FLORIDA COOKING WITH CHEF JUSTIN TIMINERI

 

Lobster, strawberries, stone crabs, tomatoes, grouper, blueberries, shrimp, beef and don’t forget ORANGES, are just a few of the over 300 agricultural products harvested here. Each of our Florida Cooking recipes is hand crafted by Chef Justin Timineri, AKA Florida Chef. His mantra of “Simple Fun and Fresh” combined with the best ingredients known to mankind has created a recipe collection destined for the flavor hall of fame.

 

A word from the chef: “Ask where your shrimp is from or where your grouper sandwich was born. This demand by YOU the consumer will put more fresh Florida products in our grocery stores and restaurants. That’s good for Florida’s economy and our taste buds.”  –Chef Justin Timineri

 

Florida Beverages

 

Florida Sangria

 

Yield 10-12 Servings

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 bottle of Florida fruit wine
  • 1 lemon, cut into wedges
  • 1 orange, cut into wedges
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • Splash of orange juice or lemonade
  • 2 shots triple sec (optional)
  • 1 cup of strawberries
  • 2 mangoes, diced
  • 4 cups ginger ale

 

Preparation:

  • Pour wine into a large pitcher and squeeze the juice from the lemon, orange and lime wedges into the wine.
  • Toss in the fruit wedges (leaving out seeds) and pineapple, then add sugar, orange juice and triple sec.
  • Chill overnight.
  • Add ginger ale, berries and ice just before serving.
  • If you’d like to serve right away, use chilled red wine and serve over lots of ice.