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Ballet Hispanico

Ballet Hispanico

From its grassroots origins as a dance school and community-based performing arts troupe, Ballet Hispánico has grown into a world-class institution. Recognized for her achievements by the National Medal of Arts, the nation’s highest cultural honor, Tina Ramirez...

Let’s Talk Paella

  There are several different types of Paella. While there are a variety of Paella dishes we are going to discuss the Puerto Rican style. There isn't a Latino household and I will dare to say many households in the US that doesn't have a Paella recipes. There is...

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...

Basic Salsa Dance Steps

Basic Salsa Dance Steps

Mastering the basic step will be the first key step to developing proper technique and timing in salsa. Your spins and partner-work techniques will be executed in sync with the rhythm of the music once you have mastered your basic. Think of the basic step as the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Christmas Celebrations

Christmas Celebrations

In Puerto Rico, as well as most of Latin America, Christmas traditions have their roots in Catholicism. Due to contact with other cultures,  some of these traditions have evolved and changed through time. Some customs have lost their religious meaning and become...

Patron Saint Festivals

Patron Saint Festivals

Every year, each town celebrates patron saint festivals (fiestas patronales) in honor of the area's patron saint. The festivities include religious processions since they were originated as a Catholic tradition. However, they have adopted other elements of African and...

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...

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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