Lechon is part of every holiday celebration at the home of any self-respecting Cuban. Once you take one succulent, garlicky bite, you’ll see why. The bonus with lechon…leftovers to make Cuban sandwiches. Continue reading
In my last posting, I mentioned using cinnamon in a savory manner. So here we are….
In centuries past, like a lot of spices, cinnamon was traded by the Arabs (remember the infamous spice route?). The Moors were in the Iberian peninsula for over 700 years, bringing with them many flavors and products previously unknown to that part of the world, cinnamon being one of them. Continue reading