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Havana (Shabbat) Nights!

On December 14, 2014, the United States and Cuba started the process of resuming diplomatic relations. Since then I have been unable to squelch my curiosity about all things Cuban, but especially food. 1,220 more words


Cafe Pinar

Location: 730 Sand Lake Road #30 Orlando, FL, 32809

Oh Cafe Pinar, what a delightful surprise you were! My roommate suggested trying this place, and since I was in no particular food mood (meaning I was hungry and would eat anything and everything), we headed to Cafe Pinar. 251 more words

Ropa Vieja and Saffron Orzo

As I began cataloging the recipes in my Tried & Liked file I realized that many of them have been gleaned from the pages of   2,504 more words


Ropa Vieja Goes Live

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This is a space for sharing my writing and reflections on my experiences in Latin America. Gender, migration, social consciousness, and travel will play a prominent role in the topics discussed and in shaping the perspectives that I adopt in relating my experiences. 166 more words

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Habana Part 1: A charming con?

Days: 148

Total distance travelled: 32,634.6 kilometres (20,269.94 miles)

When you arrive somewhere with certain expectations, it is often difficult for the reality to match the dream. 1,815 more words


Slow-Cooker Ropa Vieja

Prep time: 15 min

Cook time: 8 hr

Yield: 4 servings

Level: Easy 135 more words


Ropa Vieja

Most times that I’m in the car I like listening to NPR.  I’ll usually avoid going shopping from 11-1 on Sunday (I can’t stand the sound of Garrison Keillor’s voice) but I like when I time it so that I can listen to… 494 more words

Meals & Miscellaneous