When people think of Hispanic food, they think of tamales, enchiladas, tacos, and empanadas. However, recetas from the broad group of cultures that are referred to as Hispanic, a group which includes Mexicans, Peruvians, and many others, according to Pew Hispanic, are much more varied than the fast-food fare we’re offered here in the States. Not only are Hispanic cuisines known for hearty, simple dishes like arroz con pollo and ceviche, they’re also increasingly well known for their recetas de postres, their recipes for desserts.
Flan is undoubtedly the most popular of all Hispanic recetas de postres, at least in this part of the world. However, recetas de postres for rice pudding, a classic Peruvian dish, are increasingly