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Havana 1957 Classic Mojito
Havana 1957 Classic Mojito
The Mojito was born in Havana, Cuba and quickly became a popular drink amongst famous icons of the 1930’s. It maintains its reputation because of its combination of sour and sweet ingredients. This Classic Mojito pays homage to the original and keeps the tradition alive.
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Calle Ocho Old Fashioned
Calle Ocho Old Fashioned
The Calle Ocho Old Fashioned originated in Little Havana circa 2014 and it blends Cuba's most prized and delicious ingredients: tobacco and rum.
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Stewed Okra a la Cubana
Stewed Okra a la Cubana

Low in calories and packed with nutrients like vitamin C, calcium, and magnesium, Okra is widely used throughout Latin America as a thickener for soups, stews, and drinks.


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Latin Mojo Turkey
Latin Mojo Turkey

Latin Mojo Turkey is a twist on the classic with garlic, cumin, olive oil and citrus juices giving it traditional Cuban flare.


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Natilla
Natilla

Of this delicious family recipe for natilla (egg custard), The Cuban Table cookbook author Ana Sofia Peláez recalls: “Armed only with our grandmother’s list of ingredients with no indication of how she put them together, for years my sister Carmen and I took turn


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Plantain Tart
Plantain Tart

Just like the apples in a tarte tatin, plantains can never be too dark or sweet, the blackened bits adding an extra layer of smoke to the caramel.


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Buñuelos de Anís con Almíbar
Buñuelos de Anís con Almíbar

Buñuelos are a popular Cuban dessert and are often served on special occasions like Nochebuena. Buñuelos de Anís con Almíbar, from The Cuban Table by Ana Sofia Peláez, are rich with cinnamon, anise and lime zest.


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Baked Chocolate Ice Cream
Baked Chocolate Ice Cream

Baked Chocolate Ice Cream is a cuban delight. Chocolate ice cream is topped with meringue then set under a broiler until the peaks are perfectly browned, making every bite a dream.


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Baked Maduros with Black Sesame Ice Cream
Baked Maduros with Black Sesame Ice Cream

Baked Maduros with Black Sesame Ice Cream are a Cuban-Chinese twist on the American Banana Split. The banana is replaced with a sweet caramelized plantain and the vanilla scoops are instead scoops of nutty sesame ice cream. 


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Chicken Chicharron
Chicken Chicharron

Chicken Chicharron is an easy-to-find dish on the streets of any of the three islands: Cuba, Puerto Rico, or Dominican Republic. With mashed sweet plantains and a poblano salsa, it's an appetizer bursting with flavor.


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