World Flavors

Apple Raisin Chutney-Filled Brie (Sev Paneer)
Puff pastry, savory California raisins, creamy Brie, and sweet sun-dried tomatoes.

Asian Chicken Salad with Raisins
The secret is the dressing .... spicy chile oil, tart vinegar and sharp onion.

Asian Turkey Salad
Less than 300 calories -- makes this salad a real winner!

Beef and California Raisin Picadillo
California raisins, beef and tomatoes spice up tortilla wraps or stuffed peppers.

Beef Picadillo Empanadas
From Culinary Institute of America at Greystone
These little meat pies could be the hit of the party.

California Golden Raisin Caponata
Serve as a salad, side dish or relish.

California Raisin and Brie Dessert Quesadillas
By Jasmin Buliga, Honorable Mention - Desserts and Baked Goods, 2007 Wise Choices Recipe Contest
Typical Mexican flavors to dance together at the end of a meal or sometimes, in between.

California Raisin and Orange Salad Platter (Ensalada de Naranja Pasa)
By Chef Pilar Sanchez
Here's a platter full of good eating and healthy nutrition for the whole family.

California Raisin Chipotle Quesadilla
California raisin chipotle barbecue sauce add sweet and spicy flavor to these quesadillas!

California Raisin Panforte
By Chef Danielle Luzzatti
Italian fruitcake filled with raisins and nuts makes delicious sweet appetizers or dessert.

California Raisin Raita
Indian inspired yogurt salad with California Raisins and Feta cheese.

California Raisin-Almond Chicken Curry (Murghi Kismis Salan)
Spicy curry, raisins and almonds add Asian flavors to chicken breasts.

Candied Stollen
A German treat served sliced, plain or toasted.

Cauliflower with Tribal Salt and California Raisins
Oriental-style seasoning salt compliments lightly fried cauliflower and raisins perfectly.

Chicken and Raisin Balti
From Culinary Institute of America at Greystone
A spicy curry in the East Indian style. Serve it with lots of bread.

Chicken with California Raisin Mole
Cocoa powder and peanut butter make a traditional Mexican hot sauce the perfect accompaniment for grilled chicken breasts.

Chile Rellenos – Chicken Filled
From The Culinary Institute of America and Produce for Better Health Foundation
Spicy Mexican treat that you just can't beat!

Chile Rellenos – Spicy Mango Filled
From The Culinary Institute of America and the Produce for Better Health Foundation
Spicy and Sweet --- what a great flavor combination!

Chinese Chicken Salad
Asian flavors, California raisins and crunchy wonton ribbons set this chicken salad apart.

Chinese Raisin Chicken Salad
Light sesame oil vinaigrette, California raisins, chicken and bean thread in a light salad.

Chocolate Pots de Crème
Chocolate flavored French custard loaded with sweet California raisins.

Chocolate Rum-Raisin Bread Pudding

Chocolate Walnut-Raisin Baklava
By John Csukor
An original from our Armenian raisin growers.

Coconut Shrimp Salad (Jingha Salade)
Puréed golden raisins sweeten the perfect dressing for spiced shrimp.

Cucumber-Raisin Raita
This mildly spicy condiment is the perfect complement to Indian and Middle Eastern grilled lamb or couscous.

Embutido (Filipino Meat Loaf)
Pork and chicken combine with raisins and chopped vegetables for a typical sweet Filipino dish.

English Raisin-stuffed Doughnuts
California raisins and marmalade stuff these raised doughnuts.

Ensalada de Noche Buena
Traditionally served on Christmas Eve, this Mexican treat provides healthy eating throughout the holidays.

Fennel-Raisin Gnocchi
Little dumplings to serve with sauce --- or not.

Fireside Glogg
Mulled wine to serve often.

Fish Stew with California Raisins (Bacalao de Noche Buena)
By Chef Pilar Sanchez
After the holidays, forget tradition and make this with poached fresh cod, salmon or halibut.

Fish Tagines Stuffed with Rice and California Raisins
Spicy sauce, fish, rice and vegetables to satisfy hungry guests.

Gado Gado with Raisins
Lightly cooked vegetables, tofu and raisins covered with a spicy Indonesian peanut sauce.

