Cuban Recipes


Cuban Roast Pork, Pernil O Pierna Asada Estilo Cubano

By Juliann Esquivel
I have never tasted more delicious roast pork then Cuban roast pork. Most often a fresh...

CalRio Cuban Pie

By R C
The basis of most Cuban dishes would be a "sofrito". This particular recipe incorporates the "sofrito"...

Cuban Chicken with Mojo (Pollo con Mojo)

By Juliann Esquivel
This chicken recipe is from my mother-in-laws table. She taught me how to make it when...

Garlic Mojito Chicken Wings/Alas de Pollo al Ajio

By Juliann Esquivel
One afternoon a few years back I was baking chicken wings I was planning on making...

Cuban Sandwich & Midnight Sandwich (Cubano & Media Noche...

By Juliann Esquivel
There is nothing like the Famous Crispy Cuban Sandwich. It is a hot pressed sandwich....

Chicharitas or Mariquitas (Cuban Plantain Chips)

By Juliann Esquivel
I learned to make these when first married; My mother-in-law taught me how to make them....

Cuban Cafe Con Leche & Toastada Cubana (Cuban Coffee & Milk &...

By Juliann Esquivel
There is nothing like a hot mug of frothy Cafe con Leche. This is the traditional...

Cuban Fried Green Plantains ( Tostones Cubanos)

By Juliann Esquivel
I was first introduced to fried green plantains when I first got married. My mother-in-law was...

Cuban Picadillo, Picadillo Cubano

By Juliann Esquivel
This is one of my Picadillo dishes that I make often. My mother-in-law taught me to...

Cuban Beef and Potato Stew, Carne con Papas

By Juliann Esquivel
This beef and potato stew is another traditional Cuban dish. In Spanish it is called Carne...

Cuban Butter Cupcakes, Panquesitos de Mantequilla

By Juliann Esquivel
These little butter cupcakes are rich and buttery tasting. taste almost like a butter pound cake....

Cuban Empanadas, Cuban Meat Pies, Empandas Cubanas

By Juliann Esquivel
This recipe for Cuban Empanadas is my own tweaked version. I took my Mother-in-laws recipe and...

Pumpkin Flan, Flan de Calabaza (Made onto a Flan cake)

By Juliann Esquivel
If you saw my post for pumpkin empanadas; I wrote that I purchased a large beautiul...

Guava & Cheese Pastries, Pastelitos de Guayaba y Queso

By Juliann Esquivel
These little pastries are truly addicting. They are so delicious one cannot stop eating them....

Authentic Cuban Shredded Beef, "Ropa Vieja" Cubana

By Juliann Esquivel
When I first tasted this dish I was swept off my feet. It was the most...

Cuban Codfish and Potatoe Fricasee, Bacalao Con Papas

By Juliann Esquivel
I first tasted this codfish fricasee when I first married. My mother-in-law who is a fantastic...

Cuban Mariners Soup/ Sopa Marinera Cubana

By Juliann Esquivel
This soup is my own version of Cuban Sopa de Mariscos, Cuban Fish & Shellfish Soup....

Chimichurri Chicken

By Ed Mayfield
OK, all you garlic lovers, here's your dish! Modified this from a recipe I saw in...

Cuban Summer Fiesta!

By Aprie Allen
This meal was inspired by my Cuban heritage. When you prepare this meal, it will...

Pressed Cuban Sandwich

By Danelle New
These were common in FL, not so common here in NC. So true to form, I...

Cuban Pork Chops with Mojo

By Helene Mulvihill
Original Recipe from Guy Fieri. I just changed it up a little bit. Its fabulous and...

Cuban grilled chuck beef roast with grilled sweet potatoes and...

By Barbara Mayo
Who says chuck roast is a cheap cut of beef? This is a great way to...

Abuela's Tamal en Cazuela - Grandma's Tamale Casserole

By Jennie Pagano
Growing up I absolutely loved my Cuban grandmother's tamal en cazuela, I couldn't wait for it...

Homemade Cuban Bread/Pan Cubano Casero

By Juliann Esquivel
The distinctive taste of Cuban bread is due to the use of starter, which is made...
19 Recipes With Sour Cream

19 Recipes With Sour Cream


Wondering what to do with that container of sour cream in your fridge? We have the answer. From breakfast to lunch to dinner to dessert, sour cream is a tasty addition to a wide variety of recipes. Casseroles, cheesecakes, and coffee cake wouldn’t be the same without sour cream.

Pancakes Your Family Will Flip For

Pancakes Your Family Will Flip For


Simple to make, a batch of pancakes is an easy homemade breakfast. A tall stack of fluffy pancakes with butter and drizzled with maple syrup, we can’t think of a better way to start the weekend. It’s a meal everyone will wake up for. So, get out your skillet or heat up a pan. Whether […]

Delicious Homemade Muffin Recipes

Delicious Homemade Muffin Recipes


Muffins are essentially a quick bread but in an individualized form and are very easy to make. If you don’t want to run to the local bakery or coffee shop but still want a muffin, we’ve got recipes for you. Blueberry muffins seem to the most popular. But, there are many other options like apple […]