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The staples of a Puerto Rican diet

By December 4, 2012

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For anyone who was visiting San Juan over the weekend, I hope you enjoyed the Winter SoFo fest. This semi-annual culinary celebration along South Fortaleza Street is a tremendously fun way to sample the foods of some of the best restaurants in the old city.

And since I've opened the month talking about the foods of Puerto Rico, and we happen to be enjoying a time of year that's all about Puerto Rico's unique and delicious cuisine, I figured I'd continue where I left off.

Specifically, I'm going to talk about some of the building blocks of Puerto Rican food; those ingredients that can be found in any restaurant or home, and form part of many of the island's most iconic dishes.

Of course, I have to start with the plantain. This versatile import from Africa has been a staple of comida criolla for centuries., and is a main ingredient in some of the most well-known foods on the island. Get to know the plantain, and discover the most beloved building block of a Puerto Rican diet.

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