Author: santose

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 ...