Homemade Pollo Campero (Central American–Style Fried Chicken)

Pollo Campero is a restaurant chain that originated in Guatemala and is now famous throughout much of Central America and beyond—in particular for the juicy, flavorful, and richly spiced fried chicken recreated by this recipe.


Pollo Campero is a restaurant chain that originated in Guatemala and is now famous throughout much of Central America and beyond—in particular for the juicy, flavorful, and richly spiced fried chicken recreated by this recipe. Read More

Fried Plantain Chips

Fried green plantain chips seasoned lightly with salt are a popular snack all over the Caribbean and Central and South America. They key to success is cutting uniform slices for even cooking.


Fried green plantain chips seasoned lightly with salt are a popular snack all over the Caribbean and Central and South America. They key to success is cutting uniform slices for even cooking. Read More

Mango Verde Con Alguashte (Salvadoran Green Mango With Pepita Seasoning)

Two key ingredients are all that are needed to tame the bracingly sour flavor of unripened green mango: fresh lime juice, and alguashte, a ground condiment made form roasted pumpkin seeds.


Two key ingredients are all that are needed to tame the bracingly sour flavor of unripened green mango: fresh lime juice, and alguashte, a ground condiment made form roasted pumpkin seeds. Read More

Alguashte (Salvadoran Pumpkin Seed Seasoning)

Salvadoran alguashte is a versatile two-ingredient condiment made from pumpkin seeds and salt. It adds a deeply earthy, nutty to everything from fresh fruit and vegetables to savory dishes.


Salvadoran alguashte is a versatile two-ingredient condiment made from pumpkin seeds and salt. It adds a deeply earthy, nutty to everything from fresh fruit and vegetables to savory dishes. Read More