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.
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.
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.
Bacalaítos are pancake-like codfish fritters, crisp on the outside and dense and chewy on the inside. These delicious codfish fritters recipe is a hit no matter the season.
This piña colada is a sweet cocktail recipe made with rum, cream of coconut, and pineapple juice. It may be garnished with either a pineapple wedge, maraschino cherry, or both. There are two versions of the drink, both originating in Puerto Rico.
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.
In this Puerto Rican recipe we transform the coquito, the festive and creamy coconut drink from Puerto Rico, into a luscious layer cake!
This Jibarito Slider Con Cebollitas Fritas, or Jibarito Slider With Fried Onions, will have your tastebuds doing the happy dance. A Jibarito slider is a sandwich made with flattened, fried green plantains instead of bread.
This Bistec Encebollado (Steak & Onion) recipe is sure to delight your family and friends with its simple, but deep, flavor and satisfying combination of textures.
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.
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.
Arroz con Gandules is a combination of rice, pigeon peas, and pork, cooked in the same pot with sofrito. This Puerto Rican recipe, accompanied with roasted pork, is the national dish of Puerto Rico.