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I think I am going bananas. It seems that the past few posts bananas and plantains are the main focus of my posts.
When last in Puerto Rico we had stopped at a restaurant and the first thing that we were served was this soup and I vowed to make…Continue
Added by Norma Torres on October 5, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments
"Guineítos Verdes en Escabeche" is one of Puerto Rico's most popular dishes. You would say it's a "Jíbaro" dish.
Jíbaro is a term used to refer to mountain people, who lived "in-land" in the heart of the island, and are the backbone of the Puerto Rican…Continue
Added by Norma Torres on September 30, 2012 at 5:30pm — No Comments
Below: Tomatilloes bubbling away.
Most moles are dense, rich concoctions which leave you swooning after one bite. Mole verde is not quite like that. It's savory and complex, but it's light where other moles are dark, spicy and bright where they are heavy, a pastiche of green where they are deep, uniform red-browns.…
Added by Sarah on September 6, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments
Added by Yvette ~ Muy Bueno on March 11, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments
For this version, the fish, huachinango, or red snapper, isn't masked by the usual sauce, but rather accompanied by a fresh tasting, salsa-style sauce that incorporates all the flavors of the traditional plate, but still lets the flavor of the fresh fish shine. Not to…Continue
I've never made mole before. Not really. I wanted to share these recipes with you so you'd have something to work with for Turkey's Day After. It's impossible to avoid having 100 lbs of leftover turkey and you can only eat so many sandwiches.
Let me try to describe the flavors of these dishes to you and do them justice. I'll start by saying they're similar in the complexity of flavors, at once surprising and familiar. Yet, they're also in perfect contrast…
Added by Anamaris Cousins Price on November 24, 2010 at 6:30pm — No Comments
This is a good replacement for the standard mashed potatoes, just giving ya some options, you see?
The Hubbz was really surprised by these. He expected them to be heavier somehow. The trick with these is to get the bananas just before you use them,…Continue
Added by Anamaris Cousins Price on November 15, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments