Breakfast

Institute of the Americas: Latin American Journalists Program

7 OCTOBER 2014 It’s such a privilege to participate in the Institute of the Americas‘ Latin American Journalists Program in Boston, Mass. I’m creating a special menu of diabetes-friendly breakfast recipes using the abundance of healthy Latin American ingredients, which I will demo for health journalists from all over Central and South America. Then, it’s…

Big Brunch Enchiladas

An intrinsically Mexican dish, enchiladas are not one but a multitude of possibilities that can dress up a corn tortilla. Simply the sound of the word enchilada makes any Mexican’s mouth water in less than a millisecond and is cause for celebration. One of the dearest antojos or antojitos (translate to whims or little whims),…

Yucatán-Style French Toast

Yucatán-Style French Toast Print Recipe 6 to 8 servings Caballeros Pobres Ingredients 4 cups water 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar 1/4 cup raisins or to taste1 ceylon or true cinnamon stick 3 whole cloves 2 tablespoons Dry Sherry optional6 eggs separated1 cup milk 1 14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk 1 tablespoon vanilla extract vegetable oil…

Huevos Rancheros with Zucchini

Huevos Rancheros with Zucchini Print Recipe 4 servings Huevos Rancheros con Calabacitas Ingredients 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 cup chopped white onion 1 jalapeño finely chopped, more or less to taste1 1/2 pounds ripe Roma tomatoes cored and chopped, don’t discard the seeds (about 5 to 7 tomatoes)1 large or 2 medium zucchinis chopped (about…