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New Online Store Launch!!

Hey everyone! Missed me? I’ve missed you too! Your little Crazy Latina has been busy busy busy at the workshop cooking up something super spicy!  I have received so many inquiries from a lot of you asking me where can

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Thank you dailybuzz Food for another feature!

Want to send a shout out to everyone at dailyBuzz for including The Sofrito Chronicles on this weeks “Spanish Night” It’s always a pleasure working with you guys!

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Dominican Sofrito – Sazón Recipe

This week on “The Sofrito Chonicles” we bring you a little taste of Quisqueya. Most of you know sazón as this little dried envelope packet used in many households around the world. This form of spice packet was introduced to

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Ecuadorian Style Sofrito – “Ajo”

Hi everyone! This week, I bring you a different style of sofrito, it’s called, “Ajo” and it originates from Ecuador.  As some of you know, I grew up in a very diverse household. My stepfather, Isidoro, immigrated from Guayaquil, Ecuador

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Authentic Puerto Rican Recaito

On todays “The Sofrito Chronicles” I bring you, Recaito… RECAITO is a base for many Puerto Rican dishes, and is a necessity in any Latin pantry.  Read any Puerto Rican or Latin American cookbook and chances are that you will

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Pastelón de Platano Maduros (amarillos) – Sweet Plantain Puerto Rican Lasagna

NOT YOUR MOM’S LASAGNA! Here is a great recipe for a Puerto Rican Pastelon made from platno maduros (sweet plantains)  My grandmother’s recipe to be exact.  Whenever we visited my abuelita in Philly, she would make this dish and have

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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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