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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.


May

02

How to Enter our Sweepstakes with Facebook

Chances are you heard about our “Win a Trip for Two to Cuba” Sweepstakes and you want in. You also probably heard that you need a Facebook account in order to enter the contest but you don’t have one. Don’t worry, we’re here to help! We would hate for you to miss out on this once in a lifetime opportunity. Below you will find a quick and simplistic guide to creating your account.

  


Apr

25

Our Girl in Havana: The Antiques of Trinidad

‘Antique’ doesn’t have quite the same significance in Cuba. There is an abundance of antiquity in this country for many reasons, but certainly years of economic hardship and trade constraints contributed to a make-do-and-mend culture that has kept everyday items in circulation longer than in other places. Fifty-year-old American Buicks are passed down through generations patched up with Chinese parts and perfectly preserved dinner sets from the 1800s are still in daily use.


Apr

11

InsightCuba's Tom Popper on CNN

 

A taste of the forbidden fruit and now everyone wants a bite!  Unbelievable to many, Americans can actually legally travel to Cuba. InsightCuba’s president, Tom Popper explains this and more on CNN.


Apr

10

Recipe of the Week: Papas Rellenas

Papas Rellenas (stuffed potatoes) are a Chilean and Peruvian traditional dish. However, there are many Caribbean variations to this tasty recipe. In Cuba, the potatoes are stuffed with picadillo- a customary dish consisting of beef, tomatoes, cumin and other flavorful ingredients. It is no wonder that it is such a favorite among many Cuban communities abroad! 

 

Ingredients 

-6 potatoes, peeled and quartered

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1 tsp. salt & 
garlic powder



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