Chef Rima Olvera’s Chile Rellenos

July 19, 2010.   Categories Appetizers, Chef Rima Olvera, Southwestern / Mexican, Vegetarian.

Chef Rima Olvera’s Tejana Style Chile Rellenos www.omnivore.co.il From Rima – In her own words: This technique of this unique and unusual type of Chiles Rellenos, using dried, (instead of the more common version using fresh) ancho chiles in a sweet and fragrant tomato sauce, was taught to me about 25 years ago by one of my very first mentors in the kitchen, Vilma Macias, who was an exceptional chef specializing in traditional...

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Candied Roses for Mother’s Day & Dark Chocolate Sorbet

May 7, 2010.   Categories Chef Rima Olvera, Desserts, Mother's Day, Valentine's Day.

Candied Roses for Mother’s Day & Dark Chocolate Sorbet

Candied Roses for Mother’s Day – Not Just for Vases Anymore Recipe for Dark Chocolate SorbetWISHING YOU ALL A HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY! Mom’s all over the world will be celebrated this coming Sunday.  I’ve always felt Mother’s Day isn’t just about Mothers with children (although they get top billing!)… it’s a celebration of women.  There are all kinds of “moms” in the...

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Quinoa Salad With Pecans, Green Herbs, and Grilled Salmon

January 19, 2010.   Categories Appetizers, Chef Rima Olvera, Contributing Chefs, Light / Healthy, Salads, Seafood.

Quinoa Salad With Pecans, Green Herbs and Grilled Salmon by Chef Rima Olvera of “Duet” www.rimaolvera.com My good friend Rima Olvera was kind enough to share one of her recipes with me.  She continues to surprise me with her ability to make her food unique and complex with flavors by combining simple and fresh ingredients.  For all of us who indulged a little too much over the holidays . . . this dish is an ideal...

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Rima’s Grilled Lamb Chops with Rose Jam, Mint Pesto and Pearl Couscous

October 5, 2009.   Categories Chef Rima Olvera, Contributing Chefs, Mediterranean, Smoking / Grilling.


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Rima’s Grilled Lamb Chops with Rose Jam, Mint Pesto and Pearl Couscous

Rima’s Lamb Chops with Rose Jam, Mint Pesto and Pearl Couscousby Chef Rima Olvera of “Duet” www.rimaolvera.com There are lots of great recipes and just as many chefs . . . but how often do you truly come across a chef so gifted that their recipes are truly unique and original?  Perhaps you may find someone who is truly the master of a certain style or region but how often do you find someone who has mastered numerous...

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“Lemongrass Tea” Soup with Chicken Dumplings, Mango, and Glass Noodles

September 4, 2009.   Categories Asian, Chef Rima Olvera, Contributing Chefs, Light / Healthy, Soups.


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“Lemongrass Tea” Soup with Chicken Dumplings, Mango, and Glass Noodles

“Lemongrass Tea” Soup with Chicken Dumplings, Mango, and Glass Noodles Exclusive Recipe by Chef Rima Olvera of “Duet” www.rimaolvera.com Follow Rima’s travels and updates on her blog . . . www.rimaolvera.com/blog I’m so fortunate to know so many talented chefs.  But, when it comes to truly unique recipes that combine the ultimate ingredients with flavor and beauty, Chef Rima Olvera is the...

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