Now you can make your own Queso Fresco cheese instead of purchasing it. When made for the evening meal, it is often prepared in the early afternoon and let drain until dinner.
Arroz Español or Spanish Rice is a delicious side dish to enhance any meal. Long grain rice browned with onions and garlic then stewed in a chicken broth with diced tomatoes and topped with scallions, makes for one tasty side dish.
Tortilla Soup or Sopa de Tortilla in Spanish is a traditional soup from central Mexico. This Mexican recipe has many variants but regardless of the recipe you select, it is delicious.
Haitian Epis is a seasoning base used in many Haitian recipes. The Scotch Bonnet Pepper makes this base very hot so if you don't like your Epis hot, leave out the Scotch Bonnet Pepper.
Poul an Sòs or Chicken in Sauce is a Haitian recipe that is rich, full of amazing flavors and usually served over rice with plantains.
The Pate Ayisyen or Haitian Patties are beef filled puff pastries that are served in every restaurant and food cart in Haiti. This Haitian recipe is easy to make and is so good your taste buds will do the happy dance.
Ponche crema is the Venezuelan recipe for eggnog. This creamy, spicy drink is different from most others because it calls for flan mix instead of the usual eggs but is tasty.
Mandocas are flavored corn fritters that are deep-fried cornmeal rings. These tasty treats are usually served at breakfast and eaten with butter and cheese while still hot.
Arepa Reina Pepiada is a classic Venezuelan recipe filled with a chicken and avocado salad. Other popular arepa fillings include white cheese, black beans, fried sweet plantains, and ham.
Put a little tropical sun in your winter cocktail with an Orange Eclipse from Barbados. This Bajan cocktail recipe is made from rum, orange juice, vermouth, and bitters.
Chicken and Potato Roti is like a burrito but from the Island of Barbados. This Bajan recipe is made with a flower roti skin and stuffed with chicken and potato filling.
Fried Flying Fish and Cou Cou is widely considered to be the National Dish of Barbados. This Bajan Recipe is made with breaded fillets of flying fish, a creole sauce, and a side of cou cou which is made with cornmeal and okra.