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pollofrito

Pollo Frito (Cuban Fried Chicken)

Pollo Frito, or Fried Chicken, is one of those foods sent down to us from the heaven. Pollo Frito has a way of bringing you right back home. It’s comfort food. It is it’s own love language. This Pollo Frito recipe is a special one. Cristy’s family has been making […]

our mojo pork tenderloin

Our Mojo Pork Tenderloin

If you are Cuban t’is the season for pork. While a big Caja China with a whole roasted pork is always delicious, or a Slow Roasted Pernil will always hit the spot there is something that is a little better for your every day- The Pork Tenderloin. Pork Tenderloin is […]

mojo criollo

Mojo Criollo

I will never forget the day my Alita Lily taught me how to make mojo. It was Christmas Day. She was very behind and pulled me aside, “I have a lot to do. This is the day you learn to do the mojo.” As I started sautéing  the onions gently […]

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 […]

Pernil Cuban Mojo Pork

Slow Roasted Mojo Pork Shoulder (Pernil)

If there is anything that a Cuban should have, it is a classic cuban mojo pork recipe. This Slow Roasted Mojo Pork Shoulder Recipe is everything you are going to need. This Slow Roasted Mojo Pork Shoulder Recipe is going to be amazing any time of year. However it does […]

Abuela’s Mojo Marinade

Abuela’s Mojo Marinade is a total flavor punch into any recipe. There is nothing like fresh mojo. Can store bought mojo save the day? Absolutely. We are in no way insisting that you make fresh mojo all the time, or even most of the time. What we are saying, is […]

Abuela's Mojo Turkey

Abuela’s Mojo Turkey

Abuela’s Mojo Turkey can you transport you back to childhood. We think the mojo turkey is symbol of our families planting roots in this new country. The Mojo Turkey is the way our Abuelas and all the other families that came here from Cuba made this holiday their own. The […]