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Recipe of the Week: Picadillo a la Habanera

This delicious Cuban dish is not only traditional for Cuba, but in fact one well loved by many! Used as a main course and filler for empanadas and papas rellenas, its duality is much appreciated by cooks, bellies and taste buds! You might also recognize it, as it is the Cuban version of the beef hash. 


Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 45 minutes

Yields: 6-8 servings



Recipe: Chilindron de Cordero

For those in the mood of a hearty meal to warm up your long winter nights, you can't go wrong with the Cuban chillindron de cordero, also known as a traditional recipe of Cuban stewed lamb. 


Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 1 ½ - 2 hours

Total Time: 2 hours and 10 minutes

Yields: 6 servings





Our Girl in Havana: The Paladares of Cuba

Underground restaurants may be a relatively new trend in the United States, but they’ve been happening for decades in Cuba. Paladares or ‘home restaurants’ have long served the best food in the country, and are now at the heart of Cuba’s newly invigorated dining scene.



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.



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