Chunks of beef are simmered in beer with scallions, garlic, tomatoes, cumin and cilantro. Sometimes I make it with just the meat, sometimes I add yucca or potatoes. Serve this over rice with a little aji picante and you'll have a delicious comfort dish, Latin style! I get lots of emails telling me how much you all love my Latin dishes. It's probably what I do best. When I crave beef stew, it's always this Colombian version I crave. You can use water in place of beer if you prefer. If…
Direct from Puerto Rico is this recipe of sancocho, courtesy of TV chef Cielito Rosado. A recipe like this packs a punch. After a good portion of this, you will definitely need a siesta! Yields 8 Servings Prep. 20 Mins. Cooking 50 Mins. Ingredients: ¼ cup olive oil ¼ cup sofrito ½ cup cooking ham,... View Article
Gluten-free, paleo-friendly, healthy and delicious is this Filipino-style coconut chicken curry flavored with fresh ginger and other spices. We added some sweet potatoes and bell peppers for extra nutrition and yum!
Pollo Guisada starts with sofrito, the base of Puerto Rican cuisine. Sofrito is to Puerto Rican food what a mirepoix is to French cooking or the trinity is to Cajun/Creole Cuisine. The Guisada was full of pieces of chicken on the bone, peppers, garlic, onions, herbs, tomato sauce, potatoes, and cilantro. Delicious!!! The recipe follows and I heartily recommend that you try this one. Your family will love it.