Cuban style turkey picadillo

4 portions; 10 min preparation; 30-45 min cooking. Today we are going back to the Caribbean, where the flavors are so unique and bold. I haven’t made any Cuban dish so far, so it was time to try this beautiful cuisine. This dish might not be to everyone’s taste, but if you dare trying unusual…

Healthy Jamaican plantain fritters

9-12 servings; 10 min preparation; 30 min cooking time. This is a very typical recipe from the Caribbean. It is mostly made in Jamaica, but it has also some variations in other Caribbean countries and ┬áColumbia. Locals love eating plantain in every way. I decided not to fry the fritters, but to bake them in…

Puerto Rican octopus salad

4 servings; 10 min preparation; 1 h cooking time (optional). If you have never tried octopus, don’t be afraid. It looks scarier that it actually is. Octopus tastes so delicious, if it’s prepared correctly. It’s tender and light. Trust me on that, it is worth a try! Normally, big fish stores sell fresh octopus. If…

Caribbean sun – Tuna steak with mango salsa

2 portions; 10 min preparation; 20 min waiting; 5 min cooking. It’s still quite cold outside, so I wanted something delicious to remind me about the Caribbean sun. I really wanted a light and fresh dinner, so I decided to improvise with what I had in the fridge. This dish is really light. Depending on…