Category Archives: Puerto Rican – Tipico

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.

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COD FISH FRICASSEE – BACALAO EN SALSA

Posted in Appetizers, Bacalao, Latin Traditional, Puerto Rican - Tipico, Spain, Vinegar | 14 Comments

Green Plaintain Soup + Plantain Spiders – Sopa de Platanos Verdes con Arañitas

I think I am going bananas. It seems that the past few posts bananas and plantains are the main focus of my posts. When last in Puerto Rico we had stopped at a restaurant and the first thing that we were served was … Continue reading

Posted in Puerto Rican - Tipico, Sofrito, Soups - Cold/Hot, Uncategorized, Vegetarian | Tagged | 20 Comments

PICKLED GREEN BANANAS – ESCABECHE DE GUINEITOS VERDES

“Guineitos Verde en Escabeche” is one of our most popular dishes.  You would say its a “Jíbaro” dish.

Posted in Appetizers, Bacalao, Guineitos Verdes, Pickled Green Bananas, Puerto Rican - Tipico, Puerto Rico | 19 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

TEMBLEQUE – PUERTO RICAN COCONUT PUDDING

 

Posted in Breakfast/Brunch, Desserts, Puerto Rican - Tipico, Puerto Rico | 42 Comments

Arroz con Gandules y Chorizo – Rice with Pigeon Peas + Spanish Sausage

Arroz con Gandules is the traditional dish of Puerto Rico.  It is usually served along with our roast pork, Pernil.  You will find this dish being served during the holidays and when having a party, it is sure to be the main attraction.  … Continue reading

Posted in Holidays, Latin Traditional, Puerto Rican - Tipico, Puerto Rico, Rice/Risotto, Sofrito | 36 Comments

LOOK MA I MADE CAKE – BACARDI RUM CAKE FROM PUERTO RICO

I hope your New Year was wonderful.  A happy, healthy and prosperous to you all. Everyone makes resolutions and very few are kept.  I know, I am one of those people…weak and lazy at times.  But this resolution I will … Continue reading

Posted in Desserts, Eggs, Latin Traditional, Puerto Rican - Tipico | 18 Comments