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19 Sweet and Savory Empanada Recipes
How to make empanadas from scratch, including delicious recipes for fillings and homemade dough.
The Cubano: A Traditional Cuban Sandwich Recipe
A Cuban Sandwich is an undeniably delicious grilled sandwich made with ham, pork, Swiss cheese, pickles, mustard and Cuban bread. Here's how to make one.
Make Easy Empanada Dough With This 6-Step Recipe
Every empanada recipe starts with the dough. Here is a simple empanada dough made with flour, salt, water and vinegar.
Make Fried Ripe Plantains in Less Than 10 Minutes
Make Fried Ripe Plantains like they do in the Caribbean. This is an easy and quick recipe for sweet Fried Ripe Plantains.
Have a Taste of Havana with This Mojito...
Traditional mojitos are made with mint, rum, powdered sugar, lime, and club soda. Serve these fashionable yet traditional mojitos at your next Havana or Cuban themed party.
Your 5-Step Picture Guide to Making Sofrito
Step 1 of How to make sofrito tutorial - gathering the indgredients.
Serve Cuban Picadillo as a Fillings or a Main...
This picadillo recipe is a cuban picadillo recipe made with ground beef. You can serve it with rice and beans or use it as a filling for empanadas.
Puerto Rico's National Dish: Rice with Pigeon...
Arroz con Gandules (Rice with Pigeon Peas) is Puerto Rico's national dish. It's a rice and pea dish seasoned with sofrito and diced ham.
What Is Cassava, and How Can You Eat It?
Cassava is tuberous starchy root, high in carbohydrates, essential to Caribbean and other tropical diets. It is also called manioc, mandioca, yucca, yucca root, casabe, and tapioca, Manihot esculenta or Manihot utilissima.
A 4-Step Recipe for Perfect Pasteles
Pasteles are wrapped green banana stuffed meat pastries, traditionally served at Christmas time in Puerto Rico.
How to Make Deep-Fried Guyanese Bakes
Fried bakes made easy. Here is a simple recipe for Guyanese fried bakes, also called Trini floats.
Cooking with Plantains 101: How to Select and...
It looks and smells like a banana, but if you ever bite into a raw plantain (plátano in Spanish), you’ll know it’s not. Learn how to cook with plantains and get recipes.
Arrowroot - Maranta arundinacea
Arrowroot (Maranta arundinacea) is a gluten-free, powdery starch that comes from a root and it is often used in Caribbean cooking. Read more about cooking with arrow root
What Is Achiote, or Annatto, and How Is It Used?
This Caribbean ingredient has many uses beyond culinary. So, what exactly is Achiote? Native to the new world, it was used medicinally, as a culinary spice, and a natural dye. Other names it goes by: Annatto, Roucou, Oucou, Bija, Bixa orellana or Lipstick Tree.
Your Easy Guide to Making Sofrito in 15 Minutes
This sofrito is a seasoned tomato-based sauce used as a foundation in Caribbean, Latin American, and Spanish cooking.
Spicy Jamaican Beef Patties
With this Jamaican beef patties recipe, you can learn how to make jamaican beef patties.
Make Zesty Recaito, Puerto Rican Sofrito, in 15...
In Puerto Rico, recaito is used as the base seasoning sauce often known as sofrito. Here is a recipe for recaito a.k.a. Puerto Rican sofrito.
What Is Adobo? Your Guide to the Savory Latin...
What is adobo? Find out in the article that explains adobo seasoning, how to use it, and adobo recipes.
Your 5-Step Recipe for Delicious Empanadas...
Nothing beats the taste of made-from-scratch empanadas. Follow this pictorial step-by-step guide to make homemade pizza empanadas from start to finish.
4-Step Recipe for Delicious Flour Dumplings in...
Soup dumplings are easy to make. Here is a simple recipe for flour dumplings used in soup or stew.
Make Flavorful Trini Pelau, a Traditional...
Recipe for Trini Pelau. Learn how to make Trinidad Pelau with these easy instructions for making Trini Pelau. This is a one-pot Trinidadian rice dish.
How to Make Yellow Rice and Pink Beans, a...
Rice and beans are staple foods in Latin Caribbean Food. This recipe combines yellow rice with pink beans,
Easy Trinidadian Corn Pie Casserole Recipe
Trinidadian corn pie. Corn Pies show up on dining tables across the Caribbean, particularly on Sundays and holidays. Each country and cook has its own recipe. This recipe has a Trinidadian influence to it.
