Pan con Bistec (Cuban Palomilla Steak Sandwich) is by far one of my favorite sandwiches. Thinly sliced steak that is tenderized, marinated, fried in olive oil and then topped with sauteed onions and pressed to a buttery golden brown. Just thinking about it makes my mouth water!
To make Bistec de Palomilla (Cuban Palomilla Steak), pick a good cut of meat, tenderize it, marinate it and fry it in some olive oil, splashed with some Vino Seco towards the end. A definite staple in Cuban cuisine, usually served with some sauteed onions, white rice, platanos and buttered Cuban bread.
Garlic Parmesan Chicken Wings are a great alternative, especially for those people that do not like spicy food. Try them once and you will fall in love!
Hoisin Chicken Wings make a deliciously sweet, salty, spicy, finger lickin’ good, Asian-styled appetizer that you can serve at your next party. They go great with a side of Blue Cheese or some extra dipping sauce.
Roasted Spinach & Prosciutto Turkey Roulade is a great alternative to cooking a whole turkey at Thanksgiving or for your special event.
This Mojo Prime Rib recipe is a Cuban twist on the traditional ways of cooking this fabulous dish. Choose a good cut of meat, slather it in Mojo, roast it slowly and enjoy.
This Easy Homemade Hummus recipe can be made in less than 15 minutes, tastes delicious and is very nutritious.
This Creole Mustard Aïoli recipe is delicious, can be made very quickly and is great as a dipping sauce or dressing for your favorite sandwiches or burgers.
Cuban Caldo Gallego Soup is delicious and healthy… Serve it with some Cuban bread and enjoy!
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.
Lemon Garlic and Onion Pork Chops are one of our favorite recipes and one that we have been making practically forever. Simple, quick, great-tasting pork chops that we seem to make at least a couple times a month and everyone seems to love. They go well with all kinds of sides and can be made any day of the week.
Rotisserie Mojo Chicken Enchiladas are one of my favorite meals because they taste great and can be eaten any day of the week. If you make the sauce and shred the chicken in advance, you can literally have these on the table in less than an hour.
Pollo e Formaggio (Chicken Spinach Tomato Artichoke and Cheese Pizza) is by far one of my favorite pizzas of all time. This recipe will make (2) 10 inch personal pizzas that you can share with your favorite people.
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.
Fricasé de Pollo (Cuban Chicken Fricassee) is a hearty chicken stew dish with potatoes, olives, raisins, capers and more. Served it over white rice with crusty bread on the side.
Pollo Asado (Mojo Baked Chicken) is great with mashed potatoes and corn, but you can also serve it with the more conventional sides – white or yellow rice. Easy to make and can definitely be a great 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 Spicy Guacamole recipe is great with your favorite tortilla chips or as a side for your Mexican dishes.
Puerco Salamanca (Pork Tenderloin and Potatoes Tapa) is a delicious tapa featuring pork tenderloin, onions, olives, red peppers, garlic and potatoes.