Homemade Arepas

Homemade Arepas Ingredients 2 1/2 cups lukewarm water 1 teaspoon salt 2 cups pre-cooked white corn meal (such as P.A.N.(R)) 1/4 cup vegetable oil, or as needed Directions Stir water and salt together in a bowl. Gradually stir corn meal into water with your fingers until mixture forms a soft, moist, malleable dough. Divide dough into 8 golf ball-size balls and pat each one into a patty about 3/8-inch thick. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat until shimmering. Working in batches, cook corn patties in hot oil until golden brown, 4 to 5 minutes per side. Transfer cooked … Continue reading Homemade Arepas

Venezuelan Cachapas

Venezuelan Cachapas added by Patricia Gonzalez A Venezuelan Cachapa is a pancake-like, grilled, traditional Venezuelan food that can be served for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. It is usually served with “queso de mano” or a soft, creamy cheese (not sharp), and topped with a dollop of Venezuelan Nata or Mexican Sour Cream. Cook time: 20 Min  Prep time: 10 Min  Serves: 6 Ingredients 1 can(s) sweet corn cream style (14 fl. oz can) 3/4 c pancake mix 1/4 c yellow cornmeal 1 egg 2 Tbsp butter, softened 2 Tbsp sugar 1/4 c mexican or salvadorian sour cream or venezuelan nata … Continue reading Venezuelan Cachapas

Venezuelan Ham Bread (Pan de Jamon)

Pan de Jamon (ham bread) By Daniel Aguilar Photo by WizzyTheStick Prep Time: 20 mins Total Time: 1 hr 5 mins Servings: 10 About This Recipe “I love this dish in december ;)” Ingredients for the yeast 1 1/2 cups water 5 teaspoons granulated yeast 1 teaspoon sugar 2 of 4Pan de Jamon (ham bread) Ingredients for the dough 250 g butter 1 liter warm milk 2 kg flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon sugar for the filling 1 1/2 kg sliced ham 1/2 kg smoked bacon 250 g butter 1/2 kg olive 1/2 kg raisins 1 egg ( to … Continue reading Venezuelan Ham Bread (Pan de Jamon)