Caribbean Hot Pepper Sauce
This hot sauce recipe from the Caribbean uses the scotch bonnet hot pepper. Learn how to make this hot pepper sauce, which is a quick and easy Caribbean pepper sauce condiment.
Sofrito
Everything you wanted to know about sofrito. Have you ever wondered what sofrito is, where it originated, or why there are so many versions of it? Wonder no more.
5-Step Recipe for Cornmeal Porridge
Make this Caribbean favorite Cornmeal Porridge for breakfast. This recipe is a simple and easy to make cormeal pooridge.
How to Make Zesty Jamaican Escoveitched Fish
Recipe for Jamaican escoveitched fish - traditional weekend breakfast fare. This dish is fried red snapper marinated in vinegar, allspice, onions and chile peppers.
15-Minute Garlic Dipping Sauce Recipe
Mojito is the recommended garlic dipping sauce to serve with tostones (twice fried green plantains).
Try a Coquito: The Puerto Rican Egg-Free Eggnog
Coquito is a traditional punch served at Christmas and New Years celebrations. The drink is similar to eggnog with rum.
Steamed Corn
This is how to steam corn. Learn how to steam corn. This is an easy guide to steaming corn.
Peel, Cut, and Prepare Yuca for Cooking
How to peel the thick skin off yuca, or cassava, roots. Page 3.
5-Minute Adobo Dry Rub Seasoning Recipe
This is an easy recipe for a dry spice mix called adobo seasoning used to season meat, poultry and fish in the caribbean. You can customize the recipe to suit your taste buds. How to Make Adobo Seasoning Dry Rub (Adobo Seco).
Oats Porridge
Recipe for Oats Porridge. Learn how to make Oats Porridge. This is an Oats Porridge with raisins recipe.
6-Step Recipe for Caribbean Fried Salt Fish
Recipe for fried salt fish. Learn how to cook fried salt fish. There are many ways in which salt fish is prepared in the Caribbean but the most popular way is pan-fried. Serve with rice, roti, or ground provisions.
De-salting Salt Fish
Learn how to de-salt salt fish. Refer to this guide to remove excess salt from salt fish and prepare it for cooking.
Cream of Wheat Porridge
Cream of Wheat Porridge Recipe. Learn how to make Cream of Wheat Porridge. This is a recipe for Cream of Wheat Porridge.
Braised Chicken Stew (Pollo Guisado)
The braised chicken in this stew practically falls off the bone and the sauce tastes great over rice or potatoes. In Spanish this dish is called pollo guisado.
Dhal Puri
Dhal Puri recipe that recommends how to make dhal puri. Guide to making dhal puri. Learn to make dhal puri.
8 Classic Rum Cocktails
Rum drinks and cocktails are popular throughout the Caribbean. Here are some cocktail recipes you might know. Please obey your local laws and drink responsibly.
Your Guide to Frying Ripe Plantains
Frying Ripe Plantains- a guide to choosing and frying ripe plantains.
What Is Adobo Seasoning, and How Can You Use It?
What is adobo seasoning? - Definition: Adobo is a common all-purpose seasoning and spice mixture used to flavor...
How to Make Twice-Fried Green Plantain Chips
Plantains are a staple in the Latin Caribbean diet. They are prepared many different ways, but tostones is the quickest and easiest. It’s a perfect recipe for beginners. You can serve tostones as a side dish or as a snack with garlic dip.
Bacardi Rum Soaked Cake
Here is a simple rum cake recipe for Bacardi rum cake. It is an easy rum soaked cake recipe using Bacardi rum and packaged yellow cake.
5-Step Recipe for Trinidadian Callaloo Soup
Trinidad Callaloo Recipe for Callaloo Soup. Learn how to make trinidadian callaloo. Trinidadian callaloo made easy.
What is Salt Fish?
About salt fish and its origins in Caribbean cuisine. Learn about the use of salt fish in Caribbean cuisine, how salt fish is sold in the Caribbean, and the varieties of salt fish.
10 Yummy Ways to Prepare Cassava
List of the best recipes for different ways in which to cook, eat and enjoy cassava (yuca).
Dominican Fried Chicken (Chicharrones de Pollo)
If you like fried chicken, try Chicharrones de Pollo, the Dominican version of fried chicken. The chicken is marinated in a lime based marinade with garlic, then coated in seasoned flour and fried. Serve the fried chicken with traditional rice and beans or potatoes.
