Capo Verde - Caldo in bowl close up

Caldo de Ovo – Capo Verde

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Years ago I worked for the French Music Office and one of the artists we worked with was Cape Verdian singer Cesária Évora. She must have been signed to a francophone record company as those were the only artists we worked with. She recorded in France and was even knighted by the French Legion of […]

Ecuador - Seco de pollo & rice

Seco de Pollo – Ecuador

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Ecuadorian Chicken – Seco de pollo https://www.laylita.com/recipes/seco-de-pollo-ecuatoriano/. This was a very tasty dish. We had lots of chicken in the house so I was trying to find something to make to go with it, then stumbled onto Seco de Pollo which seems to be an ecuadorian staple, like meatloaf in the states…but tastier. It is made […]

Bahrain - Chicken Machboos

Chicken Machboos – Bahrain

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Machboos, the national dish from Bahrain. It was so tasty. Took a while to make, and had to get a few ingredients but we will definitely been making it again. We all loved it. If you make it, read through the full recipe ahead of time. Make the spice mix ahead of time. Takes about […]

Belize-Coconut-rice-and-beans

Belizian Coconut Rice & Beans – Belize

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Belize, By Country, Latin food, Recipes, Rice, Side dishes, South American food, Starch, Vegetarian

Last night was Belize! We made rice and beans with coconut milk. It was ok – glad to have tasted it, but it will probably not be on my list of things to remake. The Bengali rice was definitely superior. Recipe source: Belizian Coconut Rice and Beans

Brazil - Moqueca Bajana (fish stew)

Moqueca Bajana (Fish stew) Brigadeiro (Brazilian fudge balls) Brazil

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Brazil, By Country, Desserts, Latin food, Main dishes, Moqueca Bajana, Recipes, Rice, South American food

So tonight was Brazil!!!! Shout out to my dear friend Luiza Kosminsky Scourred a bunch of Brazillian sites trying to figure out what sumptuous brazillian dish I could make that my non-red meat eating husband would eat and stumbled upon Moqueca Bajana, a fish stew. We all LOVED it. In fact, Scott, who is not […]

Colombia Chicken and Potato Stew

Sudado De Pollo (Chicken and Potato Stew) – Colombia

Posted 2 CommentsPosted in By Country, Chicken, Colombia, Easy to make, Gluten Free, Healthy, Latin food, Main dishes, meat, One pot, Potatoes, Recipes, Rice, South American food

Our Colombian adventure was not only fabulous (all of us enjoyed it) but it was so good that it made it to our top 10! We had not planned to do Colombia until a bit later, but I had some defrosted chicken in the fridge so I looked up Colombian chicken recipes and stumbled upon […]