Caribbean

Caribbean cuisine is a fusion of African, Creole, Cajun, Amerindian, European, Latin American, Indian/South Asian, Middle Eastern, and Chinese. These traditions were brought from many different countries when they came to the Caribbean. In addition, the population has created styles that are unique to the region.

Pernil ~ Slow-Cooked Pork Roast Recipe Card

Pernil ~ Slow-Cooked Pork Roast

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This slow-cooked pork roast, usually a shoulder, butt or leg, has been typically enjoyed by many Puerto Ricans during the holidays. It's a classic Puerto Rican dish, and has many variations throughout the Caribbean, Dominican Republic, and Cuba.
Ensalada de Coditos, a Puerto Rican Macaroni Salad

Ensalada de Coditos, a Puerto Rican Macaroni Salad

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Ensalada de Coditos (Puerto Rican Macaroni Salad) is easy to make and incredibly delicious. This refreshing Macaroni Pasta Salad is a latin dish favorite that's a must-have for the Holidays and Family gathering.
Limber de Frambuesa ~ Raspberry Ice Recipe Card

Limber de Frambuesa ~ Raspberry Ice

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Raspberry Limber or Limber de Frambuesa is a Puerto Rican recipe for Raspberry Ice is made with raspberries, sugar, water, and heavy cream. Simply mix the ingredients in a blender until smooth, pour into plastic cups, and freeze until they are solid.
Authentic Puerto Rican Sazón

Authentic Puerto Rican Sazón

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Dive deep into the heart of Puerto Rican cuisine with Authentic Sazón - a blend of tradition, history, and unmatched flavor.
Pollo Relleno ~ Stuffed Chicken Recipe Card

Pollo Relleno Cubano ~ Cuban Stuffed Chicken

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This Cuban recipe is ideal for family dinners or for an important event, however it must be taken into account that its preparation requires some time and care.
Habichuelas Guisadas (Puerto Rican Stewed Beans)

Island Comfort in a Bowl: The Art of Puerto Rican Stewed...

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If you like an easy yet tasty meat-free beans then, you might think this recipe for Puerto Rican Beans is the most delicious beans to cook up.
Dominican Style Empanadas

Chef Zee Makes Dominican Style Empanadas!

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At The Hispanic Food Network, one of our favorite Latinas in the kitchen is Chef Zee. This girl is smoking hot in so many ways. We caught up with Chef Zee on her YouTube page, where she was making her Dominican style Chicken Empanadas (Pastelitos de Pollo.)
Moros y Cristianos ~ Rice and Black Beans

Moros y Cristianos ~ Rice and Black Beans

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An iconic Cuban recipe of black beans and rice called Moros y Cristianos, or Arroz Congri, is made with long-grain rice, black beans, and fragrant spices.
Rice Beef Stuffed Cabbage Rolls Recipe Card

A Cuban Culinary Journey: Unrolling the Flavors of Rice & Beef...

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These Rice & Beef Stuffed Cabbage Rolls are a culinary delight from the island of Cuba. Rollos de Col Rellenos de Arroz Y Carne is a Cuban recipe
Medianoche Sandwich Recipe Card

Medianoche Sandwich at the Midnight Hour

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The Medianoche Sandwich is the Cuban sister of the famous Cubano Sandwich. This variation on the classic ham and cheese sandwich is made with thin slices of juicy roast pork, salty ham, sour dill pickles, tangy yellow mustard, and sharp Swiss cheese on a hoagie roll then grilled and pressed flat.
Jamaican Rum Raisin Banana Bread

Jamaican Rum Raisin Banana Bread

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Rum raisin Banana Bread is full of flavor from the bananas, cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice. But the most memorable part? The plump, rum-soaked raisins speckled throughout every slice.
Limber de Chocolate Ice Recipe Card

Limber de Chocolate ~ Chocolate Ice

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This week’s addition to our Limber Family is the Chocolate Limber. Limber de Chocolate is a Puerto Rician recipe for Chocolate Ice made with evaporated milk, water, chocolate chips, sugar, and vanilla.
Guanimos ~ Cornmeal Beef Pockets Recipe Card

Guanimes ~ Cornmeal Beef Dumplings

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Guanimes is a Puerto Rican recipe for Cornmeal Beef Dumplings and is related to tamales, hallacas, and pasteles. It consists of a cornmeal masa that is stuffed with beef, and it is then wrapped in corn husks and boiled.
Strawberry Limber Recipe Card

Limber de Fresa ~ Strawberry Ice

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The Limber de Fresa is a Strawberry Ice treat from Puerto Rico. The Strawberry Limber is made with strawberries, sugar, milk, and water. Simply mix the ingredients in a blender until smooth, pour into plastic cups, and freeze until they are solid.
The Cubano Recipe Card

The Cubano, an Authentic Cuban Sandwich

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The Cubano is a traditional Cuban recipe that will have your taste buds doing the happy dance. The ultimate sandwich made with marinated roast pork, sliced ham, Swiss cheese, yellow mustard and pickles.
Camarones Guisados (Stewed Shrimp)

Camarones Guisados (Stewed Shrimp) Recipe

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Camarones Guisados translates to Stewed Shrimp in Spanish. It's a rich, delicious and healthy meal that is different from red meat, fish or chicken.
Jamaican Pepper Shrimp Recipe Card

Jamaican Hot Pepper Shrimp

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This Peppered Shrimp dish is a popular Jamaican street food that has been cooked in a flavorful broth loaded with onion, garlic, allspice, thyme, and plenty of spicy Scotch bonnet peppers.
Pan con Bistec ~ Cuban Steak Sandwich Recipe Card

Pan con Bistec ~ Steak Sandwich

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Pan con Bistec or Steak Sandwich is a Cuban recipe that is made on a loaf of Cuban bread filled with steak, onions, potato fries, and topped with mayonnaise, lettuce, and tomatoes.
Sofrito Recipe from Cocina Criolla

Sofrito Recipe from Cocina Criolla

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Puerto Rican recipes usually start with Sofrito. It's the foundation of just about every soup, stew, or sauce in any Puerto Rican cookbook. Used as a base it's the first thing into the cooking pot or used as a topping on grilled meat and fish.
Rellenos de Papa ~ Stuffed Potato Balls

Rellenos de Papa ~ Stuffed Potato Balls

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Rellenos de Papa is a traditional snack found in Puerto Rico restaurants and street vendors. This Puerto Rican recipe is made with potatoes cooked and mashed then formed into small balls and stuffed with a ground beef filling then fried to a golden brown.

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