Pastry Chef Evelyn Vargas Blue Velvet Cake

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Evelyn Vargas is a New Yorker of Puerto Rican descendants. A graduate of the Entrepreneur Assistance Program and has always had the love for baking and decorating cakes. Evelyn created her company in 2014 JustJazzy Cakes 212 named after her two daughters Justine and Jaselyn Sofrito Magazine sat with her and interviewed Evelyn about her […]

Puerto Rican Hamburgers/Meatloaf by Ada H. Silva

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Ada H. Silva is the winner of the best Sofrito recipe and she was featured in our Summer issue Ada will be featured again in our Fall issue here is a recipe that she makes during the summertime for her family. For a nice cool night you can prepare this recipe as a meatloaf and […]

Tamales

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Tamales are made from the same masa harina as corn tortillas, the difference is that lard is added to the dough. Tamales are deceptively simple- looking, they are in fact difficult to make: they fall apart, stick to the corn husks in which they are steamed and could be messy. The reward is a flavorful […]