Lo Que Pica el Gallo

Hablando de lo que pica el gallo…formando un arroz con mango.

The Domino Effect

As all Cubans know, or should know, dominos in the Cuban culture differs from that of the Dominican or even Puerto Rican game.  Y porque? because Cubans play domino with … Continue reading

August 26, 2010 · 6 Comments

Curda y Muela

Ah, el fin de semana is fast approaching us again and after an extensive work week I’m ready for a drink. A cojer curda! Now before you run off thinking … Continue reading

August 12, 2010 · 2 Comments

Pasame la Lata de IronBeer

Remember when Abuela would make you  “un pan con bistec, con papitas” that would tear your gums apart and give you that nice healthy chunky behind. She would prepare your food … Continue reading

August 10, 2010 · 9 Comments

Calabaza, calabaza…

En esta locura de mi casa, it’s hard to get much work or studying done. If you think your Cuban house is loud, pay me a visit someday, you’ll see … Continue reading

August 4, 2010 · 9 Comments

Abuela’s Favorite Word

What’s the one word your Abuela would say or add on to every insult about every person she was gossiping about or yelling at you because you were too loud … Continue reading

July 9, 2010 · 1 Comment

Cafecito

The gurgling sound from the cafetera brings me back to present time. I had spaced out somewhere between the sugar and the water and now se me paso el café. … Continue reading

July 8, 2010 · 5 Comments

The Mystery of La Chancleta

First and foremost, “La Chancleta” needs to be removed from all Cuban mothers and grandmothers. This is a weapon not footwear for these women. How is it that one can … Continue reading

July 7, 2010 · 4 Comments

The Art of Cuban Time

In the lovely city of Miami and for the rest of the United States, there seems to be a system in which people follow and it’s called a schedule/time/clocks. If … Continue reading

July 2, 2010 · 2 Comments

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