Fanesca is a very traditional bean soup with salt cod, served in Ecuador during Semana Santa - the week leading up to Easter.
This classic Spanish "omelette" of potatoes, onions, and eggs is very popular in Latin America.
Panettone is a yeasted fruitcake that is enjoyed throughout Latin American during the Christmas holiday. Learn more about this tradition and try recipes for this delicious sweet bread.
Some of the unique South American traditions and foods associated with New Years.
An explanation of ceviche, its ingredients, and preparation. Try some recipes for traditional ceviche as well as trendy variations of this popular dish.
Panela is the richly flavored dark brown sugar traditionally produced from sugar cane.
Quinoa, prized by the Incas and cultivated for thousands of years in the Andes, is a nutritious and tasty addition to many dishes. Learn about this healthy grain and try some recipes.
Grilling is a serious pastime in Latin America.
Salchipapas are a popular snack for adults and kids alike. Tasty sauces make them special.
Bunuelos and natilla are important parts of the Christmas menu in Colombia.
Chorizo sausage is widely enjoyed in South American cuisine.
Tamales are an old and traditional South American food, a portable and nutritious meal - fun to make and delicious.
Wrap your leftovers in dough and make them into empanadas, a great portable lunch.
La marraqueta is a Chilean bread roll with a distinctive shape, perfect for sandwiches and sharing.
Information about Pisco, a popular brandy produced in Peru and Chile, most often enjoyed in the classic pisco sour cocktail.
The secret seasoning technique behind many Latin American dishes.
These breads from Brazil, Colombia, and Paraguay have many things in common, but each one is unique and calls for very specific ingredients. Learn about the specialy ingredients in these popular breads and how to find them.
Kiwicha (also known as amaranth) is another Andean supergrain like quinoa.
Ajiaco is a hearty chicken stew made with potatoes and corn on the cob.
A remarkable video about what happens when Peruvians bring their culture to Peru, Nebraska
Guinea pigs are an important source of protein in the Andean region, and are a very traditional Peruvian food dating back to pre-Colonial times.
Frozen fruit popsicles are very popular in South America, and come in many exotic tropical fruit flavors.
The cuisine of Suriname is as diverse as the country's population.
South Americans have enthusiastically adopted pizza into their national cuisines, adding their own flavors and style. Brazilians are particularly creative with this Italian treat.
All about making empanadas, including traditional empanada recipes from different South American countries.