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Cilantro Sauce

This sauce is popular in South America and the Caribbean.  It is usually served with meat such as barbequed chicken or steak but it also tastes great on baguette or other fresh bread.  Ingredients 1 cup fresh cilantro, chopped 2 garlic cloves 1 thumb-sized piece fresh ginger, peeled and chopped 1/4 cup olive oil, maybe [...]

Llapingachos – Potato Cakes with Peanut Sauce from Ecuador

I am very excited about this recipe from Ecuador.  These potato cakes or patties are prepared with mashed potatoes, onions, cheese and parsley.  They make a wonderful side dish and can add a nice variety to your meals.  The peanut sauce complements this dish very well.  When you serve these Ecuadorian Llapingachos with poached eggs [...]

Fried Plantains

Fried plantains are eaten in many parts of the worlds such as Africa, South America and the Caribbean.  You can eat them as a side dish or just as a snack. A friend of mine from Cuba kept talking about plantains and how life-sustaining they are for a Cuban.  He can go only so long without plantains [...]

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