Comfort food

Caprese empanadas with basil sauce

Caprese empanadas

Recipe for caprese empanadas filled with mozzarella cheese, tomatoes, and basil. Served with a basil garlic dipping sauce. [read more]
Pasta with spicy avocado sauce

Pasta or spaghetti with avocado sauce

Pasta or spaghetti with a creamy avocado sauce made with ripe avocados, roasted hatch green chiles, tomatillos, roasted garlic, cilantro, and olive oil. Topped with crumbled queso freso and green onions. [read more]
Chorizo ripe plantain hash

Chorizo and ripe plantain hash {Picadillo de chorizo y plátanos maduros}

Recipe for chorizo and ripe plantain hash, this picadillo style breakfast hash is made with fresh chorizo, sweet plantains, onions, and served with eggs, queso fresco, avocado and hot sauce. [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]
Caramelized plantains

Caramelized plantains

Easy recipe for ripe plantains caramelized in a spiced syrup of panela/piloncillo brown sugar, sweet wine, cinnamon, and spices. [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]
Strawberry layer cake

Strawberry layer cake

Delicious and easy strawberry layer cake recipe made with layers of vanilla sponge cake, honey whipped cream, and fresh ripe strawberries. The perfect summer strawberries and cream cake, with step by step photos. [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]
Waffles with creamy tomato scrambled eggs

Waffles with creamy tomato scrambled eggs

Waffles topped with creamy tomato scrambled eggs, avocado, and queso fresco. This savory waffle topping is prepared with eggs, tomatoes, onions, garlic, cumin, achiote or annatto, 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]
Shrimp tortilla pizzas

Tortilla pizzas

Recipe for Mexican style tortilla pizzas made with flour or corn tortillas topped with tomato or bean sauce, mozzarella, parmesan, your choice of toppings including chorizo, chicken, shrimp, veggies, avocado, jalapeños, cilantro, and more. [read more]
Seafood spaghetti

Seafood spaghetti {Tallarines con mariscos}

Latin style seafood spaghetti recipe, or tallarines con mariscos, made with a mix of seafood – fish, shrimp, mussels, scallops, clams, and calamari - cooked in a sauce of tomatoes, onion, garlic, cilantro, cumin, achiote [read more]
Avocado crostini or avocado bruschetta

Avocado crostini or avocado bruschetta

Recipe for avocado crostini, a delicious avocado salsa bruschetta served over garlic crostini or toasted garlic bread slices. [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]
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]
Pastel de choclo con queso or pastel de humita

Pastel de choclo con queso or pastel de humita savory corn cake

Pastel de choclo con queso or pastel de humita is a savory baked fresh corn and cheese cake or casserole dish from South America. [read more]
Arroz con leche recipe

Arroz con leche {Latin style rice pudding}

Easy recipe for homemade arroz con leche, a classic Latin American rice pudding dessert made with rice, milk, cinnamon, sugar, raisins, and condensed milk. [read more]
Dulce de leche empanadas

Chocolate dulce de leche empanadas

Recipe for chocolate dulce de leche empanadas made with a homemade chocolate empanada dough and filled with creamy dulce de leche or caramel. [read more]
Dulce de leche recipe

Manjar or dulce de leche

Recipe for homemade manjar or dulce de leche, a traditional Latin dessert made by caramelizing milk and sugar. [read more]
Shrimp tortilla soup

Shrimp tortilla soup

Shrimp tortilla soup recipe made with shrimp, cilantro, onions, garlic, jalapeños, tomatoes, spices, seafood broth, lime juice and served with queso fresco, tortilla chips, and avocado. [read more]