Site Listings

  • Adobo
  • Arañas - Arañas are served as the Tostones are, as a side dish or appetizer.
  • Camarones al Ajillo (Shrimp in Garlic Butter) - "Camarones al Ajillo" is my personal favorite seafood dish. Sandy's seafood restaurant in Luquillo serves the most succulent "Ajillo" I have eaten on the Island.
  • Comiendo Boricua - The BASE of Puerto Rican cookery is the SOFRITO. SOFRITO is a combination of herbs and spices that gives our cuisine that GREAT taste.
  • Freddie's Puerto Rican Cookbook - Recipes on-line.
  • Freddie's Coquito (Creamy Tropical Liqueur) - Mix all ingredients in a blender or food processor.
  • La Gasse's Island Flavors - A collection of traditional Puerto Rican recipes from M&A LaGasse's kitchen.
  • Mofongo - When I attended the University of Puerto Rico in Bayamon, I would eat mofongo on a daily basis. I just couldn't get enough of it. Bayamon is famous for its delicious pork rinds, affectionately called "Chicarron de Bayamon".
  • Puerto Rican Beef Plantain Omelette - Plantains are good sliced and sauteed.
  • Puerto Rican Cuisine - Sofrito is an aromatic and well seasoned sauce made from pureed tomatoes, onions, garlic, sweet red chili peppers, cilantro, and colored with achiote.
  • Puerto Rican Beef Stew - Sancocho
  • Recetas de Arroz
  • Recetas de Puerto Rico y el Caribe - Even though I have been a cook for almost 40 years, I give credit to Carmen Aboy Valldejuli...
  • Recetas Puertorriquenas
  • Sofrito - The Spanish sofrito is a sauce made by sautéing ANNATTO SEEDS in rendered pork fat. The seeds are removed before chopped onions, green peppers, garlic, pork and various herbs are cooked in the flavored, now-red oil until the ingredients...
  • Sofrito - "Sofrito" is a major element in Puerto Rico's kitchen. It is used to produce many dishes. Because of the fast pase of modern living, sofrito is sold ready-made in all of Puerto Rico's supermarkets.
  • A Taste of Puerto Rican Cuisine - Here are some of my favorite recipes of Puerto Rican Cuisine. Most of these recipes use sofrito which is a condiment mix based on onions, green bell peppers, red bell peppers, culantro, recao, and garlic.
  • Tostones - Tostones are twice fried green plantains or green bananas that make a great appetizer or side dish. I first experimented with green banana tostones when I lived in Japan; plantains were not to be found in Japan.
  • Tostones