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The Best Puerto Rican Food

What Puerto Rican food is the best of the best?

It was really hard to narrow down this list, but these are the Top 10 Puerto Rican Recipes I would share with someone who has never tried Puerto Rican food.

What should you know about Puerto Rican food? We don’t make bland food. It’s all packed with flavor and life!

This collection is what I would call “the essentials” if you’re trying to master the basics of Puerto Rican cuisine.

There is so much more to Puerto Rican food than just these recipes, but this is a great place to start!

Most of these are traditional Puerto Rican food, but I’ve also thrown in a couple newer classics as well.

If you’re a sweets lover like me, you’ll definitely want to check out my Top 11 Puerto Rican Desserts!

I’ll have to make a separate post for Puerto Rican appetizers because frituras might be my favorite category of all! Keep an eye out for that.

If you’d like see all the Puerto Rican recipes I’ve shared, check out that link.

Is there anything else you would add to this list? Please leave a comment below!

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Johnnie B

Tuesday 2nd of February 2021

Hi Rebekah, Please allow me to thank you for your recipes from P.R. I've only been there once but I immediately fell spell bound with their people and the food of the island. The people love life and dancing, oh do they love dancing. I'm forever in your debt for the recipes you sent. From your choice of recipes you sent I can tell you're very familiar with the food of the island. Have you ever visited the island?? You're so familiar with different foods you must love what you do. Your Hubby and family should all be extremely happy with your wide knowledge of food. Wishing you and your family all the best of this World has to offer and a ton of Happiness and Good Fortune. And keep up all the fantastic work you do on your great food blog. Respectfully Johnny B

Johnnie B

Saturday 14th of November 2020

You have it right now young lady, Out of 760 emails received this one is of the best in all the West. Reminds me of my growing up in Brooklyn and my beautiful Mamasita, long gone now. I cannot thank you enough,and Bless your big heart for your kindness and you have no idea how much your Puerto Rican food is appreciated. GOD Bless you and all those you love. Respectfully Johnnie B

Johnnie B

Sunday 24th of January 2021

@Rebekah, Thanks again, Sweet Kind Lady And may the Bird of Paradise Kiss your fingers. Johnnie B


Saturday 14th of November 2020

Thank you, Johnnie. God bless you!