Sandwiches

Butifarra (Traditional Peruvian Ham Sandwich)

Makes about 24 sandwiches This recipe makes quite a bit of ham, so you may have leftovers (unless you have 24 hungry people to feed!). You can tightly wrap any remaining pork and freeze for later, if you like. You can find Peruvian-style chile pastes (we use ají panca and […]

Beverages and Cocktails

Caipirinha

Yields 8 portions Ingredients 16 limes 1 cup sugar 2 cups cachaça Crushed ice, as needed 1 lime, thinly sliced Directions Cut the limes in half lengthwise, remove the white pith in the center, and cut into wedges. Divide the limes and sugar between 8 cocktail glasses and, using a […]

Salads, Side Dishes

Chayote Salad with Oranges

Makes 10 servings Chayote is a tender-skinned squash common in Latin American cuisine. It is mild in flavor and can be eaten raw or cooked. If it isn’t stocked by your local market, you should be able to find it at a specialty market. Ingredients 3 chayotes, peeled and thinly […]

Main Dishes

Chicharrones con Limón (Lime-Marinated Rendered Pork Ribs)

Ingredients 2 lb pork ribs, cut into individual ribs 1 tablespoon kosher salt 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice 2 tablespoons pork lard 3 cups water 4 limes, cut into wedges, for garnish Directions Season the ribs with salt and lime juice and marinade for 30 minutes. Heat the lard […]

One-Dish Meals

Chicken Tagine With Apricots & Golden Raisins

Makes 4 to 6 servings Ingredients 12 chicken thighs Kosher salt, to taste Freshly ground black pepper, to taste 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 12 cipollini onions, blanched for 10 seconds and peeled 3 tablespoons peeled, sliced ginger 6 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 2 teaspoons toasted cumin seeds, ground 1/8 […]

Appetizers, Hors D’oeuvre, and Snacks, Breakfast and Brunch

Citrus-Cured Salmon

Makes 24 servings Curing salmon at home is an easy project that makes for a big presentation at a special brunch. Serve the cured salmon with toast and your favorite pickled accompaniments, alongside your softly scrambled eggs, or with plenty of cucumbers and hard-boiled eggs. Ingredients 1 (24 oz) salmon […]

Beverages and Cocktails

Frozen Mint Limeade

Makes 8 Servings Ingredients 3/4 cup sugar 3/4 cup water 1 1/4 cups lime juice (from about 10 limes) 3 lb crushed ice 1 cup mint leaves Directions In a saucepan over medium heat, combine the sugar and water and simmer to dissolve the sugar, about 1 minute. Set aside […]

Allergen Friendly, Appetizers, Hors D’oeuvre, and Snacks

Guacamole

Makes 8 servings Ingredients 1/4 cup red onion, chopped 5 Hass avocados 1/4 cup lime juice 1 Roma tomato, diced 4 scallions, thinly sliced 1/4 cup chopped cilantro 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce, plus more to taste Kosher salt, as needed Freshly ground black pepper, as needed Directions Soak the red […]