Guarana Soda, A Brazilian Pastime

Guarana Antarctica Soda

Guarana soda is a classic Brazilian drink. It is made from the wild plant Paullinia Cupana, found in the Brazilian rainforest. The plant actually yields a red berry from which its seeds are used to produce guarana soda as well as other guarana products such as teas, juices and candies to name a few. Guarana […]

The History of Spanish Tapas

Assorted Spanish Tapas

Tapas are a fundamental way of life in Spain. These tasty small dishes are found in every bar, cafe, restaurant and home throughout Spain. There are many variations of tapas, meaning you can always find something delicious for everyone. Some of the more popular tapas dishes range from Spanish sausages such as chorizo or salchichon, […]

Choripan, Chorizo Sandwich

Choripan, Chorizo Sandwich

Choripan is a classic sandwich popular throughout most of Latin America. The name choripan comes from the sandwich’s two main ingredients, chorizo (spanish sausage) and pan ( bread in spanish). Other ingredients can be added like onions, garlic, pickles to the choripan as desired. The recipe below makes 4 Servings Ingredients Needed – 1 Small […]

Dulce de Leche Ice Cream

Dulce de Leche Ice Cream

Dulce de leche is becoming increasingly popular throughout the world. Multinational companies like Starbucks and Haagen Dazs have embraced the milk caramel like sauce and have incorporated dulce de leche into their own products. Dulce de leche is a popular ingredient in candies, cakes, cookies and most noteably alfajores. But as Haagen-Dazs can attest too, […]

Alfajores, Argentina’s Infamous Cookie

Alfajores

Alfajores are a traditional South American sandwich cookie. The alfajor consists of two shortbread cookies filled with a rich and creamy caramel confection otherwise known as dulce de leche. The shortbread cookies can be covered with chocolate, white chocolate, dark chocolate or covered in grated coconut or powdered sugar. The origin of the alfajor dates […]

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