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Cuban Ham Croquetas
Appetizers

Croquetas de Jamon (Cuban Ham Croquettes)

Croquetas are as close to biting into heaven as we can get. They are fried to crisp perfection on the outside, and moist and soft and salty delicious on the inside. It’s the perfect balance. A Cuban Ham Croqueta has the power to instantly transform your mood, because it may […]

cuban sofrito recipe
Sauce

Cuban Sofrito Recipe

A good Cuban Sofrito Recipe is really the secret to elevating almost any Cuban recipe you are going to make. So while don’t want to put any pressure on your cuban sofrito, it is kind of a big deal. The good news is that making a good Cuban Sofrito is […]

merengue rum cake
Desserts

Rum Cake

This cake is an ode to the birthday cakes we grew up with. I remember being a little girl and going with my mom to pick up the cakes at the home of a family friend. I couldn’t see much because the white cake boxes were always stacked on each […]

Sheet Pan Shrimp Fajitas Final
Entree

Sheet Pan: Shrimp Fajitas

You know we are big fans of sheet pan recipes over here and this Sheet Pan Shrimp Fajita Recipe is no exception. Your taco Tuesday meal can be ready in less than 30 minutes, thanks to these quick cooking and tasty shrimp.  Let’s jump right in! Serve the most delicious […]

Arroz Chaufa- Peruvian Fried Rice
Appetizers, Entree

Arroz Chaufa (Peruvian Fried Rice)

One of the most incredible things about Latin American cuisine is the influence from other countries. Asian influence is rich in Peruvian culture and it can best be personified while enjoying Arroz Chaufa/ Peruvian Fried Rice. Chaufa, which means, fried rice, can pair as a side dish to almost every […]

Tiradito Peruano
Appetizers

Tiradito Peruano with Aji Amarillo

Tiradito is Peru’s version of sashimi. Fresh fish is cut in thin strips and submerged in a spicy and citrusy sauce similar to how you would make ceviche.   Typically Peruvian tiradito is made with fish such as corvina, but if you love tuna or salmon they would still pair well […]

Queso Frito- Dominican Fried Cheese
Appetizers

Queso Frito (Dominican Fried Cheese)

Queso frito or fried cheese is a staple in so many Hispanic countries. It is served as an appetizer or side dish. Queso frito is the perfect accompaniment to a classic Dominican mofonogo or alongside a plate of beans and chicharron de pollo.  You must use a cheese that is […]

Chicharron de Pollo
Entree

Chicharron de Pollo – Dominican Fried Chicken

During Hispanic Heritage Month, and really all year long, we want to highlight different recipes from different cultures. As you start to read and prepare recipes from different cultures it starts to become more clear that while we are all independent and so different, we are also so similar. There […]

Spaghetti Squash
Sides

Roasted Spaghetti Squash

Roasted Spaghetti Squash is the perfect side this fall. It is such a warm and delicious side that can go with almost anything you are serving. You can use the noodles as a replacement for pasta, or stuff the squash for something extra special. If you haven’t really worked with […]