Miami native, first-generation Cuban-American, and the founder, recipe developer, and food photographer behind A Sassy Spoon. Here you’ll find approachable Cuban and Latin-inspired recipes for the home cook!
Cuban food is a rich, hearty melting pot of Spanish, African, and other Caribbean cuisines. The majority of recipes are slow-cooked, sautéed, and/or tomato-based with spices like cumin, oregano, and bay leaves. From arroz con pollo to classic flan, I absolutely love sharing my favorites here for you and your family.
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Learn how to make flavorful and authentic Cuban picadillo at home with this simple 30-minute recipe. Made stovetop, it features ground beef, tomato sauce, select spices, olives, and raisins. Serve with rice for an easy weeknight dinner.