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Latin Caribbean Food: Most Popular Articles

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Your 5-Step Picture Guide to Making Sofrito
Step 1 of How to make sofrito tutorial - gathering the indgredients.
19 Sweet and Savory Empanada Recipes
How to make empanadas from scratch, including delicious recipes for fillings and homemade dough.
Achiote (or Annatto) - What Is It And How To...
This Caribbean ingredient has many uses beyond culinary. So, what exactly is Achiote (Annatto) and how do you use it?
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.
Caribbean Stove Top Shellfish Seafood Paella
The national dish of Spain, paella, was brought to the islands during colonial times and has been a favorite dish ever since.
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 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.
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.
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.
Serve Cuban Picadillo As A Main Dish Or Filling
Here's a quick, easy and delicious Cuban picadillo recipe made with ground beef. You can serve it with rice and beans or use it as a filling for empanadas.
Oats Porridge
Recipe for Oats Porridge. Learn how to make Oats Porridge. This is an Oats Porridge with raisins recipe.
How to Make Deep-Fried Guyanese Bakes
Fried bakes made easy. Here is a simple recipe for Guyanese fried bakes, also called Trini floats.
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.
Spicy Jamaican Beef Patties
With this Jamaican beef patties recipe, you can learn how to make jamaican beef patties.
Everything you need 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. Everything you wanted to know about sofrito.
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.
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.
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.
Have a Taste of Havana with This Classic Mojito...
A classic yet fashionable Cuban cocktail - this mojito is made with with the five traditional ingredients. Here's how to make it.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Coquito: An Egg-Free Eggnog from Puerto Rico
Coquito is a traditional punch served at Christmas and New Years celebrations. The drink is similar to eggnog with rum.
Puerto Rican Water Bread Recipe (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.
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.
Peel, Cut, and Prepare Yuca for Cooking
How to select and choose a good yuca root for cooking.
Dhal Puri
Dhal Puri recipe that recommends how to make dhal puri. Guide to making dhal puri. Learn to make dhal puri.
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,
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Yellow Rice With Corn - Arroz Amarillo y Maiz
A simple yet tasty recipe for yellow rice and corn, which goes well with just about any meal, whether it has a Latin theme or not.
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).
Edible Corms That By Any Other Name Would Taste...
Can't tell the difference between taro, malanga, and eddoes? How about dasheen, yatia, tannia or cocoyam? Don't worry, here's how to tell them apart.
How to Make Caribbean Style Hot Pepper Sauce
Say no to bottled hot sauce. Learn how to make Caribbean style hot pepper sauce using scotch bonnet chili peppers. It's simple to make and tasty.
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.
Introduction to Latin Caribbean Culinary Tastes
Latin Caribbean Cuisine is an amazing blending of tropical tastes and multicultural influences - a celebration of aromatic, sweet and tart, piquant and mild citrus flavors. To understand and appreciate it, you must first understand the history behind the food.
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.
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.
10 Yummy Ways to Prepare Cassava
List of the best recipes for different ways in which to cook, eat and enjoy cassava (yuca).
15-Minute Garlic Dipping Sauce Recipe
Mojito is the recommended garlic dipping sauce to serve with tostones (twice fried green 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...
Easy and Simple Rum Cake Recipe
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.
Barley Porridge
Barley Porridge is easy to make. Make Barley Porridge. This is a recipe for Barley Porridge. Learn how to make Barley Porridge.
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.
10 Decadent Caribbean Desserts You Can Make
Inspiration for Caribbean desserts comes from tropical fruits, the sugarcane industry and European colonialism.
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
Top 5 Caribbean Spices in Caribbean Cuisine
Cooking with spices. Here are the top spices used in Caribbean cuisine.
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.
Pumpkin Empanadas Recipe
Pumpkin Empanadas are a fun alternative to traditional pumpkin pie. This recipe is great for appetizers, finger foods, lunches and meals on the go.
Pollo Guisado - Recipe For Braised (Fricassee)...
Here is a pollo guisado recipe for a delicious chicken dish where the meat falls off the bone. The tender result of braising and fricassee.
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.
Puerto Rican Water Bread (Pan de Agua)
Puerto Rican Water Bread recipe. Pan de Agua receta. Step-by-step instructions and pictures on how to make water bread.
Cassava (Yuca) Fries
Yuca fries made simple. Recipe for cassava fries. Recipe for yuca fries. Learn to make yuca fries.
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.
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.
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.
