Lechon Asado (Roast Pork) con Escabeche, in Guavate, Puerto Rico -- a traditional holiday food for Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Fresh Salsa to accompany corn pancakes with chipotle shrimp
Che Thai (A Vietnamese Dessert of Tropical Fruit, Agar, and Tapioca Covered Water Chestnuts in Coconut Milk)
Konnyaku, also goes by names like Devil's Tongue and Voodoo Lilly is a plant used to make this jell-like ingredient of a Japanese dish called Oden.
Alfajores - dulce de leche filled cookies showered with powdered sugar
Ropa vieja -- "old clothes" -- a classic filling for burritos or tacos.
1st try making marshmallows.
Fall in love with Toasted Coconut Marshmallows
My first go at gelatine leaves, for a homemade Apple Tea Jelly. Aren't they pretty? And so much easier than the powdered stuff...
cartagena, colombia is now on the map as a foodie destination [garlic shrimp on fried plantains]
This Latin American-inspired black bean soup features a sassy broth, black beans seasoned with cumin, and a Caribbean “sofrito”.
Chicharrones de Pollo (Chicken Cracklings) with Paprika Onions
Chimichurri Burger with Duck Fat Potato Chips: all homemade, including the buns!
Ceviche: fresh fish, "cooked," but without heat. Kona kampachi is marinated in grapefruit, lime, and other strong, South American flavors
Whipping up some Marshmallows
sometimes it's the simple things. Fried Plantain Tostones cooling on a rack before eating. Pure heaven
"Cachito, cachito, cachito mio ".... an old song to describe a traditional Venezuelan bread ham filling
Pequin Pepper Sauce
Flautas de papa or fried potato tacos are a perfect frugal dinner.
Cuban Comfort Food: Ropa Vieja literally translates out to "Old Clothes" but this delicious dish is actually shredded flank steak stewed with peppers, garlic, tomato, tons of onions and ladled over white rice
Rustic Butternut Squash Tart with a cornmeal crust, Queso Oaxaca, Poblanos and green chile powder. Perfect to warm up with this weekend!
stared with utter envy at someone else's plateful of chilaquiles watching football last weekend; because really, they're just fancy nachos
Alfajores de Dulce de Leche
Pabellon con baranda: a typical Venezuelan dish
Break up food: Shrimp, Walnut, Chorizo, and Goat Cheese Stuffed Chile Rellenos. Oh, yeah. Revenge is sweet!
venezuelan sweet corn pancakes
a different kind of peanut sauce with tomatoes and onions - a perfect foil for crispy, cheesy ecuadorean llapingachos
Why make yet another gazpacho with those lovely heirloom tomatoes, when you can just have the best pico de gallo ever?
Fresh, fruity and light: Mint and Pear Jelly.
form, flavor and texture...