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Mofongo and Chicken in Criollo Sauce Recipe

2016-07-01T08:34:09+00:00

There are few dishes in Puerto Rico that are as treasured as mofongo. It's as classic as a refreshing piña colada, and you'll be hard pressed to find a restaurant on the island that doesn't offer it. Mofongo is made from mashed plantains, crunchy pork rinds, and flavorful garlic and is usually served right out of the [...]

Mofongo and Chicken in Criollo Sauce Recipe2016-07-01T08:34:09+00:00

Saborea Festival 2016 – What to do This Weekend

2016-04-04T15:33:45+00:00

Close your eyes. Imagine a beautiful beach and a weekend full of delicious food from Puerto Rico's best restaurants. Want to make this daydream a reality?  You can, this weekend at Saborea 2016! As Puerto Rico's largest culinary event of the year, Saborea is a can't-miss event for foodies and non-foodies alike. Taking place on Escambrón [...]

Saborea Festival 2016 – What to do This Weekend2016-04-04T15:33:45+00:00

Quinoa con habichuelas/ Black beans and Quinoa

2017-07-12T15:17:40+00:00

Rice and beans, or arroz con habichuelas, is one of the most common staple dishes in Puerto Rico, paired with practically any main dish you could think of. Growing up, we all ate rice and beans with dinner AT LEAST every other night! While beans are native to the Americas, rice was introduced to the Caribbean [...]

Quinoa con habichuelas/ Black beans and Quinoa2017-07-12T15:17:40+00:00

HIBISCUS TEA

2015-04-09T11:14:25+00:00

HIBISCUS TEA    Did you know that Puerto Rico's national flower is  the flor de maga (Maga Grandiflora)?  While it's very closely related to the common hibiscus flower, the maga's petals are larger and the flowers grow on large trees. It is endemic to the tropical climate of Puerto Rico and is grown as an ornamental plant with pink [...]

HIBISCUS TEA2015-04-09T11:14:25+00:00

Arroz con Gandules Recipe / Rice with Pigeon Peas

2014-05-10T13:54:33+00:00

  Arroz con Gandules or Stewed Rice with Pigeon Peas by chef Kathy Libier of Flavors of San Juan   Ingredients: 1 can cooked pigeon peas 2 cups long grain rice 3 tablespoons sofrito ½ small yellow onion diced 1 talespoon parsley chopped 1 can (8oz) tomato sauce 2 tablespoons sliced roasted red peppers 1 tablespoon [...]

Arroz con Gandules Recipe / Rice with Pigeon Peas2014-05-10T13:54:33+00:00

Top foods for a prosperous Chinese New Year

2014-01-31T14:36:31+00:00

Chinese New Year is not only a wonderful celebration, but also a time to enjoy culinary rife with meaning and symbolism. Below Flavors of San Juan shares with you the top foods to ensure a prosperous and happy year to come.   Tangerines (wealth) and Oranges (good luck) Represent: happiness and abundance How to:  display as [...]

Top foods for a prosperous Chinese New Year2014-01-31T14:36:31+00:00

Chef for a Day: A blogger reviews our hands-on caribbean cooking class

2013-10-13T15:28:05+00:00

Images © Flavors of San Juan The way to one’s heart is through their stomach. Or so the saying goes. And with the global popularity of cooking on the rise (think celebrity chefs, cooking channels, etc. Move over fast food!), there’s never been a better way to reach someone’s heart than through the magical act [...]

Chef for a Day: A blogger reviews our hands-on caribbean cooking class2013-10-13T15:28:05+00:00

Cooking Puerto Rican Style

2013-10-11T18:26:47+00:00

  The first things that spring to mind when a traveler imagines Puerto Rico might be its miles of sandy beaches cupped by crystal clear water or the deep amber flavor of its legendary rum, but to those lucky travelers who have actually been to Puerto Rico, many remember its culinary attributes long after their [...]

Cooking Puerto Rican Style2013-10-11T18:26:47+00:00

Latin Caribbean Food Recipe: Pasteles

2013-10-11T18:20:19+00:00

Making and serving pasteles at Christmas time is a Puerto Rican tradition. It’s hard work, but well worth the effort. Get together a bunch of friends and make a day of it. Be sure to make enough for everyone to take home.There are as many pastele recipes as there are cooks. You can always add [...]

Latin Caribbean Food Recipe: Pasteles2013-10-11T18:20:19+00:00

Chef for a Day in San Juan

2013-10-11T18:08:38+00:00

Become a Puerto Rican chef for a day with the most interactive, hands-on class in San Juan. You might not have grown up with a Puerto Rican mother stewing rice and beans or flattening plantains to make tostones in the kitchen for dinner, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make your mofongo and eat it, [...]

Chef for a Day in San Juan2013-10-11T18:08:38+00:00
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