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Pasteles Puertorriqueños

Yield Makes 25 pasteles


  1. For the Seasoning Base (_Recado_)
    • 6 large tomatoes (about 3 pounds), coarsely chopped
    • 1 medium green bell pepper (about 6 ounces), cored, seeded, deveined, and coarsely chopped…
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Fluffy, eggy, buttery, sweet, coiled like a snail’s shell and generously dusted with powdered sugar, Pan de Mallorca is named for its land of origin, in Spain. 266 more words


Mofongo con Salsa de Tomate

Mashed with bacon and garlic, this plantain dish is served with a quick tomato sauce.

serves 6


Canola oil, for frying

5 plantains, peeled, cut into 1″ chunks, soaked in hot water… 168 more words


Coquito (Puerto Rican Eggnog)

Coconut and rum flavor tropical eggnog.

makes 5 Cups


2 cups coconut milk

2 cups Puerto Rican rum

1 (14-oz.) can sweetened condensed milk… 34 more words


September 26th

I’m just realizing today, that it’s been 2 whole months of teaching. So much has changed for me since my last school. From a traditional eductional system to a Reggio/Waldorf/Montessori inspired system. 199 more words


Piña Colada Cake

Moist, delicious and easy

1 box yellow cake mix
1 box instant vanilla pudding & pie filling mix
1 can Coco López Cream of Coconut… 183 more words


Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Martini recipe

The vanilla vodka lends the cake-like flavor to the juice. The grenadine sinks to the bottom. It even looks like a pineapple up-side-down cake.

Scale ingredients to servings  33 more words