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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Latin American Obleas Recipe

Obleas are round wafers that are light brown in colour. It is a famous Latin American dessert, usually spread with Colombian caramel called arequipe, and topped with cheese, jams, sprinkles, or fruits. Obleas are also very popular among Latin American countries such as Colombia, Mexico, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Venezuela, as well as Spain. It …

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Salvadorian Sopa De Pata Recipe: Cow’s Feet Soup

El Salvador is a wonderful place to try some of the amazing dishes that represent Latin America. One such dish that I absolutely loved to eat in El Salvador was Sopa De Pata (cow’s feet soup), also known as Caldo De Pata. One of the best Hispanic soups in the entire world! You might squirm …

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