miami-spice

Sample Recipes from Miami Spice

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Arepas  

Arepas are a popular Colombian snack, a cross between polenta, pancakes, and grilled cheese sandwiches.  Thanks to Miami's large Col...

by Steven Raichlen

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basic-tamales

Basic Tamales

When our friend, Elida Proenza, makes tamales, she scours Cuban markets for fresh ears of starchy yellow corn. White corn, she claims, is...

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chicken-sofrito-filling

Chicken Sofrito Filling

This is the classic Cuban filling for a tamal. The cachucha is an aromatic, but not particularly piquant chili shaped like a miniature pa...

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curried-shrimp-filling

Curried Shrimp Filling

This filling was inspired by the curried shrimp mixtures found in Bajan and Trinidadian rotis. A roti is a cross between a sandwich and a...

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sweet-corn-filling

Sweet Corn Filling

This filling takes its inspiration from the dessert tamales served in the American Southwest. When cooking these sweet corn tamales, omit...

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shrimp-with-rum-and-mint

Shrimp with Rum and Mint

This dish could be thought of as the Floridian version of that Italo-American favorite, shrimp scampi. When available, I use “pink ...

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