South America

Green plantain patties with cheese

Green plantain patties stuffed with cheese {Tortillas de verde}

Recipe for Ecuadorian green plantain patties stuffed with cheese, also known as tortillas de verde, made with a dough of green plantains, a cheese filling, and cooked on a griddle or frying pan. [read more]
Gelatin layered popsicles

Layered gelatin flag popsicles {Helados tricolor}

Easy recipe for layered gelatin flag popsicles made with flavored gelatin or jello, water, and sugar. The perfect treat for your World Cup party. [read more]
Recipe for perfect caipirinhas

Classic caipirinha cocktail

Easy recipe to prepare traditional Brazilian caipirinha cocktails, made with limes, sugar, cachaca rum liquor, and crushed ice. The perfect cocktail for the Brazil World Cup. [read more]
Chimichurri chicken

Chimichurri roasted chicken

Chimichurri roasted chicken recipe or chicken roasted with fresh herbs, garlic, vinegar, lime juice, butter or oil. [read more]
Crab salad stuffed avocados

Crab salad stuffed avocados

Recipe for crab salad stuffed avocados, prepared by filling ripe avocados with a salad of crab, red onion, bell pepper, cucumber, radishes, lime juice, olive oil, and cilantro. [read more]
Bacon and cheese stuffed ripe plantains

Bacon and cheese stuffed ripe plantains {Canoas de plátano con tocino y queso}

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. [read more]
Homemade dulce de leche ice cream

Homemade dulce de leche ice cream

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. [read more]
Simple avocado and tomato salad

Simple avocado and tomato salad

Simple and delicious avocado and tomato salad made with ripe tomatoes, avocado, onion, cilantro, lime juice, olive oil, and salt. [read more]
Cucumber salad

Cucumber salad with lime and cilantro

Easy and delicious cucumber salad recipe made with sliced cucumbers and red onions marinated with a lime cilantro dressing. [read more]
Pork lomo saltado

Pork lomo saltado {Peruvian inspired pork stir fry}

Pork lomo saltado or Peruvian inspired pork stir fry recipe made with pork tenderloin strips, red onions, garlic, peppers, tomatoes, cumin, vinegar, soy sauce, cilantro and green onions. Served with french fries and rice. [read more]
Aji de maracuya or passion fruit hot salsa

Passion fruit hot sauce {Ají de maracuya}

Passion fruit hot sauce, or ají de maracuya, is a mildly spicy creamy salsa made with passion fruit juice, ajies or hot chile peppers, lime juice, olive or avocado oil, and cilantro. [read more]
Pumpkin empanadas

Pumpkin empanadas

Delicious homemade pumpkin empanadas made with caramelized or candied pumpkin, cooked in panela or piloncillo syrup with cinnamon, clove and all spice. [read more]
Sweet potato patties stuffed with cheese

Sweet potato patties stuffed with cheese {Llapingachos de camote}

Recipe for sweet potato patties stuffed with cheese, or llapingachos de camote, made with mashed sweet potatoes, onion and achiote refrito, and cheese. [read more]
Choripan recipe

Choripan or chorizo hot dog with chimichurri sauce

Choripan is a traditional Argentinean street food or BBQ style sandwich consisting of grilled chorizo on bread topped with chimichurri sauce. [read more]
Chimichurri

Traditional chimichurri sauce

Traditional chimichurri recipe made with parsley, oregano, garlic, onion, red pepper, vinegar and oil. [read more]
Peruvian Fish cebiche or fish ceviche

Peruvian fish cebiche or ceviche

Peruvian fish cebiche recipe prepared with fresh fish, limes, onions, spicy peppers, and cilantro. Served with boiled corn, cancha or Andean corn nuts, and sweet potato chips. [read more]
Fried plantains with cheese

Fried plantains with cheese

Easy recipe for fried plantains with melted cheese, made with sweet ripe plantains topped with grated quesillo or grated mozzarella. [read more]
Asparagus empanadas

Asparagus empanadas with fava beans, peas and goat cheese

Recipe for asparagus empanadas filled with asparagus, fava beans, fresh peas, goat cheese and thyme. Serve the empanadas with a balsamic chimichurri sauce. [read more]
Achiote and beer marinated grilled steaks

Achiote and beer marinated grilled steak (Bistec asado)

Easy and delicious recipe for grilled steaks marinated in a spicy beer mix, served topped with jalapeño cilantro salsa. [read more]
Grilled passion fruit shrimp skewers

Grilled passion fruit shrimp skewers

Delicious recipe for grilled shrimp skewers made with shrimp marinated in spicy passion fruit achiote sauce. [read more]