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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!

Salvadoran Charamusca Recipe

Charamusca is a popular fruit drink from El Salvador made from fruit juice, and sometimes milk, which is frozen and served in a plastic bag. There are many different popular flavors of charamusca including strawberry, mango and banana. Chunks of fruit or nuts may also be added into the liquid before freezing.  Origin & Cultural …

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Honduran Sopa de Frijoles Recipe

Sopa de frijoles, also known as black bean soup, is a traditional Honduran stew typically prepared using black beans. Other ingredients added to the dish include chicharron (pork rind), small pork ribs and boneless oxtail. Some also add fruit or vegetables as garnishes to the dish. Sometimes ingredients like guineitos (green bananas or plantains), cassava …

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Mexican Pan de Dulce (Conchas) Recipe

Pan de dulce, also known as pan dulce or conchas, is a Mexican sweet bread that typically has a crunchy topping. The bread looks similar to seashells and is usually eaten either for breakfast or for dinner. This inexpensive dish is generally accompanied by a cup of hot chocolate or milk. This Mexican delicacy has …

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Belizean Food: 8 Must-Try Traditional Dishes of Belize

Belize is a Caribbean country situated on the north-eastern coast of Central America. It is bordered by Mexico, the Caribbean Sea and Guatemala. The country is home to the world’s second-largest barrier reef, dense forests with howler monkeys and jaguars, mountain pine forests, beautiful rivers, caves, palm-fringed beaches, bonefish flats and so much more to …

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Cuban Bistec Empanizado Recipe

Bistec Empanizado, also known as breaded steak, is a popular Cuban dish consisting of a seasoned, thin steak (usually beef or chicken) marinated in a tangy marinade and covered in cracker meal. It is then fried until it turns golden brown. The dish is generally accompanied by lime wedges, fries, green salad, onion rings, tostones, …

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Bahamian Chicken Souse Recipe

Chicken souse is a broth consisting of chicken, vinegar, potatoes, vegetables and seasonings such as bay leaves and all spice, popular in The Bahamas. The most important step for making a traditional souse is boiling the chicken at least twice. This is because the first boil extracts fat from the chicken which can be seen …

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Haitian Joumou Soup Recipe (Independence Soup)

Joumou soup, or “Soupe Joumou” is a traditional pumpkin soup from Haiti. Besides fresh pumpkin, the soup also contains meat, citrus juice, vegetables and hot peppers. The pumpkin is cooked until it becomes tender then it is pureed. The meat which has been cleaned and marinated is cooked in a separate pot in which the …

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Puerto Rican Chicharrones de Pollo Recipe

Chicharrones de Pollo is a Puerto Rican style fried chicken dish. Pieces of chicken are marinated in a mixture of spices, citrus juice and seasonings. After marinating, the chicken is coated with flour then fried. In addition to the spices, the flour coating typically contains sazon which gives the chicken more flavor and makes it …

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Barbadian Food: 9 Must-Try Traditional Dishes of Barbados

Barbados is an island country located in the Lesser Antilles of the West Indies, in the Caribbean area of the Americas, and is the most easterly of the Caribbean Islands. The country is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. People of Afro-Caribbean descent (Afro-Bajans) form 90% of all Barbadians. Other …

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Nicaraguan Food: 9 Must-Try Traditional Dishes of Nicaragua

Nicaragua is the biggest country in the Central American isthmus, surrounded by Honduras, the Caribbean, Costa Rica, and the Pacific Ocean. The country is best known for its numerous lakes and volcanoes. It is home to the two largest freshwater lakes in Central America, Lake Managua and Lake Nicaragua. The population of Nicaragua is comprised …

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Puchero Recipe

Puchero is a kind of Spanish-originating stew consisting of a wide range of vegetables, the exact ingredients of which vary by region. The dish is also very popular in Yucatán, Mexico, Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, the Philippines, and the independent communities of Andalusia and the Canary Islands. Puchero is basically similar to the Spanish cocido but …

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El Salvadoran Nuegados de Yuca Recipe

Nuegados de Yuca are a deep-fried dough made with cassava and cheese, popular in El Salvador. Finely ground cassava, shredded cheese and eggs are some of the ingredients used to make the dough which is divided into smaller pieces, shaped then deep fried. After the dough is fried it is drizzled with panela honey. Panela …

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Antiguan Food: 9 Must-Try Dishes of Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda is a country located in the West Indies, situated at the juncture of the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean in the Leeward Islands, part of the Lesser Antilles. The country is comprised of two major islands, Antigua and Barbuda, and many smaller islands, such as Great Bird, Green, Guiana, Long, Maiden, …

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Traditional Gallo Pinto Recipe

Gallo Pinto is a traditional breakfast dish of both Costa Rica and Nicaragua made up of black beans and rice with a primary seasoning of Lizano sauce (popularly known as Salsa Lizano). Gallo pinto means “spotted rooster” in Spanish which originates from the speckled appearance that results from cooking white rice with black beans.  Worcestershire …

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