Guess who didn’t like black beans growing up? Yup, ME!  “You call yourself a Cuban?” “What do you mean you don’t like black beans?” “What kind of Cuban doesn’t like black beans?” This went on at every family gathering, at all my friends’ houses. Party after party, restaurant after restaurant,Continue Reading

Arroz con pollo is a favorite Cuban dish, served family style. It is Spanish in origin and closely related to paella, which is made with the same ingredients and includes the addition of seafood. In just about every Cuban household I know, it is typically reserved for a family gatheringContinue Reading