November 14, 2016
carrots
Roasted carrots and parsnips with homemade chimichurri is an easy side dish that will liven...
September 7, 2016
Chicken is a weekly staple which makes it an excellent candidate for flavor experimentation....
August 21, 2016
Among the bustling streets of Sao Paolo, Brazil are small metal carts offering mortadella...
August 17, 2016
Brazilian truffles or brigadeiro is the easiest candy you'll ever make.  A can of...
August 13, 2016
Pão de Queijo or Brazilian cheese bread is my absolute favorite snack.  My...
August 9, 2016
black beans
Commemorate the 2016 Summer Olympic games with this Brazilian feast inspired by traditional...
February 15, 2016
During Lent, fish fries pop up in church parking lots, local schools and favorite restaurants...
October 3, 2015
Arroz con Pato: Peruvian-style Duck with Rice
This flavorful rice dish with duck is a legendary dish in Northern Peru. As with many cultural...
October 2, 2015
Quinoa Gratin
Creamy and comforting are two words that sum up this scrumptious dish. It combines the flavors of...
September 15, 2015
Like many Latin American diets, rice and beans (or feijão) are the foundation of Brazilian cuisine...
February 16, 2015
stew
The music, the dancers, the food, February 13 through Feburary 18 marks Carnaval in Brazilian...
January 10, 2015
In recent years, acai has been praised for its numerous health benefits. This tropical...
January 5, 2015
  In the last couple of years, quinoa has been classified as a superfood because of...
December 26, 2014
hand pies
Empanadas are a popular dish in many Central and South American countries during Christmas time....
July 28, 2014
Pisco Sour
There’s no better way to celebrate Peruvian Independence Day, July 28,  than with one of...
July 18, 2014
basil
I've said it time and time again, my goal this summer is cook as little as possible.  ...
July 10, 2014
Beef empanadas are one of Argentina's most treasured foods.  Lean ground beef is richly...
May 28, 2014
Quinoa's rise in popularity may fool you into thinking that it's a new food but quinoa...
May 3, 2014
Quinoa is a staple food in Peru, but unfortunately here in the U.S. little else is known about this...
May 2, 2014
Parihuela (Peruvian Seafood Soup)
We love fish soups and stews of all kinds, a classic San Francisco crab cioppino, a splendid French...

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