Quick and easy Colombian-Cuban holiday appetizers
Ronaldo Linares with three quick and easy recipes for you and your family
- Duration 9:11
- Date Dec 21, 2012
Ronaldo Linares with three quick and easy recipes for you and your family
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So we got cocktail party handle a couple of fund snacks now -- talk about.
Other types of food and joining us here on set Renaldo that narrows executives just Martinez a Cuban restaurant tonight Palin.
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Fast but he can't think about it and how much will take you for joining us that you are of course the executive chef and we're talking -- -- today -- quick and easy Colombian Cuban.
I don't want to do cheese and crackers in my next party helped me what I idea.
Well that's let me hit you wanna get a little creative and and when -- creative people think odds and get complicated -- I've brought three.
Great recipes that are starters are literally 34 ingredients can't sums it -- go through real quick and just talk a little bit and -- -- we got some.
Dates -- have -- with Kessel uncle which is a whites are Colombian tees some of -- salty.
And then his -- would make it.
Solve the -- that you wrap it put to pick in the middle pop -- in the oven 400 degrees.
Until you get that nice bacon of the but it Chris -- real nice way to wanna go overboard and burn it okay so keep an eye on that and they got to get the savory suites.
-- so -- I mean your your your mouth is gonna be a power is gonna go trying to -- pretty much.
I can ask an etiquette questions -- looking at these size by Dixon has a lady yes you know being at a cocktail party -- dress and heels.
This -- to bite appetizer or you wanna do the whole thing called.
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I would ask you.
I think what we have all of that we have a Christine.
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And that -- another bit of Saddam throw that in Jews out of royals -- cut that fat so.
It's just really nice you know palate you know cleanser opens it up so inundated people be -- -- -- easy you know.
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You know as a as a -- is this is really really nice and easy that's what is about.
And it looks like you spent a lot of time on it -- I was gonna say that looks like it would be very.
Time consuming in the kitchen but it's not does not know that when you take uniquely -- put in the oven -- set up.
You know take it out and these are all Colombian Cuban.
The that this is definitely -- -- and they might like to take my Latin roots you know and then are kind of transform a little bit and out of the two of today's.
Food today side the vision of looking at food -- should be -- as well let you know odd to me.
It when you -- kitchen is like a relationship you got to be committed yeah because you're gonna never a couple of hours to go -- happy going to run out of love you have produce great dishes.
If you angry.
Call it -- it called some photos whenever I don't want my kids and don't bring anger into the -- -- but I got -- without another.
I love it so and and when you do this to you also you're creating the wow factor.
You get the wow factor when -- guests come over.
You know and you're impressing people could you not just you know doling out the cheese and crackers and he brought something else down here at the end of the table looks delicious -- love.
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Cops which actually combined cremate sit up to go through the whole make him processes saw it's a little bit of pumpkin cheesecake -- cheesecake is all organic -- I really spend extra dollars to buy the organic you know -- to really you look at you wanna put in your body.
Great products you don't -- -- at any.
Attitude isn't all -- thought that the process food comes right so very much you make your cheesecake you know like -- -- -- value that pumpkin.
Copyright and for the don't put in the -- to -- perfect and -- and a little trick that I learned to through the boot time.
Put -- -- hand on the bottom of the -- water.
So what happens is that even they -- a high temperature is gonna do really well there's gonna rule rotating there really nicely and the heat so is gonna cook very evenly.
And is and is gonna get a nice size can be rest of firm.
-- -- -- -- -- -- OK so that's and do a tip that I I'd suggest people to do in the baking cakes any Guinness takes a while.
So if -- had a good pace and that we have a little but whip topping the top political -- -- court the movement.
And heavy cream whipped up.
-- right on top plan and -- it means sober super simple you lot of people you're going to be talking about your party -- and that's what you want.
And you know it's easy stuff that looks -- -- that's designed to spend a fortune which is that it.
One of my friends here at Fox News Rick -- is our chief meteorologist he always tells me that if you're and -- -- party especially -- it in the holiday season.
You know make sure that you feed people well don't don't give me a bunch of pre processed -- all that stuff and his people are gonna come on the weekend in December.
You know you really want to give people something great and and fulfilling.
And all of this really fits that bill -- how much time though you know suits -- -- of my talking about in the kitchen cup.
I that's coming years and so did not stop from -- reduces air trapped in time there became.
An hour and a half.
So let's not have mattered the most of the time is spent in the right off toward the -- dates and for the -- pumpkins that's it but besides that -- you know it's literally.
Prep everything and I suggest everybody please -- home.
Opera -- your ingredients you know have your your shopping lists OK and it lets you get home you Pratt or -- dishes and then begin your cooking.
Was it ought to be called him Michael -- got -- got -- -- -- and and you have a broad product and then that love goes down and -- doesn't.
Two imagine him about that so definitely do that I'd take them time played in it as well you know make a little beautifully spend that time in the kitchen -- -- put on nice plate.
You know I'm a little square plates are cheap and you can you -- this -- -- an investment you know.
And you know just -- I do that playwrights.
Put a lot of flavor in there of course and people -- -- you know people view your hosted a party a vote.
You might as well do a right.
And -- is this the kind of food that we can find -- Martinez Cuban restaurant and I did definitely you find the variations are all of this is more small bites.
But definitely is a -- -- -- a Martinez Cuban restaurant.
Donna Summer when -- Jersey.
You know down the turnpike.
And over there we've been there for twenty years on so even there while we do it up very old school cooking with a lot of -- hi this is in all -- how -- should be.
And I will lead the Latin base of flavor that flavor it's perfect it's perfect to combine it to fuses wood and you know although this is and that's what I try to do you know really.
Really liven up that Latin flavor you know and I is not -- rice and -- -- tell people and I was -- -- lot more than that in and my mission -- suits so that.
At -- I think you're showing it very well here today and for people who may not.
Have ventured into Latin cuisines.
What would you want people to know about what this type of food tastes like and to -- to maybe you know try to excite people or give people.
An opportunity to try something if they've never tried it before what would you say it.
Well definitely take the notion out that its price is not spicy at all.
I think they get confusing to the spices that we -- -- -- use it -- acumen a solid you know that I have heard.
Sometimes we have venture with a -- aquarium there and -- and -- as spice is flavorful that's what you want.
And and would that would are fooled when you've tasted it hits you like this is full of -- it tastes like and everybody is just as good and that's what you want.
When I I have -- people win when he -- -- and it's kind of food you know.
You kind of learn your basic economics -- you got a -- -- -- -- -- You're raising your role stinging you know you do you rice and beans right once it got bad down get a ventures -- it's an out and a couple water to the race -- inaudible kind of coconut milk.
And on that a little raisins and -- a got a little coconut rice would race and you'll get real tropical and only got to do substitute you know very very -- and after the Venus out -- pork.
You -- a vegetarian -- and -- the pork you know just.
Kind of makes it around you know but definitely learn your basics and then won't end.
Okay and you got a website we wanna direct everyone to the website so we can find you easily -- you are look at two -- Ronaldo you go CNN head is solid.
That is -- so we got the restaurant and then this is my older job -- that I do to a private chef and arrogance was or another school cnet.com.
You go there find everything about me getting contact me if you wanna do and any parties and private events or just at the restaurant as well you -- follow me on Twitter.
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This is the place to go -- -- the place you're the man talked that tell that are at stake you so much for bringing all of this great and I'm glad I got to do it not happen.
Great next party and we thank you for that and remind everyone go to the website put another bookmark and you know -- just enhance your next party and -- restaurant.
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