Cuban Pig Roast Party A slow cooked, roasted Cuban pig is one of the most traditional Cuban foods and cooking styles you can get. There is a lot of preparation involved and a whole day of cooking, but roasting a pig on an outdoor fire pit is a great way to celebrate a special [...]
Beer Shortage in Cuba Is Causing Unrest With Locals I just got back from a long trip to Cuba and I wanted to make a quick report on the beer shortage on the island. It was really difficult to find beer in Havana at most retail stores. All the little state shops were out and [...]
One Of The Best And Most Unique Traditional Cuban Snack Foods Ok, let me just say, if you are even in Cuba and have the opportunity to try one of these snacks, you absolutely must! They are divine!!! They are called cucuruchos, which means cones or cornets. And that's exactly what they are. Cones, made [...]
The Best Quick Meals in Cuba Well, the old Cuban story goes that the boxes started when a man was going to host a birthday party for his young son, but was worried that there was not enough food for all the guests. Rather than simply setting up a table and letting each guest take as [...]
Want to make a crispy sandwich? One of the most popular cooking utensils in all Cuban households. A mini bread press. Just slice your daily "pan" (bread) in half, stuff it with cheese, or add some sweet "dulce de guayaba," and then grill it over the stove top for a few minutes. A delicious snack [...]
What will they think of next.. Cafe con leche, with a generous serving of soda crackers. Hey, you have to try it before you dismiss it! Instead of just providing a quick jolt of caffeine and sugar, this drink can actually substitute for a fast meal.
Oh, it must be a very special occasion. A whole roasted pork is reserved for large family gatherings and celebrations. Marinated, basted and drizzled over with a lemon garlic mojo sauce, and then left to roast for hours.... You have never tasted such a delicious pork dish. This one is even finely decorated, with sausages [...]
Recipe For Traditional Cuban Pork roasted over and open BBQ pit 1) Lay down a thick bed of charcoal and then suspend the whole pig above the fire, on a metal grate. 2) Cover with some banana leaves keep all the delicious juices inside. 3) Put some sheet metal around the pit to focus [...]
Some say papaya, and others say.... FRUTA BOMBA! That's what they call it in Cuba. Doesn't it look delicious? Well, that's because it is. Eat it plain or blend it up into a fruit drink... With a giant fruta bomba, you can make refreshing snacks from morning until night.
Feeling Hungry in Cuba? Pan con guayaba... that's what it's called and that's probably the most common breakfast sandwich in Cuba. Cheap, sweet, filling and quick to make. All you need is your daily portion of bread (pan) and a few slices of dulce de guayaba. Add it all together and there you go. If [...]