How to Peel a Plantain
Peeling a green or yellow plantain can be difficult and tricky. Follow this step by step photographic how-to guide and you can't go wrong.
8 Simple Steps for Perfect Papas Rellenas
Easy recipe for fried potato balls stuffed with seasoned ground beef. This is a favorite Caribbean street food.
Scotch Bonnet Chili
Learn about Scotch Bonnet hot peppers, how to use hot chili peppers and how they are used in cuisine.
Yellow Rice and Corn - Arroz Amarillo y Maiz
Yellow rice is served in virtually every Latin culture. This simple recipe includes corn to the mix in order to gussy it up a little and it goes well with just about any meal.
10 Decadent Caribbean Desserts You Can Make
Inspiration for Caribbean desserts comes from tropical fruits, the sugarcane industry and European colonialism.
Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth with Caribbean-Style...
Every culture seems to have their own version of bread pudding, or pudin de pan. This sweet dessert is an excellent way to use up stale bread before it spoils.
How to Make Traditional Mofongo from Fried...
Here is a traditional mofongo recipe from Puerto Rico. This delicious side dish is made with fried, mashed green plantains and seasoned with garlic and pork rinds.
How to Make Oven-Roasted Potato Wedges
How to make baked potato wedges. Learn to make potato wedges. Recipe for baked potato wedges.
Spicy Pork Empanada Filling with Jalapenos
These spicy empanadas (meat pies) are great for appetizers, finger foods, lunches and meals on the go.
Red Snapper Poached in Tomato and Wine Sauce
French Caribbean Red Snapper Poached in Tomato and Wine Sauce
Ackee
What is ackee? Ackee is considered a fruit but it is cooked and used as a vegetable. This article is a guide to ackee and explains what it is and how to eat it.
Make Spicy Chicken and Cheese Empanada Filling
Spicy Chicken and Cheese Empanadas are a great way to use up left over chicken. You can leave out the jalapeño if you don't like spicy food.
Green Seasoning
Green Seasoning is the flavor of the islands. To make your own green seasoning, follow this recipe and learn how to store and use it.
How to Make Yuca Fries as a Substitute for...
Yuca fries are a good substitute for french fries. Yucca fries and french fries look alike and taste similar, too.
Barley Porridge
Barley Porridge is easy to make. Make Barley Porridge. This is a recipe for Barley Porridge. Learn how to make Barley Porridge.
How to Make Caribbean Fritters Filled with...
Alcapurrias are fried, gound beef filled, fritters from the Caribbean made from a mixture of grated yautia (taro root) and green banana.
Puerto Rican Water Bread (Pan de Agua)
Puerto Rican water bread (pan de agua) is similar to French or Italian bread using the same basic ingredients, but the baking procedure is different.
yautía
About Latin Caribbean food pronunciation, glossary and description with photograph of yautía, also called malanga, tannia, tannier, tanier and cocoyam. Yautía definition and pronunciation in the Latin Caribbean Food glossary.
Arroz con Dulce – Puerto Rican Rice Pudding
Recipe for arroz con dulce - a sweet rice pudding with coconut, raisins, and warm spices. Preparing this dish at Christmas time is a Puerto Rican tradition, but you can make it any time of the year.
Ropa Vieja: A Hearty Cuban Beef Stew Recipe
Ropa vieja is a Cuban beef stew dish that can be served over white rice. Literally translated, ropa vieja means
Deep-Fried Cassava Root Chips
Recipe for making cassava (yuca) chips, which are similar to potato chips. They taste great sprinkled with salt, but even better if served with salsa or a dip.
Guyanese Chicken Cook-Up Rice with Black-Eyed...
Cook-up rice is one of Guyana's national dishes. Learn how to make cook-up rice. This is a cook-up rice recipe.
Simple Caribbean Achiote Oil for Yellow Rice
Achiote oil is made from annatto seeds and is used to flavor and color many dishes such as yellow rice. Here is a simple recipe to make your own.
Callaloo
What is callaloo? Callaloo is the name used in the Caribbean to refer to spinach. It is also used to refer the same leafy green vegetable, sometimes called bhajgee (bah-gee). Learn more about callaloo.
How to Make Jamaican Bammies
Recipe for Jamaican bammies. Bammy or bami is a variation of casava flatbread original to Jamaica and has been around since pre-columbian times.
Homemade Pizza Empanadas with Pepperoni
If you're craving pizza, but want something different, try this pizza inspired turnover filled with pizza sauce, mozzarella cheese, and chopped pepperoni. Enjoy them as full sized empanadas or scale them down to bite-size empanaditas for parties.
