What Makes Puerto Rican Coffee So Special?

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Most of us don’t consider Puerto Rico to be one of the top coffee-producing countries in the world. But once upon a time, it was at the top of that list. Unfortunately, Puerto Rico currently doesn’t even make it into the top 50 coffee exporting nations. The good news is that Puerto Rican coffee is slowly making a comeback as a specialty coffee around the world. This means most of us will have a better chance of experiencing the deep and complex flavors of Puerto Rican coffee once again. The…

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A Guide To Choosing Expresso Machines

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Expresso machines are one of the most popular kitchen appliances. They have gained popularity in recent years. With one of these machines in your house, you can have your favourite coffee shop drink whenever you want, without having to leave the house. Specialty coffee machines can be very expensive and are a significant investment. The most common machines are semi automatic or super automatic machines. Both have benefits, depending on your preference and the amount of money you are willing to spend. Take some time to learn the features and…

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6 Foods You Must Try in Puerto Rico

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Ay-ay-ay-ay-ay-ay – Puerto Rico. An excellent way to start. I’d rather leave the emotion marinating somewhere around the chest/soul area. But I can’t; I’m here to tell you all about this magnificent country. Oh. Wait. Puerto Rico is not a country. It’s not a country?! No, sir/madam. Extraordinary, isn’t it? Puerto Rico is actually governed by the U.S. It’s what we call “commonwealth .”But nothing about it is common (unless we categorize exceptionality as something fairly ordinary). Dating all the way back to 1493. and Christopher Columbus, this Caribbean paradise…

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Puerto Rico Solves a Worldwide Coffee Problem

Our Story After hurricane Irma and Maria devastated the island on September 20, 2017, my family and I decided to move to Puerto Rico, work the land and help the island get back on its feet in any way that we could. We were coffee lovers back then and understood that the coffee industry is one that would not exist were it not for the coffee farmers that work day to day to give us that hot cup of coffee. So we decided to become coffee farmers. Did you know that…

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Puerto Rican Coquito Recipe – Coquito de Puerto Rico

Coquito de Puerto Rico Everyone knows that a Latino Christmas celebration is full of cheer and delight, good music, delicious foods and original and traditional punches. The Christmas dinner — where family and friends come together to celebrate — is an ancient Roman tradition that began before the Christian era. It was not until 354 AD that the Roman Bishop Liberius officially declared that Christmas be celebrated on December 25th. There is no other time for you to really get a chance to savor all the delicious holiday punches very…

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How To Make Traditional Tostones

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Tostones are an absolute staple of the Puerto Rican diet and if we are talking snacks, it really doesn’t get much better than this. Tostones perfectly sum up the Puerto Rican kitchen and that is an overland of flavor mad using very simple ingredients and methods. Today we are going to have a look at how you can make your very own to tostones in the house, to give you that flavor of Puerto Rico in your own home. To make this dish you will need green plantains, some vegetable oil…

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3 Ways To Introduce Exquisite Traditional Cuisine To Your Non-Puerto Rican Friends

Puerto Rico is known for many things, including exquisite beaches, intriguing culture and scrumptious food. Puerto Rican food is, in fact, often described as being among the boldest and most varied cuisine in the world. Although these traditional dishes have become increasingly popular outside of their country of origin, there are still countless individuals who have not been fortunate enough to encounter these unique eats. While most people don’t to be asked twice before tucking into a plate of luscious fare, others may need a bit more convincing to eat…

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The Best Puerto Rican Recipes that You Should Try

Puerto Rico is mainly known for its delightful beaches – almost everyone reading this article would love to spend their next holiday listening to traditional Puerto Rican music on one of the country’s beaches. However, real Puerto Rico fans know that the country’s food is also something worth dying for – delightful beaches and delicious dishes! If you want to know/learn more about Puerto Rico and its cuisine, then you’re in just the right place, as we’re about to introduce you to the best Puerto Rican recipes that you should…

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The Coffee Bean

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The Coffee Bean Coffee is a beverage, served hot or with ice, with or without cream and sugar, prepared from the roasted seeds of the coffee plant. These seeds are almost always called the coffee bean. Coffee is one of the most popular beverages in adults today. The coffee bean, itself, contains chemicals which are mind-altering (in a way some find pleasing) to humans as a coincidental result of their defense mechanism; those chemicals are toxic in large doses, or even in their normal amount when consumed by many creatures…

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Noche De San Juan: Celebrate With the Right Glass of Wine

Summer is only a few months away. Devotees will again celebrate the reverence of Puerto Ricans to Saint John the Baptist in Puerto Rico and other Puerto Rican communities in America.  Noche de San Juan is celebrated before the start of summer. And with commemorating the devotion of believers come celebration with water, food, and of course, drinks. What is Noche De San Juan? Noche de San Juan is celebrated on the 23rd day of June. This event is the eve of the feast of the patron saint of Puerto…

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