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frijoles colorados

Frijoles Colorados

This Frijoles Colorados Recipe will guide you in how to make this classic Cuban dish of sofrito with red beans and chorizo. This recipe is in essence, the beautiful marriage of red beans with chorizo. It’s hard to explain. There is something special about taking a bite of these deliciously […]

Ani's Black Beans Recipe

Ani’s Cuban Black Beans

This Cuban Black Beans Recipe is a step by step guide to authentic traditional Cuban black beans. Cuban Black Beans are a staple. There is not a meal we can remember that didn’t have black beans on the table. There is a reason for it of course. As with most […]

yuca with mojo criollo

Yuca with Mojo Criollo

We feel like Yuca is kind of the underdog of the table. Most people will fill their plates with everything else laid out, and maybe leave a little room for the Yuca. Yuca does not always get the credit it deserves. When in reality a good yuca is going to […]

Sazon Seasoning Recipe

Sazon Seasoning Recipe

This Sazon Seasoning Recipe will help you make your very own Cuban seasoning right at home. The seasoning you use, can make or break the recipe. One of our favorite things to do when we visit other cities is to check out the spice racks at the local markets. You […]

How to Pickle Red Onions

How to Pickle Red Onions

This recipe will take you step by step and show you how to properly pickle red onions. There is something so intimidating about pickling. Pickling onions is not as hard as you would think. Once you learn to pickle, you can pickle anything. It’s such a good technique to add […]

Grilled Avocado Recipe

Grilled Avocado

This Grilled Avocado Recipe is a guide to making an avocado in a whole new way. The grill takes the avocado to a new level Never have we ever met an avocado we didn’t like. It just might be nature’s most perfect creation. It’s sweet, savory and always hits the […]

The Perfect White Rice

The Perfect Cuban White Rice

The Perfect White Rice is one of the most underrated things in cooking. Most of the time, we are so focused on getting the entree recipe right, that is it easy to just glaze over our rice. It is an understandable mistake. But it is a mistake, nonetheless. A good […]

Cranberry Guava Sauce

Cranberry Guava Sauce

This Cranberry Guava Sauce is going to be a little Cuban twist to your traditional regular Cranberry Sauce. It’s going to be perfect for Thanksgiving or just a regular weekday Chicken! Cranberry Sauce and Thanksgiving are a very traditional pairing. But sometimes you have to take something traditional and just […]

Creamy Potato Malanga Mash Recipe

Creamy Potato Malanga Mash

Something wonderful happens when a carb meets a carb. It’s hard to describe. That’s what is happening here with this Creamy Potato Malanga Mash. It’s almost sinful. Something about these two starchy worlds colliding together into one tangy creamy bite. Is it getting hot in here? Like many Cuban exiles […]

abuela's tostones

Abuela’s Cuban Tostones

This Cuban Tostones Recipe is a guide to making Cuban fried plantains right at home. Easy to follow and so delicious. Let’s jump in. Why do we love Cuban Tostones? Tostones are made from pl├ítanos. A pl├ítano is used to make many Latino dishes. They can be be steamed, baked, […]