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Recipe of the Week: Pumpkin Fritters for Halloween

With fall having taken over the city streets and colorful leaves gracefully adorning the sidewalks, there is no better time to savor a pumpkin latte and enjoy some wickedly delicious pumpkin fritters.



Recipe of the Week: the tasty sabor of Mojo Marinade

Cuban food is known worldwide for its rich foods and delicious flavors. But what makes Cuban dishes so incredibly delicious is not just its great recipes and exquisite cooks, but traditional sauces that all but make for its savory tastes. One of the most favored is the Mojo Marinade. This potent garlic marinade is the not-so-secret ingredient to most of your favorite Cuban dishes.



Recipe of the Week: The Hemingway Special

"This frozen daiquiri, so well beaten as it is, looks like the sea where the wave falls away from the bow of a ship when she is doing thirty knots."

- Ernest Hemingway, Islands in the Stream

Back in the 1930s, the illustrious novelist Ernest Hemingway had escaped his crowded home in Key West - constantly flooded with friends and literati wishing to bask in his limelight – for a more secluded place more suitable for a writer.



Recipe of the Week: Ropa Vieja

When you think of old clothes, ‘tasty’ isn’t the first thing to pop into your mind.  Instead you might envision shredded pieces of fabric that certainly aren’t edible. However, when it comes to Cuban, ropa vieja,- which is stringy pieces of beef in a tasty sauce- your palate is begging ‘more please!’ Get ready to dig into this scrumptious traditional dish.



2 1/2 Flank steak 

5 tbsp. Olive oil

Salt and pepper (to taste)



Recipe of the Week: Boniatillo

You can’t go wrong with Cuban sweet potato pudding. This super sweet treat is sure to  satisfy your sweet tooth and tummy!



Recipe of the Week: Moros y Cristianos

The name of this popular dish dates back to the 8th century when the Moors invaded Spain. The black beans symbolize the Moors & the white rice the Christians. This easy to make and even easier to enjoy recipe is sure to be a hit at your dinner table. Serve it with ropa vieja, vaca frita or by its tasty self!