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Chef Jack

Check out the best recipes from the Language Cafe’s master chef.

MA-PO TOFU

This fiery Sichuan classic is named for the pockmarked (po) wife (ma) who supposedly invented it at her husband's restaurant. I've found a pretty intriguing version of it. In a great culinary schools in Chengdu recently, their technique of poaching the... Continue Reading →

BRAZILIAN FISH STEW (MOQUECA CAPIXABA)

[Active time: 40 minutes] Speaking of Brazilian cuisine, we are all used to imagine the flavor of dishes enriched with coconut milk. However, today I am going to introduce you the bright results of fish, tomatoes, lime juice, and vegetables, which meld... Continue Reading →

BLENDED GOLDEN MOJITO

[Reading time: 1 minute]Today I'm serving you a Caribbean recipe: the blended golden mojito!YIELD 4 servings INGREDIENTS Sugar (for coating rims of glasses) 1 lime wedge 1 cup gold (not dark) rum (such as Mount Gay) 1/2 cup (generous) fresh lime... Continue Reading →

BUTTER MANDU (BUTTER DUMPLINGS)

[Reading time: 4 minutes] This recipe comes from New York chef Deuki Hong's father and has origins in North Korea, the ancestral home of mandu. (Sharing a border with China, it is no coincidence that mandu sounds a lot like... Continue Reading →

MOROCCAN CARROT SOUP

[Reading time: 2 minutes] This week we are going to see a magnificent recipe from Marocco, the Moroccan Carrot Soup YELD Makes 4 servings ACTIVE TIME 20 minutes TOTAL TIME 40 minutes INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) butter 1 cup... Continue Reading →

About the Café

The Luiss Language Café is a multilingual centre for  creative collaboration and cultural exchange. A home away from home for our visiting students from abroad, it is a hive of intercultural activity and production. All day long, students, faculty and staff... Continue Reading →

Vietnamese Irish Coffee Recipe

[Reading time: 2 minutes] Vietnamese coffee it's a great way to drink coffee, thought. The "secret" is to adjust a classical espresso with just a bit of sweetened condensed milk and Irish whiskey. sweetened condensed milk, to taste 2 shots... Continue Reading →

Classic Old Fashioned Recipe

[Reading time: 1 minute] 4 Ingredients are all you need to prepare a gorgeous Old Fashioned  in six steps. 2 ounces bourbon simple syrup Angostura bitters ice (optional) First: Add a little splash of simple syrup to your glass. Second: Add one... Continue Reading →

Thyme for Gin & Tonics

makes 1 drink prep time: 2 minutes active time: 3 minutes total time: 5 minutes ice 1-2 ounces good quality gin 3-4 ounces good quality tonic water 2 thyme sprigs lime twist to garnish Fill a glass 3/4 with ice. Pour... Continue Reading →

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