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Homemade Green Mango Chutney

You'll need very firm green (unripe) mangoes for this condiment so they don't break down in the cooking process and retain some texture and sour fruity flavor. Chilies are an a must and the hotter the better to balance out the sweetness. Bell peppers, onions and garlic lend more texture and flavor. ...

Puerto Rican Tabasco – Pique Boricua

This sauce is nicely piquant like the Tabasco brand of hot sauce we're all familar with. However, in this sauce there is a sweet undertone from fermented pineapple. That's right, pineapple wine is fermented along with aji caballero chilies, garlic, herbs and spices to create this condiment. ...

Authentic Puerto Rican Sofrito

06.30.2010 · Posted in Marinades, Preserves & Condiments

Due to tropical storms and consequent power outages Internet connections have been unreliable to say the least.  But, cuisine de Puerto Rico is consistently spicy and evolving.  Sofrito is to Puerto Rican cooking as Harissa is to North African, or Piri Piri is to Portuguese cooking.  It is actually a gift from Italian immigrants to ...