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Pastelón de Carne: A Puerto Rican Food Recipe

Plantain Pastelon

Yum The Pastelon is an excellent and tasty Puerto Rican Food recipe perfect for your next dinner.  It is one of our favorites!  It is a layered meat dish, reminiscent of lasagna, but instead of pasta, the starch used is ripe plantains.  It is the perfect comfort food! 1 Lb of mature plantains fried (amarillos) […]

What to Eat When Traveling the Caribbean

One of the best things about visiting the Caribbean is the amazing variety of foods that are abundant, delicious and quite often growing in the back yard. Caribbean recipes combine African, Amerindian, French, East Indian, and Spanish styles of cooking. These traditions are a reflection of the early settlers of the region. Ingredients which are […]

Cilantro Dipping Sauce

Yum Ingredients 1/2 cup firmly packed cilantro leaves 1/4 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1 teaspoon dark rum 1/2 teaspoon Caribbean Trading Company Lively Up Lime Jerk Seasoning One Step! In a blender, puree cilantro leaves, reduced-fat mayonnaise, fresh lime juice, dark rum, and Caribbean Trading Company Lively Up Lime Jerk Seasoning