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Class 1: Latin-American Cooking

Brazilian and international chef teaches flavors of Latin America.

Victor Vieira

Contestant of MasterChef Brazil and Latin cuisine expert.
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Victor Vieira

Contestant of MasterChef Brazil and Latin cuisine expert.
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Explore the zesty flavors of Latin America

Take a bold culinary excursion through Latin America and learn the flavorful and varied spices that define its cuisine.

This two-level series will guide you through some of our favorite dishes from South America.

Getting Started

Meet Your Instructor

I'm Victor. I'm going to show you how to cook some classic Latin American dinner dishes from all over the region, from Brazil to Mexico. We'll explore different flavor influences that allow you to travel with me, from your own kitchen.

What You Need

With these must-have tools, you’ll be able to cook just about anything. Learn why we need these tools to make these dishes.

Pressure Cooker Tip

The most important thing to know when using a pressure cooker is food gets burnt because there is not enough liquid! So let's make sure we always have a good ratio of liquids and water inside the pressure cooker.

Essential Spices and Herbs

South America is a continent of contrasts. With such a diverse landscape, it is not surprising that this area is home to a variety of spices.

Level 1 - Learn the Basics

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Chicken Skewers with Mango and Charred Corn Salsa

Victor Vieira

South American salsas can be very diverse, and usually go well with almost everything, they're fresh, they're colorful; they're bright and they are delicious. I love to pair them with proteins so I am going to show you how we can be creative with a mango salsa that pairs perfectly with grilled chicken.

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FATHER'S DAYBEGINNER

South American-Style Steak with Pepper Salsa

Victor Vieira

Since I was a kid, my dad always told me that whether you know how to cook or not, a man should always know how to fry a steak.

Bless my Latino dad, but my mom is the real cook of the house! Every person should know how to fry a perfect steak. I am going to show you some tips on how to prep cook, and serve the perfect steak every time.

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Scallop Tiradito

Victor Vieira

What is Tiradito? If Peruvian ceviche married Japanese sashimi and had a baby, that baby would be named Tiradito. This recipe from Chile is super easy to make and will impress all of your guests (or your next date!).

Level 2 - Challenge Yourself

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BEGINNERWEEKNIGHT DINNERS

Feijoada (Brazilian Beans)

Victor Vieira

This dish was popularized when Brazil was colonized by the Portuguese. It has evolved and been updated and has become Brazil's national dish. It's not the lightest recipe on this list, but it's the most delicious.

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Countryside Chicken with Okra

Victor Vieira

I'd like to think this dish is from the countryside of Brazil, but I've seen different versions throughout South America because the combination of chicken and okra is a combination that is just right, good, and essential. This is what South American comfort food is all about, and now you can make it, too!

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Pardon My French

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