Budin (Puerto Rican Bread Pudding) | "This recipe literally brought tears to my eyes when I tasted it. For years I have been longing to have a "budin de pan" like my grandmother's and this one was by far the BEST!!!"
The Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York City offers the perfect opportunity to celebrate the bounty of Puerto Rican cuisine. If you've ever had Latin food from the Caribbean, you know just how delectable traditional dishes can be, and you just might find something familiar here to re-create in your home kitchen.
Pollo Guisada starts with sofrito, the base of Puerto Rican cuisine. Sofrito is to Puerto Rican food what a mirepoix is to French cooking or the trinity is to Cajun/Creole Cuisine. The Guisada was full of pieces of chicken on the bone, peppers, garlic, onions, herbs, tomato sauce, potatoes, and cilantro. Delicious!!! The recipe follows and I heartily recommend that you try this one. Your family will love it.
Last summer we took my in-laws to a trip of a lifetime… Puerto Rico! It was perfect. They got to slow down and enjoy the beach and eat the awesome – if I do say so myself – Puerto Rican cuisine. One of the foods they felt in love with was: Mofongo. I knew they... Read more about Mofongo Puerto Rican Style