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Stuffed Tostones (Tostones Rellenos)

Ingredients: For the stuffing 1 tablespoon annatto oil 1 fresh plum tomato, chopped 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1-1/2 tablespoons basic recaito  *see below 1/2 pound large shrimp, peeled, cleaned, and diced For the tostones 3 green plantains peeled and cut …






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Escargot Vol-au Vent

Ingredients: For the herb butter- 4 to 5 garlic cloves, peeled and finely minced 2 teaspoons kosher salt 8 ounces unsalted butter, at room temperature 1/2 cup finely minced Italian parsley 1/2 cup finely minced chives 2 tablespoons minced shallots …


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Your Mojo for Risotto

Risotto is a traditional Italian rice dish. It is one of the most common ways of cooking rice in Italy.  Its origins are in North Italy,  where rice paddies are abundant.  To be correctly described as a risotto dish, it …