Find a wide variety of Puerto Rican dishes that will guarantee your family and friends mouth will be watering for days.

Puerto Rican Cookery: by Carmen Aboy Valldejuli Now in its 15th printing, Puerto Rican Cookery has become the standard reference on traditional native cookery (cocina criolla).

Food and Drinks. Although Puerto Rican cooking is often compared to Spanish, Cuban and Mexican cuisine, it is a unique tasty blend of Spanish, African, Taíno, and American influences, using such indigenous seasonings and ingredients as coriander, papaya, cacao, nispero, apio, plantains, and yampee.

Puerto Rico is home to a rich culinary tradition known as cocina criolla. The popularity of Puerto Rican cooking reaches beyond its shores to Boricua immigrant populations in New York and other American cities.

The Latin Kitchen is the ultimate hot spot for fun-loving foodies with a passion for Latin cuisine and culture. We are an unstuffy, judgment-free zone—never made rice and beans before?

Rise and clean turkey, removing neck & gizzards, pat dry. Combine all seasoning ingredients in a food processor, pulse until garlic is minced and well combined.

photo by Penny de los Santos. How could I not love this food? The African, European, and Caribbean catalog that makes up cocina Criolla, as Puerto Ricans call it, is full of guilty pleasures—starchy vegetables, fatty meats, and all manner of things deep-fried.

Vegan travel resources, Puerto Rican Spanish language guides, and helpful links for vegetarians and vegans traveling to Puerto Rico.

Puerto Rico Gift Box Cocina Criolla This Gift includes the cooking Book Cocina Criolla (spanish book) by Carmen Valdejulie, one classic tostonera, an appron and a mitt with Puerto Rico Isla del Encanto.