Sofrito Magazine’s Sofrito

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Sofrito Magazine’s Sofrito: Basic Sofrito I make this sofrito to order, for my dishes, many people prepare their sofrito ahead of time by blending ingredients in a food prcessor and freezing it in ice cube trays, if you want to prepare ahead of time do not cook the ingredients and do not add tomatoes.   […]

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Cuchifrito

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Cuchifrito The word cuchifrito derives from a blend of Spanish words for pork (cochino, hence cuchi) and fried (frito, from the Latin frigere). The dish is Puerto Rican in origin. In the island it is usually made with pigs’ ears—or what Puerto Ricans know as cuajito. Cuchifritos include, but are not limited to, a variety […]

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El Pilon (Mortar and Pestle)

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El Pilon (Mortar and Pestle) Growing up in Puerto Rico, my mom had in our house a tabletop vessel made of cast iron , it was a stand alone vessel that looked like a chalice at least to me it looked like one, only difference it was deeper and it had a small maceta (pounding […]