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  Puerto Rico   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Puerto Rico is a self-governing unincorporated organized territory of the United States, in the eastern Caribbean, consisting of the island of Puerto Rico and some smaller islands.
Puerto Rico is part of the Greater Antilles, located to the east of the Dominican Republic and to the west of the Lesser Antilles.
Puerto Rico's current constitutional arrangements are the result of a treaty signed in 1952, so presumably it could become independent in the same way—a right not possessed by the states of the United States.
www.1-free-software.com /en/wikipedia/p/pu/puerto_rico.html   (2025 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico's formal Chief of State is the President of the United States; however, most of the executive functions are carried out by the governor.
A non-voting Resident Commissioner is elected by the residents of Puerto Rico to the U.S. Congress.
Aguas Buenas is a municipality of Puerto Rico.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Puerto-Rico   (9402 words)

  
 Cuisine of Puerto Rico - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Puerto Rican cuisine is mildly reminiscent of its Spanish roots as well as Amerindian, and African influences.
Puerto Rico's national dish is called Arroz con pollo which is Spanish seasoned rice with chicken.
Puerto Ricans have a very sweet tooth and it is during the Holidays that most indulge in their favorite treats such as "Arroz con Dulce", "Budin de Pan", "Barriguitas de Vieja", "Tembleque", "Flan", "Bizcocho de Ron", "Mantecaditos", "Mampostiales", "Dulce de Leche", "Pastelillos de Guayaba", "Besitos de Coco", "Tarta de Guayaba", and "Tortitas de Calabaza".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cuisine_of_Puerto_Rico   (595 words)

  
 Puerto Rico : QuicklyFind Info
Puerto Rico's current constitutional arrangements are the result of a treaty signed in 1952, so presumably it could become independent in the same way - a right not possessed by the states of the United States.
The major differences between Puerto Rico and the states are greater financial autonomy (it levies its own taxes and is exempt from the Internal Revenue Code), its lack of voting representation in either house of the Congress and the ineligibility of Puerto Ricans to vote in presidential elections.
Puerto Rico is said to comprise a spanish european majority, an extinct Amerindian population, mixed to a lesser degree with Africans.
www.quicklyfind.com /info/Puerto_Rico.htm   (1227 words)

  
 W4E: Puerto Rico - Cuisine & Recipes
The island of Puerto Rico was originally inhabited by the Tainos.
Puerto Rican cooking is distinguished by its use of adobo and sofrito.
Puerto Rican food is not very spicy or hot, but there is a tendency toward sweet-sour combinations.
www.whats4eats.com /4rec_puertor.html   (318 words)

  
 Puerto Rican Foods
Soups are a popular beginning for meals in Puerto Rico or a full meal by themselves such as the sopón de pollo con arróz (chicken soup with rice), sopón de pescado (fish soup) or sopón de garbanzos con patas de cerdo (chick peas soup with pig's feet).
Puerto Rican desserts include the pudding or custard flan and the tembleque..Papaya cubes cooked in sugar and cinnamon must be accompanied by white cheese(queso blanco).
Puerto Rican Rums are known world-wide as the best as they are aged for years according to law..enjoy Rum and Coke (Cuba Libre) which is one of the local favorites.
prboriken.com /food.htm   (919 words)

  
 PUERTO RICO HERALD: Puerto Rican Cuisine Gets Raves…Passion For Flavors Raul's Basks In Bold, Authentic Cuisine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Elizabeth Ramos encourages everyone, even those new to Puerto Rican food, to sample the restaurant's dishes, which are all made from scratch.
Sky blues and bright yellows are the predominant colors, Puerto Rican art fills the walls, other artifacts are placed throughout the restaurant and a saltwater tank stands in the entrance.
Cuba's cuisine is very similar to Puerto Rico's, and there are many marriages between the countries (Thomas' wife is from Cuba), so Thomas has included a Cuban sandwich on the menu.
www.puertorico-herald.org /issues/2004/vol8n46/PRCuisine.shtml   (944 words)

  
 Puerto Rico Food Recipes Cuisine - Rosas Place, Rincon Puerto Rico
Puerto Rican cuisine is as eclectic as it is varied.
In actuality, although it is prepared with a multiplicity of richly varied spices and condiments, Puerto Ricans tend to season their food more subtly than one might imagine.
The pumpkin, which grows in abundance on Puerto Rico, is used not only to flavor soups and as a side vegetable, but also to make the succulent base for a traditional Puerto Rican cake.
www.rincon-puertorico.com /rosasplace   (406 words)

