James Syhabout’s irresistible mash-up of Caesar salad and popcorn is just one of the addictive snacks he serves at his Oakland restaurant, The Dock.
2. Matt Gandin's White Shrimp Ceviche
Gandin’s vibrant green ceviche, lashed with lime juice and some heat from Serrano chiles, is an easy starter for a summer party.
3. Tom McNaughton's Homemade Ricotta
There is no simpler cheese to make at home than ricotta, which takes all of 10 minutes and is legions better than store-bought.
4. Steeped Chinese Ginger Chicken in Little Lettuce Cups
This chicken recipe combines two easy recipes adapted from Linda’s book, The Hakka Cookbook, to make a fresh tasting first course or cool summer supper. The chicken is cooked using a no-fuss technique called steeping, which keeps it moist. The accompanying ginger sauce adds a delicate, refined flavor - the perfect compliment to the similarly sophisticated presentation in baby lettuce leaves.
5. Indian Appetizer Called Muthiya (for Undhiyu)
Muthiya is a very Gujarati thing – it is often served with tea as a snack or is an essential part of a very famous Gujarati dish – Undhiyu. These bite-size pieces of flavor are just spectacular had either way. The combination of Fenugreek and the spice is a perfect insight to the great Gujarati cuisine. Enjoy these wonderful Muthiyas today.
6. Mexican Fruit Salad
Summer is in full swing, and if the heat is getting you down, try this! A refreshing Mexican Fruit Salad, with a chili powder kick! A great combo, anytime of day!This salad is inspired by the awesome fruit carts in Los Angeles that often times are near the entrances to the insane freeway system of the city. It certainly is a healthy, delicious way to start your day on the way to work and also takes your mind off the mad rush hour traffic that will ensue!