Cuban Chicken Croquettes

croquetas cubanas de pollo
Have you ever tried authentic Cuban chicken croquettes? If not, you're about to discover a culinary delight that stands out significantly from any other croquette you've tasted before. Surely you're wondering, what makes these croquettes so special? It's not a secret, but still, today I'll share it with you. Keep reading and discover the secret

Fried Pork Chunks

Fried Pork Chunks
Cubans love fried pork chunks, but there's a problem: they don't always turn out as perfect as we'd like. This is the most common question I get on social media: how to make the pork chunks juicy yet well-browned and full of flavor. If you experience the same issue, I have the perfect solution for

Potato Cheese Croquettes

Potato and Cheese Croquettes
If you're looking for the best appetizer to be the star of your next party, believe me, these potato cheese croquettes are your perfect choice. Just imagine, how to prepare something that will amaze your guests and make them ask for the recipe over and over again? Well, with this recipe, you'll achieve that, that's

Pork Rinds

Pork rinds
Who doesn’t like pork rinds? This is one of the recipes we prepare the most in Cuba and enjoy at any time of the year. Pork rinds is a very versatile preparation; we have used it on the Island to accompany other preparations such as rice and black beans and bean stews. But we also

Shrimp and Rice

Shrimp and Rice
Shrimp and Rice is a perfect dish to enjoy an easy and delicious recipe. It’s always good to have recipes like this on hand to be able to mix things up a bit and get out of the weekly routine, surprising your family in the process. In Cuba, like in all Latin American and Caribbean

Cuban Frita

frita cubana
Cuban frita is a very popular burger that has been part of the island’s culinary tradition since ancient times. It used to be the typical neighborhood food that everyone had at any time of the day, at breakfast, lunch, dinner or as a snack. It was well known in all the provinces of the country

Fried fish

receta pescado frito
Fried fish is one of the simplest recipes we prepare in Cuba as well as one of the most delicious. There are many ways to cook fish such as fillet, sliced, ceviche, grilled, steamed or baked, but there is no doubt that making it fried highlights its flavor at a high level which it is

Okra stew

Okra stew
Who does not miss the aroma that emerged from the kitchen while mom or grandma used to cook okra stew? Or that catchy rhythm of the popular Chappottin’s song that mentions this vegetable and that it is inevitable to hum while preparing it: ¡Ay! qué sabroso el quimbombó, señores, cocinado con harina, con camaroncito seco

Fried Rice

fried rice
Fried rice is a recipe that will never let you down if you want to surprise everyone with a delicious and quick-to-make meal. The advantage of this dish is that you can prepare it using a vast variety of ingredients, in small amounts and you can always do without one or more of them; and,

Corn Fritters

frituras de maiz
Cuban corn fritters are without any doubt a perfect snack for any occasion, their sweet taste and crunchy texture makes them irresistible. But we must tell you that, despite being very easy to make, it is necessary to take into consideration some tricks to get the result we expect. We assure you that once you

Onion Rings

onion rings
If you want to prepare a simple appetizer to share with your guests, without thinking twice homemade onion rings should be on top of your list of options. This is not a typical Cuban recipe, but we still prepare it and enjoy it with friends and family. Those who like onions will love this recipe,


Today we show you the homemade recipe to make delicious and crispy churros in a very short time. In many countries, they are part of a traditional breakfast; their sweet taste with hot chocolate is the perfect combination to start a good day. But you can also eat them as a snack or stuff them

Meat and Potatoes

Meat and potatoes
This meat and potatoes recipe is very traditional so it is very common to consume in any region in Cuba. Its preparation is very simple. The flavor that results from the mixture of its ingredients combined with the tender meat and potatoes is extremely delicious. It is not a coincidence that this is one of the


The homemade meatball recipe we propose to you to prepare today is very easy and quick-to-make. This is a traditional dish we can prepare in minutes and, at the same time, we can enjoy it in different ways. In Cuba, we’ve liked making homemade meatballs for as long we can remember; the memories of our

Eggplant Stew

The Eggplant Stew recipe, or berenjena compuesta like we popularly call it in Cuba, is a dish we love. Its flavor is delicious, its consistency is quite soft, and the best of all is that it is very easy to make. Although some ingredients may vary, this is a very simple recipe, so you will

Stuffed potatoes

Stuffed potatoes
The stuffed potatoes is a recipe we love preparing; its flavor is divine, so it’s impossible to resist the temptation to taste it. In Cuba, if all the needed ingredients are at hand, it will surely be prepared by anyone so that this dish can be enjoyed in the company of family. How to prepare

Fried eggplant

fried eggplant
The fried eggplant recipe we propose is very crispy, versatile, quick and easy-to-make. It is also known as breaded eggplant, or fried batter-coated eggplant, depending on the technique used to cook it. Eggplant is a very healthy vegetable, with a high water content, vitamins and antioxidants and is very low in calories. Without a doubt,

Chicken Croquettes

chicken croquettes
The chicken croquettes recipe we bring you today is very delicious and easy-to-make, perfect to enjoy with the entire family. You can have them with any dish you would like because they are perfect to have with a variety of food, and also you can have them as a snack. Their texture is crunchy on

Breaded Shrimp

breaded shrimp
The breaded shrimp recipe we bring you today, is perfect to use as a main dish, a starter or a snack. You can enjoy it at any time of the day, and, according to the moment you choose, it is a very tasty dish that will never let you down if what you want to

Garlic Shrimp

camarones al ajillo
The garlic shrimp recipe, it is very easy to make. This one is one of the dishes that we are accustomed to prepare in Cuba, although its originally from Spain. It became popular in the island after the arrival of the Spanish where both culinary cultures were fused. If we speak about the more popular