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Marian Blazes

Updated Articles and Resources

By Marian Blazes

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Everything about Empanadas Created: Monday, September 22, 2008 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      Here you will find everything you need to know about making empanadas, including traditional empanada recipes from different South American countries.
    • Salteña de Carne - Bolivian-style Beef Empanadas Created: Saturday, July 26, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      Salteñas are Bolivian-style empanadas.
    • Marinated New Potatoes - Batatinha em Conserva Created: Thursday, July 24, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014
      Small potatoes, marinated in a garlicky vinaigrette and mixed with olives, make a great summer BBQ side dish.
    • "Eighty Whacks" Sweet Rolls - Torta 80 Golpes Created: Monday, July 21, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      German-Argentinian sweet rolls filled with cinnamon sugar, raisins, and nuts.
    • Brazilian German Torte - Torta Alemã Created: Sunday, July 13, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      This Brazilian chocolate cream pie is known as "German Pie" In Portuguese.
    • Quick and Easy Tres Leches Cake - Pastel de Tres Leches Created: Thursday, July 17, 2008 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      When you have a craving for tres leches cake but don’t have time to make it from scratch, try this version that starts with a cake mix.
    • Pollo a la Brasa - Peruvian Roasted Chicken Created: Thursday, July 17, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      A collection of recipes for pollo a la brasa and the popular accompaniments.
    • Peruvian Huacatay Salsa - Aji de Huacatay Created: Tuesday, July 10, 2012 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      This spicy green sauce gets its unique flavor from huacatay, an Andean herb.
    • Yerba Mate Tea Created: Tuesday, July 08, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014
      Mate tea is a popular caffeinated drink in South America.
    • Ecuadorian Shrimp Ceviche with Tomato Sauce and Choclo - Ceviche de Langostinos Created: Tuesday, May 19, 2009 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      This Ecuadorian-style ceviche has a delicious Latin-style cocktail sauce with lots of fresh lime juice and large kernel Andean corn.
    • Tallarines Verdes - Green Noodles with Spinach Pesto Created: Monday, June 28, 2010 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      South American noodles with a fresh spinach and basil sauce.
    • Churros - Cinnamon Sugar Fried Dough Sticks Created: Monday, August 11, 2008 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      Churros are a type of doughnut with a distinctive tube shape and a delicious crispy-on-the-outside, soft-on-the-inside, sugary, cinnamony taste. Churros are quick to make, and can be filled with du...
    • Aji Amarillo - Peruvian Yellow Chile Pepper Created: Tuesday, May 27, 2008 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      Aji amarillo is a South American hot yellow chile pepper that is used in many traditional dishes.
    • Causa Rellena con Pollo - Yellow Potatoes with Chicken Salad Created: Tuesday, May 27, 2008 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      Causa is made with papas amarillas, yellow potatoes that resemble yukon golds. The potatoes are mashed and seasoned with lime juice and aji amarillo ( yellow chile pepper), layered with chicken or ...
    • Argentinian Food Created: Tuesday, August 10, 2010 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      A list of traditional recipes from Argentina.
    • Classic Pisco Sour Cocktail - Pisco Sour Clásico Created: Tuesday, June 09, 2009 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      The classic preparation for the famous pisco sour cocktail.
    • Chilean Food Created: Tuesday, September 14, 2010 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      A list of classic Chilean recipes, including appetizers, drinks, main courses and desserts.
    • Chicken Breasts in Creamy Coconut Sauce Created: Tuesday, May 18, 2010 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      Sautéed chicken breasts in a creamy sauce made with coconut milk.
    • Arroz Chaufa - Chinese Peruvian Fried Rice Created: Wednesday, October 29, 2008 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      Arroz chaufa is the perfect quick supper dish, and a great way to reinvent leftover rice. Make it with leftover roast chicken, roast pork, or just whatever vegetables you have on hand.
    • Chocolate Fudge Truffles - Brigadeiros Created: Tuesday, September 23, 2008 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      These little Brazilian chocolate candies, called brigadeiros, look like truffles, but are much simpler to make. Serve them in little paper cups for an elegant treat.
    • Sweet Apple Cinnamon Empanadas Created: Tuesday, April 20, 2010 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      Empanadas don't always have to be savory. These dessert empanadas with a cinnamon apple filling and dulce de leche are a wonderful treat.
    • Papa a la Huancaína - Potatoes in Spicy Cheese Sauce Created: Sunday, May 25, 2008 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      Papa a la Huancaina is a traditional dish from the Peruvian town of Huancayo, and is enjoyed all over Peru. Boiled potatoes are sliced and drenched in a delicious cheese sauce made with yellow chil...
    • Crispy Yuca Fries Created: Tuesday, March 01, 2011 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      Deep frying yuca is one of the best ways to enjoy the starchy, crispy texture of this edible root.
    • Brazilian Black-Eyed Pea and Shrimp Fritters - Acarajé Created: Tuesday, November 11, 2008 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      Traditional street food from Brazil, these deep-fried black-eyed pea fritters are split and stuffed with caramelized onions and shrimp.
    • Garlicky Collard Greens - Couve a Mineira Created: Friday, August 29, 2008 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      Chopped collard greens sauteed in olive oil with garlic and onions make a perfect accompaniment to many meals, especially the classic Brazilian feijoada.
    • Lomo Saltado - Peruvian Stir-fried Beef and Potatoes Created: Monday, May 12, 2008 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      This a classic Peruvian dish, a mix of Chinese stir-fry and Peruvian meat and potatoes. Serve it with rice for a delicious hearty dinner.
    • How to Make Dulce de Leche (Thick Caramel Dessert Sauce) Created: Monday, April 21, 2008 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      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 an important ingredient in many South American cakes, co...
    • Empadinhas de Palmito - Brazilian Empanadas with Hearts of Palm Created: Tuesday, October 28, 2008 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      Empadinhas de palmito are Brazilian-style empanadas. This version has a delicious filling of creamed hearts of palm, onions, and black olives.
    • A Brazilian Menu - Recipes For Traditional Brazilian Foods Created: Tuesday, November 18, 2008 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      A collection of Brazilian recipes, from appetizer to dessert, to help you plan an authentic Brazilian meal.
    • Argentinian Easter Cake - Rosca de Pascua Created: Tuesday, April 19, 2011 Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014
      Rosca de pascua is a sweet bread filled with pastry cream that is often enjoyed at Easter in Argentina.
    • Ceviche 101 - Marinated Seafood Salad Created: Thursday, April 17, 2008 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      An explanation of ceviche, its ingredients, and preparation. Try some recipes for traditional ceviche as well as trendy variations of this popular dish." itemprop="descript't3'" --> itemprop="descr...
    • An Introduction to South American Food Created: Thursday, April 24, 2008 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      Each South American country has a unique cuisine that was shaped by its history, geography, and culture. The result is an exciting variety of flavors and traditions." itemif expr="$zTP='t3'" --> i...

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