Category Archives: Latin American

Chicken Empanadas with a Spicy-Smooth Green Salsa

I’ll be teaching a hands-on Mexican snack class at Kitchen on Fire in Berkeley on May 3 for Cinco de Mayo. This is one of the recipes I developed for the class. The recipe requires quite a few steps, but they are all easy and relatively quick. This dough is an adaptation of the empanada [...]
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Guatemalan Chuchitos

A few of us got together for a hike and a food fest last weekend. Our friend from Guatemala taught us how to make chuchitos. We also feasted on guacamole, a huge vegetable plate, and beans. Since the day was also a Spanish conversation practice session and I was having too much fun, I wasn’t [...]
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