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Ropa Vieja and Bienmesabe

Today has been quite possibly one of the coldest days of the winter so far; a cold-to-the-bone kind of cold when it takes an hour in a hot bath to thaw out.  859 more words


Cuba: Rough Night In Old Habana

Today is my sister’s birthday, I won’t be able to celebrate with her but I made sure to send her a message right before I boarded the plane. 516 more words


A Pleasant Little Announcement | The Dallas Morning News and Slow Cookers

Evenings happen earlier these days and there’s finally a chill in the air. There’s nothing like getting greeted by a warm meal on cold winter days. 122 more words

One Cuban dish you should try

Ropa Vieja, yes that means old clothes in Spanish, but in Cuba it’s also one of the most typical and tasty dishes.

It contains meat so Vegetarians should try something else. 386 more words


Foreign Flavours - Colombia: Ropa Vieja/Carne Desmechada & Plantain Empañadas + Avocado Sauce

Why  settle for ropa vieja when you can have ropa vieja empañadas? Right? Right!

I stumbled upon Erica Dinho’s mycolombianrecipes.com while looking into carne desmechada… 485 more words


Una completa

I walked into Gigi’s Bakery with the sole intention of having a cortadito and a pastelito de guayaba. Instead, I left with an Ironbeer in hand and my pants unbuttoned. 263 more words

L.A. Guide

Carne Mechada - Venezuelan Shredded Beef


Shredded beef is a key dish in Latin American cooking, from Cuba’s rather unappetizingly named but utterly delicious “ropa vieja” (“old clothes”) to Venezuela’s national dish Pabellon Criollo, where the beef is typically accompanied by white rice, black beans and slices of fried plantain. 424 more words