Where I Learned This

I learned to cook bollos at La Bodega Latina, a Latin market and deli at 863 Congress St., Portland, ME. My teacher was 23-year-old Jasmin, who grew up in New York learning to cook with her Dominican mother and relatives. She has been working for her step-brother, Juan, at La Bodega for as long as she can remember. They sell bollos and other fried snacks like empanadas and chicharrones most days 11am-4pm.