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Cuban Picadillo con Papas

What Is Cuban Picadillo con Papas? Cuban picadillo (pronounced “peekah-dee-ohz”) means minced meat or ground beef. Picadillo is a very popular Latin dish that is unique to each region that it comes from. Cuban picadillo con papas is ground beef with potatoes. Picadillo starts with a base of sofrito, tomatoes or tomato sauce and spices. If …

BEST Cuban Sandwiches In Charlotte

Nothing says Cuban cuisine quite like a traditionally made Cubano sandwich. However, you may be wondering where can I find the best Cuban sandwich in Charlotte? While considered by many to be the epitome of ham and cheese sandwiches, the Cubano has been a mainstay in Cuban and Spanish restaurants around the country for more …

What Is Mamey Sapote Fruit?

Mamey sapote is a very popular fruit in Latin America. It is native to both Central and South America but is also grown in the southern part of Florida and throughout the Caribbean. Chances are, that you may have even come across one of these fruits while in your local grocery store, and didn’t even …

Christmas Pastelitos de Guayaba

How To Make Christmas Pastelitos de Guayaba During the holiday season homemade treats are everywhere. Maybe you have on office Christmas party, a cookie exchange with friends or a family gathering and this year you would like to do something a little different. I have your answer. Christmas pastelitos de guayabe (guava pastries). What makes …

BEST Cuban Sandwiches In Columbus

Nothing is more satisfying than biting into a perfectly made Cubano sandwich. Just thinking about that probably has you wondering where to find the best Cuban sandwich in Columbus. The slow-roasted, mojo-marinated pork shoulder or leg is the perfect complement to the thinly sliced ham and pickles that make a Cubano truly a work of …

What Is A Florida Cuban (Catalina) Avocado?

Avocados are a popular tropical fruit that has a dark leathery skin and a bright green flesh. However, a Florida Cuban (Catalina) avocado have a bright green skin and yellow flesh. Catalina avocados are also referred to as Florida avocados. In some parts of the country, they are also known as butter fruit or alligator …

BEST Cuban Sandwiches In New York City

A Cubano sandwich is a pure flavor sensation that starts with meticulously marinated pork (lechon), which is then slow-roasted to perfection. Once the shoulder is falling off of the bone, it’s mixed with thinly sliced ham and Swiss cheese, and a healthy serving of pickles. The Cuban bread is slathered with yellow mustard and stuffed …

Costillitas de fricase, baby back ribs fricassee served with fried yuca and red bean congri and maduros.

Fricasé de Costillitas (Baby Back Ribs Fricassée)

Fricasé de Costillitas (Baby Back Ribs Fricassée) Where have Fricasé de Costillitas en cazuela been all of my life? That is exactly what I said to myself after making this recipe and then taking the first bite! I was inspired to make these oh so tender baby back ribs after trying them at a local …

BEST Cuban Sandwiches In Austin

Nothing is more enjoyable than a perfectly made Cubano sandwich with its crispy flaky outside, melted cheese inside, and beautiful blend of mouthwatering flavors that will make your taste buds dance. The Cuban sandwich is the epitome of what a ham and cheese sandwich should be. To be authentic, every sandwich begins life as a …

BEST Cuban Sandwiches In Washington D.C.

Nothing is more satisfying than a warm and savory Cuban sandwich, with its tantalizing shreds of slowly roasted pork (lechon), thinly sliced layers of the finest smoked ham, and the gooeyness of properly melted Swiss cheese packed into a crispy shell with pickles and yellow mustard. Just the thought of biting into a traditional Cuban …

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