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
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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