I love food and I’ve always been that way. In Elementary School, I was that kid who exclaimed, “WE’RE HAVING (put meal here) FOR DINNER”. Basically, food gets me really excited. 761 more words
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One day at the grocery store I passed by the “GOYA” section and just could not pass up a package of maduros which are also called “platanos” or “sweet plantains”. 354 more words
They’re not sweet eating bananas nor are they plantains. They’re what Hispanics, Indians and island people call “green bananas” and they’re heavenly boiled and made into a salad or cooked with root vegetables but everyone’s favorite is the meat stuffed fritter…the alcapurria, pronounced ahl-cah-POO-ree-ah. 878 more words
I discovered El Nuevo Frutilandia about 3 years ago, when I first moved from New York to SF. One day I was feeling really homesick and really hungry, so I began to desperately search for some Puerto Rican food to remind me of home and I stumbled right in this little gem. 734 more words
Arroz con gadules, tostones, aguacate, y morcilla.
I remember the first time I tried it. It was kind of spongy and at the same time it had a crispy skin… and it was fried. 814 more words