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Cuban Robin Hood. Guayabera shirts and bandits, Cuba in the 1800’s.

The guayabera shirt has a rich, colorful and even dangerous history as the fashion of choice for notorious Cuban bandits.

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Havana Street Food: What To Expect When Eating In Cuba

While on vacation, one of the most interesting elements of visiting a new culture is learning about how the locals enjoy everyday pleasures, and the leisure activities and daily habits that make their culture unique. To get a real flavor of the local culture, many tourists focus on exploring the traditional food in the area. […]

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Fried sweet plantains

Fried sweet plantains

Fried sweet plantains. They are everywhere! If you ever eaten in a Cuban restaurant you’ll notice these fried plantains offered as a side dish on almost every main course. These are sweet treats that will sure go very well with any Cuban dishes.  The sweet plantains are not fried bananas instead the plantains are a […]

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El Palacio de Valle

El Palacio de Valle Located in Punta Gorda, in the city of Cienfuegos El Palacio de Valle is a gorgeous palace reminiscent of Spanish-Moorish art with influences of Gothic, Romanesque, Baroque and Mudejar arts. The palace used to belong to Don Acisclo del Valle, owner of several plantations in the Cienfuegos city area. The palace was […]

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Cuban Flan Recipe

cuban flan

Cuban Flan Recipe. Cuban Flans are delicious deserts and a great way to end any Cuban meal. Flans are prepared with basic ingredients such as eggs, condense milk and evaporated milk. this Cuban dessert come out silky and smooth with a caramel crust to die for.  Ingredients: 1/2 cup sugar 1 teaspoon water A few drops of […]

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Cuban ropa vieja recipe

Ropa Vieja

Cuban Ropa Vieja Ropa Vieja literally means old clothes, this is the name of this delicious recipe. This Cuban ropa vieja recipe is very easy to follow, I like to add boil the meat first with lots of water and later use this cooking liquid for cooking beans and soups as a meat stock. Ingredients: […]

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Cuban Croquettes Recipe – Croquetas Cubanas

cuban croquette

Cuban Croquettes Recipe These Cuban Croquettes are delicious finger foods served at parties or as an appetizer. Traditionally these Cuban Croquettes are fried you can experiment with the oven and might need to spray some oil on them if you want to try to bake them. The Cuba croquettes are served with crackers or as finger food at […]

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Mary Miranda: “Como la Flor”, Monique Abbadie: “Loca”

Supporting our authentic Cuban Talent !

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The Future of Freedom in Cuba

Cuba’s Castro dictatorship has clung to power for more than five decades. As the regime ages and the outside sources of finance that buttress it are put in jeopardy, a new generation of Cubans is using the Internet to dissent against the pervasive lack of freedom and opportunity in their country. Prominent Cuban dissident writers […]

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Cuban Style Nutcracker / Sugarplum Fairy from Nutcracker as salsa

Sugarplum Fairy from Nutcracker as salsa

Just a little Cuban flavor to a famous classic ! What you think?

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