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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

Thanksgiving Day

2013-11-23T13:00:12+00:00

If you are visiting Puerto Rico over the Thanksgiving Day holidays, you might have already done your research and found out that YES we do celebrate Thanksgiving here in sunny Puerto Rico.  This time-honored tradition of breaking bread in celebration of family, friends, and loved ones by giving thanks for our blessings is celebrated all [...]

Thanksgiving Day2013-11-23T13:00:12+00:00

Flavors’ Cooking class and Food Tours on Mom Central

2013-11-06T18:22:28+00:00

On a hot and steamy August in 2013, Flavors of San Juan Food & Culture Tours was graciously visited by Mary Ellen Cronin, on vacation in San Juan and corresponding on behalf of www.momcentral.com, the web's largest and most influential mom resource center. Mary Ellen loved her leisure time at our boutique cooking class and [...]

Flavors’ Cooking class and Food Tours on Mom Central2013-11-06T18:22:28+00:00

Calabaza (pumpkin) Empanadas: Halloween Leftovers done right!

2013-11-01T13:08:40+00:00

  Had an amazing time last night carving Jack-o-Lanters? Are your windows and front porch now littered with carved pumpkins in all shapes and sizes?  After mass pumpkin carvings, most of us look for new and unique ways to use those delicious pumpkin insides (and we're not just talking about roasting the seeds in the [...]

Calabaza (pumpkin) Empanadas: Halloween Leftovers done right!2013-11-01T13:08:40+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

Puerto Rico brings home culinary glory at Taste of the Caribbean

2013-10-13T15:26:40+00:00

Photo Credit PRHTA Over 10 teams from across the Caribbean competed at the five-day event in Miami: Taste of the Caribbean, one of the most important culinary competitions in the Caribbean! The Puerto Rico National Culinary Team, defending champions from 2012, brought home another impressive collection of medals and awards, once again showcasing our culinary traditions [...]

Puerto Rico brings home culinary glory at Taste of the Caribbean2013-10-13T15:26:40+00:00

Taste of the Caribbean: 2013’s hottest culinary competition

2013-10-13T15:21:15+00:00

         Photo credits: Taste of the Caribbean Next week (June 28-30) over 10 teams from across the Caribbean will gather in Miami’s Hyatt Regency Hotel for their chance to be crowned winners at the 2013 Taste of the Caribbean, one of the most important culinary competitions in the Caribbean. Each team represents a [...]

Taste of the Caribbean: 2013’s hottest culinary competition2013-10-13T15:21:15+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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