Twenty best traditional Cuban recipes
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by Cari
3d ago
Growing up with a Cuban chef for a dad definitely has its perks and one of them was eating delicious traditional Cuban recipes daily. Cuban food has influences of Spanish, African and Caribbean culture in order to create a flavorful and vibrant cuisine. These Cuban recipes are the perfect way to spruce up your weeknight dinners or explore a new cuisine. 1. Cuban White Rice Cuban white rice is the go-to side dish for most Cuban meals. It is one of the easiest dishes to make and the most versatile. It is one of the easiest dishes to make and the most versatile. The recipe only requires a medium ..read more
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Coconut Rum Cake
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by Cari
1M ago
You're looking at the most delicious coconut rum cake recipe. Perfected over a period of 4 years, the flavor and texture are spot on and work every time. Why you'll love this coconut rum cake recipe It's very similar to the tortuga rum cake you can buy in the Caribbean.  It's a great cake to bring to any potluck or adult gathering. This cake is soft and moist. This coconut rumcake freezes really well. The flavor doesn't quit and is rum forward. There's a whole lot of coconut and rum in this cake, yet the flavors balance each other perfectly. Ingredients needed for this coconut rum bundt ..read more
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Cuban Chicken Noodle Soup
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by Cari
1M ago
This Cuban chicken noodle soup is the perfect comfort food. This chicken soup is filled with lots of vegetables and tons of flavor. This is a great recipe when you're in need of a warm comforting meal Why you'll love this sopa de pollo Comforting soup filled with lots of root vegetables and chicken that will cure most ailments.  This Cuban chicken soup recipe makes for a meal all on its own.  Can be easily customized for your family's palate.  Perfect recipe for meal planning or when feeding a large crowd.  Ingredients needed for this homemade Cuban chicken soup Water ..read more
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Crookie Croissant
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by Cari
2M ago
The viral crookie croissant is golden brown flaky croissant filled with a layer of chocolate chip cookie dough. This indulgent chocolate chip cookie stuffed croissant has taken Paris and tiktok by storm. The combination of a croissant and a chocolate chip cookie is perfect for anyone with a sweet tooth This European treat recently gained popularity on tiktok and Paris bakery Boulangerie Louvard has also gone viral on Instagram with their crookies. It didn't take long for this creation to cross the pond and become popular in the United states. Good news, this viral recipe is very easy to make ..read more
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Spinach and Feta Turnovers
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by Cari
2M ago
These spinach and feta turnovers take spanakopita and puff pastry to make them into a delicious savory hand pie. They are made with feta cheese, mozzarella cheese (my secret ingredient) and spinach leaves wrapped in flaky, buttery pastry dough.  My secret ingredient is mozzarella cheese It's not a traditional ingredient but it IS amazing. A "traditional" Greek spanakopita filling simply uses spinach and feta cheese however I have found that incorporating mozzarella cheese adds a much needed creaminess that I feel many, MANY spinach pies lack. When you bake spanakopita, it tends ..read more
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Iced Lavender Cream Matcha
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by Cari
2M ago
Starbucks has released their new iced lavender cream matcha drink as part of their Spring menu and I'm here to bring you a copycat recipe. This drink has a rich lavender flavored foam cream over a delicious iced earthy matcha latte Why you'll love this iced lavender matcha latte recipe  This starbucks copycat recipe gives you a delicious drink for a fraction of the cost in the comfort of your own home. Can be easily made in 5 minutes.  This refreshing iced lavender cream matcha latte is full of spring and floral flavors Ingredients needed for this iced matcha lavender latte  M ..read more
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Sazon Completa
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by Cari
2M ago
Sazon Completa is a go-to seasoning blend commonly used in Cuban and Caribbean cooking. This is a copycat recipe of Badia's complete seasoning mix. The spices and herbs in this seasoning mix are staples in Cuban cuisine Why you'll love this versatile spice blend Can be used on all kinds of meats like fish, chicken and beef.  Easily customizable Has no monosodium glutamate (MSG) like the store-bought Badia sazon completa version.  This recipe has no added chemicals like tricalcium phosphate.  Can be stored for upto 6 months Ingredients needed for this hispanic blend of spices ..read more
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Vaca Frita De Pollo
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by Cari
3M ago
We're making the Cuban staple, vaca frita de pollo in an Instant Pot. The process of making this shredded chicken dish is a labor of love. The chicken is twice cooked to ensure it's tender yet crispy on the exterior. Growing up, vaca frita was one of my favorite dishes. It's one of my favorite comfort foods and my mom still makes it for me when she knows I need some cheering up. It's a Cuban cuisine staple that's available at most Cuban restaurants Why you'll love this vaca frita de pollo This is perfect for meal prepping. This shredded chicken is a nutritious protein option for ch ..read more
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Potaje De Chicharo (Cuban Split Pea Soup)
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by Cari
3M ago
This potaje de chicharo, also known as Cuban split pea soup, is packed with nutritious split peas, vegetables and Cuban spices. Why you'll love this potaje de chícharos This cozy and filling split pea soup is perfect for meal prepping.  This Instant Pot recipe is a one pot dream. Drop it all in your pot and have delicious soup in less than an hour.  This soup is perfect for warming up on a chilly day. Ingredients for this cuban split pea soup  Smoked Pork Loin Green Split Peas Smoked Pork Belly Yellow Onion Green Bell Pepper Calabaza squash Bay Leaf Olive Oil Salt ​Garl ..read more
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Lucky Charms Cookies
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by Cari
3M ago
These fun lucky charms cookies are delicious and perfect for any sweet celebration. These chewy cookies are filled with white chocolate chips, cereal pieces and tasty marshmallow bits. Why you'll love these chewy lucky charms cookies Perfect tasty treat for a st. patrick’s day holiday party These easy st. patrick’s day cookies are perfect for the lil' leprechauns in your life.  Ingredients for these easy st. patrick’s day cookies Unsalted butter Packed light brown sugar Granulated sugar Egg Pure vanilla extract Instant vanilla pudding mix Baking powder Corn starch Kosher salt Lucky Charm ..read more
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