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.
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.
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.
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 Cuban-style Picadillo recipe is a traditional Cuban dish featuring ground beef, raisins, capers, and olives simmered in tomato sauce and wine. Delicioso!
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.
Spanish-style Pan-fried Bone-in Ribeye is a delicious dish that I have enjoyed for as long as I can remember. I even had the chance to try it while visiting San Sebastian and I have to say that this recipe is as good, if not better than what was prepared for me by one of their great chefs.