Cuisine of the Americas

Avena

Avena Oatmeal Drink

Avena is a South American beverage prepared with stewed oatmeal, milk, water, cinnamon, clove and sugar.Read More
Juicy Lucy Cheeseburger

Juicy Lucy Cheeseburger

A Jucy Lucy or Juicy Lucy is a cheeseburger that has the cheese inside the meat patty instead of on top, resulting in a melted core of cheese within the patty.Read More
Stuffed Peppers - Mexican Style

Stuffed Peppers – Mexican-style

Taco flavoured beef mince and rice stuffed into capsicum halves are baked to perfection for this wonder snack or even a main meal with a salad on the side.Read More
Hokkien Fried Rice

Hokkien Fried Rice

Hokkien fried rice (Chinese: 福建炒飯; also known as Fujian fried rice) is a popular Chinese-style wok fried rice dish in many Chinese restaurants. It has a thick sauce poured and mixed over fried rice with egg.Read More
Elotes - Grilled Mexican Street Corn

Elotes – Grilled Mexican Street Corn

Elote, or corn on the cob is a popular street food in Mexico, although it is frequently served at home prepared in the same way.Read More
Peanut Pacoca

Paçoca de Amendoim – Peanut Paçoca

These sweet and nutty dessert or snack bars are extremely versatile - they are great as part of a dessert buffet, they can be served as a late-afternoon pick-me-up with a cup of coffee, or they can be wrapped in wax paper or plastic film to become part of a lunchbox lunch.Read More

Creme de Abacate – Brazilian Avocado Cream Dessert

Brazilians grow up eating avocados as a sweet treat and whenever the fruits are ripe and tender, transformed them quickly into a delicious dessert. The basic recipe just calls for ripe avocados, milk, sugar and lemon or lime juice, although some families make their recipes adding condensed milk and heavy cream.Read More
Pudim de Tapioca - Tapioca and Coconut Pudding

Pudim de Tapioca – Tapioca and Coconut Pudding

A popular ingredient in Brazilian desserts, Tapioca (sagu) is added to puddings and cake recipes and often consumed with different forms of coconut and condensed milk.Read More
Xinxim de galinha

Xinxim de Galinha – Brazilian Chicken Stew

An easy and delicious Brazilian dish of chicken and prawns braised in coconut milk. Dried shrimp, garlic, ginger and crushed cashews add extra crunch and flavour to this recipe.Read More
Brazilian Passionfruit Cake

Bolo de Maracujá – Brazilian Passionfruit Cake

This simple sponge cake is not only laced with passionfruit, it is then drizzled in a rich passionfruit syrup for a double dose of tangy sweetness.Read More