St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails From Resorts in Puerto Rico and Florida

Lucky Leprechaun – El Conquistador Resort, A Waldorf Astoria Resort (Fajardo, Puerto Rico) Perched on a 300-foot cliff overlooking the converging waters of the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean, El Conquistador Resort invites everyone to catch a little luck this St. Patrick’s Day with its sweet and tart Lucky Leprechaun cocktail.     Ingredients: 1 […] Categories: Caribbean Lifestyle, Cocktails, Holiday Traditions, Puerto Rico Hot Spots

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Holiday Coquito Cocktail Recipes from The Condado Plaza Hilton

Add a tropical twist to this season’s holiday entertaining by serving Coquitos, rich and creamy eggnog-like cocktails traditionally served in Puerto Rico. Although the Coquito is generally made with rum, coconut milk, sweet condensed milk and spices including vanilla, cinnamon, and cloves, The Condado Plaza Hilton‘s Executive Chef Maria Germania has created tropical versions using flavors including Guava and Pistachio. Recipes for those, as […] Categories: Caribbean Lifestyle, Food & Recipes, Holiday Traditions, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico Hot Spots, Treats

Top 5 Valentine’s Day Gifts from the Caribbean

Everyone has a strong opinion about Valentine’s Day – but whether you choose to embrace it or deride it, chances are you may need a gift to give that special someone. Here are the top 5 valentine’s day gifts coming out of the Caribbean. Heck, if you are really feeling romantic, pair one of these […] Categories: Caribbean Trading Company, Holiday Traditions, News & Products, Puerto Rico

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Coquito: A Rum Drinks Recipe

Coquito is Puerto Rico’s version Eggnog, but without the egg-y flavor. If you are looking for a traditional holiday drink and are not a fan of eggnog, consider coquito, a coconut based ‘eggnog’. Coquito is made with egg yolks, rum, coconut milk, coconut cream, sweet condensed milk, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves. The drink is commonly […] Categories: Caribbean Lifestyle, Cocktails, Holiday Traditions, Puerto Rico

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Puerto Rican Holiday Food Traditions

The holidays in Puerto Rico last almost two months and parties and gathering with friends and family is an important part of the celebration – whether planned or spontaneous!  Any holiday party requires food and there are some key dishes that are provided around the holiday time, although really there are good at any time […] Categories: Caribbean Lifestyle, Food & Recipes, Holiday Traditions, Puerto Rico