A marriage of Middle Eastern and Chinese influence, these earthy, spicy, and pungent lamb skewers deliver such a unique flavor that they seem persistently exciting.
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A gift from the gods, halloumi—a semi-soft cheese from Cyprus made for grilling or pan-frying—is skewered alongside red onion, tomato, and zucchinis to create a delicious fresh and salty meal on a stick.
Despite my love/hate relationship with skewered meat, the Moorish influenced spice mixture adorning the pork in these Pinchos Morunos creates a type of meat-on-a-stick that I can sure get behind.
Note: Leftover sauce can be stored in the refrigerator in a sealed container indefinitely. For an even more tiki experience, serve the skewers on top of grilled pineapple slices with maraschino cherries....
Best served as appetizers or a side dish, they aren't fall-down fancy or terribly complicated. They are fresh, flavorful, pretty, and require no heating implement whatsoever. Plus: It's food on a stick. Who doesn't love food on a stick?
Photo from Ms. Glaze on Flickr Skewered anything makes a perfect party food. It's such an efficient presentation, leaving one hand free to hold a cocktail glass or gesture wildly, Italian-style. Appropriately enough, today's Cook the Book recipe is...