Posts tagged cuban

Being that I’m half Cuban and spent most of my life eating the delicious delicacies the island has to offer, it’s about time that I post a dish from the enchanted country I’ve yet to lay eyes on.  Platanos are a typical side dish served up either sweet or savory.  This particular dish is made using the green plantain before it goes through the ripening process.

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Carne Fría (Abby's)

When planning a long vacation, it's tradition that my family plan some meals in advance. Abby, my grandmother, holds all our favorite Cuban recipes. I asked for her help when planning our 2 week Bahama trip where most of it would be spent on the boat diving, fishing and island hopping. In doing so, we made one of my favorite snack foods called Carne Fría. This is the perfect snack to cut up on the boat with some crackers and fresh lime squeezed on top. 

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