Caldos Hot and cold soups made from seafood to vegetables and everything in between.

Ensaladas A generic term for salads of all kinds. Commonly dressed with fresh lemon or lime juice.

Arroz - Rice that is usually browned in oil in a skillet before being cooked with stock, vegetables and eggs.

Frijoles - Usually black beans or pinto beans that have simmered in onions and broth and then partially mashed.

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