What is it?
Chicken broth that has been dehydrated and compressed into a cube shape, or a chicken bouillon cube, is an inexpensive pantry staple. The cubes add a depth of flavor and richness to soup stocks.
Italian home cooks have long used bouillon cubes to add flavor to quick dishes. Crush the cube with the side of a chef’s knife so it dissolves readily.
This hearty soup is a specialty of the mountainous region around Bogotá, and one of Colombia's most famous dishes. Aji is traditionally made with chiles that haven’t been seeded, but…