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Macaroni con pollo with garlic bread and a salad.

Macaroni Con Pollo

Macaroni Con Pollo Macaroni con pollo is simply pasta with chicken. The preferred pasta is rigatoni. Do you want to know why I use rigatoni? The first reason is because that it is the pasta that my mother-in-law used and she is the one that taught me this recipe. If you have been following along …

Best Cuban Sandwiches In San Antonio

When it comes to the epitome of ham and cheese sandwiches, nothing is better than a truly original Cubano. These delicious sandwiches start their life off as marinated pork (lechon) that is slow-roasted for up to eight hours to make it as tender as possible. Once the pork is falling off of the bone, it …

Who Invented the Cuban Sandwich?

No one knows quite who invented the Cuban sandwich as we know it today, but there are numerous tales that are told about the Cubano, which asserts that the sandwiches origins date back more than 500 years. The sandwich has been around for thousands of years in various incarnations, but we don’t know who actually …

What Is Tamarind?

The tamarind is a popular hardwood tree that has tasty fruit that can be found in tropical regions throughout the world. The scientific name is Tamarindus indica. In North America, the fruit is most commonly found in Mexico, Guatemala, and Cuba. It is an excellent source of vitamins and minerals that the body needs to …

The BEST Cuban Sandwiches In Phoenix

When it comes to enjoying the best of Cuban cuisine, nothing is more famous than the Cuban sandwich. This popular delight features some of the best cuts of pork (lechon) that had been marinated for hours on end in mojo sauce before being slowly roasted to tender perfection. The pork is then mixed up with …

The BEST Cuban Sandwiches In Seattle

When it comes to sandwiches, anyone who’s ever had a Cubano knows that there is no alternative to the traditional ham and cheese sandwich, which features slow-roasted pork (lechon) slices mixed with smoked ham and topped off with Swiss cheese, pickles, and yellow mustard. The sandwich itself was popularized in Tampa and Miami Florida by …

What Is A Plantain Banana?

For anyone who has never seen a plantain before, they could be mistaken for a regular banana. That is until you really look and hold a plantain banana. And while the plantain is in fact part of the banana family, it is a lot different than your traditional dessert banana. A plantain banana is a …

The BEST Cuban Sandwiches In Las Vegas

Without a question, the Cubano sandwich is a perfect example of what a ham and cheese sandwich should be. Every sandwich starts with nothing less than the finest cuts of pork (lechon), that are marinated for no less than 24 hours in mojo sauce before spending a day in a slow roaster. Once fully cooked, …

The BEST Cuban Sandwiches In Dallas

The Cubano is the most authentic Cuban sandwich that you can find anywhere. It was originally created by immigrants to Florida who worked in the cigar factories, and needed to find an affordable, and easy-to-pack lunch. There are two unique versions of the Cubano to choose from, the Miami style, and the Tampa style. The …

Cuban Tamales

Tamales have been an important food in Latin America for more than 2000 years. One of the earliest references to the tamale can be found in a mural in Guatemala which dates back to around 100 A.D. By this time, tamales had already become a very popular dish in Mesoamerica. Over the centuries, thanks to …

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