Arroz amarillo (yellow rice)

I've always been amazed at how the Italians have developed hundreds if not thousands of ways to serve their pasta just as the Chinese have countless recipes for noodles. Come … [Read more...]


Bistec picado

If you're a blogger and you have Google Analytics (or something smilar) installed, you might have occasionally checked what the most popular pages on your blog are. In this … [Read more...]


Arroz blanco (white rice)

It is a Mexican rice dish but arroz blanco is also found in the cuisines of many other South American and Caribbean countries. There are even some claims that the dish … [Read more...]


Bacalao (Bacalhau) chowder

Marriage introduced me to bacalao. My mother-in-law traditionally cooks a bacalao and vegetable dish during Lent and, every year, I remember how she's remark about how the … [Read more...]


Caldo pata (cow hoof soup)

In Santiago, Chile, across the street from La Vega Central is La Vega Chica, a collection of eateries where market vendors and customers converge. So said Anthony Bourdain in … [Read more...]