Chicken Milanesa Cemita
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 10/25/2009 - 18:35

A milanesa is a thin cutlet (or meat or chicken) that is coated in breadcrumbs and shallow fried. Here it's served on a Mexican sandwich roll called a cemita. Papalo is also called Bolivian coriander. A good substitute would be either cilantro or arugula or a combination


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Chorizo-Potato Torta
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 10/23/2009 - 07:53

In Mexico, these sandwiches would be made with telera or bolillo rolls (look for them in Mexican bakeries), but any large, crusty sandwich roll will be fine here.


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Cuban Sandwich
By Latina Staff | 07/15/2009 - 14:08

This popular sandwich is a combination of turkey, roast pork, ham, and Swiss cheese, piled high on Cuban bread and pressed with a sandwich iron until the bread is hot and crispy and the cheese has slightly melted. Since a sandwich iron is not an item found in most household kitchens, you can use a heavy skillet for pressing, or make the sandwich in a hinged nonstick grill or a panini press.


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