Vegan Sancocho (*Puerto Rican Stew*)

I would never have considered ever making Puerto Rican food. However my husband is Puerto Rican and this peaked my curiosity about the culture and the food. Upon doing some research I stumbled upon many delicious recipes Sadly none were vegetarian or remotely vegan friendly. It was then that I accepted the challenge to create a vegan Puerto Rican dish. And so the vegan Sancocho was born. What is Sancocho? Sancocho is a meat stew with many starches. Sancocho can easily consist of up to 5 different kinds of meat! There are many different versions of this stew as each…

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5 minute Sofrito Recipe

What is sofrito? Puerto Rican cooking without sofrito would be lost as would America without its fries and South Africa without it's braai. Sofrito is an aromatic food spicing used in Spanish and Latino cuisines. This sofrito recipe uses easy to find ingredients. Where ever you are in the world, you have no excuse not to try this. This 5 minute sofrito recipe is a perfect combo to take your simple bean and rice dinner to a whole new level. Trust me. Nutritional seasoning Coriander/cilantro is detoxifying and helps the body get rid of heavy metals. We all live in…

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