Garlic-California Raisin Wilted Greens on Pappadum (Saag Pappadum)
California golden raisins and greens top a wafer-thin Indian flat bread.

Greek Orzo Salad with Lamb Sausage
Juicy hot sausage slices, spinach leaves, orzo pasta and sweet chewy California raisins make an extraordinary one-plate meal.

Grilled Chicken with Guajillo Chile and California Raisin Pipian
For more tangy, spicy Mexican flavors, reheat the chicken in the sauce.

Grilled Tuna with California Golden Raisin Chutney (Muchee Kismis)
Spicy, tangy raisin chutney -- a natural with fish and other meats, too.

Halibut with Raisins, Pine Nuts and Serrano Ham
From Culinary Institute of America at Greystone
Tangy citrus sauce with California raisins dresses up halibut.

Harvest Salsa
By Chef Andrew Hillman, Institute of Technology Roseville Culinary Arts Campus
Serrano chiles and tomatillos with California raisins -- perfect to serve with pork or chicken.

Honey Ham and Mango Naan
Chewy Indian flat bread holds honey-baked ham and raisin-mango chutney.

Honey-roasted Duckling Spiked with Tabasco, California Raisins and Guajillo Chile Sauce
By San Hemwattikit
Rub-a-dub-dub a duck with Tabasco and honey, roast and serve it with a hot chile sauce and raisins.

Indian Slaw
By Chef Andrew Hillman
Golden raisins, carrots, green onions, cabbage, cashews and grapes seasoned with yogurt and mint.

Italian Chopped Salad
For a hearty meal with flavor to spare, here is an easy-to-prepare main course salad.

Italian Meatballs with California Raisins
Combination of meats with California raisins, red wine and seasonings make great meatballs.

Italian Potato Salad
Raisins and Provolone cheese make this creamy potato salad Italian!

Jeweled Rice (Persian Wedding Rice)
From Culinary Institute of America at Greystone
Raisins, cherries and orange peel sparkle in this elegant rice cake.

Rum-soaked fruit flavors this German favorite.

Lamb Shanks with Olives and Raisins Cuban-style
From Culinary Institute of America at Greystone
Spicy Latin-flavored tomato sauce adds sparkle to lamb.

Lebkuchen Jewels
A chewy, honey-flavored cookie with raisins and nuts.

Filipino egg roll made with flaked fish and raisins for a touch of sweetness.

Mango Cake
Sweet flavors of the tropics - mango, coconut and macadamias - with California raisins.

Marinated Grilled Chicken Skewers with California Raisin Sambal (Murghi Kebabs)
Spicy garam masala and jalapeno peppers heat up the chicken on these skewers.

Mayan Soft Tacos
By Marion Stevens, Honorable Mention - Main Courses/Entrees - Wise Choices Recipe Contest
Extra juicy, extra good take-alongs appeal to young and old, alike.

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad
Savor the flavors of the Mediterranean with this whole grain salad.

Mogul Kebabs with Raisin-Pistachio Stuffing
From Culinary Institute of America at Greystone
California raisins and pistachios fill kebabs with surprising flavor.

Moroccan Bisteeya with California Raisins
By John Csukor
Chicken, almonds and California raisins encased in phyllo and Mediterranean flavors.

Moroccan Lamb Tangine
A Moroccan slow cooker or tangine cooks raisin seasoned lamb to perfection.

Moroccan Vegetable Ragout with California Raisins
By John Csukor
A mélange of vegetables and spices to serve alone or with meats.

Moroccan-seasoned Chops with Fruited Couscous
The 4-Cs -- cumin, coriander, cinnamon and cayenne spice up boneless pork chops to serve with fruited couscous Moroccan-style.

North African Braised Chicken
Aromatic spices bring tantalizing goodness to this feast.

Orecchiette with Broccoli Rabe, Prosciutto di Parma, Ricotta and Raisins
From Culinary Institute of America at Greystone
Hearty meal by itself or pasta to accompany meats of all kinds.

Oriental Salad Bowl
Flavors of the Orient adapted for California raisins, fresh fruits and nuts.

Italian vegetable salad with raisins and croutons.

Peruvian Beef Wrap
Genuine Latin flavors all wrapped up in a quick-fix sandwich.

