Cashew, A Latin American delicacy

Cashew, A Latin American delicacy

Maybe few people know that cashew is a Latin American nut. This seed comes from the northernmost part of South America, specifically Venezuela and Brazil. It’s one of the best gifts this continent has given to the world. The crops quickly extended to other continents when Portuguese...
Mexican Almond Horchata

Mexican Almond Horchata

Horchata is a delicious Mexican drink that will chill you all summer long! It may take some time for the rice and almonds to soak, but after that it’s just blend and serve… So easy! And when the hot weather fades, you can make it and remember those sunny days. This chilled drink...
Peanut: properties of a Latin American crop

Peanut: properties of a Latin American crop

Opening a can of peanuts can make anyone hungry. Thinking that we would only eat a handful is a colossal lie. Peanut, also known as groundnut and goober, is a delicious and addictive food. It has been widely used in local cuisines all over the world thanks to the flavor and texture it adds to...
Cocoa, a Latin American fruit

Cocoa, a Latin American fruit

The most prestigious chocolatiers in the world are located in Germany and Switzerland, but the place where cocoa is coming from is far away from these European countries. The origin of the cocoa pod is still not clear. Some theories say that it specifically comes from Mexico (where it was...
National Donut Day: Choco-chilli goodness

National Donut Day: Choco-chilli goodness

To us gluttons out there, National Donut Day is one of the most expected holidays of the year, since it’s the perfect excuse to embark yourself in a trip of delicious donut indulgence. Boston cream, chocolate, peanut banana, jelly filling, sugar glazed, even the bold savory...
Memorial day weekend meal plan

Memorial day weekend meal plan

We’ve got you covered for this Memorial Day Weekend! Whether you’re staying in, taking something to a friend’s house, entertaining or barbecuing, we have something tasty planned that will make you be the star of the weekend. When you hear the words “meal...
Chicken tacos with green papaya and mango topping

Chicken tacos with green papaya and mango topping

You have to try these green papaya and mango chicken tacos. It’s an unusual combination, but once you dare to try it, you won’t get enough of it! I really love to use the “green”, or unripe fruits for makings salads. They are such a nice change from the usual salad ingredients like...
Peruvian green noodles

Peruvian green noodles

Let’s make some Peruvian green noodles to welcome the warm weather. Finally! Spring is beginning and nature starts to blossom once more. This recipe is inspired by the freshness and the spirit of spring using wonderful fresh ingredients like spinach, basil, and queso fresco....