Part 2 of my Cuban salad series. Fantastic hearty salad with chicken and rice! Great for outdoor parties or picnics. I omitted the toasted sesame seeds, for personal taste. Adapted from Cuba, the cookbook. Recipe invented by Vivian Costa Leal, a Cuban housewife.
A staple served at parties. This isn’t my great aunt’s version but close. Adapted from Cuban Chicks Can Cook, by Ana Quincoces Rodriquez
Quimbombo, a dish I remember seeing at the kitchen table many times. My mother assisted me by making the plantain balls. She recalled that it was a stew that was made with whatever was on hand. Here I used the recipe below as a reference, but the rest is from my family to yours. AdaptedContinue reading “Okra with Plantain (Quimbombo’)”
Part two of my recipes from Cuba, The Cookbook by Madelaine Vazquez Galvez and Imogene Tondre. I adjusted the quantity of the oil to 1 cup instead of of 2. You can also take the chicken out and place in the sauce instead of pouring the sauce over the chicken, that way you won’t haveContinue reading “Country-Style Chicken”
I have made this several times already. So easy and so delicious! Adapted from Cuba, The Cookbook by Madelaine Vazquez Galvez and Imogene Tondre, a great read on the culinary history of Cuba with amazing recipes.
I call this the cousin of the Cuban dish, Ropa Vieja. It’s primarily same, minus the tomato sauce. Adapted from Cuban Chicks Can Cook by Ana Quincoces Rodriquez.
I almost forgot about this dish, it took a trip to a Little Havana in Miami to remind me. It is such a Cuban staple dish. It is quick and easy to make. I used Ana Quincoces Rodriquez’s Cuban Chicks can Cook recipe as a baseline with some minor changes of mine.