Cuba de mis sueños

Growing up as a first generation American I was aware of how different my experience was from my peers at school. My parents’ immigrant status, their other worldliness extended to me. It made me stand apart from my classmates because my home life—the language we spoke, the pop culture we consumed and the food we … Continue reading Cuba de mis sueños

A Talent for Tapas

Perhaps no other food captures the essence of Spanish culture better than tapas. Small enough for a person to make a meal out of two to three dishes, tapas are meant to be shared, evident of the social and generous nature of Spaniards. Tapas originated in the Andalusia region of Spain in the nineteenth century … Continue reading A Talent for Tapas