Tag Archives: Holidays & Special Occasions

Valentine Cookie Necklaces

Print Valentine Cookie Necklaces This beautiful necklace goes well with everything; Particularly milk. Course Snack Cuisine American Ingredients 2 ½ cups MAYA All-Purpose Flour 1 ¼ teaspoon ground ginger ¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon ½ teaspoon ground cloves ¾ teaspoon baking soda ¼ teaspoon salt ½ cup unsalted butter softened ½ cup white sugar 1 piece […]

Mini Chocolate Loaf Cake with Surprise Inside

Print Mini Chocolate Loaf Cake with Surprise Inside Get something extra special after taking a bite out of this Valentine Loaf Cake. Course Dessert Cuisine American Ingredients For the heart ½ cup unsalted butter softened ½ cup confectioners’ sugar 2 pieces medium eggs ¾ cup MAYA All-Purpose Flour 2 teaspoons baking powder red food gel […]

Baklava

Baklava

Print Baklava Course Main Dish Servings 4 persons Ingredients Filling and wrapping 120 grams pistachio nuts shelled 120 grams walnuts nuts shelled 50 grams powdered sugar 220 grams unsalted butter melted filo pastry sheets Syrup 2 pieces orange for zest or peeling 5 pieces Cinnamon stick 3 cups white sugar 4 cups water Instructions Filling […]

Kingfish and Shrimp Coconut Curry

Kingfish and Shrimp Coconut Curry

Print Kingfish and Shrimp Coconut Curry Course Main Dish Servings 4 persons Ingredients 1 cup onions peeled and diced 1 pieces green chili small 2 tablespoons ginger peeled 1/4 cup garlic peeled 1/2 cup cooking oil 1 cup water or fish stock 1 teaspoon turmeric powder 1 teaspoon garam masala 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 2 […]

Elite Recipes: A Christmas Dinner Larry Would Love

Elite Recipes: A Christmas Dinner Larry Would Love

It was a homage to the late Larry J. Cruz whose keen love of food has given birth to the LJC Group 35 years ago. Aptly titled “A Christmas Dinner Larry Would Love,’’ the cooking demo held at The Maya Kitchen on November 29, 2014 was done by LJC Executive Chef George Lizares.

Lamb Couscous with Seven Vegetables

Lamb Couscous with Seven Vegetables

Print Lamb Couscous with Seven Vegetables Course Main Dish Ingredients Couscous kilogram Couscous (Approximate) 1/2 cup butter melted salt and white pepper to taste 2 1/2 cups water Meat 1/2 cup olive oil 1 cup onions chopped 1/4 cup garlic chopped 1 1/2 tablespoons turmeric 2 pieces Cinnamon sticks 1 teaspoon Cinnamon Powder 1 teaspoon […]

Roast Chicken with Three Mushrooms

Roast Chicken with Three Mushrooms

Print Roast Chicken with Three Mushrooms Course Main Dish Servings 4 persons Ingredients Herb Butter Chicken Seasoning 2 1/2 tablespoons butter 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves 1 teaspoon fresh marjoram leaves salt and pepper to taste 1 whole chicken salt and pepper to taste 1 cup onions peeled and diced 1/4 cup celery diced 1/4 […]

Cheerful Feta and Watermelon Salad

Cheerful Feta and Watermelon Salad

Print Cheerful Feta and Watermelon Salad Course Dessert Ingredients 2 1/2 cups red seedless watermelon cut into ½ inch cubes, seeds removed 1 cup Feta Cheese cut into ¼ inch cubes 2 1/2 cups yellow seedless watermelon cut into ½ inch cubes, seeds removed 1/4 cup chopped white onions 1/2 cup pitted black olives 1/4 […]