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Honduras Food - Honduras Recipes

Honduras food is similar to the food in many other Central American nations.  I have included some of my own Honduras recipes to give you a 'taste' of Honduras food. 

What foods will you find in Honduras?

▪     First, tortillas.  And then, more tortillas.Tortillas, Honduras.  Tortillas are an every day staple, just as bread is in North America.

▪     Second, beans.  Beans come in all colors but in Honduras, the food usually included red or black ("turtle" for those familiar with Caribbean cooking).  Beans and tortillas.  The country of Honduras runs on these foods.

▪     Rice.  Many "blue plate specials" will have rice on them.

▪     A salad of some sort is often served with your food in Honduras.  Frequently, it will be a shredded cabbage, a few slices of carrots, and moistened with a light oil/vinegar (hint of sugar) dressing.

▪     Meat (inland), fish (North Coast or Bay Islands), or salty white cheese (salt has preservative qualities in a country with less than perfect refrigeration).  The average Honduran can not afford these type of food luxuries.  Salsas grace every good table and often spice up the food. 

So, on with the Honduran recipes.  I will add to the recipes as time permits, adding typical Honduras food offerings.

[Note to the purists:  I mess around with recipes and I am far from a purist.  Authentic Honduran food can be found in two places in the world:  Honduras and New Orleans.  I am suggesting recipes that I enjoy.]

Ceiba Ceviche - A light appetizer from my favorite Honduran city, La Ceiba
Tortillas - Simple. No more store-bought, cardboard-tasting tortillas!
Baleadas - Simpler yet.  Use the tortilla and fill away!
Green Salad with Sweet Potatoes and Feta Cheese - a delightful surprise
Ground Nut Soup - interesting soup from Twisted Tanya's restaurant in Copan Ruinas
San Pedro Sula Simmered Beef - a typical pepper based, simmered beef
Fried Platanos - Twelve minutes to heaven with plantains

Fish with Garlic
Black Bean Soup
Preparing Conch

Do you have a good Honduran or Central American recipe that you would like to share?  Send it to me.  I will be glad to kitchen taste it and post the best ones to the website.

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If you have a good Honduran recipe to share, please send it along.  I will ensure that you receive credit for the recipe.

Thanks, Dave

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Black Beans
Black Bean Soup
Conch Ceviche
Cooking Conch
Fish with Garlic
Ground Nut Soup
Fried Plantains
Honduras Coffee
Simmered Beef
Sweet Potatoes