Cuban food is like 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 and my own Cuban-inspired gems, I absolutely love sharing my favorites here for you and your family!
An easy-to-make and deliciously creamy arroz con leche recipe (rice pudding) made Cuban-style with sweetened condensed milk, cinnamon, and lemon zest! My mom is a self-taught cook. She learned all the things and she learned them well. She’s a Virgo after all. We all, however, are forever our own worst critics. Needless to say, she often…
Hi! I’m Jamie, the recipe developer and food photographer behind A Sassy Spoon, a food blog for home cooks looking for approachable comfort food recipes with a twist. From everyday recipes to Latin staples and sweet treats, there’s something here for everyone!