Candied yams | Yams are not, in fact, the same as sweet potato, though the two are often confused. Many times in cooking, sweet potatoes are substituted for yams. In this very simple recipe, you can use sweet potato, or kumara.
This recipe is from season 1, episode 5 of Mexican Fiesta with Peter Kuruvita. You will need to begin this recipe 5 hours before serving. Prep Time: 40 mins Cook Time: 15 mins Chilling/ Freezing Time: 3 hours Serves: 4 Many ice-creams in Mexico are made in this simple manner, which has no eggs andread more
Low-fat roast potatoes | Want to know the secret to roast potatoes with a lower calorie count? Use cooking oil spray and a very hot oven. It gives the potatoes a crunch with much less fat than the usual recipe.
Chicken and potato pachamanca (pachamanca de gallina y papas)
Chicken and potato pachamanca (pachamanca de gallina y papas) | This is an ancient technique in which cooking takes place underground as a celebration of the Pacha Mama, Mother Earth. Traditionally, the meat is marinated in a paste of chilli and other flavourings, vinegar and a wide variety of aromatic Andean herbs. A hole is dug in the ground and stones from the river are heated in a fire until they glow red hot. The hot stones are then placed in the hole, and on top of them the meat and…