Food and Recipes

Sunrise Chef: Pedro Cardozo

Sunrise Chef Pedro Cardozo

When you go to Rodizio Grill in Allentown, make sure you're hungry!

Chef Pedro Cardozo and gaucho Tyler Miller shared some of their delicious Brazilian specialties with us.

Rodizio Sangria

1 Ea. Orange Wedge (1/8 cut, seeded)
1 Ea. Lemon Wedge (1/8 cut, seeded)
1 Ea. Lime Wedge (1/8 cut, seeded)
1 Oz. Simple Syrup
1 Oz. Brandy
Splash Triple Sec (orange liqueur)
Splash Melon liqueur
1/3 cup Guaraná Ubatuba
Wine (red or white)
Prep Procedure
1- In a mixing glass, add the lemon, lime, orange and Simple Syrup
2- Gently muddle it
3- Top the glass with ice and pour the Brandy, Triple Sec and Melon Liqueur
4- Shake well and transfer it into a 22oz Cervoise Glass
5- Once again, top the glass with ice
6- Add the Guaraná (about 1/3 Cup)
7- Top glass with Wine, according to the choice (red or white)

Roasted Coconut and Pineapple Salad

1/2 gal by vol. Shredded Cabbage Mix
2 1/2 cup Sweet Horseradish Dressing, See Below
2 cup Pineapple, Cored, Diced, Roasted
1/2 cup Sweet Coconut, shredded and roasted

2 cup Mayonnaise
1/2 cup Sugar
2 tbsp. Dijon Mustard
2 tbsp. White Vinegar
2 tbsp. Creamy Horseradish
2 tbsp. Minced Fresh Celery
Hot Buttons
_ Coconut and Pineapple must be roasted
_ Chill pineapple and coconut before combining with salad
_ Do not roast coconut and pineapple in the same baking sheet
Prep Procedure
1- Pell pineapple, core and dice small, spread on a sheet pan and roast to light brown in color
2- Spread sweet shredded coconut on a sheet pan and roast to light brown in color
3- Combine all ingredients, chill and serve.
For Dressing:
1- Combine all ingredients in a food processor for 1 minute and reserve.

Oreo Mousse

2 lb Mascarpone Cheese
1 cup Sweetened Condensed Milk
10 ea. Oreo Cookie

Hot Buttons:
Chill for at least 2 hours before serving

Prep Procedure
1- Combine mascarpone cheese, condensed milk and whip until uniform
2- Fold crushed Oreos, chill and serve
Presentation –
Serve on Martini Glass,
- Decorate with a dab of whipped cream and a mint leaf on top

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