Category: Food

Desserts From Around the World – Puerto Rican Tembleque De Coco

[ad_1] If you like jello recipes, you will love this Puerto Rican coconut custard recipe. The word “tembleque” means jiggling, which is something that all the best jello recipes do! This coconut milk based pudding is associated with Puerto Rico and it is believed to have originated there. This dessert is also popular in other Latin American areas and, because coconut milk is so widely used in Southeast Asian cuisine, similar dishes are also served there. Handy Tembleque Making Tips It is important to let the mixture cool down before you put it in the refrigerator. If you do...

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Puerto Rican Food Recipes

[ad_1] I want to talk to you about Puerto Rican Food Recipes. A subject near and dear to my heart. Growing up my mom and my grandmother provided us with the daily food my family ate. Sometimes when you are accustomed to something you take it for granted. However, the first time I spent an extended time away from Puerto Rico I realized my home cooking was special. If you are in a Puerto Rican restaurant or visiting Puerto Rico be sure to try some of these dishes: 1. Asopao de Pollo – A hearty chicken soup with rice....

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Mayaguez’s First Culinary Festival Underway in Puerto Rico

Hispanically Speaking News | Published at 10:34 am EST, March 1, 2014 The Puerto Rican town of Mayaguez is organizing this weekend its first culinary festival in which some 80 gastronomic experts will take part, including some of the best-known chefs and restaurants on the island. The 2014 Mayaguez Culinary Fest, to be held as a benefit for the American Cancer Society, will take place in the western coastal city Saturday at the seaside recreational complex known as Paseo del Litoral Israel “Shorty” Castro. The event will feature live music, a fashion show, two stages for entertainment and awards...

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Rita Moreno at Sofrito

An award for performing doesn’t exist, that Rita Moreno hasn’t already won.  Oscar, Tony, Emmy, Grammy and even the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President George W. Bush, reflect her achievements, talent and hard work.  She’s been in movies and television shows that defined generations – Singing In The Rain, King & I, West Side Story, Carnal Knowledge, Oz, Law & Order, Muppet Show, Cosby, Electric Co.  But awards don’t define this multi-talented artist as much as her character does.  From the West Side to the land of Oz and far beyond, we’re riding with Rita Moreno … in...

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