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Posts Tagged ‘Pasteles’

Feliz Navidad: Puerto Rican tradition says Christmas isn’t over yet

Icon Written by Cumba on December 28, 2008 – 2:22 pm

Growing up in Puerto Rico, I have fond memories of the holidays. Christmas, was just the beginning and we would receive one gift. The real holiday came on January 6, El Dia de los Reyes (Three Kings Day).  I remember the day before and going in the fields with the other children in the neighborhood [...]

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A Taste of Puerto Rico in Cities Across the Land – NYTimes.com

Icon Written by Cumba on November 30, 2008 – 9:28 am

Nothing says the holidays to a Puerto Rican like pasteles! Memories of the kitchen full of people working together to make dozens of pasteles to distribute among the family. A few months ago, I got together with a friend and her mother to make pasteles and there is something in working together to make a [...]

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