Recipe: Refried Beans

Beans are a common ingredient in all Latin American cooking, and refried beans are particularly popular in Central America, made famous from classic Mexican food. As a great vegetarian replacement for meat in quesadillas, fajitas, or served as a side, I’ve been dying to make my own refried beans. Typically, refried beans are made from…

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Recipe: Tarta Primavera

For me, a quiche is a great Springtime treat. Sometimes there’s nothing more tempting than a warm homemade quiche with a fresh salad. South Americans, even with their love of pastries, don’t necessarily share a European’s love for quiche. A quiche or┬átarta might not be the most common meal, but is more likely to be…

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It’s all about Ceviche

Ceviche: potentially one of the most iconic Latin American delicacies. Up and down the coastal regions of Central and South America, you will find variations of the zesty raw fish dish. Put simply, ceviche (or cebiche) is raw fish “cooked” by citric juice, in a type of marinade. Ceviche┬ácan be dated back to the earliest…

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