Corn and Green Chili Tamales

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Latin American Food & Recipes

Rich in history and culture, Latin American cuisine is full of flavorful ingredients and spices. Discover classic and modern recipes, cultural traditions and more.
asopao de pollo in bowls topped with avocado slices
Chef María Mercedes Grubb's Asopao de Pollo
Mexican torta
Mexican Torta de Carnitas
baja style fish tacos on plate with salsa
Baja Fish Tacos
cubanelle pepper
What Are Cubanelle Peppers?
Traditional Puerto Rican Plantain Mofongo Recipe
The Puerto Rican Pantry
Argentinian Barbecue
Barbecue and Grilling Around the World
Camu camu berries
What Is Camu Camu?
Sorullos de Maíz
Sorullos de Maíz
Mexican Shrimp Ceviche
What Is Ceviche?
Homemade dulce de leche
Dulce de Leche Recipe
Huevos Divorciados on plates
Huevos Divorciados Recipe
Chilaquiles on a plate
Chilaquiles Recipe
Migas in a pan
Migas Recipe
corn husk with masa dough and pull pork
How to Plan a Tamalada
Sweet and Spicy Tacos al Pastor
The Mexican Pantry
Chochoyotes in bowls
Chochoyotes Recipe
Hallacas on plates
Hallacas Recipe
Sweet tamales
Tamales Dulces (Sweet Tamales) Recipe
vegan tamales with red salsa
Vegan Tamales Recipe
Chicken Tamales on plates, served with sauce
Chicken Tamales Recipe
Salsa Rojo Pork Tamales
Salsa Roja Pork Tamales Recipe
Salsa Macha
Salsa Macha
What Is Cuy?
What is Nixtamalization
Colombian Empanadas: Fried Empanadas With Beef and Potato Filling on a platter
The Colombian Pantry
Roasted Chili Corn Salsa in a bowl, served with a side of chips
Roasted Chili Corn Salsa
Gelatina de Mosaico on a platter
Gelatina de Mosaico
Mushroom Tacos on a plate served with a side of salsa and lime wedges
Mushroom Tacos
Agua de Jamaica: Hibiscus Tea
Mexican Independence Day Recipes
Pan Dulce
Pan Dulce
Tacos de Canasta on a plate and in a bag
Tacos de Canasta
What Is Mezcal?
Queso Fresco on top of cheesecloth
Queso Blanco
Dorito Taco Salad
Dorito Taco Salad
cubano sliders
Hawaiian Sweet Roll Cubano Sliders Recipe
23 Delicious Ideas for What to Serve With Fajitas
Copycat Taco Bell Cinnamon Twists
Copycat Taco Bell Cinnamon Twists
Masa Harina
What Is Masa Harina?
plantain nachos
Loaded Plantain Nachos
Black Food Folks Founders
Black Food Folks: Community Matters
Classic Beef Stroganoff
24 Beef Recipes From Around the World
Oaxaca Cheese
What Is Oaxaca Cheese
manioc flour
What Is Manioc Flour?
spiked horchata in a martini glass with stick of cinnamon as garnish
Spiked Horchata Recipe
Cuban mojo chicken
Cuban Mojo Chicken Recipe
Mexican Flan
Mexican Flan
Cuban Roast Pork
Cuban Roast Pork Recipe
spices for homemade sazon seasoning
Homemade Sazón Recipe
sazon spices from loisa
Latinx Food Brands We Love
Instant Pot rice pudding desserts.
Instant Pot Rice Pudding Recipe
Mexican Chocolate bar
What Is Mexican Chocolate?
Fried ripe plantains on a plate
Fried Ripe Plantains
Chicha morada recipe
Peruvian Chicha Morada Recipe
Homemade South American Arepas
Homemade South American Arepas
What Is Cachaça?
Commerce Photo Composite
We Found the Best Tequilas for Margaritas and Shots
Coxinha Brazillian chicken croquettes on a plate
Coxinha (Brazilian Chicken Croquettes)
What Is Cassava (Yuca)?
Traditional Argentinian Recipes
Turkey tamales made from leftovers recipe
Turkey Tamales