Category: 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.
Southwestern All-purpose Spice Blend

Southwestern All-purpose Spice Blend

This is a generic spice blend to use in Southwestern cooking. Note that there is NO salt in this mix which gives you more control in low-salt recipes.

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Pastel De Elote

Pastel De Elote – Sweet Mexican Corn Cake

Considered “staple cakes” in Mexican homes, these semi-sweet corn cakes have many different variations in texture and colour, and are a tribute to the sheer diversity of native corn in the Oaxaca region.

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Chileajo Mixteco

Chileajo Mixteco – Mixtecan Pork in Chilli-Garlic Sauce

This is a hearty dish with protein and vegetables, and it is hot and spicy. Indeed, when you carve into a piece of meat – tender after braising for around two hours – and raise it to your to your lips, the spicy kick of the sauce is immediate. The meat brings welcome relief to the palate, while the potato provides a milder balance to the chilli.

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Old Bay Seasoning

The ultimate seafood seasoning that you can make at home, and it is delicious on most dishes from chicken to pastas to salads and vegetables.

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Mole Sauce

Mole Sauce

Mole sauce is a rich and savoury traditional Mexican sauce made of hot chillies and rich chocolate.

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Enchiladas de Camaron y Pulpo

Enchiladas de Camaron y Pulpo – Rolled Tortillas Stuffed with Prawns & Octopus

Prawns, octopus, and rice are a perfectly combined filling in these enchiladas, served with a spicy mole sauce.

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Brown Stew Chicken

Brown Stew Chicken

Brown stew chicken, also referred to as stew chicken, is a dish typically eaten for dinner throughout the English speaking Caribbean islands.

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Receta Chupe de Mariscos

Chupe de Mariscos – Peruvian Seafood Soup

Although the original recipe calls for crayfish, prawn chupe has become more widely eaten, as fresh or frozen prawn become more common.

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Vichyssoise

Vichyssoise

Vichyssoise is a thick soup made of boiled and puréed leeks, onions, potatoes, cream, and chicken stock. It is traditionally served cold but it can be eaten hot

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Soup Joumou

Soup Joumou – Haitian Beef and Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin based, packed with veggies, beef, and pasta, this soup holds a huge historical significance being a symbol of Haitian independence! It is traditionally eaten on January 1st and is usually called Haitian New Year’s Soup.

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Sopa de Lima

Sopa de Lima – Yucatán-Style Lime Soup

Lime soup is a traditional dish from the Mexican state of Yucatan, which is made of chicken or some other meat such as pork or beef, lime juice and served with tortilla chips.

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Mexican Seven Seas Soup

Caldo de Siete Mares – Mexican Seven Seas Soup

Caldo de siete mares (Seven Seas Soup) , also known as caldo de mariscos (Seafood Soup) is a Mexican version of fish stew, popular in coastal regions in Mexico.

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Brazilian Shrimp Stew

Vatapá – Brazilian Shrimp Stew

Vatapá is an Afro-Brazilian dish made from bread, shrimp, coconut milk, finely ground peanuts and palm oil mashed into a creamy paste.

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Tajadas - Fried Sweet Plantain Chips

Tajadas – Fried Sweet Plantain Chips

Tajadas are a dish of fried plantains that are sliced diagonally. It is a typical food of Caribbean and South American countries

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Figgy Duff

Figgy Duff

Figgy duff is a traditional bag pudding from the province of Newfoundland and Labrador most commonly served as a part of a Jiggs dinner.

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Chicken Parmigiana
Chicken parmigiana is a popular Australian and Italian-American dish consisting of a crumbed (breaded) chicken breast topped with pasta (tomato) sauce and mozzarella, Parmesan or provolone cheese.
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