Category Archives: Puerto Rico

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

“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

SWEET PLANTAIN EMPANADAS – MIXED MUSHROOM PICADILLO

Posted in Appetizers, Breakfast/Brunch, My recipes, Plantains, Puerto Rico, Vegetarian | 32 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

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

Mofongo

When we think of Puerto Rico we usually think of beautiful beaches, piña coladas, rum punch, great music and our Caribbean cuisine, of which mofongo is sometimes considered the star attraction.

Posted in Appetizers, Latin Traditional, Pictures of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rican - Tipico, Puerto Rico, Something Different | 23 Comments

Puerto Rico, My Lovely Island, Part 2

While here I have passed along a few of my business cards.  I noticed that someone sneered and commented on the mango part of my blog name.

Posted in Blogging, Puerto Rico, Uncategorized | 15 Comments

Wordless Wednesdays -Puerto Rico, My Lovely Island – Part 1

When I landed on Monday I felt rejuvenated. Here are some pictures I want to share with you. Local Crafts

Posted in Markets, Puerto Rico, Sofrito, Wordless Wednesdays | 22 Comments