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.
How To Pickle Sweet Bell Peppers
Make your own pickled sweet bell peppers with this quick and easy refrigerator pickle recipe - great for burgers, sandwiches, salads and hot dogs.
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.
7 Amazing Sofrito and Seasoning Sauce Recipes
Here are the top sofrito recipes in Caribbean Cuisine - recaito, sazon, sofrito, etc.
How Did Cuba's Revolution Change Its Cuisine?
Cuban food still has strong ties to Spanish influences because it was the first and last Spanish colony in the Caribbean.
Dominican Sofrito - Sazón
This sofrito recipe is inspired by ingredients commonly found in Dominican sofritos, which are also called sazon in that country.
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.
Caribbean Porridges
A list of a variety of Caribbean and West Indian porridge recipes.
Fried Chicken Dominican Style
Try this Spanish fried chicken version from the Dominican Republic. It's marinated with lime and garlic, then coated in seasoned flour and fried.
Half Flan - Half Cake - What's Not To Love?
Flancocho is a combination of words - flan and cake. If you enjoy flan and you enjoy cake, why not combine the two and make this delicious concoction.
How to Make Tostones
Here's a simple and easy recipe for tostones or twice fried green plantains. A necessary staple in Caribbean cooking.
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.
Ground Provisions
Learn about Caribbean ground provisions (roots and tubers). Learn to cook Caribbean dishes that use ground provisions - roots, tubers, and viandas.
Your Guide to Frying Ripe Plantains
Frying Ripe Plantains- a guide to choosing and frying ripe plantains.
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.
9 Thanksgiving Recipes from the Caribbean
Start your own Thanksgiving tradition. Add Caribbean flavors to your Thanksgiving feast with these recipes worthy of the holiday.
Recipe for spinners - a type of Jamaican Dumpling. How to make jamaican spinners. Jamaican dumplings recipe.
Puerto Rican Food Profile
The principal cooking style in Puerto Rican cuisine is called cocina criolla - the cuisine created by the European (mostly Spanish) colonists using their traditional recipes coalesced with native Caribbean foods and cooking styles. Consequently, you will find familiar and unfamiliar cooking techniques and ingredients in Puerto Rican cuisine.
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.
Scotch Bonnet Chili
Learn about Scotch Bonnet hot peppers, how to use hot chili peppers and how they are used in cuisine.
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.
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.
Chandon Beni: The Essential Herb of the Caribbean
Chadon beni uses. Chadon beni in Trinidad cuisine. Caribbean herbs.
Sweet Caribbean Pumpkin Flan Dessert
Pumpkin flan recipe that is a sweet, smooth and delicious custard treat.
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.
Cheesy Shrimp and Tomato Sauce Empanada Filing
These shrimp empanadas are stuffed with a delicious combination of shrimp, cheese, and Spanish style tomato sauce.
How to Make Bay Leaf Tea
A hot cup of bay leaf herbal tea is fragrant, comforting and relaxing. It's really easy to make and here's how to do it.
Your Picture Guide to Assembling and Wrapping...
Assembling and wrapping pasteles is like wrapping a gift. Follow this pictorial step-by-step guide and you can't go wrong.
Sweet Kisses - Puerto Rican Macaroon Recipe
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.
How to Buy and Prepare Smoked Herring
Simple guide to buying and preparing smoked herring - an integral part of Caribbean cuisine.
Cheese Stuffed Yellow Plantain Balls
Plantain recipe for ripe plantains (yellow). These fried plantains balls have a savory cheddar cheese filling that bursts in your mouth.
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.
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.
Kick Up Your Heels - Caribbean Cowheel Soup
Cow heel (foot) soup is a popular and well loved dish in the Caribbean. Yellow split peas, vegetables and dumplings make this a hardy and filling soup.
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.
Caribbean Soup
Caribbean soups are hearty. Learn how to make Caribbean Soup. Caribbean soup made easy. Types of Caribbean soups.
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 Caribbean Beef Soup
Learn how to make an easy and delicious Caribbean version of beef soup and dumplings. This is a meal in itself.
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.
5-Step Recipe for Trinidadian Callaloo Soup
Trinidad Callaloo Recipe for Callaloo Soup. Learn how to make trinidadian callaloo. Trinidadian callaloo made easy.
Bacalao is the Spanish term for dried salt cod.
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.
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.
