Ceviche is one of the oldest dishes in the canon of Hispanic food, and it’s also one of the most beloved. As What’s Cooking America details, ceviche likely got its start with the Inca people who lived in Peru and throughout South America over a thousand years ago. Since then, it has evolved into one of the most popular dishes in the world.
For many a home cook, however, ceviche recipes have become something of a bogeyman. Since ceviche recipes are consistently regarded as extremely difficult to get just right, many cooks simply avoid the issue, choosing only to enjoy the wonder that is this fresh, pleasantly acidic seafood dish when they’re at their favorite Mexican or Peruvian restaurant. If this sounds like you, it’s time to slay your fears. Follow these simple tips to making a great ceviche, and watch a
When you think of Hispanic food, chances are good that the foods you think of –ceviche, tamales, empanadas — are all recetas that have their origins in the Latin American countries of the New World. However, what about those recipes that came from what the Romans referred to as “Hispania?” Spain, like Mexico, Peru, and other Latin American nations, has a long, proud history of Hispanic food.
Of all Hispanic foods that Spain is known for, paella is undoubtedly the most famous. As written on the Kitchen Project, paella represents the perfect fusion of Spain’s most influential cultures — the Romans and North African Arabs. The paella pan, something like a Chinese-style wok, was brought over with the Romans, bu
Desserts are among the most popular foods in the United States, making a perfect cap to all of the best yummy dinner ideas. Consider, according to the American Institute of Baking, over $356 million worth of frozen pies are sold in the United States every year. Pies, cookies, ice cream, and other postres: we absolutely love them all.
Of course, you can’t talk about the dessert landscape in the United States without talking about cake. We have cake at weddings, birthday parties, and other milestone celebrations. We turn cake into miniature cupcakes, hoping to spread our love of our favorite dessert in a more convenient form. Of course, not all of us have the know-how or the time to bake a perfect bit of cake from scratch.