June 15th, 2010
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ceviche
seh-VEE-chay
Category: Dish
Origin: Peruvian or Ecuadorian
Definition:  A dish of raw seafood that is "cooked" in an acidic marinade of citrus juice, and usually onions and, depending on the regional variation, other vegetables and herbs

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  1. Shirely U. Jest

    ceviche – A wonderful way to ruin sashimi.
    Hey, here's an idea. Lets take a wonderful fresh and delicate flavor from a saltwater fish and soak it in acid, say lime juice, and then drown any remaining flavor with hot peppers onions and more acidic fruit, like tomatoes.

    They eat guinea pigs in them parts, so how could they know anything about the Zen of flavor?

    August 9, 2013 at 3:35 pm |
    • Shirely U. Jest

      moderated? Surely you have mistaken.

      August 9, 2013 at 3:36 pm |
  2. Frank

    Almondina – Almondina® is the inspiring success story of a man who had a great love of wonderful food. For generations his family loved his grandmother Dina's most secret cookie, which she called Petit Gateau Sec. Within seven years, having started baking in his kitchen, the cookies (renamed Almondina® after Dina, his grandmother)

    August 16, 2010 at 12:52 pm |
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