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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

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

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

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 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

Flavors of San Juan featured on Real Food Finds

2014-07-31T15:34:05+00:00

  Foodie, blogger, adventurer, and traveler Doug Brown graced Flavors of San Juan Food & Culture Tours with a visit to our historical port of Old San Juan while on a recent Caribbean cruise. In search of an out-of-the-box experience that deviated from the typical cruise shore excursions, Doug and his friends decided to take [...]

Flavors of San Juan featured on Real Food Finds2014-07-31T15:34:05+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
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