Caldo Santo means Holy Broth in Spanish. This Puerto Rican recipe for Seafood Soup is made with shrimp, fish, sweet potatoes, pumpkin, yautía, and plantains slowly cooked in a spicy coconut milk base.
Leche de Coco Fresca is a Puerto Rician recipe for Fresh Coconut Milk. A good rule of thumb to remember is that 1 coconut will make 2 cups of Fresh Coconut Milk.
This Limber de Mango is a simple adult Mango Ice treat made with mangos, heavy whipping cream, dark brown sugar, light corn syrup, and a splash of spiced rum.
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.
Asopao de Gandules con Albóndigas de Plátano or Pigeon Pea Stew with Plantain Dumplings is a Puerto Rican recipe that packs a lot of flavor and can be described as “comfort food”.
Tortilla de Huevos or simply Egg Omelet is a Puerto Rican recipe made with eggs, milk, onions, and green peppers. Other ingredients can be used like olives, mushrooms, ham, and cheese if you like so get creative.
Sopa de Pollo con Fideos or Chicken Noodle Soup is a Puerto Rican recipe that is common throughout the world but has its roots in Spanish cuisine.
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!
Mojito Isleño or Islander Sauce is a Puerto Rican recipe that is most commonly used as a chunky topping for a variety of fish and shellfish dishes, but it can also be served on the side.
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 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.
Mantecaditos are short bread cookies. In the traditional Puerto Rican recipe, Guava jelly is used but many Puerto Rican cooks use other jellies, sprinkles, chocolate and even nuts to make this tasty treat. So use your imagination and have fun with it.