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Aug

13

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!


Aug

06

Recipe of the Week: Arroz con Leche

Warm, creamy and deliciously sweet, arroz con leche is one of the many desserts that Cubans can’t get enough of. Whether you prefer the classic recipe or like to add your own special ingredients (nuts, fruits, etc) this tasty treat is sure to put a smile on your face! 

 

Ingredients: 

•1/2 cup Rice

•1 Cinnamon stick

•Lemon rind

• 4 cups Milk

•1 cup Sugar

• 1 tsp. Vanilla extract

•Pinch of salt

•1 1/2 cup water

 


Jun

19

Recipe of the Week: Tostones

Talk about an addictive snack! Tostones are a quick and easy snack/side dish that is loved by many Cubans and other Caribbean islands. Not only are they tasty and crispy but they’re also fun to make-who knew smashing bananas was such a stress reliever.

These twice fried green bananas are a great treat to kick-start the summer, whether you’re snacking alone or having a few loved ones over, you’re sure to have a good time with these treats on the table!

 

Ingredients:


May

28

Recipe of the Week: Lechón Asado (Roast Pork)

If you’re familiar with Cuban cuisine you know that pork is a major staple in most recipes. Pork sandwiches, pork appetizers even pork flavored beverages, just kidding! The point is, Cubans love pork and a great recipe that is sure to get you in the Cuban state of mind is lechon asado. Traditionally, the entire pig is roasted over an open fire and cooked until the skin has the right amount crunch- a great method for those summer barbeques.


May

02

Recipe of the Week: Enchilado de Camarones

You can’t get more authentic than enchilado de camarones, which is a Cuban-Creole shrimp stew.  Combining the Cuban cuisine with Haiti’s moderately spicy ingredients, this recipe mirrors the duality of the Afro-Cuban culture. Usually served over a bed of rice this tasty delight can be paired with Cuban bread or avocado salad.


Apr

17

Recipe of the Week: Torticas de Morón

 


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