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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How to Plan the Perfect Puerto Rican Vacation

Thinking about taking a trip down to Puerto Rico for a little fun in the sun? Before you start packing, there are a few other matters you should take into consideration. Here are some tips to help ensure that your Puerto Rican excursions are both safe and enjoyable. Understand Local Culture Although Puerto Ricans are American citizens, the country embraces its Spanish heritage in more ways than one. Spanish is the predominant language, and the Catholic culture is alive and thriving, although there are religious sub-factions that also incorporate some…

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la Fonda Boricua el Barrio New York City

Re-join our weekly updates and newsletters! Seasons greeting to all! Considering this is the holiday season we will keep this short… WE’RE BACK! Our goal is to make sure we update all of our clients on what’s happening with us, the community and more. In addition please note our goal is to get this out either weekly or monthly. Thank you for your love, support and being a patron of La Fonda Boricua – Currently known as La Fonda Restaurant and Tapas Bar. NEW @ LA FONDA: Cocktails! Yes, you read right. It’s time…

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5 Must-Have Traditional Puerto Rican Dishes

The flavor of Puerto Rico presents itself in many ways. You can find it in the way the people of this island nation love family, friends, and good conversation. It can be seen in the brightly-colored traditional clothing they wear and the fast-paced dance styles they prefer (merengue, plana, etc.). And it can be heard in their distinctive music, which blends world styles to create a sound that is uniquely Puerto Rican. But Here are just a few that you’ll have to try. Lechón. This island delicacy may be a bit…

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Puerto Rican Recipes – Puerto Rican Food

Caldero

Puerto Rican Kitchen Essentials If you go into the kitchen of a Puerto Rican person whether they live in San Juan, New York, Chicago or Florida, there are 10 items you will find in every one of those kitchens. You can’t cook Puerto Rican food for Puerto Rican Recipes if you don’t have these items. These are the essential items in any Puerto Rican Kitchen Pilon Tostonera Caldero Cafetera Colador Sazon Adobo Sofrito Recaito Pilon – Puerto Rican version of a mortar and pestel. Preferably made of wood, this is…

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De la Tierra con Sabor – new cookbook by Eris Garriga

De la Tierra con Sabor es un libro vegetariano, con 247 recetas en 328 páginas, acompañadas de más de 400 photos a colores. Muchos de los ingredientes usados en las recetas son viandas, vegetales, frutas que se cultivan en Puerto Rico, además de arroz, habichuelas, pasta y productos de soya.  Casi todos los productos se consiguen en los mercados, supermercados y bodegas. El 15 de mayo pasado, De la Tierra con Sabor, salió entre los mejores 250 libros de cocina de más de 83 países, de acuerdo al Gourmand World Cookbook Awards…

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Borinquen Lunch Box

Borinquen Lunch Box Borinquen Lunch Box is the first Food Truck that will serve authentic Puerto Rican Cuisine in the streets of Washington DC. Our Chef Enrique has a diversity of Culinary training from italian, mediterrenean and seafood but his real passion and roots is authentic Puerto Rican Cuisine. His teacher and grandmother taught him to cook puertorican food since he was 10 years old and he has been cooking ever since. Borinquen Lunch Box is going to bring you el Mofongo, las Tripletas and his Signature Churrasco(Skirt Steak) sandwich.…

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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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de Rican Chef Restaurant Virginia Beach, Virginia

Your Local Puerto Rican Restaurant In Virginia Beach & Newport News, Virginia Welcome to DeRican Chef Restaurant with two locations, one in Virginia Beach and one in Newport News, Virginia. We are proud to announce we will be opening a third location DeRican At The Beach, in late March or early April. We can’t wait to see you! Call us today at 757-468-1110 for more information, ordering, or catering of our delicious Puerto Rican food. De Rican Chef Restaurant 3208 Holland Road, Suite 105 Virginia Beach, VA 23452/ Hampton Roads, USA de Rican Chef on Facebook A family…

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