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  • Recipe: Goat cheese- and basil-stuffed filo parcels

    Recipe: Goat cheese- and basil-stuffed filo parcels

      Goat cheese and basil-stuffed filo parcels Total time: 40 minutes Servings: About 1½ dozen Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try this or any other recipe from the L.A. Times Test Kitchen, we would like to know about it so we can showcase it on our food blog and occasionally in print. Upload pictures...

  • Recipe: Semolina-filled puff pastry purses

    Recipe: Semolina-filled puff pastry purses

      Semolina-filled puff pastry purses Total time: 1 hour Servings: About 2 to 2½ dozen purses Note: Puff pastry sheet sizes vary by brand. A sheet measuring at least 9½ by 13 inches should yield 1 dozen purses. Do not overfill the purses or the filling will leak out. Pinch tops tightly to close....

  • Recipe: Jocoque dip

    Recipe: Jocoque dip

      Recipe: Jocoque dip Total time: 10 minutes Servings: 8 to 10 Note: Jocoque is a dairy product similar to sour cream and is available at select Mexican markets; call ahead to ensure availability. Totopos (Mexican style tortilla chips) are crunchy and thick, and are generally available at Latin...

  • Recipe: Stuffed grape leaves

    Recipe: Stuffed grape leaves

      Aunt Mary's yalanchi (stuffed grape leaves) Total time: 2 hours, plus cooling time Servings: About 5 dozen yalanchi Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try this or any other recipe from the L.A. Times Test Kitchen, we would like to know about it so we can showcase it on our food blog and occasionally...

  • Recipe: White lotus dumplings

    Recipe: White lotus dumplings

      White lotus dumplings Total time: 1½ hours, plus chilling time Servings: Makes about 3 dozen dumplings Note: Snow pea leaves can be found at select Asian markets. Wheat starch (food grade) can generally be found at Asian markets and is available online. Adapted from a recipe by Jet Tila. Our...

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