Caribbean Christmas Cake with Rum-Soaked Fruit
Recipe for Caribbean Christmas Cake made with aged rum-soaked fruits. This cake is also called Black cake, Wedding cake, and Great cake depending in which island you are on.
Easy 2-Ingredient Caribbean Cassava Bread
The recipe requires only two ingredients (one of you are on a no salt diet). It seems simple enough, but mastering the technique may take practice.
Salsa de Queso: An Easy Cheese Sauce Recipe
Every culture enjoys a good cheese sauce. You can substitute American cheese or any other suitable cheese in place of the Cheddar. Enjoy this cheese sauce as a dip or over eggs, macaroni, potatoes, or your favorite vegetables
How to Make Your Own Red Yucca Empanada Dough
Every empanada recipe starts with the dough. Here is a simple red empanada dough made with flour, salt, water, and yucca.
Bake and Shark
What is Bake and Shark? Bake and shark explained. A guide to how to buy bake and shark. Bake and shark is Trinidad street food.
Perfect for Cookouts: Garlic Grilled Pork Kabobs
In the Caribbean pinchos are grilled pork or chicken kabobs. Here is my garlicky version great for a summer cookout, snack or party.
7 Amazing Sofrito and Seasoning Sauce Recipes
Here are the top sofrito recipes in Caribbean Cuisine - recaito, sazon, sofrito, etc.
Pumpkin Empanada Filling - Pastelillo de Calabaza
Pumpkin Empanadas are a fun alternative to traditional pumpkin pie. Empanadas make great appetizers, finger foods, lunches and meals on the go.
Cuban Sofrito Sauce with Diced Ham
Here is a sofrito recipe inspired by ingredients found in Cuban sofrito recipes - the foundation for many dishes including beans, rice, and stews.
Dominican Sofrito - Sazón
This sofrito recipe is inspired by ingredients commonly found in Dominican sofritos, which are also called sazon in that country.
Seafood Paella Recipe
Recipe for seafood paella - one of those iconic Spanish recipes. It was so beloved by the Spanish colonists in the Caribbean that the dish has become a favorite throughout the islands.
Cassava (Yuca) Fries
Yuca fries made simple. Recipe for cassava fries. Recipe for yuca fries. Learn to make yuca fries.
Indulgent Coconut Tres Leches Cake with Vanilla...
Recipe for Coconut Tres Leches Cake or Pastel de Tres Leches con Coco Receta.
Essential Pantry Items
Ingredients to keep in the pantry that are essential to Caribbean cooking. These ingredients are necessary for making authentic dishes from the Spanish-speaking islands.
How to Prepare Bacalao (Salted Cod) for Cooking
Bacalao is easy to prepare but a bit time consuming. Here's how to prepare bacalao (salted cod) for cooking.
Sago (Tapioca) Porridge
Sago Porridge recipe. Learn how to make Sago Porridge. Making Sago Porridge is easy. Sago Porridge with cinnamon. Sago porridge is tapioca porridge.
Top 5 Caribbean Spices in Caribbean Cuisine
Cooking with spices. Here are the top spices used in Caribbean cuisine.
Top 7 Essential Cooking Equipment
Fortunately, Latin Caribbean cuisine doesn’t require a bunch of special cooking equipment. The following specialty pots, pans and utensils will help you in preparing your favorite recipes anytime.
Your Introduction to Souse: Latin Caribbean...
Learn about Caribbean souse, a favorite among locals and definitely a must-try for visitors, including types, how it's served, recipes.
Cheesy Shrimp and Tomato Sauce Empanada Filing
These shrimp empanadas are stuffed with a delicious combination of shrimp, cheese, and Spanish style tomato sauce.
A 5-Step Photo Guide to Making Twice-Fried...
If you need step-by-step guidance on preparing tostones, follow this photographic how-to guide on how to make twice fried green plantains.
Pickled Bell Peppers
Learn how to make pickled peppers. Making your own pickled bell peppers is quick and easy.
Baked Yellow Plantains (Maduros Asados)
Here is a very simple, yet delicious way to enjoy sweet yellow plantains. You can also roast the plantains on a grill. You can also use garlic salt or seasoned salt in place of regular salt.
Jamaican Rum Punch
Learn to make Jamaican rum punch. This is a cocktail recipe for jamaican rum punch.
