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.

Camarones Guisados (Stewed Shrimp)

Camarones Guisados (Stewed Shrimp) Recipe

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.
Sofrito Recipe from Cocina Criolla

Sofrito Recipe from Cocina Criolla

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.
Puerto Rican Pork Recipe

Puerto Rican Pernil (Roasted Pork) Recipe

In many Latin American countries, pernil (roasted pork) is prepared on various special occasions throughout the year. It is the main dish that accompanies the table during the Christmas celebrations.
Culto a la Vida ~ Cult of Life Recipe Card

The Havana Highball: Delving into the Depths of Culto a la...

Originating from Havana, Culto a la Vida is a classic Cuban cocktail consisting of dark rum, cranberry juice, lime juice, and sugar.
Coffee Ice Cream with Dulce de Leche Recipe Card

Cafecito Delight: Cuban Coffee Ice Cream with Dulce de Leche Swirl

Discover the luxurious fusion of Cuban coffee and dulce de leche in a creamy, homemade ice cream recipe. Perfectly balanced with notes of rum and vanilla, this dessert promises an unforgettable taste sensation.
Moros y Cristianos ~ Rice and Black Beans

Moros y Cristianos ~ Rice and Black Beans

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.
Grilled Garlic Flank Steak

Grilled Garlic Flank Steak: A Flavorful and Easy Latin American Recipe

This easy and flavorful Grilled Garlic Flank Steak recipe is a favorite summer grilling recipe. The garlic marinade makes the difference.
Havana Cafe' in Pasco Creates the Caribbean Sandwich

The Caribbean Sandwich

For Leo Morales, Cuban food is a passion. When he thinks of new things for the menu his mind will go to a million places. "I love thinking about new things for the menu," said Morales with a smile.
Ropa Vieja ~ Shredded Beef

Ropa Vieja ~ Shredded Beef Recipe

This Cuban recipe for Ropa Vieja, or Shredded Beef, is the national dish of Cuba, but is also popular in other areas of the region such as Puerto Rico and Panama, in Spain, and in the Philippines.
Jamaican Brown Stew Chicken Recipe Card

Jamaican Brown Stew Chicken

This Brown Stew Chicken is a spicy Jamaican recipe consisting of chicken dark meat that is browned and simmered in a rich gravy made with onions, peppers, ketchup, and water. The end result is tender chicken, flavorful, and rich brown stew gravy.
Pina Colada Bread Pudding Recipe Card

Pina Colada Bread Pudding

This Pina Colada Bread Pudding is a truly decadent Puerto Rican dessert. A fruity, coconutty treat that is perfect for breakfast, brunch, dessert, or any time of day. Super easy to whip up and addicting.
Jamaican Pumpkin Pancakes Recipe Card

Jamaican Pumpkin Pancakes

Jamaican Pumpkin Pancakes are a Jamaican recipe. Your family will love the flavors that come together to create these pancakes. It's just like a pumpkin pie topped with butter and maple syrup.
Dip de Frutas de Mango ~ Mango Fruit Dip Recipe Card

Dip de Frutas de Mango ~ Mango Fruit Dip

On the Island of the Dominican Republic people are waking up to Dip de Frutas de Mango, Mango Fruit Dip, for breakfast. This savory treat is a smooth, sweet, creamy, explosion of flavors making your taste buds do the happy dance.
Pulled Pork and Plantain Breakfast Hash Recipe Card

Pulled Pork and Plantain Breakfast Hash

This Pulled Pork and Plantain Breakfast Hash is a Cuban Recipe that is made with, you guessed it, pulled pork, plantains, and eggs. You can find ripe plantains at most grocery stores; choose plantains for this recipe that are ripe (yellow) with a bit of black spotting.

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