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.
This Dulce de Leche recipe is a confection from Latin America prepared by slowly heating sweetened milk to create a substance that derives its flavor from the Maillard reaction, also changing color.
Carne Desmechada or Ropa Vieja is a very popular recipe in Colombia and Latin America. This classic beef dish is very easy, and is great over rice, patacones and arepas. It can also be used as a filling for tacos or empanadas.
Bandeja Paisa is probably the most popular Colombian dish, originally from the Andean region of the country where the people are called “Paisas” and the area where I was born and raised.
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.
Sofrito is the base for most Puerto Rican recipes, and this one is better than store-bought (difficult to find in the stores in the Western United States). This can be added to beans, rice, soups, stews, you name it.
When I tried this rice for the first time, I was delighted with the sabor from the combination of the white rice and the stewed habichuelas (red kidney beans).
Pulpeta or Meatloaf is a Cuban recipe where the meatloaf is stuffed with a hard-boiled egg then fried on the stovetop until it's golden brown on all sides and then simmered in a Cuban creole sauce to perfection.
Habichuelas Guisadas are stewed red beans that are both delicious and easy to make. This Caribbean Side Dish is a savory dish of seasoned beans, usually accompanied by rice.
The Fricasé de Pollo a la Cubana (Chicken Fricassee) recipe is one of the most popular Cuban dish, that includes chicken and potatoes cooked in tomato and wine sauce.
Arroz con Gandules is a traditional rice recipe with pigeon peas that's a staple on Puerto Rican tables across the world. Making them can be a bit of a process.
Are you a chilaquiles fanatic? Mmmmmm, I am. I think this delicious recipe could be eaten at any time of the day, even though most people enjoy it as a breakfast meal