South America

Latin chopped salad recipe

Latin chopped salad with hearts of palm, jicama, and avocado

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. [read more]
Creamy avocado salad dressing

Creamy avocado salad dressing {with lime and cilantro}

Easy recipe for a creamy avocado salad dressing made with ripe avocado, cilantro, lime, olive oil, and hot peppers for a spicy version or green bell pepper for a non-spicy variation. [read more]
Passion fruit strawberry popsicles or paletas de fresa y maracuya

Strawberry passion fruit popsicles {Paletas de fresa y maracuya}

Easy recipe for homemade strawberry passion fruit popsicles {paletas de fresa y maracuya}, these refreshing popsicles can be made with layers of strawberry juice and passion fruit juice, or using a mix of diced strawberries with passion fruit juice. [read more]
Blood orange pisco sour

Blood orange pisco sour

Blood orange pisco sour cocktail recipe made with blood orange juice, a bit of lime juice, sugar or simple syrup, egg whites, and pisco. [read more]
Baked tuna fish empanadas

Tuna fish empanadas {Empanadas de atún}

Easy to make recipe for homemade tuna fish empanadas made with a filling of tuna fish, onions, bell peppers, olives, capers, paprika, and oregano. [read more]
Warm mulled blood orange drink

Hot spiced blood orange cocktail

Hot spiced blood orange cocktail inspired by the Ecuadorian canelazo drink made with blood orange juice, cinnamon, spices, and rum or aguardiente sugar cane liquor. [read more]
Chocolate tres leches cake recipe

Chocolate tres leches cake with dulce de leche frosting

Recipe for a delicious chocolate tres leches cake topped with a creamy dulce de leche frosting and toasted coconut. [read more]
Tuna fish ceviche

Tuna fish ceviche {Ceviche volquetero}

Recipe for tuna fish ceviche, also known as ceviche volquetero, an Ecuadorian ceviche made with canned tuna fish, onions, tomato, lime juice, cilantro, and served on a platter with chifles or green plantain chips, chochos (lupini beans), toasted corn nuts, and hot sauce. [read more]
Arroz con pollo style rice made with turkey leftovers

Latin style rice with chicken or turkey {Arroz con pollo o pavo}

An easy recipe for Latin style rice with chicken or turkey, also known as arroz con pollo o pavo, to use up roasted chicken or turkey leftovers. [read more]
Caprese empanadas with basil sauce

Caprese empanadas with tomato, mozzarella, and basil

Recipe for caprese empanadas filled with mozzarella cheese, tomatoes, and basil. Served with a basil garlic dipping sauce. [read more]
Cilantro lime rice

Cilantro lime rice {Arroz con cilantro}

Easy and simple recipe for homemade Latin style cilantro lime rice. [read more]
Coconut ice cream recipe

Coconut ice cream

Homemade coconut ice cream recipe made with coconut milk, cream, sugar, fresh grated coconut, and dark rum. Served with roasted coconut shavings. [read more]
Mango yogurt popsicles

Mango yogurt popsicles {Helados de mango y yogurt}

Quick and easy recipe for creamy mango yogurt popsicles made with yogurt, ripe mangoes, and honey. [read more]
Shrimp and corn chowder recipe

Shrimp and corn chowder {Locro de camarón y choclo}

Easy and quick shrimp and corn chowder recipe with a Latin touch. This shrimp chowder soup is inspired by the traditional Ecuadorian locro potato soup and is made with shrimp, corn, potatoes, seafood broth, milk/cream, onion, garlic, celery, annatto. [read more]
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 a national holiday or sports events. [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. [read more]
Chimichurri roasted chicken recipe

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]