Category Archives: Latin Traditional

BREAD PUDDING WITH RAISINS – BUDIN DE PAN CON PASAS

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ASOPAO DE POLLO – PUERTO RICAN CHICKEN AND RICE STEW

Comfort food in Puerto Rico is called “asopao”.

Posted in Chicken, Latin Traditional, Sofrito, Soups - Cold/Hot | 13 Comments

TEMBLEQUE (PUERTO RICAN COCONUT PUDDING) + SWEET CILANTRO/MINT SAUCE

The challenge for March from Creative Cooking Crew is “The Perfect Bite”.

Posted in Desserts, Latin Contemporary, Latin Traditional, Puerto Rican - Tipico, Puerto Rico, Something Different, Uncategorized, Vegetarian | 12 Comments

STEWED PIGEON PEAS WITH GREEN PLANTAIN DUMPLINGS – GANDULES GUISADOS CON BOLLITOS DE PLATANOS VERDES

Our Creative Cooking Crew took December 2013 off for the holidays. Here we are starting 2014 with a great challenge:  Let’s tackle some internationally known ethnic dishes – and present them in new, creative and exciting ways.  The star this … Continue reading

Posted in Gandules, Latin Traditional, My recipes, Plantains, Puerto Rican - Tipico, Sofrito | 20 Comments

“COQUITO” FRENCH TOAST – PUERTO RICAN EGGNOG FRENCH TOAST

This month’s Creative Cooking Crew’s challenge is cooking with spirits.  This was an easy challenge for me  because as the holidays approach, I start to make my “coquito” Puerto Rican eggnog.

Posted in Breakfast/Brunch, Desserts, Eggs, Holidays, Latin Contemporary, Latin Traditional, My recipes, Puerto Rican - Tipico, Puerto Rico | Tagged , , , , , , , | 22 Comments

COD FISH FRICASSEE – BACALAO EN SALSA

Posted in Appetizers, Bacalao, Latin Traditional, Puerto Rican - Tipico, Spain, Vinegar | 15 Comments

Causa Limeña + Steak Tartare

This month’s challenge at Creative Cooking Group is nothing more than the ever-loving  meat and potatoes. The Causa is a traditional Peruvian dish made from potatoes which is served cold adding different fillings. I decided on using white, purple and sweet potatoes as I could not … Continue reading

Posted in Around Town - NYC - Restaurants, International Dishes, Latin Traditional, Meats, Party Menus, Tapas, Uncategorized | Tagged | 29 Comments

Té para Dos o Más- Tea for Two or More

Posted in Appetizers, Beef, Children's Menus, Cuban, Latin Contemporary, Latin Traditional, Party Menus, Puerto Rican - Tipico, Sofrito, Something Different, Tapas | 30 Comments

ROPA VIEJA – OLD CLOTHES

Ropa Vieja which translated means “old clothes”,  is a dish well-known in Cuba, but originated in the Canary Islands. You can find it in every menu throughout the Caribbean.  I think that the “Cubanos” have mastered this dish.  This version … Continue reading

Posted in Beef, Cuban, Latin Traditional, Meats | 17 Comments

A POST AND A RESTAURANT REVIEW- Venezuelan Scrambled Eggs + Sweet Plantains Wrapped in Bacon – Perico Venezolano + Platanos Maduros Envueltos en Tocineta

Posted in Breakfast/Brunch, Eggs, International Dishes, Latin Traditional, Vegetarian, Venezuela | 21 Comments