Related Program: A Word On Food Molés By Norman Van Aken • Jun 1, 2019 Related Program: A Word On Food ShareTweetEmail Ancient Beauties Listen Listening... / 3:59 Click play to hear this week's A Word On Food (air date 6-1-2019) Tags: RadioA Word On FoodNorman Van AkenShareTweetEmailView the discussion thread. Related Content Chopped Steak By Norman Van Aken • May 25, 2019 CHOPPED STEAK © 2019 All Rights Reserved by Norman Van Aken Yield: About 4) 9-ounce chopped steaks 6 slices of soft, thin-cut white bread, trimmed of crusts 2 eggs, beaten 1/2-1 (depending on how much spice you like) jalapeño, stemmed, seeded and minced 1/2 Cup sweet onion, chopped fine 2 Tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard powder 2 cloves garlic, peeled and finely chopped salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste Spring Rolls By Norman Van Aken • May 18, 2019 SPRING ROLL DIPPING SAUCE Norman Van Aken ©2005 This is a Vietnamese dipping sauce that can be used for many things. It goes by the name Nuoc Cham. To make spring rolls to your liking there are a number of good books on that as well as online sources. Yield: 3 Cups 1 jalapeño (or Serrano) chile, seeds removed, thinly sliced 1 habanero chile, stemmed, seed and minced 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 1 ½ Cups sugar ~ 1 ½ Cups warm water Peaches By Norman Van Aken • May 11, 2019 Conch By Norman Van Aken • May 4, 2019 BAHAMIAN STYLE CONCH FRITTERS Norman Van Aken © All Rights Reserved These were some of the first flavors of Key West we came to know and love. Yield: 3 dozen approx. 1 egg, lightly beaten ½ Cup whole milk 1 ¼ Cups AP flour, sifted 2 Tablespoons baking powder 1 teaspoon kosher salt ½ teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper 1 Tablespoon Roasted Garlic, mashed or ½ Tablespoon raw garlic, minced 2 Tablespoons sweet onion, diced small Okra By Norman Van Aken • Apr 27, 2019 PICKLED OKRA Source: FEAST OF SUNLIGHT, Norman Van Aken I often use this to garnish gumbo. 2 pounds okra, in excellent shape, rinsed and patted dry 12 dried chiles (cayenne, sequin, or the like) 6 garlic cloves, halved 2 Tablespoons mustard seeds 2 Tablespoons dill seeds 1 quart cider vinegar 1 quart rice wine vinegar 1 quart water 24 whole black peppercorns Boil the canning jars and lids as described in canning manufacturers directions.