Our Menus from Rancho La Puerta

It has been nearly six weeks since our fabulous experience as Guest Chefs at Rancho la Puerta.  As a way to keep that week alive in our hearts, we are sharing the menus we cooked - and the recipes we improvised on.  We hope you'll enjoy them with your family and friends as much as we enjoyed making them with our new friends at La Cocina Que Canta!

The Menu for Tuesday & Wednesday Evenings

Chickpea Soup with Spinach

Cucumber Pomegranate Pickles

Tender Green Lentils with Orzo and Caramelized Onions

Gougerés a La Turka

Sword Fish with Lemon Fennel and Raki

Apple and Walnut Pastry with Lavender Honey

The Gluten-Free Menu for Thursday Evening

Velvety Red Lentil Soup with Lemon

Cucumber Pomegranate Pickles

Arugula and Fennel Tulip Salad with Yogurt, Tahini, Lemon Dressing

Orange Salad with Roasted Black Olives

Mrs. Karaaslan’s Beets

Rice Pilaf with Fresh Herbs

Marinated Shrimp with Orange Zest and Nigella Seeds

Stuffed Apricots with Honey Glazed Walnuts (or Pecans)