The Dining Dish blog is Dara Bunjon's take on anything food, both national and in her hometown of Baltimore. Warning: this food blog can be harmful to your waistline.
Monday, March 26, 2012
Cuba, the Pope and ropa vieja - the recipe
With travel now open from the United States to Cuba, there is a growing interest in their cuisine. The upcoming visit to Cuba of Pope Benedict XVI has the world’s eyes focused on this island in the Caribbean and even a keener interest in all that is Cuban.
Havana Rod Ropa Vieja - photo by Arthur Hawkins
When planning your spring holiday table should it be traditional or something new? In Cuba, ropa vieja is a traditional dish but there is nothing to say that this couldn’t be prepared for a new twist for your Passover or Easter table. Cuban born Chef Marta Ines Quintana, owner of Havana Road Artisanal Foods and Havana Road Cuban Café shares the family recipe for ropa vieja, a staple at their Easter table.