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Forget cocoa, meet cupuaçu, a brand new contender in the arena of chocolate substitutes.
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The Spanish Omelette is one of Spain’s most traditional and treasured dishes. At El Pirata, head chef Rosendo Simbana has mastered the art of this classic Spanish dish, made with white onion, potatoes and eggs.
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From one of London's oldest and finest Spanish restaurants, El PIrata's head chef Rosendo Simbana, divulges the secrets of his signature dish
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This affectionately titled “Spanish Style” chicken dish is a great one for when you are cooking for friends and family on a Sunday and can’t be bothered with a full roast or making a huge mess with lots of pots and pans. The chorizo is what makes is Spanish, but really its a hodgepodge of flavours...
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Think of Coquito like the Puerto Rican version of Egg Nog. It is great for Rum & Coconut Milk fans (like myself) or for those who get very queasy at the thought of raw eggs in a drink (not me I like my Pisco Sours too much.)
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This is my favourite chilli con carne recipe ever not just because it tastes amazing, incredibly velvety with an amazing depth of flavour thanks to the dark chocolate… but also because of the way it looks. Making chilli con carne look nice is no mean feat… but topped with melted chocolate squares...
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Meet the famous Colombian party meal! Arroz con pollo is a rice-based tomatoey paella with a twist. It's well balanced, colourful and cheerful.I always associate arroz con pollo with getting together with family and friends back home. It's usually called the 'Plato Frio' because...
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I have always been a big fan of mushrooms in all their forms – from taking long walks with family to pick wild mushrooms, to cooking them in many ways at home. This recipe is packed full of tastiness.
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Medellín-born Esteban Arboleda runs Colombian Street Kitchen and since August he's been wowing guests and visitors to Green Rooms hotel in Wood Green with his authentic Colombian Street Food dishes. He's halfway through a six month residency at the hotel and checks out at the end of...
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Bolo de Milho is one of my favourite cakes from Brazil and reminds me so much of a traditional festival from my mothers region called São João, which is when the dish is typically served. It takes place in June, you thank the Saint for the rain in the month and do lots of Brazilian square dancing.
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I was always a bit scared off the amount of ingredients in Chiles en Nogada (Chiles in Walnut Sauce) but I’m so glad I tackled it as it’s a really great recipe! I’ve modified it a bit to make it a bit simpler to try at home. This Traditional Mexican dish is a stuffed pepper filled with pork “...
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Pão De Queijo can be tricky for those of you who may not have worked with Tapioca flour before but trust me it gets a lot easier every time you make it. This is my favourite recipe from home, I love the smell of them and how great they taste warm out the oven. They are so light and literally melt...
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I’m about to let you into a little secret… it’s the tastiest and simplest recipe to come out of Brazil…. maybe even the world. Passionfruit Mousse (or Mousse de Maracujá as it’s more commonly known as) is made of just 3 ingredients and as delicious as it is easy to prepare. All you will need is...
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