Pollo en Leche de Coco - Guatemalan Chicken in Coconut Milk with Rice & Beans

Pollo en Leche de Coco – Guatemalan Chicken in Coconut Milk

Hey, I’ve got a treat of a recipe for you. Easy & quick, healthy and just full of flavor. A little creamy, a little spicy and probably a little different than your everyday fare, unless you’re from Guatemala, where the dish Pollo en Leche de Coco – Guatemalan Chicken in Coconut Milk is from.

Pollo en Leche de Coco - Guatemalan Chicken in Coconut Milk

Pollo en Leche de Coco – Guatemalan Chicken in Coconut Milk

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Chimichurri

Chimichurri

I’ve never been a huge fan of Chimichurri; the bold, brash taste of the ones I’ve had or recipes I’ve tried always been a bit off-putting to me. But when I was thinking about something to go with my Coffee Rubbed Steak the other day, my mind immediately seized upon Chimichurri.

Coffee & Coriander Rubbed New York Strip Steak with Chimichurri

Coffee & Coriander Rubbed New York Strip Steak with Chimichurri

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Coconut Tres Leches Cake

Coconut Tres Leches Cake

My brother reminds me now and then that any dessert that isn’t chocolate is just a waste of calories. I think I may have very well proved him wrong with this Coconut Tres Leches Cake with Caramelized Bananas, and proving my brother wrong is something that happens once a decade or so…if that! Sorry, bro, you know I love you!

Coconut Tres Leches Cake

Coconut Tres Leches Cake

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Cubano Cuban Sandwich

Cubano (Cuban) Sandwiches

The Cuban sandwich – such a classic and so American, from what I understand! And like many classics, the Cubano Cuban Sandwich sparks heated debate. There are those who say the bread makes the sandwich and it’s impossible to have a great one outside of Miami  – I disagree. I think you will, too, after your first bite of this one!

Cubano Cuban Sandwich

Cubano Sandwich

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Chipotle Pulled Pork Empanadas

Empanada Dough

This is a beautiful,  easy to work with slightly lean dough Empanada Dough. You can see how gorgeous and flaky this dough bakes up by the photos of my Chipotle Pulled Pork Empanadas. And you can see it has the classic “giraffe-like” pattern that I was told is one of the tells of a great empanada dough.

Chipotle Pulled Pork Empanadas

Chipotle Pulled Pork Empanadas made from leftover pulled pork

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