Puerto Rico’s Restaurants Are Changing The Way Locals Eat

Puerto Rico’s Restaurants Are Changing The Way Locals Eat

If there’s one thing Puerto Rico’s restaurants do well it’s creating and serving on-trend dishes. Following last year’s hurricanes, more than 10,000 hospitality jobs were lost on the island. In the aftermath of the disaster, just 7% of local food and drink venues permanently shut down and this prompted the rest of Puerto Rico’s food businesses to come back fighting. And, as […]

Pasteles de Masa – Pasteles Recipe

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 […]

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 […]

De la Tierra con Sabor – new cookbook by Eris Garriga

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

La Cocina Boricua Puerto Rican Restaurant Bronx NY

La Cocina Boricua Puerto Rican Restaurant Bronx NY

La Cocina Boricua is a unique dining experience located in the Castle Hill section of the Bronx. La Cocina Boricua is a modern and traditional restaurant, specializing in Puerto Rican Cuisine with deeply rooted traditions from our home land Puerto Rico. It was established to bring you the delicious dishes like piononos, surrullitos, chuletas can […]