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Recipe of the Week: Cuban Pot Roast

About: Only few things can give more satisfaction on a chilly night than a rich, flavorful Boliche Mechado! The key to a delicious Cuban pot roast is the stuffed chorizo- pork sausage!  While this dish may take some time to cook, it is certainly worth the wait.



Live from Cuba: UNESCO World Heritage Sites

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) maintains a long and growing list of international places and landmarks it considers worthy of its official seal as a ‘World Heritage Site.’ These are spots with special cultural, natural and/or historical significance which contribute to global patrimony and the legacy of human development. 



Our Girl in Havana: Single Female Traveler

Most men I meet in Cuba say the same thing to me: “Why are you travelling alone? Where is your husband?” I vary my answer just to make it more interesting; I have a whole harem of imaginary husbands now. Us solo female travelers may be a rare breed here, but that’s not to say it isn’t a good country to visit as a woman. 



Recipe of the Week: Cuba Libre cocktail

Although the invention of this popular drink may vary, one thing is certainly for sure; it’s a real Cuba classic! Whether it was made during or after the Spanish-American war, we can all agree that a Cuba Libre (translated as "Free Cuba") is one desired by many!



  • 2 oz light rum
  • juice of 1/2 limes
  • Coca-Cola 





Recipe of the Week: Yuca con Mojo

About: Yuca is a root vegetable that is widely used throughout the Caribbean. Also known as cassava, yucca can be used in soups, in stews, as a side dish or even enjoyed alone such as this recipe.


Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 35 minutes

Total Time: 50 minutes

Yields: 6-8 servings