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Category Archives: Puerto Rico
CHEF CHRISTIAN QUIÑONES, FRIENDS AND A LATIN INSPIRED MENU
As the situation in Puerto Rico worsens my heart breaks for my “Enchanted Island” or as we call it “La Isla del Encanto”. Being involved in the food industry, personal chef, caterer, food blogger and all around foodie, I worry … Continue reading
Posted in Appetizers, Beef, Blogging, Breakfast/Brunch, Carrots, Chocolate, Latin Contemporary, Pork, Puerto Rico Tagged Ches 10 Comments
BASQUE STYLE COD FISH – BACALAO A LA VIZCAINA
This is the Puerto Rican version that is a year-round favorite but mostly enjoyed during Lent.
Posted in Bacalao, Latin Traditional, Puerto Rican - Tipico, Puerto Rico 9 Comments
FISH N’ CHIPS PUERTO RICAN STYLE – BACALAITOS WITH BATATA AND LAVENDER YAUTIA CHIPS
The theme for our Creative Cooking Crew for May is: Fish n’ Chips and take it some place it’s never been before and make it your own.
SWEET POTATOES – THREE WAYS – SWEET POTATO FLAN INFUSED WITH COQUITO – TURKEY MEATBALLS STUFFED WITH SWEET POTATOES AND BAKED
Well the CCC is back and we are ready to start the new year with an interesting challenge suggested by our own Laura Lafata, La Diva Cucina! JANUARY CHALLENGE: Repurposing Leftovers or How Many Meals Can You Get From One.
Posted in Blogging, Desserts, Eggs, Holidays, Latin Contemporary, My recipes, Puerto Rico, Something Different, Turkey, Uncategorized 12 Comments
TEMBLEQUE (PUERTO RICAN COCONUT PUDDING) + SWEET CILANTRO/MINT SAUCE
The challenge for March from Creative Cooking Crew is “The Perfect Bite”.
“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 Bacardi 151, Cinnamon, Coco López, Coquito, Florida, frenchtoast, PuertoRico, Rum 26 Comments
SWEET PLANTAIN EMPANADAS – MIXED MUSHROOM PICADILLO
Posted in Appetizers, Breakfast/Brunch, My recipes, Plantains, Puerto Rico, Vegetarian 33 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.
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