Happy Chilean Independence Day!
On September 18, 1810, Chile broke from Spanish rule, declaring their independence. Today, let's celebrate more than 200 years of culture, history, drink, and mouthwatering cuisine by cooking up some innovative Chilean recipes. From deep fried empanadas to desserts chock full of apples, here are some of our favorite Chilean recipes:
The advent of autumn marks the season of boots, sweaters, scarves, apple cider.... and of course, pumpkin spice. Since Starbucks introduced its absurdly popular Pumpkin Spice Latte, brands have been battling each other to concoct the perfect cold-weather treat.
Move over, Starbucks. These are the most brilliant (and baffling) ways to get your fall fix:
This Tuesday is National Guacamole Day! It's also Mexican Independence Day - the real one, that is (versus Cinco de Mayo). What better time, then, to mix up one of Mexico's tastiest and most traditional recipes?
Horchata may possibly be the most intriguing beverage to come out of Latin American culture. While its origins are up for debate, the recipe remains virtually unchanged. It's typically a blend of almonds, rice, and cinnamon — and everyone adds their own unique twist from there. Often, individual horchata recipes are closely guarded family treasures, which are passed down through generations and made during holidays and special occasions.