Viva Cuba SAbrina greer, emilia minton

Geography- Cuba is located in the Caribbean Sea and is the largest country by land area in the Caribbean.

Flag:

Capital- Havana

Population- 11.39 million

Currency- Cuban Peso

Popular food- Ropa Vieja, Mojito, Arroz Con Pollo, Croquetas De Jamón

Attractions- Old Havana, Morro Castle,Varadero,Trinidad

Pictures

Castle Morro

Varadero

Trinidad

Old Havana

Music- Salsa & Rumba

Traditional Clothing

Men: Guayabera Shirt- 2-4 pockets on the front with dress style collar and buttons. Usually made with white, loose fitting linen.

Women: Guayabera Dress- A button down dress made of loose linen and bright colors. Depending on economic status, some have embroidery.

Picadillo Recipe-

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

2 medium-size yellow onions, peeled and chopped

2 ounces dried chorizo, diced

4 cloves garlic, peeled and minced

1 ½ pounds ground beef

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

4 ripe tomatoes, chopped, or one 28-ounce can whole tomatoes, drained and crushed

2 tablespoons red-wine vinegar

2 bay leaves

Pinch of nutmeg

⅔ cup raisins

⅔ cup pitted stuffed olives.

Ingredients- Spanish

Aceite

Cebolla

Ajo

Carne

Sal

Pimineto

Tomate

Vinagre

Pasas

Aceitunas

Directions- English

Place a saucepan on medium-high heat and add the olive oil.

Add the beef and brown, stirring occasionally, then add the cumin, oregano, bay leaf, onion, bell pepper, garlic and season with salt and pepper.Cook for about 10 minutes more.

Add the tomato sauce, olives and raisins. Reduce the heat to low, cover and cook for about 30 minutes, stirring often.

Serve over plain white rice.

Direction-Spanish

Ponga un sartén en medio calor y añada el aceite.

Anada carne y cocine. Mezcle y añada condimento, cebolla, pimiento morrón, ajo, sal, y pimiento. Cocine por 10 minutos más.

Añada salsa de tomate, aceituna, y pasa. Reduca calor. Cubra y cocine por 30 minutos. Mezcle mucho.

Sirva en arroz blanco.

Credits:

Created with images by bud ellison - from the street - "Architecture - Cuba" • Taymaz Valley - "Cuban Flag"

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