Salsa music is a popular dance music genre that initially arose in New York City during the 1960s. Salsa is the product of various musical genres including the Afro-Cuban son montuno, guaracha, cha cha chá, mambo, and to a certain extent bolero, and the Puerto Rican bomba and plena. Latin jazz, which was also developed in New York City, has had a significant influence on salsa arrangers, piano guajeos, and instrumental soloists.Salsa is primarily Cuban son, itself a fusion of Spanish canción and guitar and Afro-Cuban percussion, merged with North American music styles such as jazz. Salsa also occasionally incorporates elements of rock, R&B, and funk. All of these non-Cuban elements are grafted onto the basic Cuban son montuno template when performed within the context of salsa.The first salsa bands were predominantly Cubans and Puerto Ricans who moved to New York since the 1920s. The music eventually spread throughout Colombia and the rest of the Americas. Ultimately, it became a global phenomenon. Some of the founding salsa artists were Johnny Pacheco (the creator of the Fania All-Stars), Celia Cruz, Ray Barretto, Rubén Blades, Willie Colón, Larry Harlow, Roberto Roena, Bobby Valentín, Eddie Palmieri, and Héctor Lavoe.

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  1. flyinglentris

    Recipe Mexican Michoacán Style Chile Oil Macha Salsa

    Mexican Michoacán Style Chile Oil Macha Salsa: Ingredients: 1) Chiles de arbol - 30 to 40 2) Peanut Oil - 1/8 cup 3) Adobo paste, dark - 1/2 tspn. NOTE: Ingredients as listed make about 4 to 6 Oz. of salsa. Increase the quatities of ingredients to produce more. Procedure: 1) Chop up...
  2. Mexican Michoacán Style Chile Oil Macha Salsa

    Mexican Michoacán Style Chile Oil Macha Salsa

    Mexican Michoacán Style Chile Oil Macha Salsa
  3. caseydog

    Recipe Chilaquiles with Salsa Verde and Mexican Chorizo

    Chilaquiles with Salsa Verde and Mexican Chorizo Ingredients Salsa Verde (homemade or jarred -- here is my recipe for homemade) 6 Tomatillos 2 Jalapeños (more if you want a scorcher salsa) 1 large yellow onion 4 Cloves Minced Garlic Peel the outer skin and wash the tomatillos. Cut the onion...
  4. caseydog

    Recipe Honey Jalapeño Salsa Roja

    Honey Jalapeño Salsa Roja 3 Cups Diced Tomatoes (fresh or canned) 2-3 Fresh Jalapeños, Diced (to taste) 1 Small Yellow Onion, Diced 1 TBSP Honey 2 TBSP Chopped Oregano (I used fresh from my garden, but dried will work -- use half as much if dried) 1 TBSP Smoked Paprika 1 TBSP Soy Sauce 1/2 TSP...
  5. Bean and Cheese Burrito with Chips, Guacamole, Salsa and Sour Cream

    Bean and Cheese Burrito with Chips, Guacamole, Salsa and Sour Cream

    Bean and Cheese Burrito with Chips, Guacamole, Salsa and Sour Cream
  6. TastyReuben

    Recipe Spiedini Of Chicken & Zucchini W/ Almond Salsa Verde

    SPIEDINI OF CHICKEN & ZUCCHINI W/ ALMOND SALSA VERDE Makes 6 servings Ingredients Salsa: 1 cup chopped fresh parsley 2 TBsp chopped almonds, toasted 2 TBsp chopped fresh chives 3 TBsp capers, chopped 1/2 tsp grated lemon rind 3 TBsp fresh lemon juice 1 TBsp olive oil 1/2 tsp chopped fresh...
  7. Yorky

    Recipe Mozzarella Nachos and Salsa.

