Recipes from The Cuban Table

The Cuban Table Cookbook

The Cuban Table is a comprehensive, contemporary overview of Cuban food, recipes and culture as recounted by serious home cooks and professional chefs, restaurateurs and food writers. Cuban-American food writer Ana Sofia Pelaez and award-winning photographer Ellen Silverman traveled through Cuba, Miami and New York to document and learn about traditional Cuban cooking from a wide range of authentic sources.

Three glasses of classic mojito, with two lime wedges and a jar of sugar beside them.

Classic Mojito

Rumor has it “mojito” translates roughly as “little spell.” We’ll willingly fall under the spell of rum, mint, and sugar any day.

A classic flan de leche on a white plate, covered with caramel and a spoonful of custard missing from the flan.

Flan de Leche

A creamy, milky, not egregiously sweet, altogether lovely argument for sticking with a classic—in this case, a Spanish classic.