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Cuban Stuffing

Cuban Stuffing

Cuban Stuffing is a big punch of flavor on a classic American dish. Stuffing, as we all know, is a traditional Thanksgiving dish. It is usually made with cornbread, or a white bread, and mixed with onions and celery and warm spices. It isn’t surprising that Cubans, being in exile, […]

Boliche Cuban Pot Roast Recipe

Boliche Cuban Pot Roast

Boliche is a Cuban Pot Roast. It is quite literally Cuba’s take on a traditional American Pot Roast. Boliche is a dish that just always feels special. It has an elevated feel to it. You know when you are eating it that this was made with love. As a kid […]

Sancocho- Ajiaco Recipe

Instant Pot: Sancocho / Ajiaco 

This Instant Pot Sancocho / Ajiaco Recipe is absolutely delicious. In a very magical way, this stew has managed to cut through almost all Latin American cultures. As you speak to people from different countries, or look around for different recipes, you will see how many interpretations there are. Sancocho, […]

Cuban Spaghetti

Cuban Spaghetti

Cuban Spaghetti or as our Abuelas would call it “Espagueti,” starts how all great Cuban dishes start off with – sofrito. As we all know, Cuban Sofrito, is at the base of all the dishes we know and love. It’s hard to name a Cuban dish that doesn’t start here. […]

Pollo Empanizado - Cuban Chicken Recipe

Pollo Empanizado (Crispy Breaded Chicken)

Pollo empanizado is literally “breaded” chicken. It’s breaded chicken that is perfectly fried. It’s different than a traditional fried chicken recipe, because we are working with very thin pieces of chicken. When done right, this thin piece of chicken gets the perfect crisp. Finger licking good. My kids affectionately call […]

Quick Congri Recipe- Cuban Black Bean Recipe

Quick Weeknight Cuban Congri Recipe

Congri is a stable in the Cuban kitchen. It’s the perfect marriage of rice and beans. It’s also known as Moros y Cristianos and depending on the area in Cuba this dish was done with black beans or small red beans. Typically Congri, starts with rendering small pieces of chicharron […]

Papitas Fritas Cuban French Fries

Papitas Fritas (Cuban French Fries)

Is there anything better than homemade French fries? If your answer is yes then you’ve probably never tried Cuban papas fritas. Some like them cut in thick batons, others grew up eating them like thin matchsticks or cut in thin rounds. It probably depended on how much time and patience […]

Cuban Tambor Recipe

Tambor Cubano (Cuban Picadillo Shepard’s Pie)

Tambor Cubano is one of those dishes that starchy carb-y dreams are made of. Tambor Cubano is made with a layer of picadillo topped with a mash or puree. Does the recipe sound familiar? It’s basically a classic Shepard’s Pie, which is traditionally made with minced ground meat topped with […]