"What makes mamposteao unique is the cooking technique of being an assembly of ingredients combined shortly before service into a delicious, nuanced result," Chef Maria Gemania Diaz said. "It is very popular during the Christmas season mostly for the combination of the ingredients that will show a green and red color turning into a very colorful Christmas dish."
We suggest cooking this up in one of our favorite sturdy Dutch ovens, so you can take this dish from stove to oven to tabletop in style.
Chef Maria Germania Diaz has spent 13 years of her 21-year career at the Conrad Condado Plaza. Her discipline and passion for cooking have allowed the Dominican Republic-born chef a culinary evolution. Today she is one of a few female executive chefs in Puerto Rico’s hotel industry. She studied Culinary Arts in the Escuela Hotelera of Isla Verde, Carolina. She defines her culinary style as contemporary and enjoys presenting, bite after bite, a multi-sensorial cuisine.