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...

Read More

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....

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More