Culantro/ Cilantro: No, It’s Not the Same!

by Angela Lugo Culantro (Eryngium foetidum L.,Apiaceae) is both a cooking and medicinal herb well known in the Caribbean, West Indies and the Far East. It is a biennial herb indigenous to continental tropical America and the West Indies. The … Continue reading

Common Ground: New Raíces EcoCulture Collaborative Series

Join us for the first event in the Common Ground series on April 23, 3-4:30pm @ the George St. Co-Op Cafe (89 Morris St., 2nd floor, New Brunswick, NJ)

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D.I.Y. Fridays – How to peel Garlic the Easy Way

by Francisco G. Gómez Here’s a cool way of peeling garlic without getting it all over your fingers and having to deal with the pungent scent that lingers on them, even after you’ve washed it off. You will need these … Continue reading

Malanga…Que Bueno!

When speaking about food that is prepared in Caribbean culinary fashion, Malanga always comes to mind.

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