I’m a big fan of any kind of food cooked in dough, but I especially love these plant based beef empanadas. Meals wrapped in dough are delicious and filling. You can fill them with vegan meat, vegetables only, or even fruit for dessert empanadas. Empanadas originate from Spain and Portugal. Like another favorite of mine, […]
Category: Cuban Cuisine
Cuban, Honduran, and Salvadoran traditional recipes, simplified for the home cook. Delicious traditional flavors prepared in a healthier way!
You will be so surprised at the amazing flavor that comes from this vegan Cubano sandwich! You’ll never miss the old Cubanos. I had to try creating a vegan Cubano, and I’m so glad I did – this is my favorite blog recipe so far. We love Cubanos at my house, but we hadn’t had […]
The first time I made curtido Salvadoran slaw, I was using a not-so-hot recipe and the results were very vinegar-y. For Honduran, Cuban and Salvadoran recipes, you will find many versions online of the most used recipes. You have to eat each food (prepared by someone else) a few times, then try several recipes until […]
If you are a fan of pupusas, you will love these vegan Salvadoran pupusas! If you’ve never had them, you’ll love them, too!! After being vegan for a year and a half, I remembered an amazing meal I had at a local restaurant: a Cubano sandwich, curtido (Salvadoran slaw), cheese pupusas, and Latin tomato sauce. […]
I discovered this favorite Latin tomato sauce when I was looking for Cuban recipes. I was reading through Viva Vegan! by Terry Hope Romero when I found it. This is her recipe, but I have assigned a more exact measurement to the diced onions and minced garlic. All I know is, this recipe is perfect. […]
The tomatoes, cumin, and cilantro all add so much flavor to these vegan Quick Cuban Cilantro Black Beans, a simple black bean recipe. I used V8 Juice in this recipe, rather than tomato juice. I’m not sure if it made much of a difference flavor-wise, but it worked! These beans can be eaten alone or […]