9 Things You’ll Find In Every Cuban-American’s Pantry
There a few staples most people have in their refrigerators: milk, juice, some mystery thing in a takeout box that you keep forgetting to throw out. But Cuban-Americans have a few special items that are all our own. Check it out:
A random bowl of lentejas.
With cling wrap over the top, ~for freshness.~
People think everyone across Latin America eats spicy food. But for us, it’s all about the garlic.
Even. More. Garlic.
I’m not kidding around.
Sofrito in a butter container.
There’s a 99.99999999999% chance any butter container in any Latino’s kitchen is not going to contain butter.
Gallons of leche condensada.
#LecheCondensada #life #sabrosoo :G A photo posted by Gabriel Kanzler (@breindenbach) on
We have a *BIT* of a sweet tooth, and sometimes this manifests as drinking directly from a can of leche condensada.
Preferably in the form of a thick, sugary paste.
And queso crema, of course.
the Cuban in me is HAPPY #guayabayquesocrema A photo posted by michelle merida morgado (@chellsfargo) on
Because how are you going to have guayaba without queso crema? It’d be all lonely.
Tupperware packed with frijoles negros.
The only thing better than frijoles are leftover frijoles.
This specific tin of saltines… only filled with rice.
Where’d all the saltines go?
What’s your favorite item in your kitchen right now? It’s the garlic, isn’t it? Let us know below.
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