B1. (All levels) Prepare a Spanish, Mexican, or
Hispanic meal (We define authentic as food that would be typical for a given Spanish
speaking region. Before you begin cooking, discuss the
time/cost necessary to make the meal with a parent, then complete the proposal
(Top part of form B1) and bring in your recipes for pre-approval by your
- You must make 2 dishes. (2 main
dishes or 1 main dish and 1 side or 1 dessert.) using an authentic recipe.
- You may not make any salsas or
guacamole as a main dish nor a side.
A homemade salsa may be poured over a main dish, but does not count
as a dish or side by itself.
- Stay away from any recipes that
have you using canned ingredients or salsas.
- Try something new that your
family has never made before.
- Be sure to do some research about
your dish. Where is it eaten? When is it eaten? What makes it a traditional Mexican,
Spanish, Puerto Rican or Cuban dish?
may use the cookbooks in the Media Center or here are some good websites http://allrecipes.com/recipes/1470/world-cuisine/latin-american/mexican/authentic/ (México)
http://allrecipes.com/recipes/711/world-cuisine/latin-american/caribbean/puerto-rican/ (Puerto Rico)