Ingredients: 1/2 pound dried chick-peas, rinsed in cold water, picked over, and left in water to cover overnight or 4 cups canned chick-peas, drained
One 4-ounce piece salt pork, rind removed
1 large green bell... | Instructions: If using dried chick-peas, place the soaked peas in a large stockpot with the water and bay leaf and simmer, covered,...
Ingredients: 2 tablespoons pure Spanish olive oil
1 medium-size onion, finely chopped
1 cup drained and chopped canned whole tomatoes, or prepared tomato sauce
1 medium-size all-purpose potato, peeled and cut i... | Instructions: In a large saucepan, heat the oil over medium-high heat until fragrant, then fry the bacon until crisp.
Reduce the ...
Ingredients: 1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
3 tablespoons extra-... | Instructions: Heat oven to 450°F.
Mix the salt, pepper, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, garlic, and mustard together in a small bowl. ...
Ingredients: 2 medium onions, chopped
2 large green bell peppers, seeded and chopped
4 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided in half
1 1/2 lbs ground chuck, crumbled
1/2 teaspoon celery salt
1/2 teaspoon dried o... | Instructions: In a large, heavy-bottomed skillet, place onions and peppers in 2 tablespoons oil.
Saute over medium heat until sof...
Ingredients: 6-8 lbs whole chickens (2 3-4 lb. chickens, cut into pieces)
12 garlic cloves, coarsely chopped
1 cup sour orange juice (or 1/2 cup orange juice mixed with 1/2 cup lime juice)
1 tablespoon salt
1 ... | Instructions: Place the chicken in a container large enough to hold all the pieces.
Combine the garlic, sour orange juice, salt, ...
Ingredients: 6 tablespoons pure Spanish olive oil
1-1/2 cups drained and chopped canned whole tomatoes or prepared tomato sauce
1/2 cup dry sherry
Freshly ground black pepper to taste
Juice of 1 lime
3 ... | Instructions: To prepare the sofrito, in a large skillet over low heat, heat the oil until fragrant, then cook the garlic and onion...
Ingredients: 6 medium-size, ripe bananas, peeled and cut 1/2-inch thick
2 tablespoons light rum
4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) salted butter
Crumbled peanut brittle to taste, optional
1/4 cup firmly packed brown su... | Instructions: Lightly butter an 8-inch square Pyrex baking dish or mold that fits the bananas comfortably.
In a large bowl, combi...
Ingredients: 2 (3 lb) whole striped bass or tilapia fillets or flounder or sole, cleaned and scaled
2 limes, juice of
3/4 cup Spanish olive oil, divided
2 onions, peeled and thinly sliced, divided
1 large gree... | Instructions: Rinse the fish well under cold running water and pat dry on both sides as well as inside the cavity.
Make several s...
Ingredients: 2 litres full fat milk
12 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp vanilla... | Instructions: Over a medium high heat, heat the milk in a large pan.
When boiling, add 1-2 teaspoons of sugar every 5 minutes.
After approx 30 minutes when all the sugar has been added, add the vanilla.
Remove from heat when the mixture gets a 'crumbly' texture.
Be careful ...
Ingredients: 1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 garlic clove, minced, peeled
1 small purple onion, peeled
10 ounces frozen green peas, thawed
1 lb tomatoes, canned peeled, drained, chopped
3 cups cooked rice, cold
1 cu... | Instructions: Heat wok, add oil, garlic, onion and peas.
Stir fry about 2-3 minutes till onion is soft.
Add tomatoes, rice, ham...
Ingredients: 3 large, ripe avocados, or 6 smaller Haas avocados, peeled, pitted, and cut into chunks
Pinch of cayenne (red) pepper
2 cups plain yogurt
Juice of 1 lime
1 teaspoon dry sherry or dry white wine
1... | Instructions: Place the avocado chunks in a food processor fitted with a steel blade or in a blender, sprinkle with the lime juice,...
Ingredients: 4 cups peeled, pitted, and chopped ripe mango, or an equal amount of frozen mango
1 cup plain yogurt
6 mango slices for garnish
2 tablespoons sugar
3/4 cup heavy cream
6 fresh mint sprigs for gar... | Instructions: Puree the mango in a food processor fitted with a steel blade or in a blender.
Add the remaining ingredients, excep...
Ingredients: 1 cup couscous, prepared according to package directions
1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 cup small diced peeled ripe papayas
1 cup shredded spinach leaves
2 tablespoons lime jui... | Instructions: Prepare couscous using water or chicken broth for more flavour.
Cool for 10 minutes.
Add remaining ingredients.
Ingredients: 1 lb bread
1 cup raisins
1/2 cup slivered almonds
2 tablespoons vanilla
1 pinch salt
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
24 cups milk
2 tablespoons brandy or Kahlua
1 cup melted butter
1 cup... | Instructions: In a food processor finely chop the bread and place in a large bowl.
Mix the remaining ingredients.
Stir well to di...
Ingredients: 625g boniato, peeled and cut in chunks
1 pint (480ml) water
400g brown sugar
3 egg yolks
1 large lime (or 1 small lemon)
60ml dry Sherry
1 tbsp vanilla
1 cinnamon stick
1.5 tbsp butter
... | Instructions: Cook boniato in boiling lightly salted water for about 20 minutes.
Drain the boniato and purée in a blender. Set as...
Ingredients: 2 bay leaves
1 lb dried black beans
12 1/2 cups water, divided
1 tablespoon canola oil
3 1/2 cups chopped bell peppers (about 3 medium)
2 1/2 cups coarsely chopped onions
1/3 cup chopped shallot... | Instructions: Place bay leaves and beans in a Dutch oven.
Add 12 cups water to pan; bring to a boil.
Reduce heat, and simmer 2 ...
Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil
4 chicken breasts
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
3 1/2 cups hot water
1 medium garlic clove, minced
1 (10 ounce) package yellow rice
1/2 lb frozen peas, do not th... | Instructions: Heat oil in a large deep skillet over medium-high heat.
Add chicken and brown on both sides until golden and almost...
Ingredients: 100ml olive oil
150ml sour orange or lime juice (or half of each)
7 garlic cloves, crushed (add more to your taste)
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp oregano
Salt and pepper, to taste
... | Instructions: Heat oil over a medium heat.
Add garlic and cook to release flavour (30 seconds).
Put all other ingredients in a bo...
Ingredients: 500g black beans, cooked or canned
Cooked white rice
1 large onion, finely chopped
3 garlic cloves, crushed (add more or less to your taste)
1 tbsp olive oil, for frying
1 medium green pepper, se... | Instructions: Heat oil and gently fry onion, garlic and pepper until soft.
Add tomato, beans, cumin and chicken stock.
Add rice a...
Ingredients: 1/2 lb ground buffalo meat
1/2 lb ground pork
1/2 lb ground sirloin
7 saltine crackers
1 sweet onion
3 serrano peppers
3 tablespoons ketchup
1/2 cup whole milk
2 tablespoons Caribbean j... | Instructions: Sauté onions and peppers in olive oil until softened.
Add garlic for last 2-3 minutes.
Remove from heat and let ...