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Overhead view of Galinhada Mineira in a serving bowl
Galinhada Mineira (Brazilian Chicken and Rice From Minas Gerais)
Grilled Brazilian cheese skewers on a grill grate, getting nicely browned.
Grilled Brazilian Cheese Skewers (Espetinhos de Queijo de Coalho) Recipe
Brazilian Grilled Cheese Skewers Bring the Taste of Rio Home
Grilled Whole Fish With Molho à Campanha (Brazilian Pico de Gallo) Recipe
Hardcore Feijoada Recipe
Brazilian-style Peel And Eat Shrimp with Fried Garlic (Camarao ao Alho) Recipe
How to Make Feijoada, the Brazilian Stew of Pork and Beans
Grilling With Vinegar: Whole Fish Gets the Churrascaria Treatment
Latin American Cuisine: Brazilian-style Peel And Eat Shrimp with Fried Garlic (Camarão a Alho)
Brazilian Lemonade (With Limes and Condensed Milk) Recipe
Colombian-Style Arepas (Griddled or Grilled Corn Cakes) Recipe
Latin American Cuisine: Colombian Arepas
Making Panela at a Colombian Sugar Mill is Still a Low-Tech Affair
Qué tal Las Hamburguesas? Fast Food Burger Match, Colombia vs. USA
Papas Chorreadas (Colombian Potatoes with Cheese and Tomato Sauce)
Latin American Cuisine: Papas Chorreadas (Colombian Potatoes with Cheese and Tomato Sauce)
A dish of arroz con coco garnish with two lemon wedges
Arroz Con Coco (Colombian Coconut Rice) Recipe
Ajiaco: Colombian Chicken and Potato Soup
Ajiaco (Colombian Chicken and Potato Soup) Recipe
Colombian Chicken Stew With Potatoes, Tomato, and Onion Recipe
Colombian Plantain Soup (Sopa de Platano) Recipe
Spooning up Colombian shrimp cocktail in a bowl with saltine crackers and lime wedges on the side
Coctel de Camarones (Colombian-Style Shrimp Ceviche Cocktail) Recipe
Wooden serving bowl of salt-crusted assorted new potatoes
Colombian-Style Salt-Crusted New Potatoes Recipe
Fried Green Plantains (Patacones) With Guacamole Recipe
A sliced lomo al trapo, a Colombian-style grilled beef tenderloin
Lomo al Trapo (Colombian-Style Cloth-Wrapped Grilled Beef Tenderloin) Recipe
Quick and Easy Dairy- and Fat-Free Colombian Vegetable Soup (Ajiaco Negro) Recipe
Papas Chorreadas (Colombian Potatoes with Cheese and Tomato Sauce) Recipe
Patacones Con Hogao (Colombian-style Fried Plantains with Tomato-onion Sauce) Recipe
Overhead view of Colombian beans and rice on a plate and a wooden tray with a fried eggs
Colombian-Style Beans and Rice Recipe
Fried papas criollas on a blue ceramic plate with ají.
Fried Papas Criollas (Colombian-style Creamy Fried Potatoes) Recipe
Cartagena-Style Ceviche is the Chicago Deep Dish of Shrimp Cocktails
Vegetables Are the Star of This Fat-Free, Dairy-Free, 30-Minute Creamy Colombian Soup
Aji­ (Colombian-Style Tomato and Onion Salsa) in a bowl, served with potatoes
Ají (Colombian-Style Tomato and Onion Salsa) Recipe
Lomo al Trapo: The Colombian Technique That Will Change the Way You Grill Beef
Colombian-style Cottage Pie Recipe
Sopa de Albóndigas (Colombian-Style Meatball Soup) Recipe
Colombian-Style Barbecued Beef Ribs Recipe
How to Make Colombian-Style Sopa de Albóndigas (Meatball Soup)
Peruvian-style grilled chicken with green sauce.
Peruvian-Style Grilled Chicken With Green Sauce Recipe
overhead view of lomo saltado plated with french fries and white rice
Lomo Saltado (Peruvian Stir-Fried Beef With Onion, Tomatoes, and French Fries) Recipe
Overhead view of two rimmed, speckled plates of Peruvian tiradito with aji amarillo and lime, set on a woven, patterned cloth.
Peruvian Tiradito With Aji Amarillo and Lime Recipe
A pile of fried mixed seafood topped with lime-marinated red onions, tomatoes, and cilantro
Jalea (Peruvian Fried Seafood Platter With Lime-Marinated Onion & Tomato Salad)
Layered dish of yellow mashed potatoes and tuna salad topped with diced tomatoes and avocados
Causa (Peruvian Cold Mashed Potato Casserole With Tuna or Chicken) Recipe
Picante de Cuy Mentiroso, or Fibbing Guinea Pig, on a plate with potatoes and sauce.
Picante de Cuy Mentiroso (Fibbing Guinea Pig) From Ceviche: Peruvian Kitchen
Aji Amarillo (Green Peruvian Dipping Sauce)
Peruvian-Style Grilled-Chicken Sandwiches With Spicy Green Sauce Recipe
Don Ceviche (Sea Bass Ceviche) From 'Ceviche: Peruvian Kitchen'
Kidney Beans with Aji Amarillo Sauce
Ensalada Miraflores (Corn, Bean, and Cheese Salad) From 'Ceviche: Peruvian Kitchen'
Overhead view of Chupin
Chupín de Pescado (Argentine Fish and Tomato Stew)
Overhead view of albondigas de ricotta on a blue background
Albóndigas de Ricota (Argentine Ricotta Balls)
Overhead view of finished tacu tacu on a traditional Peruvian fabric
Tacu Tacu (Peruvian Rice and Bean Cake)
Chimichurri Sauce Recipe
A bowl filled with golden brown cunapes, a South American cheesy bread
Cuñapes/Pão de Queijo (South American Cheesy Bread) Recipe
Alfajores Con Cajeta (Vanilla Shortbread With Goat's-Milk Toffee) Recipe
a bowl of chicken with aji amarillo and coconut milk
Coconut- and Ají Amarillo–Braised Chicken Recipe
Cross section view of Chilean steak sandwich with cut green beans
Chacarero Chileno (Chilean Steak and Bean Sandwiches) Recipe
Fried Yuca with Spicy Mayo
Latin American Cuisine: How To Make Fried Yuca
Calzones Rotos (Chilean Fried Pastries) Recipe