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Best Cuban Sandwiches In San Francisco

When it comes to sandwiches, there are a wide variety of different tasty options to choose from. Some people cannot live without an oversized Reuben sandwich, while others prefer a sizzling Philly cheese steak. But if you are looking for something completely different, and would like to sink your teeth into the epitome of what …

Ropa Vieja (Cuban Shredded Beef)

What is Ropa Vieja? Have you ever eaten old clothes? Well of course not! However, this Cuban dish is named just that. Ropa Vieja (vee-ay-haa) means old clothes in Spanish. Let me tell you, old clothes have never tasted so good! Join me as we step into the vibrant world of Cuban cuisine and prepare …

A stack of Dulce de leche brownies.

Dulce de Leche Brownies

A dulce de leche brownie is a type of brownie that is made with dulce de leche, a caramel-like spread made by slowly cooking milk and sugar together until the sugar caramelizes and the milk turns a deep brown color. The dulce de leche is typically swirled into the batter or baked on top of …

A jar of Dulce de leche, piloncillo and ice cream.

Dulce de Leche

Dulce de leche, also known as manjar, cajeta, arequipe, or caramel, is a sweet, thick, and creamy caramel-like spread made from milk and sugar. The name “dulce de leche” literally means “sweet of milk” in Spanish. It is a popular dessert in many countries of Latin America, as well as in Cuba, Spain and Portugal. …

Best Cuban Sandwiches In Portland

When it comes to experiencing traditional Cuban cuisine in the greater Portland area, nothing beats biting into a gooey Cuban sandwich. For more than 100 years, the Cuban sandwich has been touted as the epitome of what a ham and cheese sandwich should be. Back in the day when Cuban cigars were hand rolled in …

Yuca frita (yuca fries) on a platter with cilantro aioli.

Yuca Frita (Yuca Fries)

What Is Yuca Frita (Yuca Fries)? What comes first? The yuca or the yuca frita? Yuca frita (pronounced yoo-ka free-ta) or Yuca fries is fully cooked yuca that has been cooled and then cut into french fry shaped strips and fried until crunchy on the outside and still tender on the inside. So the answer …

BEST Cuban Sandwiches In Louisville

You don’t need to book a flight to Havana in order to enjoy all that the Cuban island life has to offer. Experience the history of Cuba and its culture through gastronomical delights that have been influenced over the centuries by Spanish, Caribbean, African, and Chinese cuisines. The rich history of the Cubano sandwich tells …

Rosa Dipping Sauce

Dipping sauces are addictive! Like ranch and pizza, I find it so hard not to eat pizza without ranch. Hot cheese and pepperoni combined with cool and herb-y ranch dip makes every bite taste like the first bite. Well this Rosa dipping sauce is just like that. It is the perfect dipping sauce for Cuban …

Cuban Picadillo Empanadas

Most people are familiar with empanadas. They are dough wrapped around meat and/or cheese and then baked or fried. Cuban Picadillo Empanadas are no different. They are scrumptious hand-held pies filled with picadillo and fried until golden brown. Another thing most people do is buy pre-made empanada dough or discs. That is fine, but I …