Zucchini Pupusas and Curtido

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As someone who was born and raised in Southern California I know a thing or two about pupusas.  This Salvadorian classic is the gateway of Salvadorian food for most.  Pupusas consist of a thick corn tortilla stuffed with various fillings, including veggies, beans, cheese, and meat, then lightly sautéed on a griddle or hot pan.  Of course it is served next to, what I consider its co-star, curtido- fragrant, pickled cabbage slaw that is nicely used to help cut through the salty, fried goodness that is pupusaland. Continue reading

Atol-atte (Dark Chocolate and Coffee Atole) & Buñuelos

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Traditional Latin American Christmas favorites vary from country to country.   However, almost all Latin American countries have some sort of sweet, hot beverage and crispy, crunchy, sugary desserts perched on the stovetop ready to go during the month of December.  Atole reigns throughout Mexico and Central American countries.  Continue reading