Vegetarian Creativity in the Pearl of the South

Last February I met a small restaurant owner and chef that operates and works in my hometown of Ponce. One of the biggest issues you can have in Puerto Rico like I have expressed on past occasions is the lack of opportunities for vegetarians to eat out. Much less have a meal prepared by a…

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Chayote Relleno

Today I decided that I was going to make Chayote Relleno. The first time I had chayote, I put sugar and tons of butter on it because it didn’t tast like anything to me. My mom put salt, pepper, and olive oil. Here is a bit more information about what Chayote is and the various…

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Limbers A cool Puerto Rican treat

Growing up in a predominately Puerto Rican neighborhood in Connecticut, the kids on my block looked forward to the summer months and one special treat from two of our neighbors named Doña Guillermina and Doña Minga (both have passed).  The tasty treats I am talking about are called Limbers.  Here is a little history of…

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Arroz con Quorn Naked Chik’n Cutlet Jardinero

  I decided to try the Quorn Naked Chik’n Cutlet combined with rice. Puerto Rican’s have a dish that is compromised of rice and a protein mixed into the rice. So I decided that I was going to make this dish with the leftover barbecue mycoprotein cutlet from Quorn I had made the night before.…

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