Cuban Cuisine


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Flan is a baked custard quite similar to crème caramel. It is typically made with eggs, cream or milk, gelatin and vanilla. Often, the custard is synonymous with crème caramel because it includes a layer of burnt or …

01:26PM January 27, 2016 - by: itisclaudio

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Chicken stewed in a tomato based sauce, traditionally/ typically chicken is marinaded in garlic and citrus first, browned, cooked in sauce and is somewhat sour with olives sometimes some capers but often balanced by stewing with the addition …

08:25PM November 08, 2016 - by: itisclaudio

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Pork version of the Cuban "Fricase de Pollo/ Chicken Fricase" (which is chicken stewed in a tomato based sauce, traditionally/ typically chicken is marinaded in garlic and citrus first, browned, cooked in sauce and is somewhat sour with …

08:13PM November 08, 2016 - by: itisclaudio


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Green plantains have long been a staple in most Latino households everywhere from the Caribbean to Latin America. Maduros or Ripe fried plantains can be served as a side dish, such as with fried eggs and ham. The …

12:00AM May 14, 2015 - by: itisclaudio

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Type of sandwich which originated in Cuba. It is served in many Cuban communities in the United States. It is so named because of the sandwich's popularity as a staple served in Havana's night clubs right around or …

02:02PM June 30, 2016 - by: itisclaudio

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Mojito is a traditional Cuban highball. Traditionally, a mojito is a cocktail that consists of five ingredients: white rum, sugar, lime juice, soda water, and mint.

04:12AM February 10, 2017 - by: anika854

Ox Tail, Ox-Tail

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Culinary name for the tail of cattle. Formerly, it referred only to the tail of an ox or steer, a castrated male. An oxtail typically weighs 2 to 4 lbs. (1–1.8 kg) and is skinned and cut into …

03:32PM October 25, 2019 - by: itisclaudio

Roasted Pork Sandwich

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01:00AM November 07, 2014 - by: foodmaster

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Deep fried mashed potatoes stuffed with a spicy beef filling

09:11AM April 04, 2018 - by: itisclaudio

picadillo de res

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Picadillo is a traditional Cuban dish made with ground beef, potatoes, onions, garlic, cumin, bell peppers, white wine, tomato sauce, raisins, olives and capers. In a medium-size frying pan, brown the ground beef with a dash of cumin …

12:23PM February 27, 2019 - by: itisclaudio

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In various South American countries such as Argentina, Uruguay, Venezuela, Colombia, Peru and Cuba, piononos are prepared using a dough made of flour, eggs, and sugar, which is baked in a thin sheet then rolled around a filling …

01:54PM December 25, 2016 - by: itisclaudio

Pernil Asado, Lechon Asado

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Slow cooked roasted marinated pork shoulder. Served with Cuban special sauce and onions.

04:04PM January 22, 2018 - by: itisclaudio

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Cuban stew, featuring shredded flank steak, tomatoes and olives, can be made up to two days in advance. Ropa vieja is Cuban national dish. Named "old clothes" from its look, the exact origin of this meal is a …

07:39PM October 20, 2015 - by: foodmaster

Cuban Toast

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Tostada (toast) is a half a loaf of Cuban bread sliced, buttered and grilled on a flat top panini style grill. A good way to enjoy it is to dunk it in Cuban coffee.

08:17PM March 09, 2020 - by: itisclaudio

Patacones, Fritos Verdes

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Tostones, from the Spanish verb tostar which means "to toast"), also known as patacones, (Dominican Republic) and banan peze (Haiti) are fried plantain slices, and are a popular side dish in many Latin American countries. They are known …

01:00AM December 19, 2014 - by: itisclaudio

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01:00AM February 03, 2015 - by: JoseNY

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Vaca Frita (literally "Fried Cow") is a Cuban dish consisting of fried and shredded skirt or flank steak. It is often topped with sauteed onions and served with rice and black beans.…

06:59PM October 21, 2015 - by: foodmaster

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This yuca with Garlic Sauce is a staple of the Cuban cuisine. Made by marinading yuca root (also known as cassava) in garlic, lime, and olive oil. Often, onions are included in the marinade. Also known as one …

10:41PM January 11, 2016 - by: itisclaudio