a sparkling take on a margarita: blanco tequila + lime + agave nectar + sparkling wine = Mexico 70 cocktail
A traditional Cuban aperitif for the holidays, similar to eggnog in style
Latin American-style rice with chorizo, corn, green beans, and chickpeas, plus a review of Gran Cocina Latina.
Homemade Dulce de Leche
Homemade horchata gets even better when you add spiced rum.
Alfajores – Shortbread sandwich cookies with dulce de leche in the middle, and dusted with powdered sugar.
Coconut tres leches hot chocolate.
Verde Trio Salsa from Salsas of the World by Mark Miller
Arepas Filled with Carnitas and Guasacaca. Light and crisp corncakes filled with savory carnitas and topped with creamy gauasacaca; a great dish anytime of the day!
Say farewell to summer corn & warm up your autumn with Ajiaco :: Colombian Chicken, Corn, & Potato Stew.
Argentine alfajores cookies with dulce de leche, just the way I remember them.
You don’t have to be an Aztec warrior to enjoy this nopales cactus salad. But it couldn’t hurt!
Grilled Clams & Chorizo from Latin Grilling by Lourdes Castro
Cuban Sliders (and 10 summer entertaining tips I learned the hard way)
Salvadoran beef tongue tacos with lettuce, tomato, and cilantro, as served at Tu Casa in Portland, Maine.
Crisp corn tacos filled with home made chorizo, fingerling potatoes and cojita cheese. Created for Charcutepalooza
Flakey Pastries filled with Guava and Sweet Cream Cheese.
Reliving my Ecuadorian adventure with Locro de Queso
The perfect cocktail to drink with your Cinco de Mayo feast...Sangria!
Black bean and lime tostadas - a perfect appetizer or entree for Cinco de Mayo!
Spice rubbed salmon tacos with avocado-tomatillo salsa.
A juicy Mexican Beef Burrito with a recipe for taco seasoning
Chari's Gingered Salsa Verde: This tangy, spicy green concoction is delicious on most everything but cake and cereal!
Meyer lemon and olive salsa plus crispy cabbage-fennel slaw, ready to go on some amazing, delicious fish tacos.
Authentic latin american dessert; arroz con leche or rice with milk
Mexican Rice with a twist.
North African Shakshuka with Colombian arepas: the perfect brunch
A twist on a Peruvian ceviche: coconut milk and La Fin Du Monde
Nicaraguan-style Repochetas. A grilled quesadilla, topped with slaw, Mexican crema and cilantro and eaten like a taco!
Sweet corn soup with cilantro and a dollop of smashed avocado with lime.
Cuban Flank Steak gets more flavor from a marinade with lime, cumin, and oregano.
cuban black beans
MexiCali Ice Cream! Horchata Ice Cream with a Dulce de Leche Swirl. Inspired by a taco truck.
Sunday Morning Hash. Chili roasted potatoes, carne asada, and chopped jalapeno and onion, make this hash worth making.