Comida

Recipes, cooking ideas and the food of Puerto Rico

Pernil in the Park – Annual Pig Roast Competition and Festival

Pernil in the Park – Annual Pig Roast Competition and Festival

Presented by the Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce of CFL’s Community Business Initiative Council and the City of Kissimmee Central Florida’s first Annual Pig Roast Competition and Festival will take place on Sunday, December 3, 2017 starting at 12:00 Noon at Valencia Community College – Osceaola County Campus This is a FREE community event which will […]

Puerto Rican Coffee – Puerto Rico Coffee

Puerto Rican Coffee – Puerto Rico Coffee

Puerto Rican Coffee The Island of Puerto Rico – situated in the northern Caribbean, to the west of the Virgin Islands and east of Dominican Republic – is an un-incorporated territory of the United Sates of America. Though it may not match up to its Colombian counterpart, Puerto Rico still enjoys a very long association […]

Savory Puerto Rican Meat Dishes

Savory Puerto Rican Meat Dishes

Savory Puerto Rican Meat Dishes Puerto Rico, our favorite Caribbean island is well-known for its scenic natural landscape, diverse culture, and, of course, its savory meals. Puerto Rico is home to some of the tastiest dishes one can ever hope to experience. Puerto Rican meat dishes are particularly admired and loved for their brilliant and […]

Bacardi Tours: Trip to Rum World

Bacardi Tours: Trip to Rum World

Bacardi Tours: Trip to Rum World Did you know that almost three quarters of all rum that is sold in the United States is made in Puerto Rico? And Bacardi’s rum factory at Puerto Rico is the world’s largest distillery. Famously known as the “Cathedral of Rum,” this factory is an intriguing place to visit. […]

Pumpkin: So Poor and Yet So Rich

Pumpkin: So Poor and Yet So Rich

Pumpkin: So Poor and Yet So Rich Among vegetables, it’s one of the most nutritious and rich in vitamins, particularly A, and has great detoxifying, diuretic and antioxidant powers. In addition, it’s very versatile, since it can be the main ingredient of soups, stews, desserts and an endless number of recipes. At the same time, pumpkins have very few calories and […]

Finger Foods

Finger Foods

Finger Foods by E. Garriga There is no greater pleasure than to eat a delicious fritter such as bacalaítos (codfish fritters), o a piece of  dulce de coco (coconut candy squares) you long for using your hands or remembering a scrumptious arroz con gandules  (rice with pigeon peas) cooked over a make-shift stove of three […]

Preserving our traditional Puerto Rican cuisine

Preserving our traditional Puerto Rican cuisine

Preserving our traditional Puerto Rican cuisine. . . by Erisbelia Garriga Traditional Puerto Rican Food Each ethnic group considers its own typical cuisine as the best food in the world.  At the same time virtually all cuisines have had foreign influence.  Puerto Rican cuisine has been no different, with contributions from Spanish, French, African and […]

Introduction to Arroz con Gandules

Introduction to Arroz con Gandules

Arroz Con Gandules is the national dish of Puerto Rico. It is a rice-and-pigeon-pea dish which is seasoned with sofrito and smoked ham. Puerto Rican cuisine has been influenced by the foods of many cultures, including Spanish, African, Central and South American, and even North American cuisines. There are also many roots and beans used […]

La calabaza: tan pobre y tan rica

La calabaza: tan pobre y tan rica

(CL) – Es uno de los vegetales más nutritivos, ricos en vitaminas, especialmente la A, y con un gran poder desintoxicante, diurético y antioxidante. Eso sin contar su gran versatilidad en la cocina ya que es protagonista en sopas, guisos, postres y un sinfìn de recetas… , Pero a su vez la calabaza es pobre […]