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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

Guava & Cheese Empanadas

2017-07-12T14:52:59+00:00

Guava & Cheese Empanadas Fun and funky recipe by our very own Epicurean Guide and Assistant Manager, Alexandra Ostolaza! Ingredients: 3/4 cup goat cheese Juice of 1 lemon  or lime (just enough to melt the cheese and make it into a slightly runny paste) 1/2 cup of guava paste, sliced thinly, small enough to fit [...]

Guava & Cheese Empanadas2017-07-12T14:52:59+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 Dulce (Puerto Rican-style Rice Pudding)

2015-03-11T13:06:05+00:00

This sweet treat is a Puerto Rican dessert that is traditionally served around the holidays (Christmas and New Years).  However many restaurants and homes serve this delicious dish year round. Our version of rice pudding is extra sweet and thick, made with coconut milk and flavored with spices like ginger. Enjoy! Ingredients:   1 ½ cup medium grain rice 6 [...]

Arroz con Dulce (Puerto Rican-style Rice Pudding)2015-03-11T13:06:05+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

Recipe: Pumpkin Flan

2014-04-26T20:28:12+00:00

Weekends are the perfect time for trying new recipes, learning new tricks, and enjoying great food with your loved ones.  Flavors of San Juan Food & Culture Tours shares with you one of our favorite Puerto Rican recipes, Flan de Calabaza (Pumpkin Flan). We like to think that no two flans are ever the same, [...]

Recipe: Pumpkin Flan2014-04-26T20:28:12+00:00

Saborea Puerto Rico 2014: A Culinary Extravaganza

2014-04-05T20:59:43+00:00

Don't miss out on your chance to taste the best of the gastronomic capital of the Caribbean at Saborea Puerto: A Culinary Extravaganza.  The weekend-long food festival takes place April 4-6 at the Escambrón Beach and features tastings from over 30  of the island's best restaurants! Plus, stop by the Saborea Village with a one-day pass and [...]

Saborea Puerto Rico 2014: A Culinary Extravaganza2014-04-05T20:59:43+00:00

Mayaguez Culinary Fest 2014

2014-03-01T19:48:00+00:00

The coastal town of Mayaguez on the west coast of Puerto Rico is inaugurating its first-ever culinary fest this weekend. Around 80 industry experts will participate in the event, which is to be held as a benefit for the American Cancer Society. Besides great food, local celebrity chefs there will also be live music, fashion shows, and [...]

Mayaguez Culinary Fest 20142014-03-01T19:48:00+00:00

2014 Puerto Rico National Culinary Team

2014-02-21T11:51:54+00:00

  The results are in! After competing at the University of Puerto Rico, Carolina campus, a panel of local celebrity chefs has  selected the 2014 Puerto Rico National Culinary Team members. The new all-star ensemble will feature local chefs Luis Castillo of IHE Inc, Raul Correa of San Juan Water Beach Club Hotel, Christopher Vega [...]

2014 Puerto Rico National Culinary Team2014-02-21T11:51:54+00:00
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