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Marian Blazes

Updated Articles and Resources

By Marian Blazes

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Sopa de Mani - Bolivian Peanut and Potato Soup Created: Tuesday, June 05, 2012 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Sopa de mani is typically made with beef ribs or chicken, but it works well as a vegetarian soup too.
    • Torta Pascualina - Spinach and Ricotta Tart Created: Tuesday, May 27, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      This delicious tart has a puff pastry crust on top and bottom, and a spinach and ricotta cheese filling. It's served in Argentina and Uruguay.
    • Mazamorra Morada - Peruvian Purple Corn Pudding Created: Tuesday, July 07, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      A delicious pudding-like dessert made with purple corn and fruit.
    • Cachapas - Venezuelan-style Fresh Corn Pancakes Created: Tuesday, July 05, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Sweet corn pancakes made with fresh corn kernels.
    • South American Empanada Recipes Created: Thursday, October 23, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      All about making empanadas, including traditional empanada recipes from different South American countries.
    • Falso Conejo - Bolivian Beef with Onions Created: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      A delicious combination of breaded beef filets, sautéed onions, peas and potatoes that is typically served over rice.
    • Semana Santa and Easter Created: Thursday, April 05, 2012 Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014
      A collection of recipes for celebrating Semana Santa (Holy Week) and Easter - ¡Felices Pascuas!
    • Sweet Cream Empanadas - Empanadas de Leche Created: Friday, April 11, 2014 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Sweet cornmeal empanadas from Guatamala, filled with cinnamon scented pastry cream.
    • Frozen Coconut Smoothie - Cocada Venezolana Created: Tuesday, August 14, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      This particular drink from Venezuela is mostly just fresh coconut, however, blended with some milk and ice, and sprinkled with a bit of cinnamon.
    • Fanesca Created: Monday, March 25, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Fanesca is a very traditional bean soup with salt cod, served in Ecuador during Semana Santa - the week leading up to Easter.
    • Fanesca - Ecuadorian Easter Soup Created: Tuesday, April 08, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
      A rich Ecuadorian stew that is traditionally served at Easter.
    • Guava Sandwich Cookies - Casadinho de Goiabada Created: Thursday, April 03, 2014 Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014
      These Brazilian sandwich cookies are sandwiched together with sweet guava paste.
    • Feijoada - Brazilian Black Beans with Smoked Meats Created: Tuesday, May 13, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014
      The savory black bean and meat stew known as feijoada is the national dish of Brazil, traditionally enjoyed for lunch on Saturday.
    • Savory Quinoa Porridge - Pesque de Quinua Created: Tuesday, April 01, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014
      This savory, creamy Bolivian quinoa dish is perfect as a vegetarian main course or as a side dish.
    • Sweet Potato Bites - Bocaditos de Camote Created: Tuesday, April 01, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014
      Crispy bite-size slices of sweet potato are topped with cream cheese, shallots and bacon.
    • Papa a la Huancaína - Potatoes in Spicy Cheese Sauce Created: Sunday, May 25, 2008 Updated: Monday, March 31, 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 chi...
    • Homemade Dulce de Leche - Rich Caramel Sauce Created: Wednesday, April 23, 2008 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Dulce de leche ("candy from milk") is a delicious thick dessert topping made by caramelizing milk and sugar. It has a distinct sweet butterscotch taste that goes well with many flavors. You can buy...
    • Lomo Saltado - Peruvian Stir-fried Beef and Potatoes Created: Monday, May 12, 2008 Updated: Monday, March 31, 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.
    • Peruvian Spicy Creamed Chicken - Aji de Gallina Created: Monday, March 09, 2009 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Aji de gallina is a classic Peruvian dish, made with aji peppers, chicken, and a cream sauce.
    • Fainá - Garbanzo Flatbread Created: Tuesday, September 01, 2009 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Fainá is an Italian-style flatbread made from chickpea (garbanzo) flour that is popular in Uruguay and Argentina.
    • Venezuelan Food Created: Tuesday, July 05, 2011 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      A list of traditional and modern recipes from Venezuela.
    • Colombian Food Created: Tuesday, June 28, 2011 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      A list of traditional and modern recipes from Colombia.
    • Best Dulce de Leche Desserts Created: Tuesday, October 13, 2009 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      A list of the best dessert recipes with dulce de leche, a caramel sauce popular in Latin America.
    • Goat Cheese Fritters - Bolitos de Queso Created: Monday, August 12, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014
      These golden fried balls of tangy goat cheese are served with a sweet guava dipping sauce.
    • Quick Pão de Queijo - Brazilian Cheese Rolls Created: Monday, March 24, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014
      These cheesy, gluten-free Brazilian rolls are made with manioc starch and eggs.
    • Brazilian Coconut Marshmallow Candy - Maria-mole Created: Thursday, March 20, 2014 Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014
      Homemade Brazilian marshmallow candy - much easier to make than you think!
    • Turkey "Tortilla" Soup with Arepa Dumplings Created: Thursday, November 29, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014
      This soup is similar to tortilla soup, but with corn arepas as dumplings.
    • Locro de Papa Ecuatoriano Created: Tuesday, April 20, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014
      A hearty, cheesy, traditional potato soup from Ecuador.
    • Roasted Butternut Squash Soup Created: Tuesday, February 23, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014
      A creamy winter soup seasoned with cumin and smoky aji chile peppers.
    • Biche de Pescado - Ecuadorian Fish Stew Created: Tuesday, February 23, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014
      This hearty fish stew is made with plantains, yuca, and corn.
    • Salsa de Aji Picante - Colombian Hot Pepper Salsa Created: Tuesday, July 19, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014
      This excellent Colombian aji sauce goes well with grilled meats and arepas.
    • Mango Pineapple Salsa - Salsa de Mango y Piña Created: Friday, June 28, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014
      A refreshing salsa that is great with chips or grilled meats.

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