Archive for December 2009

CIA Chef Tucker Bunch prepares a classic Spanish sauce, romesco. Romesco is a blend of roasted red peppers, roasted tomatoes, dried chiles, almonds, and bread soaked in canola oil. This sauce is delicious spread over bread or used as a dipping sauce for fried artichokes.

Go to recipe page: http://www.ciaprochef.com/canola/recipe20/

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Chef Almir Da Fonseca prepares zhajiangmian or Beijing-style noodles. Literally translated as “fried sauce noodles,” these flavor-packed noodles are stir-fried over high heat. Chef Da Fonseca uses canola oil because of its higher smoking point, and tops the noodles with nappa cabbage, sprouts, carrots and cucumbers.

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Fried artichokes and fennel served with romesco sauce make for a prefect appetizer or small plate. Chef Almir Da Fonseca’s soaks the fennel and artichoke hearts in buttermilk to give them a rich flavor and more tender texture before frying in canola oil.

Recipe at: http://www.ciaprochef.com/canola/recipe19/ 

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