Chinese restaurants are very popular in Puerto Rico. Most of them have adapted many Puerto Rican dishes into their menu, creating a unique and exciting fusion cuisine.
Guineos en escabeche are a staple in Puerto Rican cuisine during the Holidays. This side dish is made with green bananas. An escabeche refers to a vinegar based marinate common in Latin cuisine.
Can't sleep? Your stomach hurts? Grandmas know best. These are some of Puerto Ricans grandmas’ natural home remedies for different aches, sickness or health situations.
Sofrito is the base for most Puerto Rican dishes. It is a blend of onions, peppers and herbs.
These decadent bonbons are filled with layers of delicious fudgy brownie and fluffy almond cheesecake.
Take a bite of one of these soft and chewy double chocolate cookies! These delicious cookies are made with cocoa, chocolate chips and butterscotch chips.
A Christmas tradition! Pasteles are a traditional Puerto Rican dish similar to tamales. Pasteles are mostly served during the holiday season.
The empanada is a tasty and popular dish in Latin and Caribbean countries. It is a stuffed, flaky pastry that can be either baked or fried.
This is a delicious vegan recipe. It has no eggs and no dairy products. The cupcakes are light and fluffy.
This recipe adds a nutty twist to a classic dessert. It is a delicious treat for cheesecake lovers.
This recipe is perfect for nutella lovers. The vanilla cupcakes are light and fluffy, and filled with delicious nutella. But that's not all. The cupcakes are frosted with a creamy nutella buttercream.
A tostada is the mexican version of an open sandwich. It has a layered "salad" on top of a flat crispy corn tortilla. Check my Tostada recipe, plus Chunky Guacamole and Homemade Refried Beans recipes.
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Cupcakes are a great way to celebrate any occasion. This time, we are going to dress them up to spook everybody. Let's make some Halloween cupcakes!
You love the picture perfect cupcakes you buy at a shop, but every time you try to make them at home the result is not even close. What are you doing wrong?
Arroz con pollo is a traditional Latin dish. Each country has its own version. In Puerto Rico, it is one of our favorite rices and is usually served alongside our very popular red beans.
Arroz con cebolla has become a very popular side dish in Puerto Rico. This rice is very simple and easy to prepare, yet really flavorful.
Pigeon peas rice is a staple in Puerto Rico. During the Holidays, it is the official dish, along side lechón asado (roasted pork).
Moist and fluffy white chocolate cake with a fresh strawberry frosting. A delicious treat for this classic combination fans!
Ropa Vieja is a popular dish of the Caribbean and the Canary Islands. The name "ropa vieja" means old clothes. It is a shredded beef stew in a tomato and peppers sauce.
Nice and fluffy vanilla cupcakes with a rich and decadent dulce de leche filling.
These quick and easy from-scratch almond cupcakes are moist, light and fluffy.
Alcapurria is a common street food in Puerto Rico. It is a fried green banana and root vegetable dough filled with seasoned ground beef. You can also find seafood alcapurrias.
Plantains are a staple in Caribbean cuisine, part of our African heritage. Starchier than a banana, plantains are usually eaten cooked, either ripe or unripe.
An exotic twist to a classic combination, chicken and rice. The glaze is sweet, tangy and spicy. The rice is nutty, crunchy and delicious!
A polvorón is a dense and crumbly (shortbread-type) cookie, popular in Latin America, Spain, and also the Philippines.
"Budin" or "pudin" is a bread dessert that's very popular in Puerto Rico and the rest of Latin America. Here's an easy budín recipe so you can enjoy this delicious treat in your own home!
This baked rice dish is traditional in Puerto Rican cuisine.
Quick and easy healthy dish. It is a great vegetarian recipe too.
A smoky and delicious spin on traditional potato salad. This salad has a yummy sweet and sour dressing.
These coconut cupcakes are light and fluffy with a touch of spices.
This cassava fritter is one of the many "frituras" in Puerto Rican cuisine. Frituras are usually streetfood, typically found at beach kiosks.
This homemade banana pancakes recipe is a delicious twist on ordinary pancakes.
This is a delicious vegan version of my Tropical Coconut Cupcakes recipe. It has no eggs and no dairy products, yet the cupcakes are light and fluffy.
Piñon (also known as pastelón) is a Puerto Rican dish made with fried sweet plantains and picadillo (seasoned ground meat).
Pastelon de papas is a traditional Puerto Rican dish. It is usually made with picadillo (ground beef seasoned with sofrito, olives and spices). This recipe is a lighter version, made with chicken.