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Provides recipes for dishes, reminiscent of Bird's Nest Soup, Stargazy Pie, and Hopping John, from 11 assorted nations. contains lists of cooking utensils, phrases, and exact materials.

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Pork is the most popular main course on the island. Chicken, beef, and seafood entrées are also common on local menus. Cuban cooks often use simple preparation techniques to make the most of flavorful, freshly caught seafood. Despite the traditional focus on meat dishes, Cuban cuisine also offers tempting vegetarian courses. Dishes of rice and vegetables make good use of fresh produce. Many meat recipes can be adapted and served as part of vegetarian meals. Most Cuban entrées can be eaten as part of any meal.

Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 30 to 40 minutes Serves 4 *For an easy variation with a deeper color and extra flavor, skip to Step 2 and replace the oil, onion, garlic, water, and broth with 2 c. creole sauce (recipe on page 40). Simply boil the creole sauce, salt, and saffron together before adding the rice. 42 Black Beans/ Frijoles Negros Black beans are one of the most distinctively Cuban dishes. Filling, low fat, and delicious, they are frequently prepared as a side dish. Served with white rice (recipe on page 41), they also make a hearty main course.

3. Pour dressing over garbanzo bean mixture and toss gently. Serve chilled. Preparation time: 10 to 15 minutes (plus chilling time) Serves 4 ø c. olive oil ¥ tsp. cumin 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced salt and pepper to taste *If you prefer to use dried garbanzo beans, soak 1 lb. garbanzo beans overnight. Drain and add beans to 8 c. boiling water. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer with 1 tbsp. salt for 1 hour and 15 minutes, or until tender. Drain and proceed with Step 1. 32 Avocado Salad/ Ensalada de Aguacate This basic salad is a Cuban classic.

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