Empanadas are fried or baked pastries stuffed with sweet or savory fillings. These stuffed pastries are known throughout Portugal, the Caribbean, Latin America, and the Philippines. An empanada is made by folding a disc of thinly rolled dough over a filling into a semicircle and then sealing the edge. Empanadas are also known by a variety of other names, such as pastelito, empanadilla, and pastelillo. Empanada definition and pronunciation in the Latin Caribbean Food glossary.
Yam Fufu
Traditional and delicious recipe for yam fufu (dumplings) modernized with the use of a food processor.
Cassava Mofongo (Mofongo de Yuca)
Recipe for mofonge de yuca, which is also known as cassava mofongo. This is a tasty dish of mashed cooked yuca seasoned with garlic, salt, and bacon.
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?
Dominican Chicken Noodle Soup (Caldo de Gallina)
Every culture has a chicken soup recipe. This chicken and noodle soup is popular in the Dominican Republic and just as comforting as any chicken soup recipe.
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.
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.
Seasoned Pork Shoulder or Butt Roast
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.
Antigua's Raisin Bun
Recipe for Antigua Raisin Bun. Antigua Raisin Bun Recipe. Learn to make Antigua Raisin Bun. This is Antigua Raisin Bun.
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.
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 Are Green Bananas Used in Caribbean Food?
Bananas, both green and ripe are used in Caribbean cooking. Here's a quick explanation of how they are used in Caribbean dishes.
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.
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.
Sofrito with Culantro
Sofrito is a seasoned sauce used as a starting foundation for many Latin Caribbean dishes. This recipe uses tropical ingredients for an authentic taste.
Jamaican Jerk Turkey Wings
Recipe for Jamaican jerk style turkey wings. Great for appetizers, dinner, snacks, or game night.
What Is Callaloo?
Callaloo is a leafy green sometimes called bhajgee (bah-gee). It's similar to spinach, which is sometimes substituted when callaloo isn't available.
What is Farine
What is farine? How to use Farine. Guide to farine.
Caribbean Conkies - Sweet Pasteles Treat
Conkies are a sweet treat popular in the Caribbean. The preparation technique is similar to Puerto Rican pasteles, but the ingredients are very different.
Chinese Cultural Influences on Caribbean Cuisine
How indentured servitude of Chinese immigrants contributed to Caribbean foodways, cuisine, and culture.
Foo-foo defined. Foo-foo explained. Caribbean foo-foo. Learn how to make foo-foo. Learn how to eat foo-foo.
Caribbean Soul Food - Beef Tripe Soup
Caribbean comfort food at its best - beef tripe soup. An offal recipe born of necessity and desire for zero waste.
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.
Cooking With Ackee Fruit
Ackee is considered a fruit but cooked and used as a vegetable. Follow this guide to cooking with ackee.
Green Onions
Green onions guide. Caribbean shallots and chives. Storing green onions.
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.
Individual Upside Down Piña Colada Cakes
These personal sized elegant cakes brings home the tropical flavors of a classic piña colada cocktail: coconut, pineapple, and rum.
Bake and Shark in Trinidad and Tobago
Bake and shark is Trinidad and Tobago street food. Here's how to buy and eat the fried shark sandwich the next time your on the islands.
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.
Arañitas - Shredded Fried Plantains....
Aranitas are a unique take on the classic tostones (fried plantains) recipe. The shredded plantains look like spider (arañita) legs when fried.
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.
West Indian Pumpkin Fritters Recipe
Enjoy these sweet pumpkin fritters as appetizers or as a snack. Great for Autumn.
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.
About Green Seasoning
This is your guide to Caribbean Green Seasoning. Learn how to make and use Green Seasoning at home.
Plantain Sandwich - Jibarito
My jibarito (plantain) sandwich recipe has a roast beef filling with Swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato and seasoned mayonnaise.
How to Make Ham and Split Pea Soup
Learn how to make ham and split pea soup with this simple yet tasty recipe. It's a great recipe for using a leftover ham bone.
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.
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.
Coo Coo For Cornmeal Cou Cou
Cornmeal Cou-cou is cooked with okra, low and slow until all the liquid is absorbed and the mixture comes away easily from the sides of the pot.
Sada Roti Flatbread Recipe
Learn how to make West Indian sada roti (flat bread) with this easy, three step, sada roti recipe. Simple and delicious.
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.
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.
Indulgent Coconut Tres Leches Cake with Vanilla...
Recipe for Coconut Tres Leches Cake or Pastel de Tres Leches con Coco Receta.
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.

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