The Taste Test: Luna Rosa - San Antonio Express-News

In Puerto Rican cooking, the quality of a dish and whether it soars or sinks hinges on the quality of a sofrito.

What exactly is sofrito? The mixture of minced aromatic vegetables and herbs traces its origins to Spain and Italy and includes onions, garlic, cilantro, fresh mild peppers and a relative of cilantro called culantro. Then the combination is sauteed in olive oil or lard and enlivened with achiote for a yellow hue.

That fundamental building block is in good hands at Luna Rosa, where chef Iris Gonzalez-Ornelas crafts excellent Puerto Rican home-style dishes. The menu here also includes some Spanish tapas, but you’ll want to stick with the island flavors.

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Coquito is a seasonal toast to Puerto Rico

  1. Coquito, a Puerto Rican beverage similar to eggnog, is a delightful mix of rum, coconut milk, condensed milk, vanilla, cinnamon and other spices. While Roman stuck to the traditional, other contestants made fusion drinks that used pistachios and chocolate.
  2. While Anglo nog typically comprises a combination of eggs, milk, sugar, and spices cut by any number of spirits, coquito is built upon two elements vital to boricua life: coconut and rum. Sipped cold in small portions, it's sweet, rich, and warmly
  3. A family friend who made coquito for the New Yorker passed away without revealing her secret recipe. Quiñones invited her friends to her house for a party, with many bringing their own bottle of coquito. The competition to find the best coquito began
  4. That explains how I recently fell in love with Puerto Rican coquito, a blend of rum, coconut milk, two different dairy milks, cinnamon and nutmeg. I was introduced to the drink by Roberto Serralles, a Puerto Rican rum maker whose family has owned Don Q
  5. That explains how I recently fell in love with Puerto Rican coquito, a blend of rum, coconut milk, two different dairy milks, cinnamon and nutmeg. I was introduced to the drink by Roberto Serralles, a Puerto Rican rum maker whose family has owned Don Q