Skip to Content

North America is home to some of the most beautiful, awe-inspiring landscapes and cities. Travelling through the countries of North America it is impossible to not bask in the culture and food course the food!

North American food is some of the most delicious, unique, interesting and tasty in the world. But there are also some very weird and unusual recipes to try from North America too!

Dominican Majarete Recipe

Majarete, also known as Dominican corn pudding, is a traditional dessert of the Dominican Republic prepared using freshly-cut immature corn, milk (usually coconut milk) and several different spices. The dessert is known to be creamy and smooth and is typically served cold. Garnished with ground cinnamon, this dish is usually consumed for breakfast or dessert. …

Read More about Dominican Majarete Recipe

Traditional Costa Rican Chifrijo Recipe

Chifrijo is a Costa Rican dish consisting mainly of stewed beans, white rice, pork chicharron and pico de gallo. The items are cooked separately then combined and served in the same bowl. Typical accompaniments are tortillas or corn chips, avocados and lime wedges. While different types of beans may be used, the original dish used …

Read More about Traditional Costa Rican Chifrijo Recipe

Traditional Pepito Recipe

Pepito is a traditional Spanish sandwich made using beef, pork or chicken. It is also widely consumed throughout Latin America, in particular Venezuela where it is a popular street food and Mexico. Additional primary ingredients used to prepare this sandwich include refried beans, black beans or pinto beans. The bread can be a soft roll, …

Read More about Traditional Pepito Recipe

Salvadoran Fresco de Cebada Recipe

Fresco de Cebada is El Salvador’s signature strawberry flavored pink drink. Fresco de cebada translates to English as fresh barley, which is somewhat a misnomer since there is no barley in this drink. This beverage is made from water, spices such as cloves and cinnamon, flour and sugar. The strawberry flavor comes from vanilla and …

Read More about Salvadoran Fresco de Cebada Recipe

El Salvadoran Yuca con Chicharrón Recipe

Yuca con Chicharrón is a Salvadorian dish consisting of boiled or fried yuca accompanied by, or topped with, raw cabbage salad, chicharron, spicy tomato sauce or chimol. Yuca is also known as cassava, the same plant that tapioca is derived from. The yuca is the large edible root of the cassava plant. Yuca is very …

Read More about El Salvadoran Yuca con Chicharrón Recipe

Dominican Morir Sonando Recipe

Morir Sonando is a traditional orange juice and milk beverage from the Dominican Republic. The drink is a mixture of fresh orange juice, evaporated milk, sugar and vanilla poured over ice. There are some particular steps that should be taken when making morir sonanado because it’s possible for the mixture to curdle. This is due …

Read More about Dominican Morir Sonando Recipe

Traditional Salvadoran Chilate Recipe

Chilate is a Salvadoran hot beverage made from corn and flavored with ginger and allspice. The corn is cooked in water, with the ginger and allspice slowly steeped in the mixture. Chilate is made from nixtamalized corn, known in stores as maseca. This is different from cornmeal and other ground corn products. Nixtamalized corn are …

Read More about Traditional Salvadoran Chilate Recipe

Honduran Foods: 8 Must-Try Traditional Dishes of Honduras

In the heart of Central America stands Honduras, a country that combines the beauties of the tropics with the magic and charm of its cities. Honduran culture exists in harmony with an extensive pre-Hispanic legacy and ancient traditions, as well as with the fruits of modernity.  Despite its violent reputation, Honduras is home to lush …

Read More about Honduran Foods: 8 Must-Try Traditional Dishes of Honduras

Mexican Ensalada de Pollo Recipe

Ensalada de pollo is a creamy chicken salad from Mexico, a popular, hearty dish to serve at parties and holidays. This salad is made with chicken, combined with chopped up vegetables and lettuce, coated with a creamy mayonnaise-based dressing. Origin & Cultural Significance Ensalada de pollo is served at parties and large gatherings across Mexico, …

Read More about Mexican Ensalada de Pollo Recipe

Mexican Chicken Mole Recipe

Chicken mole is a traditional Mexican dish prepared using chicken and mole sauce, which is made using cloves, cinnamon, anise, coriander, dried chiles and chocolate. Other ingredients include fruits, nuts, chilli peppers, and spices like black pepper, cinnamon, or cumin. The dish is fairly spicy and bittersweet, with a hint of earthy flavor. It is …

Read More about Mexican Chicken Mole Recipe

Cuban Fricase de Pollo (Chicken Fricassee) Recipe

Fricase de Pollo is a Cuban style, stewed chicken dish. The chicken, along with potatoes, peas, olives, capers and spices are slow cooked in a tomato and wine-based sauce until the meat is tender enough to fall apart. It’s typically served with white rice and other sides like fried plantains. Fricase de Pollo along with …

Read More about Cuban Fricase de Pollo (Chicken Fricassee) Recipe

Panamanian Hojaldres Traditional Recipe

Hojaldres are a type of bread from Panama. The dough is made from basic ingredients like wheat flour, sugar, salt, oil and water. It’s then portioned out into small pieces, shaped into discs and fried. Though hojaldres are a bread, they are not made with yeast. The leavening agent used is baking powder but the …

Read More about Panamanian Hojaldres Traditional Recipe

Mexican Camarones a la Diabla Recipe

Camarones a la Diabla is a Mexican seafood dish of spicy shrimp which is first sauteed briefly then simmered in a spicy tomato chili sauce. Camarones a la Diabla, in English, translates to Devil’s Shrimp. The sauce portion of this dish is referred to as the diablo sauce. It is made from several types of …

Read More about Mexican Camarones a la Diabla Recipe

Salvadorian Quesadilla Recipe

Salvadorian Quesadilla or Quesadilla Salvadorena is a sweet cheese pound cake. It has all the ingredients typically used to make cakes such as eggs, butter, flour and baking powder but this cake also has cheese. The ingredients are simply mixed together, poured into a baking dish, sprinkled with sesame seeds and baked. As expected, ingredients …

Read More about Salvadorian Quesadilla Recipe