Cream of Lentil Soup with Chorizo Croutes

This soup is delicious and so easy to make.  I found this recipe five years ago while watching the Cooking Channel( not to be confused with the Food Network Channel). The recipe is from Laura Calder, a French Canadian chef.  I have one of her cookbooks some where in my collection. 1 cup of PuyContinue reading “Cream of Lentil Soup with Chorizo Croutes”

Moros (Cuban Black Beans and Rice)

This is a staple dish in a Cuban household. It’s usually served with pork and fried plantains. Recipe courtesy of Cuban Chicks can Cook. 1/2 a pound of dried black beans (rinsed and soaked overnight) 5 cups of water 1 chopped green pepper 2 medium onions chopped 3 cloves of garlic minced 1 bay leafContinue reading “Moros (Cuban Black Beans and Rice)”

Croquetas De Jamon (Ham Croquettes)

I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday. It’s so good to get back to a routine after a whirlwind of driving to Florida to spend Christmas with family and friends. It was a great time. But now back to blogging again. Croquetas was a Cuban dish I often ate growing up. They can be madeContinue reading “Croquetas De Jamon (Ham Croquettes)”