Refreshing Latin chopped salad with hearts of palm (or palmito), jicama, avocado, orange slices, cucumber, radishes, red onions, salad greens. Topped with a creamy avocado cilantro dressing, crunchy chips, and crumbled queso fresco.
Vegetarian mushroom tortilla soup recipe made with assorted mushrooms, cilantro, onions, garlic, jalapeños, tomatoes, spices, vegetable broth, lime juice and served with queso fresco, tortilla chips, and avocado.
Homemade coconut ice cream recipe made with coconut milk, cream, sugar, fresh grated coconut, and dark rum. Served with roasted coconut shavings.
Recipe for bacon and cheese stuffed ripe plantains made with baked ripe plantains filled with crispy bacon, grated mozzarella and queso fresco. Served with spicy aji criollo hot sauce.
Easy recipe for homemade dulce de leche ice cream made with milk, cream, sugar, vanilla and dulce de leche. Can be made in the ice cream maker, or using a mixer/blender/food processor.
Delicious homemade pumpkin empanadas made with caramelized or candied pumpkin, cooked in panela or piloncillo syrup with cinnamon, clove and all spice.
Easy recipe for fried plantains with melted cheese, made with sweet ripe plantains topped with grated quesillo or grated mozzarella.
Mild and creamy jalapeño cilantro salsa recipe made with fresh jalapenos, cilantro, garlic, lime juice and olive oil.
Mango passion fruit margarita recipe made with fresh mango slices, passion fruit juice, lime, sugar, tequila, orange liqueur, and ice.
Mango passion fruit smoothie recipe made with fresh mango slices, passion fruit juice, lime, sugar or honey, and ice.
Easy recipe for homemade arroz con leche, a classic Latin American rice pudding dessert made with rice, milk, cinnamon, sugar, raisins, and condensed milk.
Mouthwatering empanadas filled with chorizo and cheese, can be fried or baked. Served with a creamy avocado sauce.
Creamy avocado sauce recipe made with avocados, limes, cilantro, hot peppers, garlic, olive oil and cumin. Use it as a dipping sauce or for grilled meat/seafood.
Rompope is popular Latin American drink that is made with milk, sugar, vanilla, orange peel, egg yolks, condensed milk, cream and aguardiente or rum.
Easy flan recipe prepared with candied pumpkin cooked in brown sugar and spices, eggs, cream and orange liqueur.
Majado de verde is a green plantain mash made with green plantains, onions, garlic, and achiote. Majado is served with fried eggs and cheese slices.
Caldo de pata de res or cow feet soup is a traditional Latin American comfort soup made with cow feet, yuca, mote or hominy, cilantro, parsley, onions, garlic, achiote, cumin, peanuts, milk, oregano.
Miel de panela or miel de caña is a sweet syrup made from panela or piloncillo. It is used as a sweetener for drinks and also in a variety of Latin American desserts.
Panela, also known as piloncillo, raspadura, chancaca, is unprocessed brown sugar that is made by boiling sugarcane juice into a thick syrup and then cooling it down.
Latin New Year’s Eve traditions and rituals. Plus, a grape Pisco Sour recipe to celebrate.