Posts Tagged ‘South American cuisine’

The Condiment Aisle: Chimichurri

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Chinichurri, that delicious, parsley-based condiment hailing from South America, is one of our favourite sauces. So flavourful and fresh, just a little of it enlivens everything from grilled beef to chicken, lamb, fish and vegetables. If you haven’t tried this simple, magical sauce, you’re missing out. Continue »



The Extraordinary Cassava

 

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A new Cuban restaurant opened in my hood last month, and, hankering for a Cuban sandwich the other day I finally checked it out. As it turned out I ended up ordering the chicken, served with a tangy and garlicky bright green mojo sauce, and, bonus, a side of crispy and delicious yuca frita, yuca fries. Yuca fries are more common then French Fries in much of Latin America and Cuba, and not something you see everywhere here, so I am always excited to get them when I can. Continue »