For nearly five decades, Michelle O. Fried has made her home in Ecuador, devoting herself to the creation of Andean food. Her goal? Designing recipes for the modern kitchen that capture the traditional flavors and nutritional value of Ecuadorian cooking. We recently spoke with Michelle, from her home in Ecuador, about the process of translating traditional Ecuadorian food into recipes that are both accessible for today’s cooks and high in nutritional value.
Pilar Hernandez is a cookbook author and food blogger dedicated to bringing the best in Chilean food to her audience. She crafts delicious traditional recipes using ingredients readily available in American supermarkets. Her blog and cookbook also highlight Chilean hospitality, which is based on the Spanish phrase “quédate un poquito” or “stay awhile.” Find out more about her background, passion for Chilean cuisine, and which recipe she’s loving right now.
Denise Browning runs the website Easy and Delish, specializing in Brazilian cuisine. A mom of two girls, she understands the importance of relying on go-to recipes that are healthy yet delectable. We recently sat down with Denise to discuss her background, passion for traditional Brazilian food, and which recipe she feels exemplifies the Brazilian way of cooking.
Visiting Argentina with kids will allow you to gain new experiential insights into one of the most beautiful places on the planet. From the Andes mountains to icy glaciers and pastoral grasslands, you’ll be amazed by the landscape diversity, and that’s not to mention the exotic animals and plants that call this lovely nation home. Ready to find out more? Check out our ultimate guide that will help you plan an unforgettable family adventure.
Whether you’re looking for mighty and surreal landscapes, an authentic glimpse into history, or exotic wildlife, Argentina’s got it all. From the towering Andes to the monstrous glaciers of Patagonia, the chic sophistication of Buenos Aires to the rustic charms of the Pampas, prepare to be amazed. Ready to learn more about this fascinating South American nation? Check out these 8 interesting facts about Argentina.
Peru contains stunning natural beauty, from remote deserts to high-elevation lakes and prime Amazon rainforest. Its rich and varied history has resulted in archaeological treasures like Machu Picchu. And its food is arguably among the very best in the world, founded in agricultural practices unchanged for the past 2,000 years. Keep reading for more interesting facts about Peru.
Argentina prides itself on a handful of iconic foods and beverages: asado, dulce de leche, mate, and Malbec. While you can find them in other South American nations, too, Argentina food culture has made them integral parts of its national identity. Are you ready to explore Argentina’s culture and identity through some of its most popular dishes and drinks? Let’s go!
Argentina culture is vibrant and richly influenced by the immigrants who made it their home, particularly in the 19th century. As a result, you’ll find stunning examples of European architecture throughout the capital. You’ll also find dance halls and streets that come to life in the evenings with passionate Argentine Tango. Or take a trip to the Pampas where you can watch gauchos work the land. Keep reading to find out more.
From a magical canoe ride through the Brazilian Amazon to an exploration of the sights and sounds of a Thai floating market, these six destinations come with unique activities sure to keep everyone engaged. So, let’s go!
Located in the Sacred Valley in Peru, Machu Picchu rises nearly 8,000 feet above sea level. In 2007, it was voted one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. Not bad for a 570-year old city! Shrouded in clouds and mystery, the panoramic views of this “Lost City” will stay with your family a lifetime. Read on to learn more about visiting Machu Picchu with kids.