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Green Bean Salad

Green Bean Salad

Green Bean Salad is the side dish of your dreams. It is easy to prepare and can be made ahead. In fact, it is even better made ahead of time, because it gives the green beans time to absorb the dressing overnight and will be extra delicious the next day. […]

Stuffed Sweet Potato Recipe

Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

This Stuffed Sweet Potatoes Recipe is going to be the cherry on top of your Thanksgiving table. After all, you can’t exactly call it Thanksgiving if sweet potatoes aren’t present. This recipe is a new spin on a typical Sweet Potato Casserole. It breaks down the traditional casserole and gives […]

Cuban Stuffing

Cuban Stuffing

Cuban Stuffing is a big punch of flavor on a classic American dish. Stuffing, as we all know, is a traditional Thanksgiving dish. It is usually made with cornbread, or a white bread, and mixed with onions and celery and warm spices. It isn’t surprising that Cubans, being in exile, […]

How to Roast a Pumpkin

How to Roast a Pumpkin

We thought we should dedicate a little post to show you how to roast a pumpkin. We have heard that the act of cutting and prepping a pumpkin or a fall squash (think butternut squash) is what holds us back from cooking it. But it shouldn’t.  We have a new […]

Vigoron- Nicaraguan Special

Vigoron

Vigoron is a classic dish from Nicaragua. It has all the elements of building a perfect bite with creamy yuca, crunchy chicharron and acidic and fresh slaw.  Serve vigoron with other dishes such as Gallo Pinto, Fried Plantains, Sweet Maduros and Queso Frito with a side of warm tortillas. Costa […]

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 […]

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 […]

Spaghetti Squash

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 […]