Ingredient: Minced garlic

Pastelitos/Empanada Recipe

This is an easy recipe to make for meat lovers as well as vegetarians. You can make them ahead and fry them right before your party and keep them warm in the oven. I’ve included a vegetarian version and a beef version. You could also substitute any protein you’d...

Coconut Bean Soup

This is a very popular soup found all over the island. It is a mixture of coconut milk, kidney beans and spices. It’s creamy and decadent and sure to be a family favorite. This soup cooks very quickly, and is a great pantry meal when you find no time...