Cuba is an archipelago located in the Caribbean, home to a diverse culture: indigenous culture, immigrant Hispanics and slaves. As a result, Cuban cuisine is a wonderful blend of the spicy flavors of Spain, the Caribbean, an abundance of seafood and tropical fruits mixed with a bit of African wild.
Cuban cuisine exudes a Spanish taste, blending with the Caribbean style. A true meal of the people of this Gulf, the dishes will be given at the same time, not serving each dish as Western countries.
Paella Habana is a slightly pasty rice, with a strong aroma of turmeric, cooked with chem chep, clams to shell, squid, shrimp. Paella Habana attracts by the colors of the decorative vegetables, accompanied by the sweetness of the seafood blended in the smell of turmeric.
Cuba’s Tamales dish is not exactly the same as Mexican’s “tamales”, which are made from ground corn, cornstarch, shortening and ground pork. The dish is wrapped in corn leaves, tied tightly, then boiled with salt water. Tamales and black bean soup are one of the rare traditional dishes still very popular in modern Cuban cuisine.
Ropa vieja consists of shredded beef cooked with criollo tomato sauce until tender. Ropa vieja in Spanish means “old clothes”, because after cooking the beef is very soft, torn by hand so it looks like old cloths.
Cuban Sandwich is a traditional Cuban dish, also known as Mixed Sandwich because the ingredients inside can vary depending on the taste and characteristics of each region. This dish includes hamburgers, casseroles or chicken, cheese and Mojo sauce.
Cuban Sandwic served with french fries and salad. Enjoy this dish indispensable a cocktail Mojito.
Mojito Cocktail is an interesting and popular cocktail in Cuba. This drink is a great blend of Rhum and Soda with lemon sugar and mint leaves to make extremely attractive taste. One of the main dishes in Cuba is plantains. if you eat it, you will eat it slightly acrid, then it will be baked or steamed when cooked.