Recipes with yogurt

Bangus (milkfish) fritters with yogurt and honey dipping sauce

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A new version of an old favorite -- flaked bangus (milkfish) mixed with vegetables and seasonings, formed into logs then fried until golden and crisp. I posted my first bangus fritters recipe on May 21, 2003, you can compare the two and decide which … »

Birthday salad

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It's called birthday salad because it was made by three people who celebrated their birthday last month -- Buddy, Laura and myself. Just like my complete salad from 2008, this one is savory and filling as it has everything in it -- meat, vegetables, … »

Spicy cucumber and mint raita

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My first raita experience was at Baba Ghannouj. The meal was preceded by small triangles of pita served with raita and another dipping sauce. I loved the raita but didn't really have a craving for it -- until I saw Elise's cucumber and mint raita, … »

Mango lassi

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Lassi is a popular drink in many South Asian countries. It is made with yogurt, milk and spices. The sweet version, often served cold, has fruits added. Mango lassi is the most well known among the many varieties of sweet lassi and it is very popular … »

Baked pork chops with mustard and yogurt

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They're playing Christmas carols in the supermarket but the holiday season doesn't begin in my house until the third week of October when I celebrate my birthday. Then, the cooking and the partying go on until January when my younger daughter … »

Chicken, pesto and yogurt salad

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For some reason, chicken and macaroni salad is a fixture in the Filipino Christmas and New Year menu. It's one of the side dishes that I'm planning on serving for the New Year family reunion because I feel it should go well with roast stuffed turkey … »

Yogurt in my pasta

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Lunch last Wednesday was a pasta dish that made use of leftovers. I had excess yogurt from last Saturday's chicken and mangoes in yogurt and there was enough grilled fish from the previous night's dinner to make a decent number of fish balls. Yes, … »

Breakfast anytime: yogurt

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It's my daughter Alex's favorite quick breakfast. It's also her favorite quick snack. Sliced bananas dumped into a tub of yogurt.It's something I'd like to try soon because I've always enjoyed my yogurt plain or as a topping for my … »

Cornmeal waffles

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My kids brought some of these cornmeal waffles to school and, as usual, classmates asked for a taste. Then, they complained that the waffles were bland. Not surprising, really, and quite a pity too that this generation defines waffles by Starbucks … »