After working in book publishing, Iso developed a true passion for developing artsy, cultural-diverse foods. She’s a true believer that "Food is Culture; and Food is Art.” She specializes in developing and testing easy, diverse recipes that bring wellness and a balance of flavors to her dishes. Learn more at www.isorapalo.com, where you'll find great authentic content on the YumIsoYum: The Blog. Follow her on Instagram: @iso.rapalo.
Made with coconut milk and a healthy dose of holiday “spirit,” this aromatic coconut-rum bundt cake is the perfect nightcap to a Christmas dinner. You’ll be saying “cheers” with each delicious forkful.
This cornbread is no background actor – it’s the star of the show! Aside from the expected sweet, crumbly attributes, you’ll taste unique flavors, such as chili flakes and turmeric. It’s a must for holiday feasts!
Arepas are stuffed cornmeal cakes traditional to South America. Get step-by-step directions on how to make them uniquely yours with both savory and sweet filling options – and a bright pop of superfood color!
Pastelón, a Caribbean layered casserole made with sweet plantains, is a dish with many interpretations stemming from individual family traditions. This Dominican version is a family favorite with a lean twist.
Complement your summer picnic spread with this crunchy, diverse slaw. This recipe calls for raw, fresh ingredients inspired by Caribbean cuisine. You can enjoy it year-round, but is most satisfying on hot summer days.