Monday, January 25, 2010

North African Carrot Salad

This simple salad is an excellent accompaniment for grilled meat, chicken or fish.


1 pound shredded carrots
½ cup cilantro or Italian parsley – chopped
¼ – ½ cup currants
¼ – ½ cup Smoky Hot or Zesty Oregon Dukkah


3 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 Tablespoons olive oil
1 small clove of garlic, minced
¼ Teaspoon cayenne, or to taste
¼ Teaspoon dried mint leaves, crushed

Add salt and pepper to taste


Mix dressing.
Combine salad ingredients.
Toss with dressing.

It makes a lot – serves 6 – 8

Friday, January 22, 2010

Vibrant Flavors at The Fancy Food Show

Coconut Milk Rice Pudding

This Oregon Dukkah recipe can be halved using 1 can of “lite” coconut milk and no added water.

  • 1 cup jasmine rice
  • 1 – 14 oz can coconut milk
  • 14 oz water (just use the same can!)
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • a pinch of salt
  • 3 – 4 Tablespoons Coconut or Sweet Oregon Dukkah (more for more flavor & texture!)
  • Soak the jasmine rice in water for 30 minutes.
  • Drain, rinse and place the rice in medium pot.
  • Add coconut milk, water, brown a sugar and salt to rice and stir.
  • Bring to a boil over medium-low heat, cover and turn to low.
  • Stir the rice every so often.
  • Turn off heat after about 18 minutes.
  • Rice should be soupy, but very soft.
  • Stir in Oregon Dukkah and serve.
Recipe makes 4 to 6 servings.

Serving suggestions:
  • Good with sliced fresh bananas or mangos.
  • Really good with caramelized bananas!

Coconut Dukkah and other Oregon Dukkah flavors available on

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Sunday, January 17, 2010

Fancy Food Show Booth #1686

All set up and ready to go at the 35th Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco!

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Vibrant Flavors Pretzels

Vibrant Flavors new flavored pretzel line...
Offering a fresh twist on a traditional favorite.
Vibrant Flavors Pretzels are fat free, all natural and clean to the touch.

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Monday, January 11, 2010

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Saturday, January 9, 2010