Latin Caribbean Food Basics
By Hector Rodriguez, About.com Guide
- Introduction to Latin Caribbean Food
- Latin Caribbean Ingredients
- Holiday and Special Occasions Menus
- Latin Cooking Videos
- Step-by-Step Illustrated Recipes
Introduction to Latin Caribbean Food
Learn about the origins of Latin Caribbean food from the Spanish speaking islands of Puerto Rico, Cuba, and the Dominican Republic.
Latin Caribbean Ingredients
Definitions, explanations, and pronunciations for ingredients, foods, and techniques used in Latin Caribbean cooking.
- Essential Pantry Items
- Where to Buy Latin and Caribbean Ingredients and Equipment
- Glossary of Tropical Fruits and Vegetables
- Glossary of Tropical Roots and Tubers
Holiday and Special Occasions Menus
Holidays, carnival, and special occasions are cause for family and friends to gather around the table to celebrate. It would be impossible to list all the holidays and carnival celebrations in the Caribbean, but here are some menu and recipe ideas good for any fiesta.
Latin Cooking Videos
Cooking is a visual experience. When you're unfamiliar with a cuisine and its ingredients, it's nice to have someone demonstrate how everything comes together and what the final dish is supposed to look like.
Step-by-Step Illustrated Recipes
The majority of recipes on this site are text-based, and in most cases that's all you'll need. However, these step-by-step illustrated guides show you techniques and how to prepare recipes.