Cuban sandwich and french fries on a plate.

Cuban Sandwich

What is a Cuban Sandwich? A  Cuban sandwich or “Cubano” is a sandwich that starts with Cuban bread, mustard and 3 pickles. In between the bread is pork (Lechon), ham, and swiss. THAT’S IT – NOTHING ELSE! As I was preparing to write this blog post to share my favorite part about making Lechon which …

Cooked lechon with chicharrones.

Lechon Asado (Cuban Roast Pork)

What Is Lechon Asado (Cuban Roast Pork)? Lechon Asado (Cuban Roast Pork) is traditionally a whole suckling (young) pig that has been marinated in Cuban mojo criollo and roasted outside in a fire pit or in a Caja China. What do you do when you don’t have a whole pig to roast? Roast a pig …