Do you let your stomach do your
traveling for you? I'm more of a
"bucket list" kind of guy, but I still
really appreciate some good local
This is our second annual Tastes of
Summer" issue of the newsletter.
Enjoy these great recipes from our
resorts and staff!
||Roast beef on the Regal Princess
Happy grilling and selling!
Quote of the Month
"A recipe has no soul. You, as the
cook, must bring soul to the recipe."
Cid Resorts - Coconut Shrimp & Mexican Michelada
|1 egg |
|1/2 cup all-purpose flour |
|2/3 cup beer |
|1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder |
|1/4 cup all-purpose flour |
|2 cups flaked coconut |
|24 shrimp |
|3 cups oil for frying|
- In medium bowl, combine egg, 1/2
cup flour, beer and baking powder.
Place 1/4 cup flour and coconut in two
- Hold shrimp by tail, and dredge in
flour, shaking off excess flour. Dip
in egg/beer batter; allow excess to
drip off. Roll shrimp in coconut, and
place on a baking sheet lined with wax
paper. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
Meanwhile, heat oil to 350 degrees F
(175 degrees C) in a deep-fryer.
- Fry shrimp in batches: cook,
turning once, for 2 to 3 minutes, or
until golden brown. Using tongs,
remove shrimp to paper towels to
drain. Serve warm with your favorite
dipping sauce or mash potatoes
decorated with grilled asparagus.
forget to register your El Cid bookings
in the generous El
Cid Reward program.
It provides points for online shopping
or gift certificates (details
and is always available for agents to
enjoy, both with direct and tour
operator partner bookings.
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All online training will be only 30 minutes.
HILTON PUERTO VALLARTA
Learn more about one of Puerto Vallarta's
newest all-inclusive properties - the Hilton
Puerto Valalrta. We will also include
information on the Krystal properties in
Puerto Vallarta, Ixtapa and Acapulco.
Tuesday, July 12, 9:30 AM PT, 12:30 PM ET
KRYSTAL GRAND PUNTA CANCUN & KRYSTAL
We will provide an overview of the new Krystal
Grand Punta Cancun and the
Krystal Cancun properties. Both are located in
a great location at the top of the "7" in
Cancun, on one of the best beaches in Cancun.
They are just steps away from shopping malls,
restaurants, cultural attractions and the
nightclub area (Coco Bongo's and more!).
Tuesday July 12, 10:30 am PT, 1:30 pm ET
HONUA KAI RESORT & SPA (Maui)
Honua Kai is one of the top-rated luxury condo
resorts in Maui, featuring spacious studio,
one, two and three bedroom suites. The
property is located on the world-famous
Kaanapali North Beach
Each suite includes a fully equipped high-end
kitchen, in-suite washer & dryer, a bathroom
for each bedroom
To request a private online training session
for you or your colleagues, please email Dave
Krystal Resorts -
Clericot, Philadelphia roll, Krystal Grand Punta
CLERICOT (Krystal Beach
Media liter of water
7 tablespoons of white refined sugar
2 green apples
2 red apples
Red or green grapes
Half bottle of red table wine
1. Make lemonade. In a pitcher pour
a pint of water. First add 7 tablespoons
sugar, then the juice of 7 lemons, mix
2. Wash and cut fruit
into small squares and add to the pitcher.
3. Add the half bottle of red wine,
stir well and finally, add ice to taste.
4. Serve in a glass with a tablespoon of
fruit and enjoy.
Urban Cancun Centro)
|Sushi Rice |
|Cream Cheese |
Place one full sheet of sushi nori on
the bamboo mat, shiny side down,
lightly cover the nori sheet with your
prepared sushi rice leaving the
remaining inch and a half of nori bare
lengthwise away from you, we turn the
mat leaving the rice turning face
We place our toppings such ass
cucumber and salmon, with our mat we
start rolling our sushi in a squared
form, fold your mat over, centering
the ingredients with even pressure and
tighten your roll by pressing and
pulling on the mat. Cover the roll
with a thin layer of cream cheese,
once again we fold the roll in a
squared and we start slicing in 8
KGPC VIDEO: The
Krystal Grand Punta Cancun has just
published a great 3 minute video. You can
1White Cake Mix
8 oz. cream cheese
3 oz. package instand banana pudding
8 oz. Cool Whip
1 Large can crushed pineapple
2 cups milk
Sall package shredded coconut
Small package chopped macadamia nuts
Small can mandarin oranges
Drain pineapple juice into a separate
bowl. Mix cake Batter and substitute the
water portion with drained pineapple
juice & fill the rest with water to
complete the measurement
Bake cake in 9 x 13 inch pan as
directed. Cool in pan.
Beat cream cheese, milk, and instant
pudding powder until smooth. Fold in the
crushed (drained) pineapple into the
Then spread mix onto the cooled cake.
Add Cool Whip on top.
Sprinkle on shredded coconut & chopped
macadamia nuts as desired
(shredded coconut optional and macadamia
nuts may be substituted with livered
Top with two pieces of mandarin orange
|2 whole limes |
|2 tablespoons coarse sugar
(decorator's sugar) |
|2 jars (20 oz) mango chunks, drained
|1-1/2 cup Tequilla |
|1-1/2 cup Triple Sec |
|˝ cup sugar|
Zest the limes and lay the zest on a
plate. If you have the time, let the
zest dry out for 10 minutes or so. Pour
the course sugar over the zest and toss
it around with your fingers to combine.
Lime sugar! Yum.
Throw the mango chunks into a blender.
Pour in the tequila, triple sec and
sugar. Squeeze in the juice of the
limes, then top off the whole thing with
ice. Blend it until it's totally
smooth. Give it a taste, then add more
of what you think it needs.
To serve, cut a small wedge in one of
the juice limes, and rub the lime all
over the rim of the glass to moisten.
Dip the rim of the glasses in the lime
sugar to give it a pretty, crystally
Pour in the margaritas and serve
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for winning last month's Photo Contest and