Cornmeal Dumplings
Learn how to make cornmeal dumplings with this cornmeal dumpling recipe. Cornmeal Dumplings are hearty and filling. They can be made into large dumplings and be eaten with sauteed salt fish or any type of saucy stew. When made into small dumplings, they are added to soups and hearty stews.
Bacalao
Bacalao is the Spanish term for dried salt cod.
How to Make Salt Cod Fish with Potatoes
This recipe (Bacalao con Papas) is an easy way to make salted fish the Latin way. Serve this dish with white rice and tostones.
Sauteed Smoked Herring with Tomatoes and Onions
Learn to make fried smoked herring with this recipe for fried smoked herring. How to make red herring recipe.
Coconut Kisses - Besitos de Coco
Coconut kisses (besitos de coco) is the Spanish version of Coconut Macaroons. They are a favorite treat in the Caribbean and are much like a cookie.
Chandon Beni: The Essential Herb of the Caribbean
Chadon beni uses. Chadon beni in Trinidad cuisine. Caribbean herbs.
Drool Worthy Yuca Cheese Bread
Savory recipe for pan de yuca, which is a cheese bread recipe using yuca flour instead of wheat flour. This pan de yuca recipe can be gluten-free with the use of gluten-free baking powder.
30-Minute Caribbean Butter Fish in Butter Sauce...
This Butter Fish recipe is a quick recipe for Butter Fish with a sauce for dinner or lunch. Butter Fish is a white fish that cooks up quickly.
How to Buy and Prepare Smoked Herring
Simple guide to buying and preparing smoked herring - an integral part of Caribbean cuisine.
Potato Waldorf Salad - White Salad
Potato salad meets Waldorf salad. Recipe for a delicious potato salad with apples, celery, peas, and onions.
Different Ways to Prepare Yuca (Cassava)
Ways to Prepare Yuca. Latin Caribbean Food.
Jerk Shrimp
Born in Jamaica, jerking is an old, yet effective method of seasoning, marinating, and barbecuing. Here's my recipe for grilled jerk shrimp served with a cooling minty mango salsa and sour cream dip.
Your Step-by-Step Picture Guide to Frying Ripe...
For the tastiest sweet fried ripe plantains, follow this pictorial step-by-step instruction guide to frying ripe plantains.
Stuffed Chayote With Beef Filling
Recipe for chayote stuffed with a savory beef filling.
Planter's Punch Recipe
Looking for a party punch recipe? This rum punch cocktail is a favorite Planter's Punch recipe. Planter's Punch is a generic name for just about any rum-based punch. Here's my favorite planter's punch cocktail recipe.
Memorial Day Grilling Caribbean Style
memorial day weekend caribbean recipes
Bay Leaf Tea
A hot cup of bay leaf tea is comforting. The fragrant leaves release there essence and gives you a spiced tea that will have you going back for a second cup.
Gingerbread Made Island Style
This is how they make gingerbread in Jamaica.
Marinade Magic - Mojo Criollo for Outstanding...
Mojo Criollo - Bitter Orange Marinade (Marinado de Naranja Agria) is used in Latin cooking to marinate pork and other meat.
Passion Fruit Pie
Passion fruit pie recipe. If you like key lime pie, you'll love passion fruit pie.
Caribbean Porridges
A list of a variety of Caribbean and West Indian porridge recipes.
Three Kings Day
Three Kings Day involves the preparation of Rosca (sweetbread ring).
Tembleque - Coconut Pudding
This recipe for tembleque de coco makes a rich and smooth coconut pudding perfect for birthday parties or any special occasion. This is a traditional Puertorican tembleque recipe.
Simple White Rice - Arroz Blanco
Making plain boiled white rice from scratch doesn't have to be painfull. Here is a simple easy recipe for making white rice from scratch.
How Are Green Bananas Used in Caribbean Food?
What are green bananas and how to do you eat them? Depending on which of the caribbean islands you are in, you will hear the words
Mallorca - Sweet Yeast Bread
Recipe for light and airy coiled sweet yeast rolls dusted with powdered sugar. Also called Pan de Mallorca or Mallorcan Sweet Rolls.
Plantain Sandwich Recipe - Jibarito
My jibarito (plantain) sandwich recipe has a roast beef filling with Swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato and seasoned mayonnaise.
Cornmeal Cou-cou
Cornmeal Cou-cou is cornmeal cooked with okra and water, low and slow until all the liquid is absorbed and the mixture comes away easily from the sides of the pot. Refer to this recipe for Barbadian cornmeal cou-cou.
