Hispanicity week. Day one: Piña Colada & Peas’n Rice


First stop: BahamasGuanahani was the name the natives gave to the island that Christopher Columbus called San Salvador when he arrived at the Americas. Columbus reached the island on 12 October 1492, the first island he sighted and visited in the Americas. Guanahani is one of the islands of the Lucayan Archipelago in the Bahamas. …

La India dormida y un arroz con leche panameño


Flor del Aire se llamaba la princesa india, hija de Urracá, el cacique más fiero que peleó contra los conquistadores en las tierras del Istmo de Panamá. Para su desgracia, se enamoró de uno de los guerreros rostro pálido que trataban de conquistar a su gente. Por ese amor imposible despreció el que le brindaba …

A Sleeping Indian and some rice pudding


Flower of the air was the name of the Indian princess, daughter Urraca, the fiercest chieftain who fought the Spanish conquistadores (conquerors) in the lands of the Isthmus of Panama. Unfortunately for her, she fell in love with one of the warriors who tried to conquer his people. For that impossible love she despised the …

Arroz con pato al horno or Rice with roast duck


Finally the rice was a success, everybody loved it and there were not any leftovers! Rice with roast duck   Here's the recipe: 2 duck fillets 6  and 1 / 4 cups boiling water 3  and 1 / 2 cups rice 1 large carrot, chopped 1 large onion, chopped 3 green peppers chopped 3 sticks celery …