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Cuisine of the Americas

Our Cuisines of the Americas recipe collection includes North and South American recipes and separate collections for Native American, Cajun, Hawaiian, Caribbean, and many more sub-culture cuisines.

Acai in a Bowl

Açaí na Tigela – Açaí in a Bowl

This smoothie in a bowl – cold, sweet, tart, with crunch from the granola – will fill you up, cool you off, and may have all kinds of nutritional and health benefits as well, if the many claims about the…

Black Eyed Pea and Shrimp Fritters

Acarajé – Black-Eyed Pea and Shrimp Fritters

A dish made from peeled black-eyed peas formed into a ball and then deep-fried in dendê (palm oil). It is found in Nigerian and Brazilian cuisine. The dish is traditionally encountered in Brazil’s northeastern state of Bahia, especially in the…

Alabama Style White BBQ Sauce

Alabama-Style White BBQ Sauce

Use this white sauce when grilling or barbecuing chicken; Brush lightly over the chicken during the last few minutes of grilling. This sauce is also great for dipping; set some sauce aside for passing at the table.

Alambre - Mexican Kebabs

Alambre

Instead of carrying the literal meaning, the name now evokes a certain style of grilled meat and a combination of ingredients – carne asada, beef, pork, or chicken, some type of pepper (typically red), onions, and bacon.

Aloo Pie

Aloo Pie

An aloo pie is a variant of the samosa popular in Trinidad and Tobago. It is a soft, fried pastry made from flour and water, and filled with boiled, spiced and mashed potatoes (aloo being the Hindi word for “potato”)…

Amazonian cuisine

Amazonian Cuisine

Amazonian cuisine includes the foods and preparation methods of various peoples in the Amazon jungle of South America, including the dishes they have popularised among neighbours.

American Chinese cuisine

American Chinese Cuisine

American Chinese cuisine refers to the style of food served by many Chinese restaurants in the United States. This type of cooking typically caters to American styles and differs significantly from traditional Chinese cuisine.

Anadama Bread

Anadama Bread

Anadama bread is a traditional yeast bread of New England in the United States made with wheat flour, cornmeal, molasses and sometimes rye flour.

Cajun Andouille Sausage

Andouille

Andouille sausage is a classical Louisiana smoked sausage which is used in meals like gumbo or jambalaya. The regional cooking style known as Cajun employs many hot spices and vegetables and is famous for its original sausages: Andouille, Boudain, Chaurice…

Antiguan and Barbudan Cuisine

Antiguan and Barbudan Cuisine

Antigua and Barbuda cuisine refers to the cuisines of the Caribbean islands Antigua and Barbuda. The national dish is fungie and pepper pot. Fungie is a dish that’s similar to Italian Polenta, made mostly with cornmeal. Other local dishes include…