Pineapple-Raisin Fried Rice
Sauced, savory and fruity - the perfect accompaniment to roast pork.

Pork Tenderloin Mole
Here's that secret cocoa ingredient, again, to tame hot chili sauce with tenderloin and beans.

Pulled Pork Sandwich with Garlic, Ginger and Raisins
Cook a fresh pork roast for this richly flavored filling, and let the California raisins do the rest.

Pumpkin Tamales Filled with Shredded Beef and California Raisins
By Chef Pilar Sanchez
Add nutritious pumpkin to beef-filled tamales for a healthy dish.

Quail Stuffed with Tomato-Raisin and Pistachio Pilaf
Raisins, rice and nuts with tomato sauce could fill boneless Cornish game hens, too.

Raisin Saffron Basmati Rice Pilaf (Zaffran Kismis Pullao)
Exotic flavors and basmati rice for an extraordinary side dish.

Raisin Salad with Lemon Chicken
From Culinary Institute of America at Greystone
Festive luncheon with citrus chicken and Italian bread salad for a crowd.

Raisin Salad with Warm Goat Cheese
From Culinary Institute of America at Greystone
Select a tangy goat cheese to start any meal with flavor.

Raita Salad of Yogurt and Mint with Raisins
Tangy cumin seeds accent the Mediterranean flavors.

Red Snapper Veracruzo
From Culinary Institute of America at Greystone
Crispy snapper fillets with peppery tomato sauce. For Diabetes-Friendly, 1 serving = to 2 carb choices.

Rice Congee (Jook) with Scrambled Eggs and Raisin Crab XO Sauce
Featured for breakfast at the 2011 Worlds of Flavor Conference.

Rice Pudding Balls (Bollitas de Arroz con Leche)
Cook the rice and the rest is just kid's play.

Roast Breast of Chicken with Gorgonzola, Raisins and Pine Nuts
Tangy Gorgonzola and California raisins make irresistible chicken.

Roasted Mushroom Salad with Raisin Juice Caramelized Bacon & Chili-Lime Soy Dressing
Crunchy fried raisins, caramelized bacon with asian flavors, wow!

Rum Raisin Clafouti
From Culinary Institute of America at Greystone
This classic French tart is even better with California raisins.

Schnitz ‘n Raisin Pie
Dried apples and raisins for a quick filling.

Seared Chicken Breast and Raisin Couscous with Moroccan Tangine Sauce
Golden raisins and a multitude of spices sauce chicken breasts and raisin studded couscous.

Spanish Tortilla (Tortilla de patatas) with California Golden Raisins Catalan Sauce
A small torte or Spanish omelet served with a rich tomato and raisin sauce.

Stuffed Quail with California Raisins and Almonds
By Chef Pilar Sanchez
The delicate texture and flavor of quail blended with rice and raisins are so very good.

Sweet and Savory Argentine Empanadas
Lots of Latin flare in these tasty meat pies.

Sweet and Spicy Jerk Chicken
Caribbean jerk flavors go naturally with raisins. For Diabetes-Friendly, 1 serving = to 1.5 carb choices.

Thai Glass Noodle Salad
This salad has it all. Silky transparent noodles and chewy raisins, just to titilate the senses.

Thai-style Mango Salad
This sweet, sour and nutty salad pairs beautifully with grilled chicken, shrimp or pork.

Three Kings Bread (Rosca de Reyes)
By Chef Pilar Sanchez
California raisins and the aroma at Christmas time can tantalize appetites all year long.

Toasted Couscous with Almonds and Raisins
From A Reader's Digest Recipe Collection
Sweet, crunchy and slightly spicy -- goes well with meat or curried dishes.

Tortilla-encrusted Chicken with California Golden Raisins served with Mole Sauce
Golden raisins, pecans, chorizo and mole for a Tex-Mex chicken with tricolor tortilla crust.

Tuscan-style White Bean, Tuna and Currant Salad
Creamy textured beans to contrast with sweet California Zante currants.

Vietnamese Stir-fried Chicken with Nuts and California Raisins
A quick stir-fry of chicken breasts, California raisins and nuts.

Warm Salmon Soba Salad with Currant Dressing
Bursting with color, texture and opposing elements, great salad bejeweled with tiny Zante currants.