Cornbread

Cornbread

The cornbread we ate was made with Jiffy, from the box; all we did to prepare this dish was mix the cornmeal with milk and …

 

Kale greens

Kale greens

My sister and I wanted to help out with the cooking, so our cousin handed us kale that was grown in her daughter’s garden. …

 

Pasteles

Pasteles

http://picapica.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/011.jpg This is a traditional Puerto Rican dish similar in preparation and presentation to Mexican tamales, however the ingredients are much different; where corn flour is …

 

Arroz con gandules

Arroz con gandules

Pigeon peas and rice, pot of pasteles in the background Post #3: Rice and pigeon peas (arroz con gandules). With delight, I saw in a huge stainless …

 

African Influence

African Influence

In order to talk about the culinary history of Puerto Rico, first the history of the people who have inhabited the island needs to be …

 

My First (Puerto-Rican-African-American) Thanksgiving

My First (Puerto-Rican-African-American) Thanksgiving

My father’s side of the family is from Puerto Rico, and my mother’s side is a mix of many European origins and French Canadian. With …