Easy Pork Tacos - how easy? They cook themselves while you're at work.
A classic sour featuring the flavor of south-of-the-border brandy—the Pisco Sour La Fonda del Sol.
Simple yet delicious appetizer of boiled baby potatoes and creamy aji amarillo sauce (crema de ají).
This Peruvian chicken and vegetable stir-fry is about as straightforward as it gets. Which makes it a perfect, fresh, fast weeknight supper.
Vaina cocktail from Chile, with ruby port, cognac, creme de cacao, egg yolk, and a bit of cinnamon. [recipe]
Brazilian Cheese Bread (Pão de Queijo)
oven-roasted chargrilled sweet corn with Spanish hot smoked paprika and extra virgin olive oil - a great side dish!
A twist on a Peruvian ceviche: coconut milk and La Fin Du Monde
Pão de queijo, a Brazilian cheese bread. Delicious oven-baked golden puffs made with tapioca starch and parmesan.
Pasta con Salsa Caruso - Uruguayan pasta with ham, cheese, and mushroom sauce (named for opera singer Enrico Caruso).
The ultimate bar food: Brazilian bolinhos (salt cod balls) with chipotle mayo dipping sauce.
Moqueca, a Brazilian fish stew.
Bacon and egg breakfast empanadas.
Chancaca-Glazed Salmon with Pineapple Salsa
Bolivian salteñas - a special kind of empanada.
Tips for making (and sealing) empanadas...
Roasted butternut squash soup.
A great use for leftover ripe plantains...
Little bites of flan...
Ensalada de choclo - corn salad with queso fresco, lime, and cilantro.
Maple Shortbread Alfajor Cookies - with maple dulce de leche filling.
Quinoa Corn Muffins - a little more protein and great taste.
beef empanadas - pastry for beginners
Fainá: garbanzo bean flatbread from Uruguay - (gluten free) and great with toppings.
Hot South American corn cakes made with fresh corn and queso fresco cheese.
Mazamorra Morada: Peruvian "pudding" made with purple corn, pineapple, quince, apples, cinnamon and cloves.
Grilled Marinated Flank Steak with Chimichurri Sauce
[DB] Daring Bakers go gonzo with strudel. My take: savory strudel with classic Argentine empanada filling - oh yes, oh yum.
Grilled Halibut with Charmoula is a sweet, sour, hot and spicy way to kick off your grilling season.
Thin Cut New York Strip Steak with Chimichurri Sauce
Taste-testing Willie's Delectable Cacao - Peruvian 70 and Venezuelan 72. As seen on Channel 4.
fresh tangerines + sugar + fresh ginger + tangerine juice + cachaça (or vodka) = Tangerine Ginger Caipirinhas
Dulce de leche alfajor cookies for Easter
Empanadas filled with chicken picadillo, made the easy way -- with storebought discos