This spicy and crunchy salad can work with leftover cooked beef or a couple of quickly cooked steaks that can be added at the last minute. A crisp lettuce like Romaine works great but really any leaves are a good backdrop to the spicy beef. If you are short of meat, or prefer it without, crumble on some feta at the end. Don't forget the guacamole and crisp tortillas or toasted sourdough bread.
The only thing better than a mojito is this Strawberry and Thai Basil Mojito. This drink relies on the slightly anise like scent and mildly spicy kick of Thai basil (not present in sweet basil) to make the perfect summer cocktail.
A Welsh horticulturist has bread a variety of pepper so hot that it could cause a life-threatening anaphylactic shock if consumed. It’s also so hot that it could be used as an anesthetic to people allergic to traditional medicine. Because nature is tricky.
This Strawberry-Layered Tres Leches Cake recipe combines fresas con crema and tres leches served in a very photogenic outfit. The traditional tres leches cake is served in a foil baking dish, which is not very appealing to the eye.
This presentation takes its cue from the numerous Pinterest photos of tres leches cakes dressed up in edible flowers. The lesson: Don’t limit yourself to traditional presentations and ingredients.
This cocktail is refreshingly simple and easy on the waistline, but I bet you didn’t know that mangos are said to prevent cancer, lower cholesterol, fight acne, and even increase your sex drive. This delicious fruit is loaded with vitamins A and E, which are crucial to maintaining eyesight and a healthy alkaline balance. The fresh mint aids in digestion and beautifully balances the rum and mango. Let’s toast to your health!
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