Tamales

How to Make Vegetarian Tamales Pronto!

Best tamale recipe

Although most of the tamale recipes out there are meat tamale recipes, that doesn’t mean there aren’t vegetarian tamales. In fact, they’re pretty easy to make. Here’s a simple one.

The Ingredients. First things first, you’re going to need two cups of masa corn flour, half a cup of butter, a teaspoon of salt, a quarter-teaspoon of sugar, half a cup of broth, one teaspoon of baking powder, a quarter-teaspoon of black pepper, two and a half cups of corn, one and a half cups of cheddar, four ounces of roasted chilies, two diced tomatoes, and some husks.

Making the Filling. Blend your cheese and corn in a food processor until it’s a mealy consistency, and then add your butter, masa, salt, sugar, pepper, and baking powder. Blend again until it’s loosely mixed, and ad (more…)

24 Jun 2015

Three Delicious Dishes You Can Make with Leftover Arroz con Pollo

Hispanic food

When you think of Hispanic food, you absolutely must think about the classic arroz con pollo. As FoodReference.com details, the first recetas de cocina for arroz con pollo likely came from the invasion of the Iberian Peninsula by the Moors in the eighth century. The Moors brought with them the unusually flavorful spices that give traditional arroz con pollo its unique profile.

If you’re anything like me, cooking your favorite recetas de comida for arroz con pollo always leaves you with a lot of le (more…)

10 Sep 2014