Hummus de Gandules – Pigeon Peas Hummus

Hummus de Gandules – Pigeon Peas Hummus

This Hummus de Gandules - Pigeon Peas Hummus recipe is quick and easy to make, super-smooth and creamy with a traditional Puerto Rican flavor! Hummus is one of my favorite foods. I tried "Hummus de Gandules" (Pigeon Peas hummus) a few years ago and since then I’ve been meaning to create my own. I used [...]

Vegan Pepperoni Pizza Empanadas (Empanadillas de Pizza Vegan)

Vegan Pepperoni Pizza Empanadas (Empanadillas de Pizza Vegan)

Vegan Pepperoni Pizza Empanadas are crispy, flavorful finger food, snack, appetizer, or light meal. They have a crispy puff pastry shell and a delicious vegan pepperoni pizza filling. Plus they can be made gluten-free, baked, oil fry, or in the air fryer.I used my puff pastry recipe for these vegan empanadas. Find it under my [...]

Vegan Quesitos – Puerto Rican Cream Cheese Pastries

Vegan Quesitos – Puerto Rican Cream Cheese Pastries

Vegan Quesitos are crispy, flaky, and decadent puff pastry filled with a delicious vegan cream cheese filling. Vegan Quesitos - Puerto Rican Cream Cheese Puff Pastries is my vegan version of the most delicious and popular pastries in Puerto Rico. You can find them around the island in bakeries, food stands, and restaurants. I grew [...]

Puerto Rican Vegan Bacalaitos – Bacalaitos Veganos

Puerto Rican Vegan Bacalaitos – Bacalaitos Veganos

These Puerto Rican Vegan Bacalaitos are crispy, fluffy, fish-free fritters that are great for any occasion.  Bacalaitos are a staple in our Puerto Rican street food culture. You can find them everywhere around the island, especially at food stands, carnivals, and even at your church's cafeteria. My grandmothers used to make them all the time. [...]

ARROZ CON GANDULES VEGANO (VEGAN RICE AND PIGEON PEAS)

ARROZ CON GANDULES VEGANO (VEGAN RICE AND PIGEON PEAS)

A Puerto Rican fiesta without arroz con gandules is not a fiesta. This is a staple dish in our island, especially during the holidays. This is a meatless version of my abuela's recipe. It requires simple ingredients that are easy to find at your local supermarket. This recipe is great as a side dish or [...]