Posts Tagged: Latin inspired

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Salmon Ceviche (inspired by Chile)

My husband and I spent most of last January in Chile working on this puppet show and then traveling a bit.  It was a glorious southern hemisphere summer.  We ate a lot of terrific food, which I have been putting

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Salmon Ceviche (inspired by Chile)

My husband and I spent most of last January in Chile working on this puppet show and then traveling a bit.  It was a glorious southern hemisphere summer.  We ate a lot of terrific food, which I have been putting

/ Erin

Radish Snack with Avocado Crema and Spicy Pepita Powder

I love radishes.  It is odd that I have not talked about more on this blog.  I guess that  I don’t actually cook with radishes.  I just eat them as a snack with olives, salted nuts or cheese….and add them

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Radish Snack with Avocado Crema and Spicy Pepita Powder

I love radishes.  It is odd that I have not talked about more on this blog.  I guess that  I don’t actually cook with radishes.  I just eat them as a snack with olives, salted nuts or cheese….and add them

/ Erin

Watercress Salad with Avocado and Broiled Pineapple

Happy Mother’s Day!!  This is a recipe for my mother and also for anyone else who reads this blog in Hawaii (where I grew up).  I have made this fabulous salad recipe, from Gran Cocina Latina: The Food of Latin America by

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Watercress Salad with Avocado and Broiled Pineapple

Happy Mother’s Day!!  This is a recipe for my mother and also for anyone else who reads this blog in Hawaii (where I grew up).  I have made this fabulous salad recipe, from Gran Cocina Latina: The Food of Latin America by

/ Erin

Rio Zape Pot Beans with Collards and Roasted Garlic and Jalapeno

There are two stars in this simple dish…home made vegetable stock and Rio Zape Beans from Rancho Gordo. I have started using Silvi’s system for making experimental economical vegetable stock. It is amazing how much excellent soup stock you can

/ Erin

Rio Zape Pot Beans with Collards and Roasted Garlic and Jalapeno

There are two stars in this simple dish…home made vegetable stock and Rio Zape Beans from Rancho Gordo. I have started using Silvi’s system for making experimental economical vegetable stock. It is amazing how much excellent soup stock you can

/ Erin

Picadillo Omelet with a salad

I used to order this for “lunch” at a Cuban cafe near a school that I worked at.  I was teaching kindergarteners, so my “lunch” break came before 11 AM.  I ordered this omelet and two cafe con leche every

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Picadillo Omelet with a salad

I used to order this for “lunch” at a Cuban cafe near a school that I worked at.  I was teaching kindergarteners, so my “lunch” break came before 11 AM.  I ordered this omelet and two cafe con leche every

/ Erin

Empanadas filled with Sauteed Swiss Chard Stems, Green Olives and Roasted Red Peppers (Gluten-free or not)

What do you do with swiss chard stems?  It is an ongoing question in my kitchen.  I eat about two bunches of sautéed swiss chard a week year round.  In the winter though, I find that the stems overwhelm the greens

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Empanadas filled with Sauteed Swiss Chard Stems, Green Olives and Roasted Red Peppers (Gluten-free or not)

What do you do with swiss chard stems?  It is an ongoing question in my kitchen.  I eat about two bunches of sautéed swiss chard a week year round.  In the winter though, I find that the stems overwhelm the greens

Agwa Mojitos!

OK, so before you tell me I am perfectly aware that it is the middle of winter and not really mojito season. But sometimes a girl’s gotta live in denial.

Agwa Mojitos!

OK, so before you tell me I am perfectly aware that it is the middle of winter and not really mojito season. But sometimes a girl’s gotta live in denial.

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Guava Cream Cheese Tarts (Gluten-Free )… the charmingly imperfect result of a five year obsession

I have been thinking about trying to make this for a very, very long time.   In 2007 Chris and both spent a lot of time working in Los Angeles on the opening of the amazing Noah’s Ark at the

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Guava Cream Cheese Tarts (Gluten-Free )… the charmingly imperfect result of a five year obsession

I have been thinking about trying to make this for a very, very long time.   In 2007 Chris and both spent a lot of time working in Los Angeles on the opening of the amazing Noah’s Ark at the

/ Erin

Cheap eats- Brazilian Black Bean Soup and Pineapple Mint Salsa

I am a freelance arts educator.  I usually spend the September hussling work and start teaching a bit in October.  However,  I do not get paid for any of my work until sometime in November.

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Cheap eats- Brazilian Black Bean Soup and Pineapple Mint Salsa

I am a freelance arts educator.  I usually spend the September hussling work and start teaching a bit in October.  However,  I do not get paid for any of my work until sometime in November.