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Authentic Old World Puerto Rican Sofrito

What is Sofrito? First, you must understand that Puerto Rican food came from it mix of its Spaniard conquistadors, African slaves, and native Taíno roots. And while it’s quite similar to other Hispanic cuisines, Puerto Rican food still has unique

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Achiote – Annatto Oil

“Achiote” or Annatto as it’s commonly known in the USA is highly used in Spanish cuisine. Seeds of he Achiote shrub (Bixa Orellana), native to Brazil, have a pleasant but subtle aroma and flavor, but it is for their color

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The Posh Latin’s Pantry

These are the staples that I RELIGIOUSLY keep in my pantry and fridge.  I make a all my condiments and seasonings ahead of time so I never run out. You would be surprised to find that you probably have these

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