  
 A Taste of Puerto Rican Cuisine
The main dish in Puerto Rico during the Christmas holidays is arroz con gandules (rice and pigeon peas), pasteles, and lechon asado (roasted pork).
During the rest of the year the main dish is arroz blanco con habichuelas (white rice with beans).
This is accompanied by pollo guisado (chicken stew) or carne frita (fried meat) and maybe some tostones (fried green banana chips).
members.tripod.com /~apadilla98_2/recipes/cuisine.html   (177 words)

  
 Fresh from the Andes: 1/7/98   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Peruvian cuisine is emerging from the shadow of guerrilla war and economic crisis
Peruvian cuisine is emerging from under the shadow of years of guerrilla war and economic crisis that isolated Peru from the outside world as investors and tourists stayed away.
She says Peru is home to 80 types of the world's 104 different biological zones, giving it a dazzling biodiversity to exploit in its cooking.
www.s-t.com /daily/01-98/01-07-98/b01ho057.htm   (947 words)

  
 PUERTO RICO: Three Futures, One Unending Past   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Puerto Rico ignores the wretched history of its imperial siblings and turns an ungrateful eye upon its benefactor, uniting in infantile indignation at the U.S. Navy's use of one offshore island for military exercises.
Puerto Rico's cuisine is similar to that of nearby islands, heavy on rice and beans, light on meat.
Puerto Rico is an island, but cannot be insular, because the modern world does not allow small communities to cut themselves off from the world's cultural developments without also cutting themselves off from the benefits of trade.
members.aol.com /XPUS2/PR.html   (14833 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Puerto Rico Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Another group of Chinese also settled Puerto Rico, most of them are victims of World War II, Mao Zedong's republic, and return of Hong Kong and Macau to mainland Chinese control.
Some Chinese from other Latin American countries also came to Puerto Rico.
Other Asians also settled in Puerto Rico — mostly ethnic Japanese and Koreans.
www.ipedia.com /puerto_rico.html   (2153 words)

  
 Virtual Gourmet
Located in the Museum of Art of Puerto Rico, Pikayo, with 22 tables, is a work of art in itself, with its languidly changing colored lights, its clean, graceful blue and cream décor, and live video screen over the bar broadcasting the chefs at work.
Together they produced a stylish menu that shows just how modern and inventive the underrated cuisine of the Enchanted Island is today, while wholly paying homage to the traditions of Puerto Rico's culinary mix.
This is not the kind of cooking many people--that is, many unknowledgeable people--think of when they think at all about Puerto Rican food, which is wrongly associated with being heavy, always fried, and too sweet.
pages.prodigy.net /johnmariani/031229   (1987 words)

  
 Cuisine of Puerto Rico -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Cuisine of Puerto Rico -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
[Categories: Cuisine of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rican culture, American cuisine]
It is also distinct from the cuisine in the 50 (North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776) United States.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/c/cu/cuisine_of_puerto_rico.htm   (105 words)

  
 Experience Puerto Rico
Serving excellent seaside Latino cuisine, including a great ceviche bar and fresh oysters, Aguaviva is the first upscale nuevo latino eatery to join the Calle Fortaleza restaurant scene.
With varied entertainment, a large, reasonably priced food and drink menu, and the best casual dining atmosphere in all of Puerto Rico, Stone Crab Alley is the perfect place to bring your family and friends for a memorable night out in Condado.
You’ll find classic and creative cuisine in a charming and stylish setting when you visit Transylvania, a fantastic authentic Romanian restaurant serving hearty, meaty, dishes and appetizers, including delicious mititei, which are handmade sausages.
www.experiencepuertorico.com /travelguide.html   (3330 words)

  
 PUERTO RICO RECIPES   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Mofongo, intruduced with the slave trade, is served with caldo.
The history and development of Puerto Rican cuisine begins with the Taíno Indians, the natives Columbus found at discovery.
The various culinary specialties of the Iberian peninsula also had an important role in the development of the Puerto Rican food.
www.ghphotography.org /Puerto_Rico_Recipes.html   (509 words)

  
 Puerto Rico's Café
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Puerto Rico's Café provides the finest Puerto Rican cuisine in Central Florida.
Founded in 1991 by María J. Cordero, Puerto Rico's Café has become the most popular Puerto Rican cuisine destination in Central Florida.
www.puertoricocafefl.com   (333 words)

