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Recipe for Chilean porotos granados

Recipe for Chilean porotos granados: countryside bean stew

Porotos granados is a traditional Chilean countryside stew made from cranberry beans, maize kernals and squash. It’s associated with the summer months because this is when the maize and summer squash are harvested in central and southern Chile. Cranberry beans (also known as Roman beans) are similar to normal beans but slightly larger, popular in Latin America. Porotos granados ...
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Recipe for Chilean pastel de choclo

Recipe for Chilean pastel de choclo: beef and corn pie

Pastel de choclo is one of the most famous Chilean dishes and considered comfort food. It’s a beef and corn pie, with a corn crust, similar to a Shepherd’s Pie. Choclo is an Andean type of corn with large starchy kernels, but you can use any corn as an alternative. Pastel de choclo is typically served in a ...
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Recipe for Chilean machas a la parmesana

Recipe for Chilean machas a la parmesana

Machas a la parmesana is a classic starter dish in Chile. It is razor clams baked in their shell, mixed with cheese, wine and more, depending on the recipe. It was created in the 1950s in Viña del Mar by Italian immigrant, Edoardo Melotti Ferrari. Parmesan cheese is traditionally used, but it can be replaced with the famous ...
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