Latest Recipes

Calabaza granola

You get a lot of calabaza with every pumpkin. Don't worry about using or enjoying it all. Calabaza can replace almost any pumpkin or butternut...

Calabaza pie

You know how you have trouble telling a pumpkin pie from a sweet potato pie? Well, you won't have that trouble with calabaza pie. You'll...

Calabaza curry

Where east meets west in this curry. Calabaza plays two roles in this curry. A calabaza purée blends nicely with red curry paste and...

Stuffed calabaza

Here's a showstopper: calabaza front and center on the table. Moroccan spices add to a savory taste and kitchen smell....

Torta de calabaza

A hearty supper entrée. I like to think of it as lasagna Latino-style. Calabaza replaces the tomatoes to make it delicious....

Sopa de calabaza

This is what calabaza is known for throughout the Caribbean and South and Central America, a creamy delicious soup. Ask a friend from one of...

Brown buttered calabaza with star topping

Baked calabaza is the ultimate fall comfort food. Add a starfruit topping and, in a snap, a party has arrived at the dinner table....

Caribbean garlic shrimp

Quick and easy, nice and breezy my Jamaican papaya grower likes to say. Combining two Caribbean favorites, papaya and shrimp, can put you in the...

Dilled Boniato soup

Boniato has a nutty taste. When cooked, there's no need for butter. That's how nutty-tasting it is. So a soup made out of Boniato is...

Yuca Root Shoestrings

Tropical chips can be made from many tropical vegetables, from boniatos to green plantains. For starters, try this version made with yuca....