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The Culture of Food : Puerto Rico

Culture of Food Weekly Round-up

For our second week of recipe round-up posts we decided to share simple recipes that our niños can help out with and will surely allow for some conversation en español. We also included something a little spicy for us adults to enjoy. Make sure to click on the links to read the full recipe and explore each blog. These ladies have many awesome recipes for all occasions ! Breakfast Egg and Bean Mini-Torta Recipe Silvia of Mama Latina Tips sharedRead More ...

Flan Week: Flan de Queso from Puerto Rico {Recipe}

As you all know, we’re celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month until mid October. Ana and I wanted to do something a bit different this year and so we came up with the idea of dedicating one whole week to the time-honored Latin dessert that unites us all: FLAN. We’ve invited fellow Latina bloggers to share their flan recipes and stories with all of us in the days coming up! And there’ll be something for everyone. Check out the list of bloguerasRead More ...

A Cultural Tradition: Flan de Queso

This post was originally published on February 13, 2009. “Es bien fácil”, or so says my mother-in-law as she’s melting sugar to make caramel and mixing a bunch of ingredients in the blender. She is trying to prove to me how easy it is to make flan de queso from scratch. Mind you, not only has she been cooking since she was born, but somehow she always fails to remember I couldn’t be more clumsy in the kitchen. Unfortunately–and inRead More ...

A Multicultural Noche Buena Feast

Food has always been my favorite part of Christmas, especially because until my Dad passed away, I never had to worry about anything expect eating! I’m not a big fan of turkey, but his was always para chuparse los dedos. Silly me, I guess I thought he’d be around forever and I never learned any of his culinary tricks. So, for the last five years we’ve just had to make do on our own – luckily we spent the lastRead More ...

From Abuelita’s Kitchen: Flan de Queso

“Es bien fácil“, or so says my mother-in-law as she’s melting sugar to make caramel and mixing a bunch of ingredients in the blender. She is trying to prove to me how easy it is to make flan de queso from scratch. Mind you, not only has she been cooking since she was born, but somehow she always fails to remember I couldn’t be more clumsy in the kitchen. Unfortunately–and in what many would describe as very non-Latina–I hail fromRead More ...

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