Step by Step Pictorial Guides to Basic South American Dishes
Humitas Step by Step- Steamed Corn Tamales
Humitas are the Andian version of Mexican tamales. Sweet fresh corn is ground blended with milk, cooked in oil, then wrapped in the husks and steamed. Learn how to make humitas with this step by step photo guide.
How to Make Arroz con Pollo Verde - Green Chicken with Rice
This classic South American chicken and rice dish has many variations. This one has cilantro, giving it a beautiful green color and distinctive flavor. This step by step guide will show you exactly how to make this basic recipe. Everyone has their own version of this dish, and once you know learn how to make it, you won't even need a recipe.
How to Make Dulce de Leche -Rich Caramel Dessert Sauce
A step-by-step guide to making this essential Latin dessert. Dulce de leche is made by slowly caramalizing a mixture of milk and sugar. It's great eaten with a spoon, but it's also an important ingredient in many South American desserts. It's amazingly good when it's homemade.
How to Make Anticuchos de Pollo- Grilled Chicken Skewers
Traditional Peruvian seasoning and an overnight marinade make these grilled chicken skewers tender and delicious. The chicken is marinated in a mixture of chile pepper, vinegar, garlic, cumin, and salt and pepper. Serve this chicken with rice or grilled corn on the cob.
How to Make South American Style Rice
White rice (arroz blanco) is a daily staple thoughout most of South America. It's always cooked perfectly, with a subtle taste of garlic. Check out this step by step guide to preparing rice the Latin way, and you'll want to eat it every day too. Also, learn the Magic Spoon Trick.