cuban food

Pan Cubano

August 19, 2015 Bread


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


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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Arroz Congri (Cuban black beans & rice)

August 14, 2015 Featured Recipe


This rice and beans combination is a mainstay in Cuba – part of any typical meal which includes rice and beans. Sometimes they are cooked together, other times apart. With Arroz Congri, they are cooked together. Often called Congri, and sometimes Moros (or, Moros y Cristianos, referring to the early settlers of Cuba. What is […]

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