How To Make Traditional Tostones

tostones twice fried plantains

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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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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Pasteles de Masa – Pasteles Recipe

Pasteles de Masa 4 lb carne de cerdo Sal 1/4 taza de aceite de achiote 10 hojas de Recao 1 cdta Orégano 1 pimiento verde – picado 1 md Cebolla, picado 10 ají dulce – picados 6 dientes de Ajo 2 tomates – picado 8oz Salsa de Tomate 24 aceitunas esañolas Sal y pimienta a gusto —–MASA—– 7 lb de Yautia blanca 4 lb plátanos verdes 1/4 aceite de achiote 3 1/2 cdta de Sal Hojas de guineos lavadas. Pica la carne en pedazos pequeños y sazona con sal. Cocina…

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Borinquen Lunch Box

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El Rincon del Coqui

Having attended many of the food truck roundups around the Miami area, some of which host 45+ food trucks, I saw a great opportunity to bring some Boricua flavor to the table. Out of the 60+ food trucks in the Miami area only one served Puertorican food, but was stationed in Doral. We are mobile and go to various food truck roundups offering Tripletas, alcapurrias, empanadillas, and other “antojitos” from Puerto Rico. In our two weeks in business we have grown incredibly and people are following us around town! We…

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Mofongos Restaurant

Mofongos Restaurant is the only place that serves a full Puerto Rican menu in Los Angeles County. Our goal is to provide affordable, authentic food with fast service and a great atmosphere. We are located in the NoHo Arts District and we strive to provide an eclectic, artistic, yet traditional Puerto Rican experience. Pa’Lante! Mofongos was started by owner and chef Augusto who began originally working out of his kitchen at home. After living in Los Angeles for over 10 years he decided that enough was enough, and that Los…

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