Arroz con Pollo (Yellow Rice and Chicken) is a traditional dish of Spain and Latin America, closely related to paella. This recipe is based on a recipe handed down by my Abuela Mima and brings back memories of all the delicious flavors that were commonplace in her kitchen.
Ropa Vieja (Cuban Shredded Beef Stew) is a very popular Cuban meat stew that is traditionally served with white rice. Many say the dish originated in the Canary Islands (where one of my Abuelas was from) and literally means “old clothes”.
Frijoles Colorados (Cuban Red Beans) are usually served over white rice and can be eaten with just about any meat, chicken or seafood. They also freeze very well so you can make a big pot and even enjoy them as a weekday meal.
Frijoles Negros (Cuban Black Beans) have always been a staple in my family. Nutritious and delicious! Make a pot for dinner on Sunday and eat them with a variety of meals during the week or freeze them for a future meal.
This Chicken Vegetable Noodle Soup (Caldo de Pollo con Fideos) has been a staple in my family for as long as I can remember. Seems like every time I wasn’t feeling well, this is what I got and somehow, it made me feel better.