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Hispanic Heritage Month Recipes

Happy Hispanic Heritage Month! Each year, from September 15 to October 15 Americans celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month by sharing the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, Central and South America. 2021 was especially significant because it was the 200th anniversary of Costa Rican Independence from Spain. Here are a few traditional & unique Latin American recipes you may want to add to your menu: 

Chinese 5 Spice Tea Eggs

This recipe is so simple and yet so tasty! The humble hard boiled eggs become extrordinary when infused in delicious black tea and flavorful Five Spice Powder. It's amazing how the tea and spices brings out the flavor of the egg yolk. These eggs are a great on the go snack. Here's my version:

Chinese 5 Spice Tea Eggs

Emily (Cooking for Kishore)

This is a great quick flavorful egg recipe, that's a great on the go snack or an addition to a meal.



  1. Heat water in a pot with the eggs and bring to a boil, cook for 4-5 minutes. Turn off the heat and take the eggs out of the water and let them cool. once the eggs have cooled to the touch lightly tap and crack them but do not peel the shell.
  2. In the same pot with water, add the tea leaves, star anise, cinnamon, Five Spice powder and salt, quickly bring to a boil and then turn off the heat.
  3. Carefully add the eggs back into the spiced water, cover and let it sit for at least an hour and up to overnight in the fridge. Drain the liquid and then peel the eggs to enjoy!
Yield: 6 Servings
Prep Time: 1 mins. Cook time: 5 mins. Total time: 6 mins.
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Calories: 71 per serving


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