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Piraguas

Piraguas

A Piragua /pi’ra:gwe/  is a Puer­to Rican shaved ice dessert, shaped like a pyra­mid, con­sist­ing of shaved ice and cov­ered with fruit fla­vored syrup. Piraguas are sold by ven­dors, known as piragüeros, in small col­or­ful push­carts. Besides Puer­to Rico, Piraguas can…

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Tembleque de Coco

  I want to share with you a clas­sic Puer­to Rican desert recipe. This one is a treat, it is light coconut cus­tard that shakes like Jell‑O. That is why it’s called tem­bleque, which can be loose­ly trans­lat­ed as jig­gling. Here is the recipe: o 2 cups of coconut milk…

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Seafood Appetizer — Stuffed Shrimp

Seafood Appetizer — Stuffed Shrimp

  Every­one loves shrimp. Instead of serv­ing plain cold shrimp with cock­tail sauce, why not mix it up a bit and make some­thing extra spe­cial? With only a lit­tle extra effort, you can pro­vide your guests with a shrimp appe­tiz­er they will remem­ber. When buy­ing your…

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The Best of Puerto Rican Food

Puer­to Rican food is a mix­ture of African, Taino, and Span­ish influ­ences. They have their own take on cre­ole food, which they call coci­na criol­la. This cook­ing style is not only pop­u­lar with locals; tourists also fre­quent Puer­to Rico to expe­ri­ence authen­tic cre­ole…

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Asopao de Pollo

Asopao de Pollo

  This soupy rice and chick­en stew is a clas­sic Puer­to Rican recipe that is pre­pared in every Puer­to Rican home. Make sure you make plen­ty, this soup keeps get­ting bet­ter with every serv­ing. Although it takes 1½ hours to pre­pare, serves 4, and it will be even…

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Puerto Rican Recipes

Puerto Rican Recipes

[ad_1] Caribbean Islands have a rich and fla­vor­ful dish­es. And Puer­to Rico is one of the best places for vaca­tion. The island offers a superb relax­ation adven­tures with sooth­ing beach, com­fort­able and lux­u­ri­ous hotels, col­or­ful fes­ti­vals, and most espe­cial­ly the…

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Desserts in Puerto Rican Style

Desserts in Puerto Rican Style

[ad_1] Desserts in Puer­to Rico most­ly com­prise of a type of flan or egg cus­tard. Just as usu­al in the Puer­to Rican flag is a slice of gua­va jel­ly with white cheese (que­so blan­co). Chefs seize the abun­dant pro­duce of fruits in Puer­to Rico and make sev­er­al desserts,…

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Puerto Rican Food Recipes

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…

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Rita Moreno at Sofrito

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…

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Bistec Encebollado (Steak & Onions)

Bistec Encebollado (Steak & Onions)

Bis­tec Ence­bol­la­do, or steak and onions, is a spiced, fla­vor­ful skil­let steak pre­pared with a clas­sic Adobo-gar­lic rub. Bis­tec Ence­bol­la­do takes its deli­cious fla­vor from our home­made mari­nade, made quick­ly and eas­i­ly using GOYA® condi­ments you already love. This…

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Crate Product Labels

Crate Product Labels

Col­or­ful paper labels have been used to iden­ti­fy prod­ucts since the ear­ly 1880s. Intro­duced to Amer­i­ca by Euro­pean artists, this print­ing process became known as lith­o­g­ra­phy, the first com­mer­cial art.…

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Carlos Beltran Becomes Eatery Partner

Car­los Bel­tran might have a career in restau­rants after base­ball. The Puer­to Rican-born Mets slug­ger had so many meals with his fam­i­ly at Sofrito on East 57th Street, he approached own­er J.R. Morales. Bel­tran, 33, is now a part­ner and his name is on the liquor…

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