These Puerto Rican Pasteles are simular to their Mexican cousin the Tamale. The Pastele is made with meat stuffing but unlike the Mexican Tamale, the masa is a yautía and plantain masa and is wrapped in banana leaves.
Use any cut of steak when making this easy beef stew. Marinated in oil, oregano, vinegar, and onions, this is a great meal for a busy weeknight. A staple in Puerto Rican cooking. Serve with white rice and tostones. Water can be used in place of beef stock if desired.
Limber de Coco is similar to coconut Italian ices and is a refreshing Puerto Rican recipe for both kids and adults. You can make these in cups, small bowls, cupcake pan, or popsicle molds, or whatever you have on hand.
In Puerto Rico, blood sausage is known as morcilla. It's made with rice, cilantro, garlic, and chili pepper. Some contain paprika, annatto and some spices to give it a kick. Morcilla is especially popular during holiday season.
Quesitos are one of the most popular pastries in Puerto Rico. Quesito means "little cheese" in Spanish. With this Puerto Rican recipe you can make these sweet cream cheese breakfast pastries wrapped in layers of light, crisp puff pastry for your whole family!
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.
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.
Coquito meaning "Little Coconut" in Spanish is a traditional Christmas drink that originated in Puerto Rico. The coconut-based alcoholic beverage is similar to eggnog, sometimes being called the Puerto Rican Eggnog.
This Pollo Guisado or Chicken Stew is a delicious Cuban recipe that's characterized by meat that practically falls off the bone. It can be served as a stew or on a bed of rice. Chicken stew is popular in all Latin American countries and recipes will very from country to country but the basics remain the same.
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.
Explore the colorful and historic city of Ponce, Puerto Rico, through its rich culinary heritage featuring the flavorful Pastelón. Discover the vibrant culture, majestic attractions, and the unique blend of old-world charm and modern vibrancy that make Ponce a treasure trove for every traveler.
Arroz Mamposteao is a classic Puerto Rican dish that combines the flavors of rice and beans with a variety of vegetables and smoked ham. In this article, we'll show you how to make Arroz Mamposteao, a flavorful and filling dish that is sure to please. Discover the key ingredients to create a dish that is both flavorful and satisfying.
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Long before he was a Hollywood star, Danny Trejo used to joke with his mom that they should open a restaurant. A few arrests, a couple boxing championships, and more than 300 movies later, Hollywood’s favorite bad guy did just that with Trejo’s Tacos. His unexpected journey from ex-con to actor to Narcotics Anonymous/Alcoholics Anonymous counselor to successful restaurateur is a true rags-to-riches story.