This is a classic from eastern Cuba, brought by tradition makes use of products clearly Cuban and common in the country’s fields.
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Guava helmets in syrup is a tropical Creole delicacy, known by all Cubans and extremely easy to prepare, is part of the country’s sweet tradition. The “Casquitos de guayaba“.
- 1500g Guava Helmets
- 1000ml of water (cooking)
- 1500g Sugar
- 8g Salt
Guava helmets in syrup preparation
Select thick-crust guavas, cut them in half and extract the seeds and pulp with a spoon.
Put to boil in a large container with the necessary water, you should make sure you have at least 1 liter of the cooking water when the guava hulls are soft.
Once they are soft put to cook with only one liter of water the sugar, and salt for 20 minutes.
Serve cold, optionally with white cheese or cream cheese.
Meat of mutton cut into pieces in a delicious sauce? How can we not like it?
- 1288g Ram
- 40g Onion
- 40g Chili
- 2g Garlic
- 46g Natural Tomato
- 38g Tomato Paste
- 58g Oil
- 90ml Wine Jerez
- 2g Cumin
- 1 Laurel(Bay) leaf
- 2g Oregano
- 2g Spicy Paprika
- 6g Red peppers
- 6g Green peas
- 2g Garlic (For the Mojo)
- 100ml white broth
- Ground black pepper to taste
- Salt to taste
Chilindrón de Carnero Preparation
Cut the ram into regular pieces, marinate with the mojo made with the wine, the crushed garlic, the pepper, the salt, the cumin, the oregano and the bay leaf.
Brown the ram in hot oil, add the crushed garlic, the onion, the natural tomato and the cut peppers to the gardener, the tomato paste, the broth and the rest of the mojo.
Cover and place in the oven at moderate temperature for approximately 1 hour.
Serve decorated with strips of pepper and peas.
This dessert, very similar to the Cuban boniatillo, originated in the area of Camaguey, Cuba.
- 368g Sweet potato
- 368g Refined Sugar
- 184ml Water
- 92ml Coconut Milk
- 2 Eggs
- 24ml Lemon juice
- 3g Ground Cinnamon
- Salt to taste
Peel the sweet potatoes, wash and cook until they soften, then crush or grind. Make a syrup with water, sugar and lemon. Shell the eggs and separate the yolks deposit in a bolus. Have disposed coconut milk, salt, and cinnamon.
In a thick-bottomed casserole, mix the sweet potatoes with the hot syrup, add the coconut milk and cook, stirring constantly, add the yolks little by little, add salt and let cook a few more minutes.
Present on dessert plates with sprinkled cinnamon.