Dominican chambre stew combines meat, red beans, rice and auyama (squash) in a hearty and rich stew that is preferably accompanied by sliced avocado. Any other type of legume will do, although red beans and gandules (green pigeon peas) are most commonly used. This dish is very affordable and has an […]
Month: July 2019
This pork roast will surprise and delight your family and friends. This recipe is not only delicious and super easy to make, but you can also use the leftover meat for sandwiches!
Rompopo is the Honduran version of eggnog. This traditional seasonal drink only uses the egg yolks (use the whites for your morning omelets!) and it can be made with or without alcohol.
Neither a burrito, nor a taco, Baleadas are just Honduras’ most beloved street food. Making Baleadeas is as ‘Catracho’ (colloquial term Honduran natives are known as) as it gets! If you have not tried Baleadas, you have no idea what you’ve been missing! Baleadas are perfect as a hearty breakfast […]
And you thought you only wear Chancletas. This dish got its name from the “shape” of a lengthwise cut of the pataste (chayote) slice, sort of similar to that of a flip-flop! That’s what I grew up knowing. This meatless appetizer, low in calories and carbs, is great for keeping […]
Nuéganos — similar to Salvadoran nuégados — are delicious fritters made with yuca (also known as cassava), masa harina and cheese and served with a panela/piloncillo sweet sauce. The salty-sweet combination makes them a delectable dessert. If you want to take them up a level of deliciousness, serve them warm […]
These little turnovers are great for a party indoors, as a snack for a weekend cookout with friends, or when your kids bring their hungry pals over to the house. In about an hour-and-a-half, you can have everyone munching away happily.
Pastelón is for Dominicans what a layered casserole or lasagna-like dish is for the rest of the world. The uniqueness about pastelón is how versatile it can be! You can make it with sweet plantains, yuca (cassava), eggplant and more.
Marmahón con Pollo is a dish representative of the culinary influence that immigrants of Arab descent have had on Central American countries, including Honduras. Much like tacos in the U.S., dishes such as these have become part of the cuisine of this region. Marmahón — similar but not equivalent to […]
Chicharrón pupusas are one of the most beloved foods in El Salvador, but making them from scratch can be a challenge. Fortunately, we’ve got instant corn masa! Salvadorans take so much pride in their national dish, and for good reason: Pupusas are not only scrumptious, but also very versatile. Traditionally […]