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August 16, 2019

On Thursday, August 15th, QLatinx's Community Cocina program visited Venezuela and prepared delicious and gooey Cachapas! Cachapas are an integral part of Venezuela’s culinary history, with origins rooted before western colonization. Cachapas are traditionally eaten wi...

June 21, 2019

On Thursday, June 20th, QLatinx's Community Cocina featured: Pepián Guatemalteco! This a delicious stew made from a fusion of Mayan and Spanish cultures consisting of boiled chicken and fragrant chilles and spices, along with pumpkin seeds. It is delicious served as a...

March 1, 2019

On Thursday, February 28th, QLatinx's Community Cocina celebrated its renewal with the first dish of its new year: Canoas de Plátanos Maduros! This a traditional Dominican dish consisting of baked and stuffed plantains, filled with meat and vegetables and topped with c...

Just a couple of weeks ago on Thursday, August 16th, QLatinx's Community Cocina celebrated its renewal with the first dish of its new year: Colombian pandebono! Pandebono, also known as pan de bono, is a traditional Colombian dish consisting of baked cheesy dough. It's...

Perú is a country with tons of great food - ceviche, lomo saltado, and even Chinese fusion known as chifa - so it was hard to pick just one food to cook as our last Community Cocina dish of the year. Rocoto relleno (stuffed rocoto peppers) ultimately won! Together we p...

 Three generations of pupusa-makers!

For our 11th installment in the Community Cocina cooking class series, we visited my own family's country: El Salvador! Pupusas are an iconic dish of El Salvador consisting of corn tortillas filled with cheese, beans, and/or chicharr...

May 21, 2018

On May 10th we came together to prepare some delicious arepas and to break bread as a family, while learning about the history and current social and political issues taking place in Venezuela. This recipe honors the traditional practice of preparing arepas, in the sty...

May 2, 2018

Last month, we worked together to cook a sweet, flavorful bobó de camarão! This food's ingredients are a beautiful blend of Brazilian and Ghanan plants and seafood, and they reflect the cultural backgrounds of the food's inventors: the people in the Bahia region of Bra...

March 17, 2018

This past Thursday we had a great time cooking a big bandeja paisa together! We couldn't have cooked such a large dish without everyone's help. Thank you to everyone who came and supported us, and thank you to Chef Mira for guiding us through the process!

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February 10, 2018

Last night we had another incredible evening during our Community Cocina program! We are truly thankful to everyone that took their time to attend this workshop, and that enjoyed the delicious alfajores prepared thanks to the facilitations of Chef Yamira Johnson of Bre...

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