    First make the salsa: 1 Large onion, coarsely chopped 5 or 6 Garlic cloves, minced Juice of 2 – 3 limes 8 Large cayenne chilies, coarsely chopped 8 Firm ripe tomatoes, peeled and chopped A few splashes of vinegar ¼ tsp Sugar Salt 4 to 8 Red/Green Thai chilies A generous handful of chopped fresh...
  8. Morning Glory

    Recipe Cheese & Jalapeño Omelette with Tomato Salsa

    Strong cheddar and melty mild mozzarella with pickled hot jalapeño peppers make up this spicy omelette filling. The tomato salsa adds a fresh tangy contrast. I used chives and fresh oregano in the salsa as its what I had to hand, but coriander leaves would be good (probably better!). I usually...
  9. Morning Glory

    Recipe Lamb Koftas with Flatbreads and Tomato Salsa

    Toasted coconut adds a delicious slightly sweet and nutty taste to these koftas and works really well with the toasted spices. Unsweetened coconut water added to the flatbread makes a lovely soft dough and adds sweetness. Adding coconut water to the salsa is optional. I think that together with...
  10. CraigC

    Recipe Smoky Tomato Sauce/Salsa

    Ingredients 5 large Roma/plum tomatoes 1 small red onion, thickly sliced 3 scallions, white and light parts only 1/3 bunch cilantro, bottom stems removed 1 garlic clove, or to taste 1 tsp canned chipotle chilis 1 tsp cider vinegar 1 tsp salt 1/4 cup chicken stock Directions Prepare a grill...
  11. detroitdad

    Recipe Salmon with a Coffee/Cayenne Rub and an Orange Salsa

    Ingredients 2 tablespoons light brown sugar 2 teaspoons ground coffee 2 teaspoons ground coriander 1 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 1 teaspoon kosher salt, divided ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper 1½ pounds salmon fillet, cut into 6 portions 1 small shallot, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons...
  12. Cherry Kirschenbaum

    Recipe Oven baked mackerel with beetroot and tomato salsa

    My mum says mackerel goes best with tomatoes. I took it to the next level with a tasty beets and tomatoes salsa and the combination turned out to be spot on :thumbsup: Also, I loved the colours on the plate! Ingredients: For the fish 2 whole mackerel, filleted in 4 2 big garlic cloves...
  13. CraigC

    Recipe Smokey Two Chili Salsa

    This is a pretty mild salsa which can go with most Mexican dishes that benefit from a red sauce. The heat level can be adjusted with the addition of more chipotle and/or adobo sauce. This can be used as is or for a thicker version, heat a sauce pan on med-high, add 1/4 cup Spanish olive until...
  14. Morning Glory

    Recipe Crispy Pulled Lamb with Pomegranate and Broad Bean Salsa

    This is a great way to use left over slow cooked lamb but I think it would work just as well for pork. This is the first time I’ve made tortillas although I make flatbreads quite often from just wheat flour and water. I looked at a few recipes and adapted by adding aquafaba in place of egg so...
  15. CraigC

    Recipe Xni Pec Salsa

    Xni Pec (shnee pek) means "dog's nose" in the Nahuatl language (Na Wa Tel) spoken by the Aztecs. This is an extremely spicy salsa!:pepper: Ingredients 2 to 8 Habañero peppers or Scotch bonnet chiles, finely chopped 1 large ripe tomato, cut into 1⁄4-inch dice (with its juices) 1/2 cup finely...
  16. CraigC

    Recipe Craig's Salsa

    This is a very simple salsa, but once folks start eating it, they can't seem to stop. It can be made with skinned fresh tomatoes and chilis. I just made a batch using some of the hot Hatch. It might be a little much for some. It will keep for several weeks in the fridge.The original recipe came...
  17. flyinglentris

    Recipe Pollo con Membrillo Frito y Caramelizado, Chips de Maíz Azul y Amarillo con Salsa de Membrillo

    I had started a thread asking about Quince and thanks to the replies to that thread, I have brainstormed a recipe which really turned out quite surprising since it does not follow any particular convention for preparing quince, except to use a...
  18. ElizabethB

    Recipe Tomatilla Salsa

    I love Salsa Verde and serve this with 1 1/2 lbs. Tomatillos - husked and rinsed 3 garlic cloves 1/2 bunch fresh Cilantro 1 Serrano Chili Pepper 2 limes juiced Sea salt & fresh ground pepper to taste...
  19. C

    Recipe Minty Green Olive-Celery Salsa

    Ingredients 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 garlic cloves 1 cup finely diced celery 1 cup finely chopped pitted green olives(5 ounces) 2 tablespoons drained capers, chopped 2 tablespoons chopped mint Freshly ground pepper Instructions In a small skillet, heat the olive oil. Add the...
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