Black Bean Empanada – Puerto Rican Style

Black Bean Empanada – Puerto Rican Style

Empanadas are usually filled with ground beef or other different fillings. These empanadas are my vegan version. You can enjoy them as an appetizer, main dish or main course. They go well with my easy guacamole recipe. Hello, my beautiful friends! Here’s my Puerto Rican Black Beans Empanadas. You can make your own dough or [...]

Kale, Spinach & Cashew Pesto

Kale, Spinach & Cashew Pesto

This easy pesto is ready in less than 10 minutes and it has so many uses. Pour over your favorite pasta, eat with crackers or veggies. Use it on your pizza, wraps, sandwich even as a base when making savory meals. This pesto is similar to my sofrito recipe, but it uses different ingredients and [...]

Puerto Rican Tostones – Fried Plantains

Puerto Rican Tostones – Fried Plantains

Crispy fried plantains or Tostones are twice-fried plantain slices commonly found in Latin American cuisine and Caribbean cuisine. They are a staple in our Puerto Rican Cuisine.  They can be served as a side dish or appetizer. Fried Plantains with Garlic Pesto You can find these in Puerto Rico almost everywhere; at any restaurant, cafeteria, [...]

Sorullitos de Maiz Veganos-Puerto Rican Corn Fritters Vegan

Sorullitos de Maiz Veganos-Puerto Rican Corn Fritters Vegan

These delightful deep fried corn meal sticks are crunchy on the outside and buttery sweet on the inside and are great for brunch, as a dinner appetizer, or as a snack with your coffee. These can also be prepared without cheese. Vegan Cheese My abuela used to make this corn fritters regularly, especially for an [...]