Puerto Rico

Arroz con Gandules (Rice with Pigeon Peas)

15 comments December 29, 2010
Arroz con Gandules

Arroz con Gandules or Rice with Pigeon Peas is a traditional Puerto Rican dish consisting of rice cooked with bacon, sautéed onions, garlic, red and green peppers, tomato, garlic, cumin, annato and cilantro. Most Latin people love arroz or rice. We can’t live without it. We eat rice almost every day and therefore have many […]

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Pernil Estofado con Mofongo (Roast Pork Stuffed with Green Mashed Plantains)

18 comments August 2, 2010
Pernil Finished

Guest posting today and sharing her delicious recipe is Norma from “Platanos, Mangoes and Me”. Norma has a beautiful blog filled with delicious recipes. Thank you, Norma, for being here! ~Erica

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Mofongo with Shrimp (Mashed Green Plantains with Shrimp)

36 comments March 15, 2010
Culinary Tour

Mofongo is a popular dish in Puerto Rico and is made with mashed fried green plantains and filled with beef, pork or seafood. It is simple and easy to prepare, and absolutely delicious. My friend Joan from Foodalogue is having the last stop of her virtual culinary tour this week and we are going to […]

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