10 Latin Ingredients You Should Know By Sight

10 Latin Ingredients You Should Know By Sight

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Sarah Rae Smith
Sep 17, 2010
All week long we've been hitting on Latin recipes and flavors and we thought it would be a great reminder to brush up on some of the basic ingredients in case you need a little refresher before you hit the grocery store. Do you know all 10 of these ingredients by sight? Although most of these are basics and won't have you whipping out your smart phone to Google unknown produce while standing in the middle of the grocery store, they're still worth a little freshening up on. Each one brings a unique flavor to the plate that can't be achieved without them! Check the photos above to see if you know them all, the answers are below: First Row, Left To RightTomatilloCilantroAvocadoHoja SantaTamarind Second Row, Left To RightChipotle Chile PeppersPlantainsMangoJicamaChayote Other ingredient staples might include Poblano Peppers, lime and garlic, but who can live without those? Do you have one to add to the list? Let us know below! Related: Tacos & Beyond: 15 Dinners Inspired by Latin America Images: See links above for full image credits
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