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Belizian Chicken – The Ultimate Comfort Food

Nanma Click here to view recipe. Making Belizean Chicken Click here to view on YouTube. When shopping for groceries in the United States, we are lucky to have access to a huge variety of foods in our local supermarkets. I’ve heard … Continue reading

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Chicken Wings

http://walkerroadvineyards.com/event/northwest-connecticut-spirited-winter-tour/ “It’s too complicated, and you could never explain it.” These were my husband’s words when I asked him if he thought it would be a good idea to write about Maria and Jose’s wedding in Belize. Despite his misgivings, I … Continue reading

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The Best Belizean Barbeque

Stephanie and her Barbeque To view on YouTube – go to http://youtu.be/enqq7hQXf_0 There are many, many “fast food” stands in San Pedro that sell “local” foods. Almost all of them feature three ubiquitous staples – chicken, rice and beans. And … Continue reading

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Fresh Tortillas with Summer’s Bounty

Domingo’s Tortilla Factory To view on YouTube – go to http://youtu.be/dNuPZccWaxE Tortillas, which mean “little cakes,” date back to around 10,000 BC. Initially made of native corn, today they are a staple of most Central American countries. Tortillas come in … Continue reading

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Chilling with Horchata

Making Horchata Most take-away food stands in Mexico and several taco trucks on the west coast of the United States include horchata (pronounced “or CHA ta”) with their beverage choices. When I first saw it I was a bit skeptical. … Continue reading

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Coleslaw in Ambergris Caye

I have mentioned that Belize is my second home. I live there nearly three months out of every year and I have collected many stories about this part of the world – nearly all of them involving travel, food, friends and … Continue reading

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Pico de Gallo: San Ignacio, Belize

I have mentioned Belize in several posts. Our family is fortunate to have a house on the beautiful island of Ambergris Caye off the eastern coast of this wonderful country. This lush, tropical area has quickly become our second home … Continue reading

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Discovering Pupusas

As you may have guessed, I am an adventurous eater. It should come as no surprise when I tell you that I was thrilled to learn that my grandsons (age 2 and 1) are equally daring when it comes to … Continue reading

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“Maria’s Rice” – Arroz Con Plantanos

Throughout my travels and my culinary explorations, I have discovered that many of my favorite recipes are those that have been passed down through generations. Similar to the recipe for Tapado, which our friend Jose learned from his mother, Arroz … Continue reading

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