salt,…

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Bolitas de Platano Maduro con Tocino (Plantian Balls)

Oh my Goodness…those are the words that describe these amazing little guys.  I came home from the gym the other night and the house smelled incredible, different, but yet familiar. I smelled Colombian food, but really could not place it. You will have to make this to really get the flavors to explode. Henry had…

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