Shrimp a la Mexicana, or Camarones a la Plancha. Rick Bayless, make up your mind! (Shrimp with Tomato-Serrano Salsa and Avocados)
Chorizo and Plantain soup with lots of cilantro. A hearty and flavorful meal.
Onion and peppers ready to go into a picadillo cornbread cobbler
Tender and deeply flavorful, this is one very versatile shredded pork with a Latin flair!
Very easy and fast to make tortillas are definitely much tastier than store-bought. Wrap them around your favourite grilled vegetables or have them with a light dip. Homemade always tastes better!
fluffy, nostalgia inducing homemade marshmallows. perfect for summer camp fires.
Cuban style grilled corn, Cotijo cheese, cayenne pepper and garlic butter
This easy panna cotta is flavored with toasted almonds, making it reminiscent of blancmange. Served with rhubarb compote.
Yucatecan Slow Roast Pork - so tender and delicious!
tiny mines...or egg cups? whichever, they are "le bomb"
Tuna & Red Pepper Empanada
Pre-dessert, raspberry & mint...
Mexican Chocolate Mousse, everything is better in a teacup!
Fruit Jelly Stonehenge
gazpacho doesn't just have to be limited to a puree of tomatoes and cucumbers - adding avocado makes this a creamy andaluz version
This beautiful salad is a terrific way to "stretch" scarce fruit.
Shirley Temple cupcakes made with a lemony white cake batter--half of which is mixed with a packet of red gelatin.
Tres Leches Cake (Three-Milk Cake) is a wonderful dense, moist cake topped with vanilla whipped cream.
Sopapilla Cheesecake Pie for Cinco de Mayo.
Seven Layer Gelatin and Yogurt Dessert
Green Almond Sweet Hot Sour Salt (a la Alinea Cookbook)
Arroz con Pollo - my new favorite dish. Great depth of flavors, moist chicken and perfectly cooked rice. Delicious!
Beef empanadas and Mexican rice. All that is missing is a cold cerveza.
Haupia - a traditional Hawaiian coconut pudding dessert
jalapeno + celery + sugar + lime juice + tequila + orange liqueur = jalapeno margarita for Cinco de Mayo
Celebrate Spring with the zest of Lemon Panna Cotta!
Melty marshmallows made with maple syrup. No need to toast these over the campfire. Just melt 'em in your mouth.
Wild berry jello
My favorite alfajores - no dulce de leche, just lots of anise flavor and a sweet sticky syrup holding them together.
Peruvian Roasted Chicken with Aji Verde Sauce
dotori muk: acorn jelly that's been garnished with a sweet and spicy sauce. korean health food at it's best!
Pastel de Tres Leches-Three Milk Cake. A Latin American cake soaked in three milks: sweetened condensed milk, cream and evaporated milk. Delicious and decadent!
Ropa Vieja with Arepas. This meat goes great with rice or as a filling and the arepas also have endless possibilities. A delicious and easy dish.