Baho, or vaho, is one of the cornerstones of Nicaraguan cuisine. Beef, plantains and yuca (cassava) are wrapped in banana leaves and steamed over water in a large pot. Baho is food for a Sunday afternoon. Start the recipe on Saturday by marinating the meat. Vaho means "mist" in Spanish and evokes the unique cooking method for this hearty meal.
Corn Masa Cookies Sweeten Nicaraguan Life | Rosquillas are an explosion of Mesoamerica in your mouth that starts in a remote mountain village in Nicaragua. I am visiting my daughter, Gabriella, in the campo, studying Spanish while decompressing from life in America; leaving behind computer, cellphone and running water, and breathing sweet mountain air. El Lagartillo is a sparse farming settlement on […]
Queso frito (Fried cheese); you can actually fry any cheese. throw a handful of swiss appenzeller or smoked provolone in a fry pan heated at medium. it will fry like an egg. place on a plate and scarf it up!