Your SEO optimized title

latin flavors

A collection of recipes featuring the food and flavors of Central and South America.

Peruvian Style Vegan Mixto Ceviche

Peruvian Style Vegan Mixto Ceviche

Ceviche might just be Peru’s signature food.  Typically ceviche consists of raw fish or seafood tossed and served in leche de tigre, a marinade from a special variety of lime called limon here in Peru.  It’s super delicious and healthy too.  In this recipe, I […]

Black Bean and Veggie Vegan Skillet Enchiladas

Black Bean and Veggie Vegan Skillet Enchiladas

I’m back with a little bit more Texmex inspired by my recent trip back to the US and my home state of Texas!!  While visiting I definitely indulged in my favorite — enchiladas!!  But honestly the meal left me feeling crazy heavy and just not […]

Cooking up Crispy Chimichurri Potatoes

Cooking up Crispy Chimichurri Potatoes

Most often chimichurri sauce finds its way to the table as a marinade for meat, but it actually can be used to add flavor to lots of vegetables and other vegetarian dishes as well.  In this recipe for chimichurri potatoes the sauce adds flavor and […]

Baked Tostadas with Mexican Street Corn + Mashed Beans

Baked Tostadas with Mexican Street Corn + Mashed Beans

I love food!!  I especially love ethnic food!!  But if I had to pick a favorite without a doubt it would be Mexican and Tex-Mex cuisine. When I am craving tacos or tostadas this recipe hits all the flavors!  And the baked tostadas are perfectly […]

Potatoes with Peruvian Huancaina Sauce

Potatoes with Peruvian Huancaina Sauce

Potatoes with Peruvian Huancaina Sauce is the first Peruvian dish I ever had the chance to taste.   Let me tell you, I was in love at the first bite.  There is something so yummy and delicious about potatoes topped with a creamy, spicy sauce which […]

Chile Lime Mango Cucumber Salad

Chile Lime Mango Cucumber Salad

Don’t you just LOVE the combination of sweet and spicy?? I do, and in my opinion, it’s right up there with the savory and sweet combination.  Well in my book, this Chile Lime Mango Cucumber Salad is the perfect combination of sweet and spicy flavors!! […]

Spicy Black Bean Hummus with Baked Plantain Chips

Spicy Black Bean Hummus with Baked Plantain Chips

And I’m back with another quick and easy recipe today!!!  This spicy black bean hummus is amazing.  Use it as a dip or as a fantastic sandwich or wrap spread!!  It positively bursts with flavor — from the spicy jalapenos to the zing of the […]

Tallarines Verdes: Cooking Peruvian Pesto

Tallarines Verdes: Cooking Peruvian Pesto

How about cooking up something green this weekend to celebrate St Patrick’s Day?? I have the perfect dish called Tallarines Verdes for you to prepare.  It is definitely not Irish food — it’s actually a Peruvian version of pesto — but it’s super green and […]

Peruvian-Chinese Fusion: Vegetarian Lomo Saltado

Peruvian-Chinese Fusion: Vegetarian Lomo Saltado

Today I am cooking up a vegetarian lomo saltado thanks to some inspiration I found while visiting one of the Chinese markets here in Lima.  Exploring ethnic markets may be one of my favorite things to do.  In many ways, it can sometimes be like […]