Potaje Frijoles Colorados (Cuban Red Bean Stew with Chorizos) - Cuban Recipes
Cuban Arroz con Mariscos - Rice with Seafood - Note: Bijol Powder, aka Achiote Powder is used to color the dish. It won't taste the same, but can substitute equal parts turmeric and paprika.
Chimichurri Sauce for Meat Our "Cubanized" version of this Argentinean sauce, uses cilantro instead of parsley.
Well, with all the respect, if your friend knows paella she should know that in the real paella valenciana there is No chorizo or any other kind of sausage. And I know because my family is originally from overthere..
Cuban Street Tacos
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fricase de pollo
Puerto Rican Beef Empanada These might be worth a splurge!!