Cooler weather calls for warm and filling soup! This cream of malanga perfectly hits the spot. Malanga is a starchy root vegetable widely used in the Caribbean, Central America as well as many south Asian cuisine. This recipe requires only a few ingredients for a delightful and satisfying meal. Ingredients: […]
Beef Salpicón is a traditional Honduran dish that is both delicious and very easy to make. Given that the recipe doesn’t require any additional fats or oils, the dish is low in fat — although not necessarily low in calories — compared to similar dishes containing meat. Make salpicón in […]
Quinoa is one of my favorite foods to eat! You can make savory and sweet dishes using quinoa. This seed is less starchy than rice or wheat, which makes it a great choice for people watching the quality/quantity of carbs they eat. It is an excellent source of plant-based protein […]
When I think of grilled meats I immediately think of pinchos! The star ingredients in these pinchos are the annatto spice and sweet plantains. The annatto gives the turkey a wonderful reddish color and earthy flavor, and the sweet plantain gives the dish just the right amount of sweetness.
Sopa de frijoles is a staple in all Honduran homes! This delicious and nutritious bean soup is very inexpensive to make and incredibly versatile. Dry beans are an affordable source of vegetable protein, dietary fiber, iron and healthy complex carbohydrates. If you’ve never tried frijoles de seda (Spanish for “silk […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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!
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 […]