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We have to talk about lechón asado

We have to talk about food tonight.

There are these amazing places in Puerto Rico called lechoneras, which means they make lechón asado or pork. Sounds good right? 421 more words

Puerto Rico

Fried Green Plantain Chips

One of the highlights of our summers in Puerto Rico was our trips into Viejo San Juan, Old San Juan.  Cynthia and I would be taken by our aunt, Madrinita, and, of course, Mama would accompany us.   1,169 more words


Nothing bad comes from bread

Tonight, as we were walking our dogs,, there was this van pulling out of the driveway of a hotel. Out of nowhere the man stops the van and asks us, do you want bread?” 473 more words

Puerto Rico

Beach Clichés

The feeling of sand between my toes. The sound of surf washing through my head. The taste of salt on my lips. This is what we were here for. 373 more words


Las Crónicas de la Cocora.

I’m currently working on book that is a tale of my coming of age. From newcomer to this beautiful country to living the American dream. I have told my stories numerous times,however, many of them are stranger than fiction so I enjoy them. 71 more words

Mini version, massive deliciousness

My mom does this thing that probably only I find irritating: the woman loves to speak in diminutives, which in Spanish, exist for every freaking word. 307 more words