Cuban cuisine has a rich blend of African, Spanish, and Caribbean influence. Its zesty seasoning is tempered with rich sauces and native fruits. This is a classical Cuban family meal.
This Cuban recipe gets its amusing name from the meat shreds that resemble torn old clothes. Slow-cooking the flank steak along with tomato sauce, tomato paste and beef stock gives this classic dish an intense depth of flavor which is further enriched by onion, garlic, cumin, cilantro and vinegar. Serve hot with steamed rice.
Cuban Yuca Fingers
Yuca is a starchy root from which tapioca is made. This enticing Cuban dish recipe is a perfect appetizer or a snack for parties at home.
Classical Cuban Flan
This classical melt-in-your-mouth flan is delicately flavored with vanilla and cinnamon. Crunchy caramel makes an addictively delicious topping, where cream cheese gives this Cuban flan a rich, comforting taste.
Cuban Black Bean Soup
This hearty soup is inspired by the classic Cuban black bean soup and is studded with bell peppers, avocado, ham hocks, sour cream, onion and shallots. Fragrant dried and fresh oregano, jalapeno, cumin, cilantro and lime add lots of rich flavor. Serve with whole wheat crackers.
About Chef Robert
My food philosophy is simple; food should be a feast of all five senses. Meals should be based on simple, tasty and smart recipes that are easy to follow. Instead of serving processed junk, I prefer to use fresh & seasonal ingredients. I gravitate towards all cuisines that are BIG on flavor. By cooking at home, we can all eat healthier and save money.