Baking and roasting have a similarity: they both require direct heat from an oven to cook food from all sides. However, roasting is used for meats and vegetables, while baking is used for breads, pizzas, and cakes. Baking is usually at a lower temperature than roasting.

Egg Yolk Bread for Torrejas

This egg yolk bread can be used to make delicious Salvadoran Torrejas . Remember that you can watch the YouTube video up here in the image carousel slider. Link para la …

Apples and Sour Cream Cake

This delicious sour cream cake is my own invention. It may have existed before. I do not know. But I came up with the recipe because we had too many …

Homemade Pizza with Cheese Crust

As kids in El Salvador, my husband and I watched the pizza commercials on TV and we wished it could be us on TV, eating it. Finally, growing up and …

Pegaditos

Pegaditos bread are a soft and fluffy bread, with a light, tiny, sweet touch. I loved eating them when I lived in El Salvador and I love even more being …

Salvadoran French Bread

In El Salvador, French bread has become a staple, especially enjoyed for breakfast. French bread is also used to make Pan con Pollo (Chicken Sandwich) . Sigue el link para la …

Salvadorean Quesadilla

The Salvadoran quesadilla, unlike the Mexican quesadilla, is a soft, thin, and moist pound cake made with cheese and cream. Sigue este link para la receta de quesadilla en Español.

This cooking technique requires the food to be immersed in water which is or will reach the boiling point of 100 Centigrade (212 ° F). Boiling water produces large bubbles, which keep food moving while it cooks.

Mexican Pozole

Pozole is one of my favorite Mexican foods. This recipe that I share with you is the result of several experiments while learning how to prepare it. I find it delicious but …

Salvadorean Tomato Sauce

This delicious tomato sauce can be used for many things, in addition to accompanying the delicious pupusas . I also use it to make pizzas , stewed chicken, to eat with tortilla chips and more. …

Salvadoran Torrejas

For this recipe we are going to use the bread for torreja. Follow this link to the recipe for Egg Yolk Bread.   Link hacia la receta en Español. Remember …

Salvadorean Chicken Sandwich

There is no doubt that a New Year’s Eve or a Christmas eve party in El Salvador is not complete without Pan con Pollo (Chicken Sandwich). Discover how easy it …

Pumpkin in Syrup | Candied Pumpkin

When I was a child, I loved the pumpkin harvest season as that meant my grandmother would prepare them in brown sugar cane syrup. The pumpkin from my country have …

Sweet Corn Atole — Hot Sweet Corn and Milk Beberage

Delicious hot sweet corn and milk beverage just like the one grandma used to make…

Sweet Corn Tamales

Delicious corn tamales with cheese just like how my grandmother made them, step by step and with images and video.

Frying requires the use of a pan or pot and oil or some other type of fat or butter at a high temperature. The food is placed in the oil, either little oil or so much that the food is submerged. The end result is food that retains its moisture, flavor and obtains an impressive golden brown color.

Salvadoran Torrejas

For this recipe we are going to use the bread for torreja. Follow this link to the recipe for Egg Yolk Bread.   Link hacia la receta en Español. Remember …

Salvadoran Nuegados (Buñuelos)

Los nuegados de huevo acompañados con un chilate de masa de maiz con gengibre son una delicia Salvadoreña que ahora tu también podrás disfrutar porque los nuegados Salvadoreños son muy …

Salvadorean Plantain Empanadas with Milk Filling

One of my favorite memories of my childhood is of the rare occasions in which the seller of plantain empanadas passed by my house. She almost never came by our …

Sugar Doughnuts

Very easy recipe for soft and fluffy sugar doughnuts in simple steps to follow!

French Fries from El Salvador

Without a doubt one of my favorite street food dishes in El Salvador is French fries with grated soft hard cheese, mayonnaise and ketchup. Now, you will not have to …

Beans and Cheese Pupusas

The beans-and-cheese pupusa  is one of the most popular varieties of pupusa in El Salvador. Accompany these pupusas with a delicious homemade tomato sauce and a delicious pickled cabbage with vegetables . Follow …

Cheese Pupusas

In El Salvador we always accompany pupusas with tomato sauce and with cabbage and vegetable tanning. Follow this link to see more delicious varieties of Salvadoran pupusas. Remember to watch my home videos of …

Riguas – Griddled Fresh sweet Corn Patties on Banana Leaves

In El Salvador, Riguas are delicious crescent-shaped patties made with young sweet white corn, wrapped in banana leaves and cooked on a griddle. Remember that you can share your recipe …

Salvadorean Cabbage Sauerkraut (Pickled cabbage and vegetables)

In El Salvador we accompany pupusas, pastries, fried yucca and other foods (mainly street foods) with this delicious cabbage and tanned vegetables. It is very easy to prepare and can …

This is a gentler or slower method of cooking food than simple boiling. A higher temperature than poaching is used, which is usually between 82 ° C (180 ° F) and 96 ° C (205 ° F). This temperature is below the boiling point but produces small bubbles. To perform this simmering method, you first bring the water to a boil and then lower the temperature.

Salvadoran Torrejas

For this recipe we are going to use the bread for torreja. Follow this link to the recipe for Egg Yolk Bread.   Link hacia la receta en Español. Remember …

When you steam, the water or liquid is continuously boiled to produce a constant amount of steam. The steam surrounds the food and cooks it completely while maintaining its moisture.
There are different ways of steaming. Large restaurants have their own steamers or combi steamers. Other methods include using a pot of twigs, leaves, baskets, the microwave, and even wrapping food in foil before putting it in the oven or grill.

Chicken Tamales from El Salvador — Tamales in Banana Leaves

You have to try these Salvadoran tamales. They are the best tamales you will ever have. My mother-in-law taught me how to make them many years ago and everyone love them. …

Sweet Corn Tamales

Delicious corn tamales with cheese just like how my grandmother made them, step by step and with images and video.