  
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The "pastel or pasteles" wrapped in a plaintain leave is a typical plate and original of Puerto Rico.
It is composed of a "masa" mixtures from "yautía", "yuca" or "ñame" and green bananas (guineos verdes) that are grown in the tropical island of Puerto Rico and contains meat like pork.
The Puerto Rican bread is very similar to the French bread.
www.geocities.com /SoHo/Lofts/9489/co-var.html   (152 words)

  
 Puerto Rico...La Isla Del Encanto
The coqui, is a small tree frog that only survives in Puerto Rico.
It is the National Anthem of Puerto Rico.
Stews are a big part in the Puerto Rican diet.
www.geocities.com /lpsite2001/puertorico/pr.html   (200 words)

  
 A Taste of Puerto Rico - Yvonne Ortiz - Penguin Group (USA)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Yellow rice, papayas, guavas, pina coladas, adobo, cilantro, and recaito - color, spirit, and sun-splashed flavor identify the national cuisine of Puerto Rico.
A Taste of Puero Rico is the first major cookbook in years to celebrate the vibrant foods of Puerto Rico, from hearty classics to today's new, light creations.
Adapted for the modern kitchen but completely authentic, these wonderful dishes, bursting with tropical tastes, bring a rich and diverse culinary heritage to your table.
www.penguinputnam.com /nf/Book/BookDisplay/0,,0_0452275482,00.html   (114 words)

  
 Cocina Criolla
Here you will find a wide variety of Puerto Rican dishes that will guarantee your family and friends mouth will be watering for days.
Send it and your recipe may be posted.
Are you craving for Puerto Rican cuisine, but find yourself far away from the island?
welcome.topuertorico.org /cocina   (150 words)

  
 Puerto Rico- Boriken
Puerto Rico en Breve --a journal of PR History
Biblioteca Virtual de Puerto Rico --P.R. Virtual Library
Fideicomiso de Conservación de Puerto Rico --PR Conservation Trust
www.prboriken.com   (116 words)

  
 San Diego Museum of Man - The Tower After Hours: Puerto Rico! — ¡Borinquen!
we honored Puerto Rico and the Puerto Rican community of San Diego with Puerto Rican food tastings, drink, music, and dance.
In addition to immersing themselves in the music, dance, and cuisine of Puerto Rico, those attending will be able to explore the Museum's exceptional exhibits at no additional cost.
was produced in collaboration with the House of Puerto Rico.
www.museumofman.org /html/events_towerafterpuerto.html   (325 words)

  
 Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration (PRFAA)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Puerto Rican Government Helps Victims of Hurricane Katrina
Puerto Rican artisans will travel from the Island to participate and exhibit jewelry, sculpture and art glass while local Puerto Rican restaurants will showcase cuisine from their menus.
América Nieves, will show attendees how this elaborate Puerto Rican lace is made.
www.prfaa.com /eng/pressRelease.asp?id=975   (129 words)

  
 Open Directory - Home: Cooking: World Cuisines: Caribbean: Puerto Rican   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Cocina Criolla - Overview of herbs and spices used in the cuisine of Puerto Rico, with recipes in Spanish and English.
A Taste of Puerto Rican Cuisine - Small collection of illustrated recipes.
Tropical Recipes - Recipes from Puerto Rico such as Amarillos a la Moda, and Cabrito en fricasé Mojo Isleño, with e-mail recipe list.
dmoz.org /Home/Cooking/World_Cuisines/Caribbean/Puerto_Rican   (143 words)

  
 Willard Scott's Taste of Puerto Rico
English actor Matthew MacFadyen traipses the line between Keira Knightley's love and her hate in the latest adaptation of Jane Austen's Pride & Prejudice.
Currently, there are not enough Tomatometer critic reviews for Willard Scott's Taste of Puerto Rico to receive a rating.
Look at some of the oldest landmarks in the western hemisphere and explore the food of one of the richest cultures in the world.
www.rottentomatoes.com /m/willard_scotts_taste_of_puerto_rico   (314 words)

  
 Puerto Rico Cuisine and Guest Houses
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We call this the Country Store when we forget we are in Puerto Rico.
This is a small supermarket located within walking distance to the guest house.
www.boqueronbay.com /supermarketspizzafastfood.html   (309 words)

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