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Pumpkin Spice Brie

Pumpkin Spice Baked Brie

These are all the flavors we love in one dish – pumpkin, gooey cheese and sweet honey mixed with classic fall spices. The typical baked brie appetizer gets a new look as it is cradled into a small pumpkin. It’s the perfect appetizer for a dinner party. It looks very […]

Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin soup is the quintessential dish of the fall. It just has a certain warmth to it. Not just because it is a warm soup, but something about the flavors and the creaminess of the Pumpkin (or squash) just feel good. It’s like the food equivalent of the leaves changing colors. […]

Pan Con Tomatoe

Pan Con Tomate

Pan con tomate is a Spanish staple. It’s served at breakfast, lunch or as a tapa. It translates to “bread with tomato.” It is understated perfection.  Spanish food may be known for intricate small tapas and slow cooked recipes. The best recipes are the simple recipes that let the ingredients […]

Tortilla Española Recipe

Tortilla Española

Tortilla Espanola is a Spanish omelet layered with potatoes and onions. It is really so versatile. You can eat Tortilla hot, room temperature or it’s even delicious cold. You can set Tortilla Española out as an appetizer, make it your dinner or just have it as a snack. If you have […]

Arepas Venezolano

Arepas Venezolanas (Venezuelan Arepas)

Arepas Venezolanas (Venezuelan Arepas) area a staple in any Venezuelan home, as well in many other Latin countries. Arepas are essentially just corn patties. However they really are a foundation for so much more. You can stuff them with almost anything, something as simple as butter or salty cheese or […]

Ensalada Gallina- Venezuelan Chicken Salad

Ensalada de Gallina (Venezuelan Chicken Salad)

Chicken salad is such a great thing to pull out for gatherings. It’s versatile to serve with a lot of different things and who doesn’t love pulled chicken tossed around in a very creamy dressing. This Ensalada Gallina is Venezuela’s version of chicken salad. It is similar to Spain’s ensalada […]

Pan con Jamon

Pan con Jamon de Hojaldre (Venezuelan Ham Bread)

Pan de jamón/ Venezuelan Ham Bread is traditionally made from an eggy brioche style dough. The dough is slightly sweet and airy. Although not as typical some use puff pastry for the Pan de Jamon. This is the version I actually prefer.  Pan de Jamon de Hojaldre is a lot […]

Arroz Chaufa- Peruvian Fried Rice

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

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

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 […]