Category: Cuban

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Chicken and Plantain Stew

Plantain in dishes are common in Latin American cuisine like Columbia, Cuba and Puerto Rico, it’s such an abundant crop they use it a lot in different dishes as well as desserts. Some examples are the Columbian Sopa de Patacón, the Ecuadorian Caldo de Bolas de Verde and the Dominican...

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Rabo Encendido

Rabo Encendido is a Cuban dish of oxtails cooked slowly with vegetables like capsicums, carrots, potatoes, tomatoes and onions spiced with allspice, nutmeg and chillies. Other modern versions include cocoa powder, celery, and chipotle but in its most traditional style these ingredients were never used. Old recipes were quite hot...

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Mojito

Mojito is a cocktail drink that is made up of five main ingredients namely white rum, sugar, lime juice, sparkling water and mint. A good combination of refreshing ingredients that combines well with the strong rum making it a really popular summer cocktail drink. Mojito originated from Havana and it is considered...

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Chicken Empanada

Empanada is a baked or fried pastry stuffed with meats, vegetables or fruits. The word came from the Spanish word “empanar” which means bread. A dish that originated in Galicia, Spain and Portugal during the 1520 and was derived from the Arabic meat filled pies called samosa (similar to how...

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Cuban Sandwich

This series would not be complete without this sandwich as this is the mostly suggested dish when people ask for recipes that uses left over pork roast. Cuban sandwich basically is a popular variation of the ham and cheese sandwich, it was created for early Cuban migrants in Florida as...