Finger Foods

Bacalaíto and fried pork

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 stones heated with coal or wood!   I remember as a child visiting family in the countryside in Moca, Puerto Rico, and the best arroz con gandules we ate using our fingers.  People would often say…

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