Masitas De Cerdo

Masitas de Cerdo (Puerto Rico, Cuba and Central America) These chunks of pork are traditionally made with pork shoulder and are fried. They are similar to carnitas, the braised pork cubes found on Mexican menus. 1 1/2 pounds boneless pork loin, cut into 1-inch cubes6 garlic cloves, crushed1 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon black pepper1 teaspoon dry […]

Mango-Marinated Beef Kabobs

Mango-Marinated Beef Kabobs 1 small ripe mango1 medium onion, chopped1 clove garlic, minced2 tablespoons vegetable oil2 tablespoons packed brown sugar1 tablespoon curry powder2 tablespoons vinegar1/2 teaspoon salt6 drops red pepper sauce1 pound beef boneless sirloin steak, cut into 1 1/2-inch cubes2 large firm bananas, each cut into 6 pieces12 (1 1/2-inch) cubes fresh pineapple Pare […]

Jamaican Beef Patties

Jamaican Beef Patties Dough2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour1/2 tablespoon curry powder1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 cup vegetable shortening5 tablespoons cold water Mix together dry ingredients thoroughly in a medium size mixing bowl. Add vegetable shortening and cold water; rub them into the seasoned flour with your fingers until you have a stiff dough. If the dough is […]