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 […]
Guajillo is a chile widely used in the Mexican cuisine. It’s one of the main ingredients in salsa roja (or red sauce) and used in red pozole. One great thing about this recipe is that you can add as little or as much of the guajillo depending on how much […]
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.
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 […]
This succulent fish stew with bacalao, or salted cod, is just perfect to warm up on a chilly day.
Don’t be intimidated by the appearance of huitlacoche! Also known as corn mushroom, corn smut or Mexican truffle, huitlacoche is a fungus that grows on corn. At first sight, it may not look appealing to eat even the adventurous foodie. Its earthy flavor and mushroom-like texture, however, more than make […]
Make this scrumptious potato salad for the warm days! Substituting mayonnaise for avocado is not only delicious, but it’s also a healthy twist that boosts the protein and healthy fats content!
Torta or pan de elote (cornbread) is a dense and moist type of sweet bread. It doesn’t have the texture of traditional cornbread. Traditionally, pan de elote is sweetened with condensed milk. In this recipe, I substituted condensed milk for low-fat evaporated milk, which by definition is not generally recommended. […]
El Día de Acción de Gracias is a nice opportunity to get together and be thankful for all important things in life. However, for many people, Thanksgiving dinner is just one more stressful event that requires much planning and work. And it is not only the fact of not knowing what […]
These stuffed sweet potatoes are the perfect side dish to your Thanksgiving dinner. They are sweet, filling, nutritious and overall a great side dish to serve your family and friends.