I’ve previously published individual recipes here for homemade adobo, recaíto, and sazón. This dish is where they all come together. Figuring out how to make each component from scratch was borne out of necessity–there was a time that my spouse and I made carne guisada so often that we were constantly running out of these
A friend from Trinidad introduced me to my first taste of coconut sweet bread around the holidays. Before bringing me a slice, she described it as “a cake with fruit in it”, and said that her mother possessed a ‘sweet hand’, meaning only certain Caribbean folks had the special ability to turn out a perfect
Arroz con gandules, or rice with peas is a staple in most Puerto Rican and Caribbean households. It’s one of my favorite dishes to order in Spanish restaurants and I finally decided to try making it on my own. It came out so good I ate it as a main dish instead of a side!