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Newsletter: It’s March, Can You Feel It?!

March is a month of transition. The year is officially off and running, winter is winding down and we are running towards Spring! Bring it On! In a dream come true moment, we are judging the Orange Bowl Food and Wine Festival on April 12! Come by and check it out! GET […]

Cuban Paella Recipe

Cuban Seafood Paella

This Cuban Seafood Paella Recipe is going to walk you through making a traditional paella that is packed with flavor and loaded with seafood. It’s an intimidating dish, that we break down for you and make so simple. Let’s jump right in! This seafood paella is inspired by my Abuelo […]

Cuban Fufu Recipe

Cuban Fufu

This classic Cuban Fufu Recipe is going to take you step by step to making a delicious traditional fufu. It’s quick and easy to do. Let’s hop right in. What is Fufu? Fufu is essentially, mashed plantain. Plantains are a less sweet, starchier equivalent to their cousin, the banana. Think […]

Classic Cuban Rabo Encendido Recipe

Classic Cuban Rabo Encendido Recipe

This Classic Cuban Rabo Encendido Recipe is going to take you step by step so you can make this delicious comforting dish at home. Rabo Encendido or braised oxtail, is one of the most rich and delicious classic Cuban dishes. There is a heavy African and Caribbean influence but tastes […]

Sheet Pan Sausage and Peppers Recipe

Sheet Pan Sausage and Peppers

This Sheet Pan Sausage and Peppers Recipe is going to be your new favorite go to weekday meal. It’s an easy to do sheet pan meal that is bursting with flavor. Sheet pan meals are always part of our weekday arsenal because of their easy prep and minimal cleanup. We […]

Pork Tenderloin Medallions

Stove Top Pork Tenderloin Medallions

This Stove Top Pork Tenderloin Medallion Recipe is an easy to follow recipe that brings big delicious flavor under an hour. The pork tenderloin is braised low and slow until it is tender. Our favorite thing about this recipe though is the sauce. The pork is braised in a white […]

Arroz Chino Recipe

Arroz Chino

This Arroz Chino Recipe will take you step by step through making a quick, easy and very delicious Cuban fried rice. Arroz Oriental is the marriage of two beautiful cultures – Cuban and Chinese. It’s filled with diced ham, bacon and the veggies all married together making something so comforting. […]

Granizado de Mango Recipe

Granizado de Mango

This Granizado de Mango Recipe is easy to follow and will keep you cool and fresh all summer. The perfect way to use your mangos this season. Granizado is a semi-frozen dessert made from fruit that is pureed, slightly sweetened, then scraped off to resemble shaved ice. It screams summer-time […]

Guava Marmalade Recipe

Guava Marmalade Recipe (Mermelade de Guayaba)

Guava Marmalade Recipe (Mermelade de Guayaba) will take you step by step through how to peel, boil, and blend your way into a delicious guava jam. An all time favorite Cuban ingredient, and you can make it right at home. Let’s break it down. What is Guava Marmalade (Mermelada de […]

Our abuelas series

Our Abuelas Series: Ita Toledo

One of the most unexpected, but beautiful parts about starting Abuela’s Counter has been the outpouring of messages and comments from our community. Obviously, we love the comments that are complementary and supportive. We are two women reaching our 40’s, we love compliments. However the comments we are talking about […]