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Last Sunday at the Saskatoon Farmers’ Market I feasted on the delicious cuisines of Latin America. It was a colorful afternoon, filled with dancing, music, cultural mingling, and lots of fun.

Clara, Lucia, Anna, and Gilma from Columbia and El Salvador

Colombian Arepa with chicken and guacamole

Next to my favorite guacamole at Oscar’s on Isla Mujeres, this is the best I’ve tasted in Canada.

For more information on Arepas check out this website: http://www.bogota.gov.co/portel/libreria/php/x_frame_detalle.php?id=35966

El Salvadoran Pupusas stuffed with pork

Want to know more about traditional foods of El Salvador, visit: http://turismo-el-salvador.blogspot.ca/p/cocina-tradicional-de-el-salvador.html

The pupusas reminded me of Mexican gorditas – similar in flavor and goodness.

Joanann and Matia from Chile

Chilean Empanadas

Sooooo delicious! Flaky pastry stuffed with ground beef, golden raisins, onions, sliced eggs, and spices.

Click Chilean Wine.com for a recipe.

Claudia from Nicaragua

Nicaraguan Repocheta

Any food with black beans tops my list of must eat foods. Repochetas made with fried tortillas, and fried fresh on site.

For more traditional dishes visit Vianica.com.

Claudia and Lorenia stewing with a pot of scrumptious Mexican Pozole.

Mexican Pozole (pronounced poh-SOH–lay)

Garnish with shredded lettuce, chopped onions, sliced radishes, fresh lime juice, corn tortillas, chopped avocado, Mexican oregano, and ground chile. The garnishes make the soup and the aroma – simply divine.

Find recipes at:http://www.kitchenkonfidence.com/2012/03/red-pozole/ and http://www.gourmet.com/recipes/2000s/2007/09/pozolerojo

For more tasty Mexican meals check out my Isla Mujeres and Isla Holbox blogs. And if you visit the Saskatoon Farmers’ Market you can buy some great tasting Mexican tortillas and salsa from Linda at Super Salsas.

Arroz con Leche (Rice Pudding)

I completed my afternoon of tasty delights with a creamy rice pudding from Costa Rica and a glass of Mexican Hibiscus flower tea (Agua de Jamaica).

Click on Costa-Rica-Guide.com for a traditional recipe.

Visit Saskatoon Farmers’ Market for more upcoming events.