Cuban Fufu: Sweet Plantain Stuffing with Garlic...
Cuban Fufu is a sweet yet savory turkey dressing or side dish. Sweet plantains are the main ingredient.
How to Make Perfect Aloo Balls
Aloo balls (potato balls) are a savory mixture of mashed potatoes rolled into balls, battered and deep fried. Here's a recipe for making your own aloo balls at home.
Roasted Corn
Learn how to roast corn at home on the stove stop. This roasted corn on the cob recipe is an easy way to roast corn at home.
Roast Bakes
Learn to make roast bakes with this recipe. Bake Bake versus roast bake. What is the difference between roast bake and bake bake?
Pink Beans - Habichuelas Rosadas
This recipe for Puerto Rican pink beans uses dried pink beans. If you're in a rush you can use canned pink beans.
Guyanese Boiled Corn
Learn how to make Guyanese boiled corn. It may sound boring but Guyanese-styled boiled corn will have you gnawing at the cob log after the kernels are eaten. Guyanese-styled corn is boiled in fresh coconut milk and seasoned with salt, pepper and fresh thyme. The corn is cooked until all the liquid has been absorbed by the corn. It is extremely flavorful
Fried Cheese Balls Recipe with Guava Dipping...
Here's a recipe for savory fried cheese balls (bolitas de queso) with a tangy sweet guava dipping sauce. It's the perfect party fritter.
How to Make Flawless Dhal Puri
Guide to making the perfect Dahl Puri - a popular dish in the Caribbean where there is a large Indian population.
10 Must Make Corn Recipes from the Caribbean
Ten Caribbean corn recipes that are easy to make. Learn how to cook with corn and cornmeal.
Jamaican Jerk Seasoning
Recipe for making your own Jamaican jerk seasoning pork, chicken, fish, etc.
Grilled Pork Chops Recipe (Chuletas Asado a la...
Recipe for grilled pork chops that are juicy and tender. The marinade makes these grilled pork chops sweet and tangy. Chuletas Asado a la Parrilla.
Black Pudding
What is black pudding? Black Pudding is a type of blood sausage and it's influence in the Caribbean is from the British.Learn about Guyanese Black Pudding. An introduction to Caribbean Black Pudding.
Spinners
Recipe for spinners - a type of Jamaican Dumpling. How to make jamaican spinners. Jamaican dumplings recipe.
Fried Shark
Easy fried shark recipe for bake and shark. Learn how to make fried shark.
Black Beans and Yellow Rice
Rice and beans are staple foods in Caribbean Cuisine. This recipe combines yellow rice with black beans, but you can make this recipe with any type of bean you like.
Ground Provisions
Learn about Caribbean ground provisions (roots and tubers). Learn to cook Caribbean dishes that use ground provisions - roots, tubers, and viandas.
Sangria
Sangria is a wine punch. There are many variations on sangria recipes. Here is a sangria recipe inspired by the way it's made in Puerto Rico.
Pork Roast - Pernil
On the Spanish influenced islands of the Caribbean, roasted suckling pork is the favorite meat for holidays, parties and special occasions. Here is a scaled down recipe using a small pork roast with the same great flavors.
Okra
Here is a handy guide to okra. Learn how to buy and store okra, as well as how to cut okra.
Arañitas - Shredded Green Plantain Fritters
Aranitas are shredded green plantain fritters. Aranitas means little spiders in Spanish. This recipe gets its name from the shredded plantain, which look like spider legs when fried. The recipe is a variation of tostones.
The History and Cooking Versatility of...
What is Breadfruit? Breadfruit is used widely in Caribbean cuisine to make both savory and sweet dishes. Throughout the Caribbean there are many varieties of breadfruit trees.
Caribbean Curries Conundrum
Everything you need to know about Caribbean curry, colombo, and garam masala recipes.
A Recipe With a Story - Moros y Cristianos
This Black Beans and Rice Recipe is a hold over of Spanish occupation. It's called Moros y Cristianos and is popular in Cuba. There are as many variations of this recipe as there are Cuban cooks. Here is my simple, yet very tasty version.
Caribbean-style Lemonade
Caribbean-style lemonade is easy to make. It's a type of limeade also called Lime Water, Swank and Wash.
Sweet Potato Pie
Learn to make sweet potato pie Caribbean style. How to make a caribbean sweet potato pie. Recipe for making sweet potato pie.
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