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Recipe: Mangonada

Recipe: Mangonada

Read the story behind the recipe here! Ingredients (serves 4) 5 large ripe mangos, peeled, pitted and cut into half-inch pieces or use frozen mango chunks 1/4 cup sugar 4 cups of ice Tajin seasoning  Chamoy sauce Tamarind candy for…
Recipe: Quesa Tacos

Recipe: Quesa Tacos

  Read the story behind the recipe here! Ingredients 8 corn tortillas  4 cups shredded beef (birria) prepared 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese  1 cup birria broth (shredded beef broth)  1/4 cup chopped onion  Chopped cilantro for topping  Directions Dip…
In the Kitchen: A moveable Mexican feast

In the Kitchen: A moveable Mexican feast

Owner of Juanita’s Tacos in Summerfield perseveres to be an inspiration to her daughters, proves food trucks have class to boot. Story and photos: Cindy Peterson  Juanita’s Tacos in Summerfield may not look like a big deal, but don’t let…
Recipe: Huarache

Recipe: Huarache

Read the story behind the recipe here! Ingredients Elongated thick corn tortilla  1/2 cup mozzarella cheese 1/2 cup refried beans 1/2 cup seasoned pork (pastor) or choice of meat 1/4 cup shredded lettuce 1/4 cup diced tomato  Half an avocado,…
Fork on the Road: Gold star flavor

Fork on the Road: Gold star flavor

Recently opened Leesburg restaurant offers fresh to order top-notch seafood and other tasty dishes at affordable prices.  Photos: Nicole Hamel Vernell Parker says she has eaten at Five Star Seafood many times since it opened in December 2021. In fact,…
In the Kitchen: An Adventure Awaits

In the Kitchen: An Adventure Awaits

Nautilus Coffee Co. steps back in time to create the perfect java experience. Story and photos: Cindy Peterson  One of Lake County’s hottest new coffee shops is quickly becoming the talk of the town. Nautilus Coffee Co. in downtown Tavares…
Fork on the Road: Farmshed Fresh

Fork on the Road: Farmshed Fresh

Villages diner delights with from scratch, tasty meals, using locally-sourced ingredients that enhance every dish.   Photos: Nicole Hamel Whether it’s because of the great service, fresh, beautifully prepared dishes, or a choice between lounge, formal dining room, patio, and bar…
In the Kitchen: Lord of the fries

In the Kitchen: Lord of the fries

In a taste-test battle royale, staffers at Lake and Sumter Style determine which local restaurants serve up the most scrumptious french fries. Photos: Nicole Hamel It doesn’t matter whether you’re sitting inside a restaurant or pulling up to a fast-food…
Spirits: A ‘Dam good time

Spirits: A ‘Dam good time

Well-known local businessman looking to spice up downtown Leesburg with fun, music, beer, and a little Dutch flavor. Photos: Douglas Tyler While visiting downtown Leesburg, one might notice love locks secured to a post like typically seen at bridges throughout…
Fork on the Road: Foodie-licious!

Fork on the Road: Foodie-licious!

Local man perfects the art of Poke bowls, a popular Hawaiian trend he dishes out in downtown Mount Dora.  Photos: Nicole Hamel While out getting their steps in downtown Mount Dora, Jayson Dagner and his mother Dixie Dagner came across…
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