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Mata Hambre Oriental

Mata Hambre Oriental

This is a classic from eastern Cuba, brought by tradition makes use of products clearly Cuban and common in the country’s fields.

Lemon hulls with white cheese

Lemon hulls with white cheese

This sweet was prepared by my grandmother with grapefruits, she do it very tasty, like no one, her secret was the boil of 3 times of the helmets, so do not skip it!

Guava helmets in syrup

Guava helmets in syrup

Description

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“.

 

Ingredients

  • 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.

 

 

Creole Ajiaco

Creole Ajiaco

The ajiaco is a Cuban dish that has a very strong broth with meats and tubers, the broth is little in each serving served due to the large number of cuts of tubers and floating meats.

Cuban hash

Cuban hash

Cuban minced meat, although the recipe that is presented is with beef meat the mincemeat may vary the type according to the economy of the moment. It also has innumerable variants, but is known by all.

Chilindrón de Carnero

Chilindrón de Carnero

 

Meat of mutton cut into pieces in a delicious sauce? How can we not like it?

 

Ingredients

  • 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.

 

Bread pudding

Bread pudding

Bread pudding is also known as bread cake or bread pudding in some countries of Central and South America. With this traditional recipe we will teach you how to use that old bread you have at home. Ingrediendts 1/2 pound of old bread 2 cups…

Cuban coffee

Cuban coffee

And finally, a Cuban coffee … a little coffee cup, a good cigar, plus a small glass of liquor, aged rum or cognac … and to talk over the dinner table. Of all this, the only thing that is done at home is coffee, which…

Cafiroleta

Cafiroleta

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.

 

 

Ropa Vieja

Ropa Vieja

With this curious name is known a dish of minced beef, classic Cuban cuisine.