Nuts, nuts, nuts. I am pretty sure I've mentioned this a handful of times before now - I love nuts. With the holidays approaching I get even hotter and heavier about the things, because Christmas growing up in England meant nuts - at least at our house. All kinds of nuts from salted peanuts…
Layers of sauce and tortillas mingle with a seasoned chicken and black bean mixture. This is a delicious and easy recipe best served with a side of Spanish rice. You may wish to substitute low fat sour cream.
About 6 months ago, a friend gave me a gorgeous can of sucre roux a la coriandre, a sugar she'd bought at a specialty store in Vancouver. I wasn't totally sure what it was or how to use it, but I was intrigued. Turns out it's a coriander sugar and it's absolutely divine. I created this dish to highlight its flavor but also the ways that it and fennel, leeks and oranges complement each other. This is scrumptious and also beautiful!
These are salty, sweet, fragrant, finger-licking good. You can either make them in the pods, slurping the sauce clinging to the outside while stripping out the beans with your teeth or use shelled beans in a saucy side dish. We often serve a version of this for guests to snack on while we tend the grill or finish in the kitchen.