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    Cuba Desserts

    Guava and Cream Cheese Turnovers-Cuba

    Guava or guyaba as it's known in Spanish is a fruit that not many non-Spanish speaking Americans would know. Although my local supermarket has a (small and grotesquely overpriced) tropical fruit section (i.e. fruit that isn't a banana, apple or orange), guavas aren't sold there. Not that I'm inclined to eat one. It's a rather peculiar fruit and is described as being subtly acidic with a sweetness that intensifies the deeper you get (the fruit is roughly the size of…

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  • Cuba Desserts

    Cuban Rum Cake-Cake de Ron

    Cake and rum. For some, this is a match made in heaven. For me, while I certainly like the two as separate entities, I wasn't sure how I would like them…

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    Cuba is “closer” than you think

    (A note to my readers: I’m sure you’ve noticed by now but I’ve added a few new things to the blog including buttons for emailing me, adding Adventures of the Red…

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    “Dreaming in Cuban-part dos”

    As I mentioned in an earlier post, I love all things Cuban. Tonight for instance, I dined on Cuban food. I had a Cuban sandwich (roast pork, ham, & swiss cheese…