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Cuban Drinks

September 2, 2015 Cocktails

Cuba Drinks

  It’s hot in Cuba, and we found lots of drinks to quench our thirst along the way. Below we’ve shared our favorites, from coffee and jugos naturales to daiquiris and mojitos. Cuba refreshed our days and rejuvenated our bodies after miles of walking and investigating all that the island has to offer. Coco Frio […]

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Our Cuban Food and Farm Adventure

August 25, 2015 Blog

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The bees were buzzing, the birds chirping, and the blur of the yellow and orange butterflies swooping to the flowers surrounded us as we made our way up the dirt path that inched closer to the steep-sided limestone mogotes that towered over us. We were in Valle de Viñales in the Piñar del Rio province […]

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Pan Cubano

August 19, 2015 Bread

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During my 12 years living in Miami I fell in love with Pan Cubano with its crisp crust and lightly textured inside, it served as the perfect complement for Pan con Lechon (Cuban pork sandwich), or my favorite traditional Cuban sandwiches, as well as a a breakfast bread when served alongside some fruit and eggs, […]

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Pollo con Mojo Criollo (Chicken with Cuban marinade)

August 18, 2015 Featured Recipe

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This delicious recipe is made with the Naranja Agria, a small bitter orange used in Latin American cooking – perfect for marinating meats. We enjoyed Yeni’s version at our homestay in Soroa, Cuba. She prepared marinated chicken for us, along with plate after plate of delicious food. 10-12 garlic cloves 1 cup cilantro 1 tsp […]

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Cuba Libre

August 16, 2015 Cocktails

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Literally meaning “Free Cuba,” this classic cocktail dates back to the Spanish-American War (1898), when Cuba gained independence from Spanish Rule. American soldiers fighting the war enjoyed this and helped bring it to popularity. 1-1/2 ounces dark rum Coke ice cubes 1 lime wedge lime slice for garnish Pour the rum into a tall glass, […]

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