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Healthy snack.

Postby chi chi » Tue Jun 17, 2014 5:46 pm

Instead of muching bags of crisps and Mars bars when you are watching the World Cup or anything else on TV, try this...

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My récipe...

Ingredients:

2 big paltas (avocado)
1 tomato
1 lemon
1 onion
1 garlic
black pepper
salt
olive oil

Remove the peel of the paltas and crush them.
Cut the tomato in small cubes and cut the onion and garlic fine and add them to the palta.
Add black pepper, salt, olive oil and a dash of lemon juice.

Serve with crackers or nachos.


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Re: Healthy snack.

Postby calygirl » Tue Jun 17, 2014 6:13 pm

I put cilantro in mine as well.
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Re: Healthy snack.

Postby ironchefchris » Tue Jun 17, 2014 6:26 pm

Cilantro's that make or break, love it or hate it ingredient. I myself am a fan.

Thanks for the picture and the recipe. Now I'm hungry.
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Re: Healthy snack.

Postby amigorick » Tue Jun 17, 2014 9:17 pm

I use mashed palta, a bit of diced tomato, diced mild onion, cilantro and a good squirt of ají molida (Alacena) and a bit of salt. I like a bit of burn with my guacamole.
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Re: Healthy snack.

Postby KenBE » Wed Jun 18, 2014 9:08 am

ironchefchris wrote:Cilantro's that make or break, love it or hate it ingredient. I myself am a fan.

Thanks for the picture and the recipe. Now I'm hungry.


In Mexico they always use cilantro in Guacamole, though there are many different ways to prepare it:

http://www.aguacatesdemexico.com/receta ... amole.html

http://www.sigojoven.com/grupos/hoy_coc ... -guacamole
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Re: Healthy snack.

Postby panman » Wed Jun 18, 2014 9:29 am

KenBE wrote:
ironchefchris wrote:Cilantro's that make or break, love it or hate it ingredient. I myself am a fan.

Thanks for the picture and the recipe. Now I'm hungry.


In Mexico they always use cilantro in Guacamole, though there are many different ways to prepare it:

http://www.aguacatesdemexico.com/receta ... amole.html

http://www.sigojoven.com/grupos/hoy_coc ... -guacamole

Cilantro ruins so many potentially good dishes, I hate it.
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Re: Healthy snack.

Postby chi chi » Wed Jun 18, 2014 11:36 am

panman wrote:Cilantro ruins so many potentially good dishes, I hate it.


That's why I excluded Cilantro from my récipe.
It's so powerfull that it will take away the other tastes. Palta doesn't taste strong so Cilantro will just take away the nice soft taste of palta.

I use cilantro when preparing and Indian Curry, shepherdman's pie or a Beef and Guiness stew but only in very small quantities.
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Re: Healthy snack.

Postby KenBE » Wed Jun 18, 2014 11:44 am

panman wrote:
KenBE wrote:
ironchefchris wrote:Cilantro's that make or break, love it or hate it ingredient. I myself am a fan.

Thanks for the picture and the recipe. Now I'm hungry.


In Mexico they always use cilantro in Guacamole, though there are many different ways to prepare it:

http://www.aguacatesdemexico.com/receta ... amole.html

http://www.sigojoven.com/grupos/hoy_coc ... -guacamole

Cilantro ruins so many potentially good dishes, I hate it.


Most Mexicans won't agree with you. They use cilantro A LOT in Mexico.
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Re: Healthy snack.

Postby panman » Wed Jun 18, 2014 2:22 pm

chi chi wrote:
panman wrote:Cilantro ruins so many potentially good dishes, I hate it.


That's why I excluded Cilantro from my récipe.
It's so powerfull that it will take away the other tastes. Palta doesn't taste strong so Cilantro will just take away the nice soft taste of palta.

I use cilantro when preparing and Indian Curry, shepherdman's pie or a Beef and Guiness stew but only in very small quantities.

I will use it in certain curry dishes, but prefer the seed or powdered version. As for putting it anywhere near shepherd's pie, a traditional English dish, that would be absolute sacrelige. In days gone by, you would have been hung drawn and quartered for such an offence. :lol: Worcestershire sauce together with salt and pepper are the only seasoning required.
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Re: Healthy snack.

Postby caliguy » Wed Jun 18, 2014 6:40 pm

i would definitely add cilantro to the guacamole. some of the best soups i've had in Peru have cilantro on top :)
every place has it's own spirit. you just need to tune into it.
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Re: Healthy snack.

Postby chi chi » Wed Jun 18, 2014 7:34 pm

panman wrote:Worcestershire sauce together with salt and pepper are the only seasoning required.


Yesterday, I added a dash of Worcestershire sauce to my guacamole and it tasted amazing. 8)
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Re: Healthy snack.

Postby chi chi » Tue Jul 01, 2014 6:03 pm

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Re: Healthy snack.

Postby teamoperu » Wed Jul 02, 2014 6:22 am

Your dish may be tasty, but I doubt it is topnotch. If you were really such a good cook then you would compete on the open market and get a job here instead of living off the money from hard working people in Belgium. (and no, you have collected far more than you ever contributed). A top notch chef here can earn good money. As well, chefs earn a fair bit of respect here. In most countries, people abusing the welfare system are not respected. Maybe living on welfare on the dime of others means you can't afford the good life here in Peru and can't keep up with the Jones' (as you say you are wont to do). Also, you constantly bemoan how little money people earn here. Ever think that you are the reason? Always seeking the lowest price, scamming the system, tax avoidance and other tricks you advertise, just drives down wages and lessens tax revenues to help the poor. Instead of being cheap, if you would pay a fair price then people would earn more. And if you really could cook then you could get off your a** and get a job, stop being a drain on society, and contribute instead of taking. IMHO
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Re: Healthy snack.

Postby chi chi » Thu Jul 03, 2014 6:05 pm

Teamoperu, don't spoil an interesting topic about healthy food by going off topic. :(

I don't see the connection between Guacamole and wellfare benefits.
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Re: Healthy snack.

Postby teamoperu » Thu Jul 03, 2014 7:29 pm

chi chi wrote:Teamoperu, don't spoil an interesting topic about healthy food by going off topic. :(

I don't see the connection between Guacamole and wellfare benefits.


Hmm Just like I don't see the connection between living the good life in Peru and welfare in Belgium.

You lead, I'll follow. Deal?

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