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Returning from Puerto Rico

I start this post in the plane. A dozen of pasteles and six mallorcas sit inside a small suitcase in the overhead compartment, while a jar of acerola jam is wrapped and saved underneath, in my checked bag. 395 more words

Puerto Rico

Jibarito Sandwich

What is a Jibarito sandwich? It’s an amazing steak sandwich made with fried plantains (tostones). It’s said that this dish originated in a Puerto Rican restaurant in Chicago, Illinois. 374 more words

Puerto Rican Food

Pastelón - a Puerto Rican Treat

So, I explained how to make sofrito, now I’ll tell you about a great recipe that uses it. When my American friends try this for the first time, they say, “Oh, a Puerto Rican lasagna,” but there is no pasta involved. 236 more words

Puerto Rican Food