Moors and Christians

Moors and Christians

Moors and Christians is a Spanish recipe from the Canary Islands, which represents the struggle between Christians (rice) and Moors (Jewish) who lived in Spain for eight centuries and were finally expelled in 1492. This dish was exported to other countries with the same name or other (the Moors, the Moor, the congrí or moro Read more about Moors and Christians[…]

This way we are recommended by ALaMesa

This way we are recommended by ALaMesa

One of these days, dear reader, if the moon is right, the planets align and you’re the lucky and privileged to acquire the appropriate rum and face charcuterie matching, you tell me how I spent cynical detractor of Havana a cynical old love of old Havana. I bet you’ve already guessed what the dramatic core Read more about This way we are recommended by ALaMesa[…]

Concerning the Cuban kitchen or cookery

Concerning the Cuban kitchen or cookery

Cuban recipes share the wisdom of the combination of spices and techniques or inherited by the Taino natives, and subsequently combined the Spanish and African cooking, with some Caribbean spices and flavors. There are influences of African slaves who cultivated mostly in sugar cane plantations, even though in most of the cities were the minority. Read more about Concerning the Cuban kitchen or cookery[…]