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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!

 

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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

20

Our Girl in Havana: Top 10 Photography Tips While in Cuba

 It was as if the people of Cuba decided to counter their country’s problems with color; to take solace in a bombardment of blues and greens, and celebrate in yellows and reds. Everything from the crooked colonial townhouses to the chugging old cars contributes to this cacophony of color.  


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.

  


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