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This is a recipe I found in Jorge Jurado's cookbook, Sabores de Panamá. I should tell you it isn't a 'traditional' Panamanian dish, but rather an interpretation by this talented chef utilizing…Continue
In Panama, we prepare rice in many different ways; sometimes with coconut milk, or various beans and peas. Anything you want, really. Two of my favorites are Arroz con Frijoles Negros (rice with black beans) and Arroz con Camarones Secos (rice with dried shrimp).
They're both easy to make and follow the same…Continue
Added by Anamaris Cousins Price on July 8, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments
I love learning new things, especially new cooking things. Be it techniques, flavors, ingredients, I love it. The world is so full of delicious and unique goodies, we would need to live several lifetimes in order to appreciate them all. There is a flower/plant that is very popular in Panama, the Caribbean and Mexico. In Panama and the Caribbean it is known as Saril or Red Sorrel. In Mexico, they call it Flor de Jamaica (Jamaican flower) and they…Continue
I think I've hinted at the fact that Panama is a big seafood country. I may have also shared that we love to party. Overindulgence is quite common to us. When it happens, you hear of various remedies and traditions to cure a persistent hangover. One such remedy: Levanta muerto (raise the dead).
I'm uncertain where…Continue
The first time I came across Joan's blog, Foodalogue, was because of her Culinary Tour events. She chooses a country and invites her readers on a virtual tour of that country and its cuisine. Joan's rules for her tour are very relaxed; one can make a…Continue
Added by Anamaris Cousins Price on January 12, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments
I made this awesome dish as my contribution to Foodalogue's Culinary Tour as she takes us and her readers to my homeland, Panama! The criteria to participate in the tour is pretty relaxed, you can either prepare a…Continue
Added by Anamaris Cousins Price on November 4, 2010 at 5:30pm — No Comments
So, let's talk about rice. Rice is one of my favorite things in the world. If I were stranded on a deserted island and could only have a few things, rice would be one of my choice items.
Arroz con coco (coconut…Continue
They say only death and taxes are certain, I think change is too. Change is inevitable, it is…Continue
Admit it. We all have a love affair with fried dough. Doughnuts, beignets, churros, funnel cakes, the little Chinese ones (I don't know the name). I venture to say that every country likely has a version of this marvel. It makes sense, it is mmmm, good!…Continue