Category Archives: Puerto Rican – Tipico
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
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
Carne mechada is the national dish of Venezuela and also very popular in Puerto Rico and Cuba. This version is adaped from Wilo Benet’s cookbook, Puerto Rico – True flavors. If you want to see Wilo’s creations, go to Foodalogue … Continue reading
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.
I finally left Puerto Rico, but was not able to connect due to problems caused by hurricane Irene and ended up in Ft. Lauderdale which was great. Had a chance to see my son, his family and my friend, Joan of FOODalogue. Now … Continue reading
I have no idea how this story started. Since I could rememeber my Mom would make this dish. As years passed I learned that they called it…
I remember the first time I saw my Mom make this dish I ran. The way it’s made in Puerto Rico the rice is grey and it was not very appealing. The squid comes in its own ink and it’s canned. Not … Continue reading