Hi Everyone!!! Last night I had a dream I was back home in Puerto Rico sipping Coconut Mojitos. ::sigh:: I WISH!!! I’ve been so busy lately, I haven’t had time for travel at all. Well, at least I won’t let work stop me from eating as if I were on vacation! 😀 I had this […]
On todays “The Sofrito Chronicles” I bring you, Recaito… RECAITO is a base for many Puerto Rican dishes, and is a necessity in any Latin pantry. Read any Puerto Rican or Latin American cookbook and chances are that you will come across recaito as one of the key ingredients in many sauces, stews, soups, stocks, […]
A simple, easy and quick recipe for Vegetable Udon Soup. I created this recipe during one of my cleansing routines. I think just about everyone loves a steaming hot bowl of miso soup! With a soothing and mild flavor, miso soup is light and “brothy”, not the type of soup that is a meal on […]
NOT YOUR MOM’S LASAGNA! Here is a great recipe for a Puerto Rican Pastelon made from platno maduros (sweet plantains) My grandmother’s recipe to be exact. Whenever we visited my abuelita in Philly, she would make this dish and have it waiting for us when we arrived. My grandmothers recipe is not to be confused […]
What is Sofrito? First, you must understand that Puerto Rican food came from it mix of its Spaniard conquistadors, African slaves, and native Taíno roots. And while it’s quite similar to other Hispanic cuisines, Puerto Rican food still has unique flavors, aromas and blends. Sofrito is a blend of vegetables and Latin herbs used to […]
Hi Everyone! I have been BEGGING my mom to make her DEE-Licious encebollado for a couple of years now. I’ve come to the conclusion that her stove may have run away from home and afraid she might be living on microwavable food since not even my sisters have been graced with the presence of one […]
NBC LATINO Blog Feaure I want to send an enormous thank you to to Nina Terrero and the producers of NBC for choosing me this week for their segment; “Food Blogs We Love” This means so much to me and my family. It is a great achievement to be recognized by my fellow Latin community.
Ceviche… Just the word alone does things to me. Childhood memories take over my mind, my mouth starts to water, I can immediately taste and smell without the dish being in front of me. The word Ceviche is just as sexy as the dish itself. Growing up, my mother would wake up early in the […]