Preparing Puerto Rican Style Lechón

Lechon: Whole Roasted Pig In the heart of Puerto Rican culinary traditions, one dish stands out as a symbol of celebration and festivity – Lechón. This succulent and flavorful roasted pig has been a centerpiece at festive gatherings, family reunions, and special occasions for generations. In this article, we’ll delve into the art of preparing Puerto Rican style Lechón, exploring the steps from selection to serving, and why it has become a beloved cultural delicacy. Selection and Preparation The journey of creating the perfect Puerto Rican Lechón begins with selecting…

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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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5 Puerto Rican Dishes You Shouldn’t Miss on a Miami Food Tour

Travelling is probably one of the most pleasant activities. It takes us of the monotony, providing with the chance to try different things and meet people from different cultures. Furthermore, travel give us the opportunities to learn about other cultures and their way of living. Aside from visiting a city’s main attractions and enjoying the nightlife, taking food tours is an excellent way of getting an insight into a place’s customs. According to the World Food Travel Association (WDTA), “food tourism is the act of travelling for a taste of…

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The Best Street Food In Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico street food

No matter how excited you may be to visit a new place, one fear often remains: will you like the local food? That is not a silly concern either since getting used to a new cuisine can be challenging. It is possible to ease the transition if you know what delicious local food to choose, though! Having said all that, let’s look at the best street food in Puerto Rico you are guaranteed to like! Empanadilla Empanadillas are the first entry on our list of the best street food in…

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6 Foods You Must Try in Puerto Rico


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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National Coquito Festival

National Coquito Festival 2021

A festive fusion of Coquito tastings made with rum. What better way to kick off the Holiday Season than by sipping on Puerto Rico’s favorite holiday drink while in good company, enjoying parranda live music and sampling good eats! National Coquito Festival December 3, 2022 6PM – 9Pm The National Coquito Festival is an annual holiday fundraiser for PRAA. Location Puerto Rican Arts Alliance 3000 N. Elbridge Chicago, IL 60618 Coquito (small coconut) is a rich, creamy coconut-based holiday drink with Puerto Rican origins. It is generally made with coconut milk, coconut cream, sweet…

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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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Viejo San Juan Restaurant Orlando Florida

Mi Viejo San Juan Restaurant 7229 East Colonial Drive Orlando, Florida 32807, USA Email: Phone: (407) 380-2061 Open Monday to Saturday 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM Sunday 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM Yo soy Boricua, pa que tu lo sepas! Serving Great Orlando Florida Area since 2005. But under new administration in recent years. Using years of experience, we decided to follow our dreams and passion for great food and provide the community and travelers a great flavor and memories to enjoy and return. Providing Lunch and Dinner…

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Lechonera Los Amigos Cayey

Driving Home we had to stop to eat. Tito suggested a great place in Cayey con Lechon…. and when he said Lechon, he meant Lechon SOBRE NOSOTROS Ven y prueba el mejor lechón asado con los acompañantes más deliciosos de Puerto Rico. ¡Visítanos donde se come y se pasa bien! CONTÁCTENOS Autopista Luis A. Ferré, Carr. #184, salida de Guavate Cayey, Puerto Rico 787-738-0222 Website   Related Articles

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