Some of Latin America's best dishes are found on the streets and roadside carts. Bring the tempting and tasty treats from the street vendors right into your home.
I'm Victor, in this class, you'll learn how to make Latin American snacks and street foods.
With these must-have tools, you’ll be able to cook just about anything. Learn why we need these tools to make these dishes.
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.
I fell in love with Ecuadorian ceviches because it's a twist using already pre-cooked shrimp. The acidic notes come through the lime and the sweet lemon and with all the unexpected spices, this version is super unique and refreshing.
Did you know that in Brazil people eat avocado as a dessert? I grew up eating avocado smoothies, deserts, with honey with sugar. It was only when I started to travel I learned avocado could be savory. It was weird at the beginning, but then there was guacamole - the game-changer in the avocado world. All it takes for you to be open-minded about avocado is great guacamole.
People usually think of Argentina when they think of empanadas but they exist all throughout South America. My favorite empanadas are Bolivian Saltenas. Growing up, we had Bolivian neighbors, and every now and then my neighbor would bring us a big plate of these.
These scream home to me; nostalgia and comfort. The unique soupy, spicy, sweet, and savory combination of these particular saltenas became a taste memory and is a go-to place in time.
Chicken Croquettes are the number one snack in Brazil. We call them "coxinha", which translates to little chicken thighs, because they are little, and because they are made of chicken! Why are they so popular? It's a no-brainer - juicy chicken, cream cheese, and deep-fried. That's it.
All my Colombian friends claim arepas are Colombian, all my Venezuelan friends say they are from Venezuela - I always say I am not convinced. I just know that arepas are delicious!