Roasted Chicken with Garlic and Herbs - Dinner at the Zoo
This roasted chicken is coated in a garlic and herb butter, then cooked to golden brown perfection. My roast chicken is tender and juicy every time!
Pleasing Your Palate in Puerto Rico
In my last post, A Preview of Puerto Rico, I left out all of the delectable details regarding the Puerto Rican cuisine we sampled while we were on the island. It wasn't because I forgot, it was because I thought the food deserved a post all its own! We tried so many wonderful things that I am very excited to finally tell you all about. MALLORCA: This fluffy, sweet pastry that's buttered, grilled and sprinkled with powdered sugar is not your typical breakfast sandwich. What sets this Spanish…
Chicarrones de Pollo (Puerto Rican Fried Chicken)
Fried food = comfort food and this is my kind of comfort food. Crispy on the outside, tender and juicy on the inside, everything you want in a comfort food.
Puerto Rican Sweet Cornbread (Pan de Maiz)- It's Friday Let's Bake
The traditional Puerto Rican Cornbread. This sweet cornbread is the way to go in Puerto Rican bakeries. Unlike southern cornbread, Puerto Rican cornbread it’s sweet and moist, made with a rich base of milk and lots of butter for more sponge like loaf.
I had the traditional mofongo - with crispy pork. This was my first time eating mofongo, or plantains in any way, shape or form whatsoever, so I was really excited. The mofongo itself was delicious, I really liked it. The pork, on the other hand, was rather disappointing. It was more hard and tough, rather than crispy, and the skin was rubbery. For me, I can take fish/chicken skin as long as it is crispy. Soggy or chewy though, and it's no go. Next time I go, I will have the pernil mofongo…
Chipotle Roasted Chicken
This Chipotle Roasted Chicken is loaded with flavour! It's spatchcocked and served as part of a tray bake to make the perfect family dinner.