Nicaraguan Vigorón and Tajadas I've enjoyed the recent Latin American recipes on Tasty. Often, they're a slightly different take on ingredients I'm familiar with, but used in a different way. This recipe includes yuca, salsa, pork rinds, and fried plantain strips (called 'tajadas', I'd call them 'chifles' in Peru). I love the tasty of yuca, … Continue reading Nicaraguan Vigorón and Tajadas (Tasty)
For National Poetry Day, I'm sharing one of my favourite poems - Inclinando en las Tardes (Leaning into the Afternoons) by Pablo Neruda. I love the rythmn and dreamy imagery I thir poem. It ebbs and flows. Inclinando enas Tardes Leaning into the Afternoons
There are lots of interesting recipes, articles, and quizzes on Buzzfeed at the moment, as part of Hispanic Heritage Month. https://www.buzzfeed.com/badge/hispanicheritage Well worth a look!
My Spice Collection I've already given a bit of an overview about the herbs and spices I use here https://cookingenmicocina.com/2018/09/03/my-spice-cupboard-2-whats-what/ - a mix of flavours from Scotland, Perú, Spain, México, and elsewhere. I've also written about Palillo (Tumeric) here https://cookingenmicocina.com/2018/08/30/my-spice-cupboard-1-palillo-tumeric/ as it's so central to traditional Peruvian cooking. I also use a lot … Continue reading My Spice Collection 3
Product Review: Aldi Mexican Rice Kit This review is not sponsored by Aldi Product name: Fiesta Chilli and Garlic Rice Dinner Kit Retails: Aldi Price: £1.59 Weight: 355g Calories per serving (1/4 pack): 209 kcal / 889kj One pack serves: 4 people What does the kit actually contain? * A packet of long grain rice … Continue reading Product Review: Aldi Mexican Rice Kit