There is something about Latin recipes that exudes exciting flavors, bright colors and a promise of a flavor explosion in the mouth. Here is a lovely selection of 10 such recipes from various places in the Latin world.
As this post goes live I will be on a South American cruise holiday! Very exciting! The boat is leaving and arriving in Montego Bay, Jamaica and we have stops in Colombia, Panama and Costa Rica. Cannot wait to tell you all about it when I get back. In the meantime, I am leaving you with 10 Latin Recipes with lots of flair!
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Now onto the Latin Recipes!
I hope you will enjoy this selection of dishes one could find in a Latin kitchen.
Horchata is a refreshing beverage which can be made out of nuts, rices and grains. This drink originates from Valencia in Spain. With the colonization of the Americas the recipe traveled across the Atlantic Ocean.
An exotic take on the BLT:
My B is a Brie Brazil Ball: brie cheese shaped into a sphere and then rolled in ground Brazil nuts
My L is a delicious Lentil Loaf with a spicy kick. Awesome dish for vegetarians.
My T is Tapioca, more precisely a traditional Brazilian ‘tortilla’ if you will, made from tapioca starch.
The word flan comes actually from an Old German word “flado” meaning cake and around most of the world a flan refers to a tart with a crust and a egg custard filling. Here it is paired with a dragon fruit, or Pitaya, which is actually native to Mexico and the South and Central Americas.