LATIN AMERICAN RECIPES

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Argentine - Uruguayan:

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A list of Latin American food from Yale University Dining Services (YUDS) menus.

1) alfajores (cookie sandwich with dulce de leche)
2) asado (assortment of grilled meats)
3) chimichurri (parsley-based condiment served with the asado)
4) dulce de leche () this was served at a New Haven potluck dinner; 2013-01-31
5) empanadas (a baked or deep fried "dumpling")
6) flan, Argentine (cream caramel)
7) fugazza (onion pizza)
8) fugazzetta (stuffed fugazza)
9) locro (hominy and meat stew)
10) matambre (stuffed flank steak)
11) pascualina (spinach and ricotta in puff pastry)
12) pastelitos de dulce de membrillo (fried puff pastry filled with quince paste)
13) shepherd's pie (ground beef, mashed potatoes, and peas)
14) torta rogel (a cake made with layers of crispy pastry separated by dulce de leche)

Brazilian:

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If you find Brazilian food interesting you may be interested in recipes from Portugal.

1) acaraje (deep fried black eyed peas, filled with shrimp)
2) arroz de carreteiro (rice and dried beef) (from the Yale ISO "Food Night 2012" menu)
3) brigadeiros (chocolate truffles)
4) caipirinha (their "national" drink)
5) canjica (corn and coconut pudding)
6) cuscuz de tapioca (coconut tapioca custard)
7) feijoada (their "national" dish)
8) moqueca (fish stew)
9) nega maluca (chocolate cake)
10) pudim de leite (Brazilian flan)
11) rabanada (Brazilian french toast, served during Christmas)
12) sombremesa de banana com queijo (banana & cheese pudding)

Chilean:

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1) manjar (Chilean dulce de leche) this was served at a New Haven potluck dinner; 2013-01-31
2) marraqueta (bread)

Colombian:

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1) arepas (grilled corn cakes)
2) arequipe (Colombian dulce de leche) this was served at a New Haven potluck dinner; 2013-01-31
3) bunuelos (buñuelos are deep fried farmer's cheese balls)
4) enyucado (shredded yucca cake with coconut)
5) natilla custard (a traditional custard, often served with bunuelos)
6) pandebono (cheese bread)
7) papa rellena (stuffed mashed potatoes) (also see "Peruvian" version)
8) torta de mojicon (mojicón is bread pudding cake)
9) torta de repollo (cabbage cake)

Costa Rican:

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1) gallo pinto (rice and beans; the Costa Rican national dish)
2) ceviche (seafood "cooked" in lime juice)
3) empanadas (usually baked, unlike the deep fried Argentine version)
4) patacones (fried green plantains)
5) pan bon (a sweet yeast bread)
6) pan frances (French-style bread)
7) platanos maduros (fried plantains)
8) prestinos (sweet crepes)
9) queque seco (a light pound cake)
10) sopa negra (bean soup)
11) tres leche (three milk cake)
12) tamales (ground corn and other fillings surrounded by a banana leaf)

Cuban:

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1) croquetas (Cuban croquettes)
2) cubano (Cuban sandwich)
3) flan (Cuban custard)

Mexican: (thanks to Carlos & Michael A for suggesting many of these dishes)

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1) arroz con pollo (chicken with rice)
2) biscochitos (sugar cookies with cinnamon & sugar)

3) black beans, with sausage and corn


 

4) burritos, vegetarian this was prepared for a New Haven potluck dinner; 2013-01-16


 

5) camarones a la crema (shrimp in cream sauce)
6) ceviche (seafood "cooked" in lime juice)
7) chiles rellenos (roasted poblano chiles stuffed with cheese)

8) chili, black bean this was prepared for a New Haven potluck dinner; 2012-11-15


 

9) chimichangas (a deep fried burrito)
10) churros (a sweet deep fried dough stick)
11) flan (egg custard)
12) huevos rancheros (eggs)
13) horchata (a sweet milk and rice beverage flavored with vanilla and cinnamon)
14) hot chocolate, Mexican
15) mole (a savory chocolate sauce; not a dessert)
16) mole poblano
17) paletas de arroz con leche (rice pudding ice pop)
18) pastel de tres leches (three milk cake)
19) salsa, tomato
20) sopa de flor de calabaza (squash blossom-flower soup)
21) sopapilla (a sweet deep fried dough dessert)
22) tamales (corn meal cooked in a corn husk)
23) tortillas, corn flour, treated with "lime", the alkaline mineral
24) tortillas, wheat flour
25) tostones (fried starchy plantains)

) barbacoa de borrego (grilled lamb)
) birria (meat & chile stew)
) cabrito (goat, often grilled)
) caldo tlalpeno (chicken soup with chickpeas & chipotle peppers)
) carnitas (fried and braised meat, usually pork)
) chiles en nogada ()
) cochinita pibil (slow roasted pork marinated in citrus)
) enchiladas de mole poblano () (in a 2012 YaleCooks survey this was a "favorite YUDS dish")
) filete a la tampiquena (beef tip or tenderloin)
) jaibas en chilpachole (spicy crab soup)
) huitlacoche o cuitlacoche (corn fungus-truffle)
) manchamantel (fruit & chile sauce)
) moronga (pig blood sausage)
) pozole (meat and hominy corn stew)
) tacos al pastor (pork seasoned with pasilla and guajillo chiles)

Mexican: Oaxaca (Aztec)

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1) hot chocolate, Aztec
2) mole negro oaxaqueno (about 30 ingredients!)
3) tamales oaxaquenos (made with dark mole)
4) tlayuda oaxaqueno (corn tortilla-based Mexican pizza)

Mexican: Veracruz (Aztec)

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1) lengua a la veracruzana (beef tongue)
2) pulpos, en mantequilla, a la veracruzana (octopus in butter)

Mexican: Yucatan - Yucatecan - Yucatecos (Mayan)

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1) frijol con puerco, yucatan (beans with pork)
2) habanero salsa (tradition hot sauce)
3) poc chuc (grilled pork)
4) sopa de lima (chicken soup with lime)
5) salbutes de pavo (with a crunchy, carnitas-like turkey)
6) tamales yucatecos (not made with dark mole)

Peruvian:

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1) bolitas (fried cheese balls) (from the Yale ISO "Food Night 2012" menu)
2) ceviche (seafood "cooked" in lime juice)
3) lomo saltado (beef, chiles, vegetables, and fried potatoes) (from the Yale LASO "POSADA 2012" menu)
4) papa rellena (stuffed mashed potatoes) (also see "Columbian" version)
5) roasted chicken (seasoned with cumin, pepper, garlic, and lemon juice) (this was prepared for a New Haven potluck dinner; 2012-11-15)

Puerto Rican:

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1) arroz con gandules (rice and pigeon peas)
2) coquito (coconut milk and rum drink) (from the Yale LASO "POSADA 2012" menu)
3) pasteles (green banana, green plantain, and taro wrapped in banana leaves)
4) pernil asado (roasted pork)

Venezuelan:

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1) arepas (cornmeal pancake)
2) cachapas (fresh corn pancake)

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