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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

5 Hidden Gems of Old San Juan

2016-04-18T10:22:13+00:00

Old San Juan is a captivating city that draws in tourists and locals alike all year long. Most people know about all the classic places to visit like Old San Juan, El Morro, or Barrachina. But what about the places that aren't so obvious? What about the places that you have to do a little extra searching [...]

5 Hidden Gems of Old San Juan2016-04-18T10:22:13+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

The 9 Most Romantic Restaurants in San Juan, Puerto Rico

2017-02-10T15:49:42+00:00

With Valentine's Day right around the corner, it's time to start thinking about where you're going to take your special someone. Not sure where to go? Don't worry! We've got you covered. Whether you're a local wanting to try a new place, or you're visiting the island for a Valentine's getaway, these restaurants are sure to make you feel [...]

The 9 Most Romantic Restaurants in San Juan, Puerto Rico2017-02-10T15:49:42+00:00

What can you bring from Puerto Rico to the United States?

2015-05-18T16:01:03+00:00

So you finally booked those tickets to Puerto Rico and are sitting at your desk daydreaming of warm beaches, white sands, and all-day piña coladas when suddenly you wonder, exactly how much of that dangerously delicious Puerto Rican rum can I bring back home with me? Worry not dear foodies, we're here to help you stock [...]

What can you bring from Puerto Rico to the United States?2015-05-18T16:01:03+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

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

Culinary Road Trips Puerto Rico

2014-08-19T10:00:57+00:00

The foodie blogger Paola Gabriela Zaragoza Cardenales featured Flavors of San Juan for a special edition post on her foodie blog Culinary Road Trips Puerto Rico.  This might seem like another foodie blog in town, but Paola makes her mark as she discovers the hidden gems of Puerto Rico all while meeting the challenges of her [...]

Culinary Road Trips Puerto Rico2014-08-19T10:00:57+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
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