Green plantain quenelle with sweated corvina. Recipe from Darien, Panama


My mother's side of the family is from Darién and Colombia. My grandmother, Mama Elsa, was born in Jaqué, a little village located on the Pacific coast at the mouth of the Jaqué River. Due to the Darién Gap of the Pan American Highway, for many years the only way to get there was by …

Octopus ceviche two ways


This summer in Panama I got the chance to enjoy a marvelous dinner at El Trapiche a Panamanian cuisine restaurant very popular among tourist and locals as well, which is always a good sign. There I ate a classic menu with fried everything…and a corvina ceviche. Everything was delicious as expected. But lately is fashion …

Chicken rolls with spicy tamarind sauce


One of the things that I brought from Panamá this summer was tamarind pulp. I know that I can buy tamarind here in Madrid but it is so expensive…Besides, it was a present from my mom, so what’s not to like! Normally the first thing that comes into mind with tamarind are sweets. You can …